"Elder and Sister Fernando Maluenda were called as mission presidents Mac Allen in Texas, United States of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to serve from July 2013.
Elder Maluenda earned a degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Chile. In 1988, he earned his Masters in Systems and Strategic Planning at the University of Chile. He earned his certification as a Novell CNE Network Administrator in 1995. In 1998, he completed his Master's degree in Business Administration from the Catholic University of Chile.
Maluenda Elder has served in numerous Church callings, including: member of the Quorum of the Seventy Seventh, elders quorum president, full-time missionary in the Washington Seattle Mission, Young Men president, stake bishop, high councilor, counselor the bishop and stake president.
Fernando Maluenda was born in Santiago, Chile, on August 16, 1962. He married Priscilla Ximena Fredes Paris in August 1991. They are the parents of six children and reside in the United States.