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

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

Marketing and Communications

Melissa Daar Carvajal Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications Twitter
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Sue McAllister Vice President, Marketing and Communications Twitter
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Ian Kawata Director, Creative   bio
Kelsey Farabee Manager, Digital Marketing    
Caroline Carlos Manager, Projects and Events    
Kiley Pearlman-Bantillo Marketing Coordinator    

Human Resources

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

Public Policy

Gina D. Dalma Senior Vice President, Public Policy & Special Advisor to the CEO Twitter
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Pete Weldy Director, Public Policy   bio
Mariah Moore Administrative Assistant, Public Policy    

Philanthropic Services

Milena Bundalo Senior Manager, Philanthropic Services   bio

Donor Engagement

Kimberly Myers Hewlett Senior Vice President, Donor Engagement   bio
Cindy Luong Administrative Assistant, Donor Engagement    
Andy Perkins Director, Donor Engagement Twitter
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Diane Nguyen Director, Donor Engagement   bio
Sawako Sonoyama Clarin Senior Advisor, Philanthropy Twitter
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Linda Nguyen Advisor, Philanthropy   bio
Son Chau Advisor, Philanthropy   bio
Matt Schulzinger Advisor, Philanthropy   bio
Denise Goulart Senior Associate, Donor Services    
Manu Gupta Associate, Donor Services    
Robert Williams Associate, Donor Services   bio
Alex Gallagher Associate, Donor Services   bio
Jhoana Rose Juen Associate, Donor Services   bio
Zara Farooqui Associate, Donor Services   bio

Development

Alex Tenorio Executive Vice President, Fundraising and Business Development   bio
Stuart Burden Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Relations Twitter
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Lisa Barr Director, Philanthropic Entrepreneurship Twitter
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Max McGowen Manager, Development Operations   bio
Devi Ati Senior Associate, Development   bio
Kendra Onishi Director, Funds   bio
Lauren Tcheau Associate, Prospect Management   bio
Jon Erik Hernandez Assistant, Development    

Donor Services - Operations

Nathan Kuerschner Senior Manager, Donor Services, Operations   bio

Donor Services - Grants

Anoop Kaur Senior Director, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Chris Drysdale Donor Services Officer, Grants   bio
Lauren Witt Donor Services Officer, Grants   bio
Fazal Mogaddedi Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Stephen King Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Julie McDermott Senior Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Raphael Tsang Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Danelle Rhiner Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Neary Rim Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Chloe Karafelis Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Hannah Wasserman Associate, Donor Services, Grants   bio
Christopher Campbell Associate, Donor Services, Grants    
Jennifer Mante Administrative Associate, Donor Services, Grants    

Donor Services - International Grants

Jung Youn Yang Officer, Donor Services, International Grants   bio
Neesha Kharva Associate, Donor Services, International Grants    
Daniel Smith-Kirkham Associate, Donor Services, International Grants    
Agustina Singh Associate, Donor Services, International Grants    

Corporate Responsibility

Jessica Weare Vice President, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Claire Smith Director, Corporate Responsiblity   bio
Michael Lopez Director, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Jody Garcia Senior Manager, Corporate Responsiblity   bio
Juliana Deans Senior Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Julianne Brown Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Mallory Zickfeld Manager, Corporate Responsiblity   bio
Tyler Faust Manager, Corporate Responsibility   bio
Jessica Ousley Senior Associate, Corporate Responsibility   bio

Strategic Partnerships - Eastern Region

Maeve Miccio Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, Eastern Region Twitter
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Community Impact

Erica Wood Executive Vice President, Community Impact Twitter
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Manuel Santamaria Vice President, Community Impact Twitter
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Cindy Scher-Hereth Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Community Impact   bio
Cheryl Platon Manager, Operations   bio

Center for Early Learning

Avo Makdessian Vice President and Director, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships Twitter
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Michelle Sioson Hyman Deputy Director, Center for Early Learning   bio
Andrea Jones Director, The Big Lift   bio
Leticia Gonzalez Manager, Family Engagement   bio
Elisa Espinoza Manager, Communications and Business Development, Center for Early Learning   bio
Christine Thorsteinson Manager, Early Education   bio

Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships

Mauricio Palma Director, Initiatives and Partnerships Twitter
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Remy Goldsmith Senior Officer, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships   bio
Megan McQuillan Senior Associate, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships   bio

Grantmaking

Valerie Cuevas Senior Program Officer, Education Twitter
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Anne Im Program Officer, Immigration   bio
Jack Mahoney Program Officer, Civic Participation   bio
Vinita Goyal Program Officer, Housing and Transportation   bio
Alexandra Bastien Program Officer, Financial Stability   bio

Nonprofit Investment Program

Michelle Fries Director, Nonprofit Investment Program Twitter
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Christie Verdadero Manager, Nonprofit Investment Program   bio

Scholarships

Dean Taylor Officer, Scholarships   bio
Emiko Thompson Administrative Assistant, Scholarships   bio

Raising A Reader® National Office

Michelle Torgerson President and Chief Executive Officer    
Heather Deno Director, Business Development and Brand   bio
Frances Lee Director, Development    
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, Growth & Development    
Charlene Hubbard Senior Associate, Program & Affiliate Relations    
Shelly Coulter Senior Accountant   bio
Jennifer Ford RAR Director, Finance and Operations   bio
Amanda Madril Associate, Operations    
Philip Chavez Associate, Warehouse    
Alan Rodrigo Assistant, Warehouse Operations    

Destination: Home

Jen Loving President and Chief Executive Director    
Arleen Arnal Executive Assistant   bio
Ray Bramson Chief Impact Officer    
Chad Bojorquez Director, Employment Strategies    
David Low Director, Policy & Communication    
Maureen Damrel Senior Officer, Initiatives    
Maria Bishop Development Officer    
Bob Stromberg Project Manager, Housing Ready Communities    

Finance and Administration

COO and CFO

Liz Carey Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations   bio
Mark Lazar Interim Executive Vice President, Strategy Linked In bio
Federica Hughes Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations   bio
Denise Harris Executive Assistant, Finance & Invesments    

Legal Affairs

Chanthi Lune Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs   bio

Accounting

Sarah Valencia Senior Vice President, Finance Twitter
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David Haugen Controller   bio
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    
Kimberlee Crister Senior Accountant    
Daren Dyi-Erh Senior Accountant    
Kim Diep Staff Accountant    
Silvia Villarreal-Garza Staff Accountant    
Yiqun Shan Staff Accountant    

Consulting and Management Services

Ashley Cash Director, Consulting and Management Services   bio
Angela Lewis Manager, Consulting and Management Services   bio
Sean Rico Fisher Manager, Consulting and Management Services   bio

Gifts

Alex Hua Director, Donor Services, Gifts    
Karen Drachler Officer, Donor Services, Gifts   bio
Caroline Girgis Officer, Donor Services, Gifts   bio
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
Marcos Torres Project and Vendor Relations Lead   bio
Eleana Garcia Assistant, Office Services    

Information Technology

George Lin Senior Vice President, Information Technology   bio
Judy Chan Director, Informaton Technology   bio
Akiko Hom Enterprise Application Database Front-End Developer   bio
Logan Travis Enterprise Solutions Architect   bio
Galen Foster Information Technology Systems Engineer   bio
Casey Nakayama Computer Support Specialist   bio
Fritz Leon Computer Support Specialist    

Investments

Bert Feuss Senior Vice President, Investments Twitter
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Falah Madadha  Senior Officer, Investments   bio
Mallory Davis Investment Operations Specialist