Bachelor of Arts in Communication
Stanford University

Master Certificate in Internet Marketing
University of San Francisco


2021 – Managing to Change the World, The Management Center

2021 – Stanford Leadership Series, Communication, Influence, and Networks, Stanford University

2021 – Build Back Better: Sustainable and Inclusive Organizations, Stanford University

2020 – Inclusion 360, ion Learning

2019 – Stanford LEAD: Communicating with Impact, Stanford University

2018 – Stanford LEAD: Building Power to Lead, Stanford University

2018 – Power BI Dashboard in a Day, Microsoft

2018 – A Lens Into Exceptional Leadership, Stanford University

2017 – Stepping Up: Becoming a Complete Leader, Stanford University

2017 – Change or Fail: Adapting to & Influencing Change, Gap Inc./
Pro Sci Inc.

2016 – Situational Self Leadership, Gap Inc.

2015 – Agile Passport Training,
Gap Inc.

Gus Hernandez

Proven professional with demonstrated success in planning and implementing communications strategies designed to impact critical business outcomes with internal and external audiences.


Strategic Communications

Internal and External Communications

Corporate Communications

Employee Engagement

Non-Profit Communications and Marketing

Social Media

Professional Experience

Senior Director, Communications and Marketing
San Diego LGBT Community Center, 2021-Present
San Diego, CA

Senior Communications Manager
Illumina, 2021
San Diego, CA

Communications Manager
Thermo Fisher Scientific, 2019-2020
Carlsbad, CA

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence
Gap Inc., 2015-2018
San Francisco, CA

Additional Relevant Experience

Media Manager at Stop AIDS Project
San Francisco, CA

Communications Specialist at Sutter Health
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA


Stanford Pride
Stanford, CA
Member, Board of Directors, 2021-present

Alamo Square Neighborhood Association
San Francisco, CA
President, 2015-2019
Member, Board of Directors, 2009-2019