Yvonne Hood

Yvonne Hood
Senior Executive Assistant
Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Contact Info
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Yvonne Acevedo Hood has over 20 years of administrative assistant experience. Prior to joining the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, she was an administrative assistant for the Experiential Education program at the School of Pharmacy at the University of Kansas and a Senior Administrative Assistant for the Pharmacology and Toxicology Department at the School of Pharmacy at UMKC. She has also worked as a customer service representative for Bank of America in Kansas City, Missouri and an administrative assistant and human resources recruiter for Allen Press Printing Company in Lawrence, Kansas.

Hood is an Alumni of UMKC, receiving her degree in liberal arts through joining the PACE program at UMKC while also working full-time for the university. Hood was raised in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, where she graduated high school. She attended the Universidad InterAmericana de Puerto Rico before moving to Olathe, Kansas. Hood is bilingual in Spanish and English. She loves helping and mentoring students and is very happy to be part of a great team that is working to achieve the vision of a diverse, equitable and inclusive university environment.