Armando Camacho

Armando Camacho, Board Vice Chair

President and CEO, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation


Armando Camacho was named president and CEO of Amherst H. Wilder Foundation in July 2020. Prior to this, he served as president and CEO of Opportunity Partners from 2014-2020, and president of Neighborhood House from 2008-2013. Previously held positions also include district administrator for the St. Paul Public School District and a principal for the Minneapolis Public School District. Armando graduated from St. Cloud State University with a bachelor’s degree in special education and he holds a master’s degree in education. In addition, he obtained K-12 principal, superintendent and director of community education licensures. He also earned a fundraising certificate and Mini MBA from University of St. Thomas. Armando was also among 30 Minnesota leaders chosen to serve on Governor Walz’s One Minnesota Transition Advisory Board.

Other Service:

  • The Mardag Foundation
  • Regions Hospital