Our Team

DIRECTORS

Jacob Martinez

Founder & Executive Director

Corinne Kappeler

Director of Growth

Yazmin Herrera

Associate Director of Programs

E Griffin-Ortiz

Development Director

Alexandra Navarro

bizzNEST Director

ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Rego

Finance Manager

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Senior Manager, Operations & Human Resources

Sandra Pineda

Administrative Specialist

Jenna Rodriguez

Development Coordinator

Louis Algaze

Systems Manager

Eudes Rodriguez

Finance Administrative Assistant

WATSONVILLE PROGRAMS

Cristobal Alonso

Associate Site Manager - Watsonville

Gabriel Medina

Senior Manager - Program Planning & Logistics

Monica Gutierrez-Lopez

WIT Manager

Xitlali Cabadas

PPL Manager

Mayra Ruiz-Valtierra

Education Specialist, DA+T Graphic Design

Marcus Cisneros

DAT Specialist

Mayra Ochoa

Career Specialist, Computer Information Systems. 

Genevieve Rico

DAT Specialist

Diana Hernandez

Programs Administrative Assistant

SALINAS PROGRAMS

Yesenia Molina

Senior Manager, Salinas Center

Monica Villanueva

Associate Site Manager

Franco Sanchez

Career Specialist, Full-Stack Software Development

Salvador Lua

Associate Specialist - NESTed and Community Programs

bizzNEST

Omar Perez

bizzNEST Manager

Alex Santana

bizzNEST Video Production Manager

Paula Jimenez

bizzNEST Web & Graphic Design Manager

Carlos Campos

Video Production Specialist
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