OUR TEAM

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Sylvia Y. Acosta

Sylvia Y. Acosta, Ph.D.

Chief Executive Officer

Kendall Sorenson-Clark

Kendall Sorenson-Clark

Chief of Talent and Culture and Acting Chief of Staff

Danette Nevarez

Danette Nevarez

Executive Assistant to the CEO

EXECUTIVE OFFICE

Advancement Communications

Lena McDonagh

Lena McDonagh

Director of Advancement Communications

Nora Hahn

Nora Hahn

Associate Director of Advancement Communications

Elaine Simon

Elaine Stachera Simon

Writer

Ralph Diaz

Ralph Diaz

Visual Media Specialist

Crystal Gomez

Crystal Segovia Gomez

Digital Media Specialist

Katrina Mestas

Katrina Mestas

Graphic Designer

Staci Mays

Staci Mays

Special Events Officer

Joshua Ramirez

Josh Ramirez

Program Coordinator

Nicole Worley

Nicole Worley

Program Coordinator, Advancement Communications

Talent and Culture

Kendall Sorenson-Clark

Kendall Sorenson-Clark

Chief of Talent and Culture and Acting Chief of Staff

Jose Vasquez

Jose Vasquez

People Operations Specialist

Kristian Jaochico

Kristian Jaochico

Executive Assistant

FINANCE

Finance

Jessica Parks

Jessica Parks

Director of Gift Administration

Alasdair Forsythe

Alasdair Forsythe

Controller

Theresa Armendariz

Theresa Armendariz

Project Manager

Accounting

Abdulmalik Alnoaman

Abdulmalik Alnoaman

Senior Accountant

Lori Villarreal

Lori Villarreal

Accountant

Alexandra Perez

Alex Perez

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Christian Terán-López

Christian Terán-López

Financial Liaison

Gift Administration

Dolores Cardoza

Dolores Cardoza

Compliance Officer

Heather Hesse

Heather Hesse

Gift Processor

Justin Jefferies

Justin Jefferies

Compliance Officer

Eileen Montoya

Eileen Montoya

Gift Processor

Mardeliz Gallardo

Mardeliz Gallardo

Gift Processor

Peggy Ortega

Peggy Ortega

Program Coordinator

PHILANTHROPY AND ALUMNI RELATIONS

Philanthropic Giving

Debra Medoff Marks

Debra Marks

Assistant Vice President, Philanthropic Giving

Steven Covington

Steven Covington

Executive Director, Estates and Gift Planning

David Neal

David Neal

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Martín Muñoz

Martín Muñoz

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Vernon King

Vernon King

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Shannon Connelly, Ph.D.

Shannon Connelly, Ph.D.

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Austin Tourtillott

Austin Tourtillott

Associate Director of Philanthropy

Jeff Caha

Jeff Caha

Associate Director of Philanthropy

Dan Hames

Dan Hames

Director of Special Gifts

Barrington Huntley

Barrington Huntley

Associate Director of Philanthropy

Priscilla Walton

Priscilla Walton

Program Coordinator

Alumni Relations

Nikita Jacobs

Nikita Jacobs

Annual Giving Officer

Gabrielle Dominguez

Gabrielle Dominguez

Annual Giving Officer

Leah McDonald

Leah McDonald

Alumni Relations Officer

Lexi Carlo

Lexi Carlo

Alumni Relations Officer

Alexis Delgado

Alexis Delgado

Program Coordinator

Advancement Services

Stacey MacDonnell

Stacey MacDonnell

Assistant Vice President, Advancement Services

Timi Haggerty-Munoz

Timi Haggerty-Muñoz

Research Analyst

Alysyn Rodriguez

Alysyn Rodriguez

Research Analyst

Alexus Hinojos

Alexus Hinojos

Research Analyst

Enrique Solis

Enrique Solis

Data Analyst

Brien Murphy

Brien Murphy

Senior Director, Foundation Relations

Toni Steffens-Steward

Toni Steffens-Steward

Director, Corporate Relations

Nick Dakins

Nick Dakins

Stewardship Officer

Sonia Chavez

Sonia Chavez

Stewardship Officer

Jayme Garofola

Jayme Garofola

Program Coordinator