Staff

 

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

Business, Development and Brand

Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer

Mari Ellen Reynolds Loijens Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer email bio
Sean Cahoon Executive Assistant to the Chief Business, Development and Brand Officer email bio

Development

Rebecca Dupras, Esq.  Vice President, Development email bio
Dory Gannes Senior Development Officer email bio
Lisa Barr Development Officer email bio
Ashley Cash Development Officer email bio
Lakshmi Krishnan Development Officer email bio
Monique Garcia Planned Giving Associate email bio
Margaret Wellik Development Associate email bio
Caitlin Bayly Development Associate email bio

Corporate Responsibility

Maeve Miccio Vice President, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Wen-Chih O'Connell Director, Corporate Engagement email bio
Jessica Stanford Director, Employee Engagement email bio
Rebecca Nalder Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Juliana Deans Manager, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Anubha Jain Manager, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Sophy Yem Manager, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Sarah Miers Manager, Corporate Responsibility email bio
Claire Verrot Employee Engagement Manager email bio
Jonathan Kurup Associate Manager, Corporate Responsibilitiy email bio
Arti Sharma Corporate Responsibility Associate email bio
Patricia Nevers Corporate Responsibility Associate email bio
Sean Rico Fisher Corporate Responsibility Associate email bio
Tamekia Howze Corporate Responsibility Assistant email bio

Marketing and Communications

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

Community Impact

Erica Wood Chief Community Impact Officer email bio
Manuel Santamaria Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Grantmaking email bio
Remy Goldsmith Senior Community Leadership Officer email bio
Cheryl Platon Strategic Initiatives and Grantmaking Assistant email bio
Caroline Abellar Community Impact Associate email  bio
Center for Early Learning
Avo Makdessian Director, Center for Early Learning email bio
Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Early Learning Officer email bio
Jessica Mihaly Social Innovation Fund Initiative Officer email bio
Pat Flynn Sasso Early Learning Officer, Raising A Reader email bio
Jenee Fortier Social Innovation Fund Grants Coordinator email bio
Mei Wu Operations Associate email bio
Leticia Gonzalez Raising a Reader San Mateo Associate email bio
Initiative and Special Projects
Mauricio Palma Director, Initiatives and Special Projects email bio
Neha Singh Senior Media Fellow email bio
Grantmaking
Rafael Morales Program Officer, Economic Security email bio
Vu-Bang Nguyen Program Officer, Regional Planning email bio
Navin Moul Program Officer, Immigrant Intergration email bio
Sarah Davison Program Officer email bio

Donor Experience and Engagement

Jill Rademacher Chief Donor Experience and Engagement Officer email bio
Misti Sangani Vice President, Donor Experience and Engagement email bio
Marie Young Senior Advisor, Donor Experience and Engagement email bio
Jennifer Kane Director, Donor Engagement email bio
Michelle Fries Director, Nonprofit Investment Program email bio
Christie Verdadero Senior Associate, Nonprofit Investment Program email bio
Andy Perkins Senior Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Dennis Robinson Senior Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Brandy Davis Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Sabira Alloo Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Palak Joshi Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Casey Kellogg Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Tobi Sondgroth Becerra Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Lisa Alvarez Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Diane Nguyen Associate Philanthropy Advisor email bio
Jozelle Delos Reyes Philanthropy Associate email bio
Nathan Kuerschner Philanthropy Associate email bio
Linda Nguyen Philanthropy Associate email bio
Isabella Rivera Scholarships Associate email  

Finance and Administration

COO and CFO

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

Accounting

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

Facilities and Office Services

Kelli Flanagan Facilities and Office Services Manager email bio
Sherita Gibson Facilities and Office Services Coordinator email bio
Dawn Burroughs Facilities and Office Services Coordinator email bio
Maria Moreno Headquarters Receptionist email  
Suzy Barron Facilities and Office Services Assistant email  
Marcos Torres San Mateo Conference Center Coordinator email bio

Grants, Gifts and Compliance

D. Lea Rauscher Vice President, Grants, Gifts and Compliance email bio
Grants      
Christine Morissette Director, Grants Administration email bio
Damon James International Grants Administration Officer email bio
Michael Demian International Grants Administration Officer email bio
Colin Richardson Grants Administration Officer email bio
Jung Youn Yang Senior International Grants Associate email bio
Vicente Velasco International Grants Associate email bio
Denise Goulart Senior Grants Associate email  
Christopher Drysdale Grants Associate email bio
Marla Betsch Grants Associate email bio
Anoop Kaur Grants Associate email  
Emma Serianni Grants Associate email bio
Malcolm Stewart Grants Associate email bio
Shawnte Walkins Grants Associate email bio
Joy Mulhollan Grants Associate email bio
Gifts      
Linda Pray Gifts Administration Officer email bio
Claudia Kelly Gifts Associate email bio
Hayley Bendanillo Gifts Associate email bio
Milena Bundalo Gifts Associate email bio
Matching Gifts      
Linh Vo Senior Matching Gifts Accountant email  
Crystal Jin Matching Gifts Accountant email  
Jesus Venegas Matching Gifts Accountant email  
Katrina Drabeck Matching Gifts Associate email bio
Brian Logan Matching Gifts Associate email bio

Human Resources

Don Aguilar Vice President, Human Resources email bio
Phil Wiggett Senior Human Resources Generalist email bio
Maria Luisa Sanchez-Ku Human Resources Generalist email bio
Monica Nicholl Human Resources Assistant email bio

Information Technology

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

Investments

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

Raising A Reader® National Office

Gabrielle E. Miller Ed.D. President and CEO email bio
Nida Crisostomo Senior Director, Operations email bio
Angie Bush Senior Director,Strategic Partnerships email bio
Stacy Castle Senior Director, National Advancement email  
Shelly Coulter Senior Accountant email bio
Arleen Arnal Manager, Administrative Services email bio
Rebecca Armstrong Senior Director, East Coast Programs email bio
Shannon Atkinson, CPA Senior Director, Finance email  
Georganne Morin Senior Director, West Coast Programs email bio
Nancy Yue Manager, Curriculum, Training and Affiliate Relations email  
Derrell Washington Manager, East Coast Programs email bio
Marie Waldron Manager, Customer Service and Operations email bio
Jennifer Ford Manager, Grants Accounting email bio
Kristen Anderson Senior Manager of West Coast Programs - Raising A Reader email bio
Raquel Espana Manager, National Strategic Partnerships email  
Tymisha Sweet Senior Manager, East Coast Programs email bio
Stephen Chan Manager, Warehouse and Operations email bio
William Dempsey Systems and Database Administrator email  
Alan Rodrigo Warehouse Assistant email  
Eric Lau Accounting Associate email bio
Allison McTiernan Administrative Assistant email  
Alicia Short Administrative Assistant email