Mr. James Gutierrez is the President of Career Resources, Inc. (CRI). CRI advises clients in 43 states, on variety of Civil Rights based issues, including affirmative action, equal opportunity, and diversity. CRI’s current and past clients include companies in all industries from small companies to fortune 500’s.Mr. Gutierrez’s expertise is highly regarded by advocacy groups, national affirmative action groups and the legal community throughout the country. With his guidance and expertise, CRI has achieved excellence in its field through serving clients and their business needs regarding anti-discrimination and civil rights policy.Mr. Gutierrez serves on the Advisory Board of the American Freedom Honors, a non-profit organization that provides Americans an opportunity to thank and celebrate millions of men and women who serve or have served in the military at the annual American Freedom Honors Award Ceremony.Mr. Gutierrez serves on the Board of Directors of Veterans of Operation Iraqi Enduring Freedom (VOIEF), a non-profit organization, offers assistance with no repayment responsibility. VOIEF provides encouragement, comradery, and access to counseling resources for those who have already returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. Providing assistance and support to those suffering from PTSD symptoms that give them hope and a path to acclimate back into society with a sense of dignity.Mr. Gutierrez serves on the Board of the National Industry Liaison Group (NILG). The NILG is a premier employer association on affirmative action and equal employment opportunity in the United States. Industry Liaison Group (ILGs) is a concept spawned by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) programs in the early 1980′s to encourage open communication between industry and the OFCCP. The NILG Board supports approximately 61 ILGs, which are comprised of small, mid-size and large federal contractors and employers across the country and in every Department of Labor region.