The organizational structure of Silicon Valley Community Foundation is reflective of our large scope and mission.

Our staff are dedicated to providing world-class customer service to donors, nonprofits and community partners so that together, we can create a better quality of life for all. Whether you are looking for ways to learn about our diverse community, support the issues that matter most to you or apply for funding, Silicon Valley Community Foundation can help.

Executive Office

Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D. CEO and President Twitter bio
Gina D. Dalma Special Advisor to the President for Public Policy Twitter
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Lianne Araki Executive Assistant to the CEO and President and Board Liaison Twitter
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George Dallas Administrative Assistant to the Executive Office   bio

Business, Development and Brand

Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer

Mari Ellen Reynolds Loijens Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer Twitter
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Maria Moreno Executive Assistant to the Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer    


Rebecca Dupras, Esq.  Vice President, Development Twitter
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Lisa Barr Senior Development Officer Twitter
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Erica Bleicher Development Officer   bio
Chuck Brown Development Officer   bio
Ashley Cash Development Officer   bio
Hannah Erickson Development Officer   bio
Lakshmi Krishnan Development Officer Twitter
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Monique Garcia Planned Giving Associate   bio
Caitlin Bayly Development Associate   bio
Angela Lewis Development Associate   bio
Ifra Iftikhar Development Operations Associate   bio
Max McGowen Development Assistant   bio

Corporate Responsibility

Maeve Miccio Vice President, Corporate Responsibility Twitter
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Liz Lipton-McCombie Director, Corporate Responsibility Twitter
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Wen-Chih O'Connell Director, Corporate Engagement Twitter
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Jessica Stanford Director, Employee Engagement Twitter
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Rebecca Nalder Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Juliana Deans Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Kathy Gu Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Hewlett Packard Enterprise   bio
Anubha Jain Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Eli Latimerlo Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Sarah Miers Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Blessing Okorougo Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Sophy Yem Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Claire Verrot Manager, Corporate Responsibility, Veritas   bio
Jonathan Kurup Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Patricia Nevers Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Katrina Drabeck Corporate Responsibility Associate   bio
Sean Rico Fisher Corporate Responsibility Associate   bio
Tamekia Howze Corporate Responsibility Assistant   bio

Marketing and Communications

Sidney G. Griffin, Jr. Vice President, Marketing and Communications Twitter
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Ian Kawata Director, Creative   bio
Jessica Belsky Director, Marketing Services   bio
Sue McAllister Director, Marketing Twitter
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Kara Cook Marketing and Communications Associate   bio
Tammie Stallings Marketing and Communications Assistant   bio

Community Impact

Erica Wood Chief Community Impact Officer Twitter
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Manuel Santamaria Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Grantmaking Twitter
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Remy Goldsmith Senior Community Leadership Officer   bio
Cheryl Platon Strategic Initiatives and Grantmaking Assistant   bio
Center for Early Learning
Avo Makdessian Director, Center for Early Learning Twitter
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Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Early Learning Officer   bio
Jessica Mihaly Social Innovation Fund Initiative Officer   bio
Pat Flynn Sasso Early Learning Officer, Raising A Reader   bio
Mei Wu Operations Associate   bio
Leticia Gonzalez Raising a Reader San Mateo Associate   bio
Initiative and Special Projects
Mauricio Palma Director, Initiatives and Special Projects Twitter
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Valerie Cuevas Senior Program Officer, Education Twitter
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Sarah Davison Program Officer   bio
Rafael Morales Program Officer, Economic Security   bio
Navin Moul Program Officer, Immigration   bio
Vu-Bang Nguyen Program Officer, Regional Planning Twitter
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Donor Experience and Engagement

Jill Rademacher Chief Donor Experience and Engagement Officer   bio
Milena Bundalo Executive Assistant to the Chief Donor Experience and Engagement Officer   bio
Misti Sangani Vice President, Donor Experience and Engagement Twitter
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Michelle Fries Director, Nonprofit Investment Program Twitter
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Andy Perkins Senior Philanthropy Advisor Twitter
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Dennis Robinson Senior Philanthropy Advisor   bio
Sabira Alloo Philanthropy Advisor Twitter
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Lisa Alvarez Philanthropy Advisor Twitter
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Sawako Sonoyama Clarin Philanthropy Advisor

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Brandy Davis Philanthropy Advisor   bio
Palak Joshi Philanthropy Advisor   bio
Casey Kellogg Philanthropy Advisor Twitter
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Tobi Sondgroth Becerra Philanthropy Advisor   bio
Diane Nguyen Associate Philanthropy Advisor   bio
Christie Verdadero Senior Associate, Nonprofit Investment Program   bio
Jozelle Delos Reyes Senior Philanthropy Associate   bio
Nathan Kuerschner Senior Philanthropy Associate   bio
Linda Nguyen Philanthropy Associate   bio
Malcolm Stewart Philanthropy Associate   bio

Finance and Administration


Paul Velaski Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Twitter
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Federica Hughes Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer   bio


Sarah Valencia Vice President, Finance Twitter
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David Haugen Controller   bio
Lisa Huang Assistant Controller   bio
Bill Nguyen Accountant, Client Services   bio
Allan Ocon Senior Accountant   bio
Diane Luong Budget and Payroll Manager   bio
Alex Hua Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis   bio
Gretchen Pacheco Senior Accountant   bio
Lili Shi Senior Accountant   bio
Kim Diep Accounting Analyst    
Silvia Villarreal Accounts Payable Associate    

Facilities and Office Services

Kelli Flanagan Facilities and Office Services Manager   bio
Sherita Gibson Facilities and Office Services Coordinator   bio
Marcos Torres Headquarters Receptionist   bio
Daniela Ruvalcaba San Mateo Conference Center Coordinator    

Grants, Gifts and Compliance

D. Lea Rauscher Vice President, Grants, Gifts and Compliance Twitter
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Christine Morissette Director, Grants Administration   bio
Damon James International Grants Administration Officer   bio
Marla Betsch Grants Administration Officer   bio
Anoop Kaur Grants Administration Officer    
Brenna Tracy Grants Special Project Manager   bio
Jung Youn Yang Senior International Grants Associate   bio
Denise Goulart Senior Grants Associate    
Anush Kocharyan International Grants Associate    
Vicente Velasco International Grants Associate   bio
Christopher Drysdale Grants Associate   bio
Patzia Martinez Grants Associate    
Beth Melesse Grants Associate    
Fazal Mogaddedi Grants Associate    
Joy Mulhollan Grants Associate   bio
Thao Nguyen Grants Associate    
Linda Pray Director, Gifts Administration   bio
Hayley Bendanillo Gifts Administration Officer bio
Aaron Chen Gifts Associate   bio
Beverly Estacio Gifts Associate    
Claudia Kelly Gifts Associate   bio
Matching Gifts      
Claire Smith Matching Gifts Administration Officer    
Linh Vo Senior Matching Gifts Accountant    
Crystal Jin Matching Gifts Accountant    
Jesus Venegas Matching Gifts Accountant    
Brian Logan Matching Gifts Associate   bio

Human Resources

Daiva Natochy Vice President, Talent, Recruitment and Culture Twitter
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Phil Wiggett Senior Human Resources Generalist   bio
Maria Luisa Sanchez-Ku Human Resources Generalist   bio
Monica Nicholl Human Resources Generalist   bio

Information Technology

Patrick O'Sullivan Vice President, Information Technology Twitter
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Judy Chan Enterprise Application and Database Manager   bio
Jim Mathews Information Technology Operations Manager   bio
Galen Foster Computer Support Specialist   bio
Casey Nakayama Computer Support Specialist   bio
Akiko Hom Web Applications Administrator   bio
Logan Travis Database Application Support Specialist   bio


Bert Feuss Senior Vice President, Investments Twitter
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Elaine Orr Director, Investments Twitter
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Lily Steinbach Investments Officer   bio
Wern Cheen Chang Investments Associate   bio

Raising A Reader® National Office

Gabrielle E. Miller Ed.D. President and CEO Twitter
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Rebecca Armstrong Assistant Vice President of Program Quality and Advancement   bio
Georganne Morin Assistant Vice President of Program Development and Evaluation   bio
Shannon Atkinson, CPA Senior Director, Finance    
Nida Crisostomo Senior Director, Operations   bio
Raquel Espana Director, Strategic Partnerships    
Kristen Anderson Senior Manager of Program Advancement   bio
Tymisha Sweet Senior Manager of Program Quality   bio
Marie Waldron Senior Manager of Customer Service and Operations    
Nancy Yue Senior Manager of Program Development and Evaluation    
Shelly Coulter Senior Accountant   bio
Arleen Arnal Manager of Administrative Services   bio
Stephen Chan Manager of Warehouse and Operations   bio
Jennifer Ford Manager of Grants Accounting   bio
Olivia Leung Manager of Program Quality    
Jenna Nguyen Manager of National Strategic Partnerships    
Derrell Washington Manager of Program Development    bio
Nisha Vishwasrao Systems and Database Administrator    
Eric Lau Accounting Associate   bio
Alan Rodrigo Warehouse Assistant    
Allison McTiernan Administrative Assistant    
Alicia Short Administrative Assistant