Our Staff

Innovative leaders. Collaborators. Vision shapers.

Our staff helps a diverse range of nonprofit organizations and funders to make an impact every day by creating more equitable, just and vibrant communities.

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Leadership

Alicia Lara

President and CEO

Alicia Lara

President and CEO
Joyce Williams

Joyce Williams

Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Joyce Williams

Chief Finance and Operations Officer

Phyllis Owens

Vice President, Intermediary and Strategic Partnerships

Phyllis Owens

Vice President, Intermediary and Strategic Partnerships

Lupe Solorio

Vice President, FIscal Sponsorship and Capacity Development

Lupe Solorio

Vice President, FIscal Sponsorship and Capacity Development

Our Team

Veronica Alvarez

Grants Assistant

Veronica Alvarez

Grants Assistant

Michael Aragon

Senior Project & Operations Administrator

Michael Aragon

Senior Project & Operations Administrator

Lori Avila

Senior Grant Accountant

Lori Avila

Senior Grant Accountant

Blessie Biglang-awa

Senior Finance Associate

Blessie Biglang-awa

Senior Finance Associate

Julie Cole

Procurement Administrator

Julie Cole

Procurement Administrator

Maria Colon

Accounts Receivable Manager

Maria Colon

Accounts Receivable Manager

Alicia Cooksey-Hamm

Senior Director of Accounting Services/Controller

Alicia Cooksey-Hamm

Senior Director of Accounting Services/Controller

Tereza Darbinyan

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Tereza Darbinyan

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Dianne Debicella

Senior Director of Programs

Dianne Debicella

Senior Director of Programs

Felipe Escobar

Network Manager, South LA Eco-Lab

Felipe Escobar

Network Manager, South LA Eco-Lab

Terrence Feagin

Senior Finance Associate

Terrence Feagin

Senior Finance Associate

Lynette Flores

Board Liaison & Executive Assistant

Lynette Flores

Board Liaison & Executive Assistant

Genevieve Fowler

Program Associate

Genevieve Fowler

Program Associate

Cynthia Freeman

Senior Program Director

Cynthia Freeman

Senior Program Director

Evonne Gallardo

Senior Program Director

Evonne Gallardo

Senior Program Director

Kahlil Gasper

Senior Program Manager

Kahlil Gasper

Senior Program Manager

Agustin Gill

Senior AP Analyst

Agustin Gill

Senior AP Analyst

Bayley Hagino

Finance Associate

Bayley Hagino

Finance Associate
Susana Hernandez

Susana Hernandez

Human Resources Specialist

Susana Hernandez

Human Resources Specialist

Readius Hinton

Director, Information Technology

Readius Hinton

Director, Information Technology

Ivan Ho

Senior Grant Associate

Ivan Ho

Senior Grant Associate

Keshia Jones

Grants Manager Liaison

Keshia Jones

Grants Manager Liaison

Pramodh Joseph

Digital Transformation Project Manager

Pramodh Joseph

Digital Transformation Project Manager

Meg Jones

Human Resources & Facilities Coordinator

Meg Jones

Human Resources & Facilities Coordinator

Brenda Juarez

Senior Manager of Procurement & Contract Services

Brenda Juarez

Senior Manager of Procurement & Contract Services

Vahida Khan

Human Resources Coordinator

Vahida Khan

Human Resources Coordinator

Michelle Li

Senior Administrative Assistant

Michelle Li

Senior Administrative Assistant

Crystal Lozano

Senior Grants & Contracts Associate

Crystal Lozano

Senior Grants & Contracts Associate

Jonathan D Mackay, MHA

Director of Financial Services

Jonathan D Mackay, MHA

Director of Financial Services

Belle Mecabalo

Contracts Manager

Belle Mecabalo

Contracts Manager

Preston Mills

Data Project Manager

Preston Mills

Data Project Manager
Prasanth Mudumby

Prasanth Mudumby

Client Finance & Decision Support Manager

Prasanth Mudumby

Client Finance & Decision Support Manager

Darcie Mulholland

Senior Director of Grants Administration & Compliance

Darcie Mulholland

Senior Director of Grants Administration & Compliance

Sarkhan Nabiyev

Senior Procurement & Contracts Administrator

Sarkhan Nabiyev

Senior Procurement & Contracts Administrator

Tammie Newsome

Director of Grants & Contracts Awards: Intermediary

Tammie Newsome

Director of Grants & Contracts Awards: Intermediary

Stephanie Nitahara

Senior Program Manager

Stephanie Nitahara

Senior Program Manager

Rea Pañares

Executive Director, CACHI

Rea Pañares

Executive Director, CACHI

Tanea Perry

Senior Administrative Assistant - Fiscal Sponsorship

Tanea Perry

Senior Administrative Assistant - Fiscal Sponsorship

LaTeesha Pinkney

Senior Administrative Assistant - CACHI

LaTeesha Pinkney

Senior Administrative Assistant - CACHI

Elizabeth Romero

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Elizabeth Romero

Accounts Receivable Analyst

Priscilla Romero

Administrative Assistant

Priscilla Romero

Administrative Assistant

Patti Sanchez

Program Director

Patti Sanchez

Program Director

Heidi Santos

Finance Associate - Accounts Receivable

Heidi Santos

Finance Associate - Accounts Receivable

Arpiné Shakhbandaryan

Senior Program Manager

Arpiné Shakhbandaryan

Senior Program Manager
Sophie Sylla

Sophie Sylla

Network Manager, Green Together

Sophie Sylla

Network Manager, Green Together

Lucretia Taylor, PhD

Senior Program Director

Lucretia Taylor, PhD

Senior Program Director

Asnida Tjhin

Finance Associate

Asnida Tjhin

Finance Associate

Leslie Toscano

Finance Assistant

Leslie Toscano

Finance Assistant

Leslie Toy

Senior Program Manager

Leslie Toy

Senior Program Manager

Jasmine Travick

Accounts Payable Clerk

Jasmine Travick

Accounts Payable Clerk

James Ventura

Procurement Administrator

James Ventura

Procurement Administrator

Nancy Villaseñor

Director of Grant Administration - Fiscal Sponsorship

Nancy Villaseñor

Director of Grant Administration - Fiscal Sponsorship
James K. Williams

James K. Williams

Accounting Manager

James K. Williams

Accounting Manager

Thomas Yee

Senior Program Director

Thomas Yee

Senior Program Director

Mohammed Zertaj

Assistant Controller

Mohammed Zertaj

Assistant Controller