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

Nicole Taylor President and Chief Executive Officer   bio
Jordana Simon Executive Assistant to the President and Chief Executive Officer    

Marketing and Communications

Sue McAllister Vice President, Marketing and Communications Twitter
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Ian Kawata Director, Creative   bio
Chau Vuong Director, Communications    
Kiley Pearlman-Bantillo Marketing Coordinator    

Human Resources

Therese Wilson Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff   bio
Imelda Gonzalez Vice President, Human Resources    
Monica Haskin Senior Generalist, Human Resources   bio

Philanthropic Services

Donor Engagement

Kimberly Myers Hewlett Senior Vice President, Donor Engagement   bio
Maeve Miccio Vice President, Donor Engagement Twitter
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Adriel Sarpolio Administrative Assistant, Donor Engagement   bio
Diane Nguyen Vice President, Donor Engagement   bio
Joyce Song Director, Donor Engagement   bio
Rachel Ash Director, Donor Engagement   bio
Son Chau Advisor, Philanthropy   bio
Tracy Wingrove Advisor, Philanthropy   bio
Milena Bundalo Senior Manager, Philanthropic Services   bio
Denise Goulart Senior Associate, Donor Services   bio
Zara Farooqui Associate, Donor Services   bio


Alex Tenorio Executive Vice President, Development and Donor Engagement   bio
Stuart Burden Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations Twitter
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Kendra Onishi Vice President, Development   bio
Max McGowen Manager, Development Operations   bio
Devi Ati Senior Associate, Planned Giving   bio
Lauren Tcheau Senior Associate, Development   bio
Jon Erik Hernandez Assistant, Development Operations    

Donor Services - Operations

Nathan Kuerschner Senior Manager, Donor Services, Operations   bio

Donor Services - Grants

Ana Akhtar Vice President, Donor Services    
Chris Drysdale Donor Services Officer, Grants   bio
Stephen King Donor Services Officer, Grants   bio
Julie McDermott Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Kaitlin Donovan Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Raphael Tsang Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Hannah Wasserman Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Danelle Rhiner Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Neary Rim Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Chloe Karafelis Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Christopher Campbell Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Jay Gauthier-Hork Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Jennifer Mante Administrative Associate, Donor Services, Grants    

Donor Services - International Grants

Neesha Kharva Associate, Donor Services, International Grants    
Daniel Smith-Kirkham Associate, Donor Services, International Grants    
Agustina Singh Associate, Donor Services, International Grants   bio

Corporate Responsibility

Jessica Weare Vice President, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Claire Smith Director, Corporate Responsiblity   bio
Juliana Deans Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Mallory Zickfeld Manager, Corporate Responsiblity   bio
Tyler Faust Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio

Community Action, Policy and Strategy

Gina D. Dalma Executive Vice President, Community Action, Policy, and Strategy Twitter
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Mariah Moore Administrative Assistant, Community Action, Policy, and Strategy    
Cheryl Platon Manager, Operations   bio

Strategic Initiatives

Christine Thorsteinson Director, Early Childhood Development   bio

Community Partnerships and Learning Department

Avo Makdessian Vice President, Community Partnerships and Learning Twitter
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Anne Im Director, Community Investment   bio
Elisa Espinoza Project Manager, Community Partnerships and Learning   bio

Community Action Department

Manuel Santamaria Vice President, Community Action Twitter
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Mauricio Palma Director, Capacity Building Twitter
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Michelle Fries Director, Nonprofit Leadership and Support Services Twitter
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Christie Verdadero Program Manager, Nonprofit Investments and Support Services   bio
Jack Mahoney Senior Program Officer, Movement and Power Building   bio
Leticia Gonzalez Project Manager, Movement and Power Building   bio
Dean Taylor Officer, Scholarships   bio
Emiko Thompson Associate, Scholarships   bio

Raising A Reader® National Office

Michelle Torgerson President and Chief Executive Officer    
Michelle Sioson Hyman Senior Vice President, Programs and Partnerships   bio
Rebecca Armstrong Assistant Vice President, Program and Affiliate Relations    
Kristen Anderson Senior Manager, Program and Affiliate Relations   bio
Tymisha Sweet Senior Manager, Program and Affiliate Relations   bio
Marie Waldron Senior Manager, Customer Service and Warehouse Operations   bio
Mikaela Houghton Manager, Affiliate Growth and Development    
Charlene Hubbard Manager, Program and Affiliate Relations    
Shelly Coulter Senior Accountant   bio
Jennifer Ford Vice President, Finance and Operations   bio
Amanda Madril Associate, Operations    
Philip Chavez Manager, Warehouse Operations    
Alan Rodrigo Associate, Warehouse Operations    

Destination: Home

Jen Loving President and Chief Executive Officer    
Arleen Arnal Executive Assistant   bio
Ray Bramson Chief Operating Officer    
Chad Bojorquez Chief Program Officer    
David Low Director, Policy and Communications    
Maureen Damrel Senior Initiatives Officer    
Maia Bishop Bookoff Development Officer    
Chelsea Muller Communications & Public Policy Officer    
Robert Stromberg Project Manager, Housing Ready Communities    
Ingrid Granados Community Engagement Specialist    
Lee Clark LEAB Coordinator    

Finance and Administration


Liz Carey Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations   bio
Denise Harris Executive Assistant, Finance & Investments    

Legal Affairs

Chanthi Lune Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs   bio


Sarah Valencia Senior Vice President, Finance Twitter
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Bridgette Cernan Assistant Controller   bio
Charlie Saporito Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis   bio
Diane Luong Senior Manager, Budget & Payroll   bio
Bill Nguyen Senior Accountant    
Gretchen Pacheco Senior Accountant   bio
Linh Vo Senior Accountant   bio
Kimberlee Crister Senior Accountant    
Daren Yu Senior Accountant    
Kim Diep Staff Accountant    
Silvia Villarreal-Garza Staff Accountant    
Yiqun Shan Staff Accountant    

Consulting and Management Services

Angela Lewis Manager, Consulting and Management Services   bio


Alex Hua Director, Donor Services, Gifts    
Karen Drachler Officer, Donor Services, Gifts   bio
Caroline Girgis Officer, Donor Services, Gifts    
Beverly Estacio Associate, Donor Services, Gifts   bio
Cynthia Pilch Associate, Donor Services, Gifts   bio

Facilities and Office Services

Phil Wiggett Office and People Operations Manager   bio
Daniela Ruvalcaba Facilities and Office Services Coordinator   bio

Information Technology

George Lin Senior Vice President, Information Technology   bio
Akiko Hom Manager, IT Business Systems and Analysis   bio
Logan Travis Enterprise Solutions Architect   bio
Casey Nakayama IT Specialist   bio
Fritz Leon Manager, IT Customer Service and Infrastructure Operations    


James Cutler Senior Officer, Investments   bio
Mallory Davis Investment Operations Specialist