Our Team

DIRECTORS

Jacob Martinez

Founder & CEO

Dr. Antonia O. Franco

Chief Operating Officer

Corinne Kappeler

Chief Growth Officer

Bronwyn Moreno

Chief Program Officer

Ann Thompson

Chief Finance Officer

E Griffin-Ortiz

Development Director

Yazmin Herrera

Director of Program Curriculum

Joe Gonzales

Director of Program Operations

ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Rego

Controller

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Senior Human Resources Manager

Jenna Rodriguez

Development Manager

Tatiana Wade

Administrative Assistant, Finance

Diana Hernandez

Administrative Assistant, Programs

Karen Chavez

Administrative Assistant, Development

Adreana Cornejo

Bookkeeper

Sandra Pineda

Employer Partnerships Manager

WATSONVILLE PROGRAMS

Monica Villanueva

Associate Site Manager

Pedro Navarro

Front Desk Staff

Genevieve Rico

DA+T Program Manager

Xitlali Cabadas

PP+L Manager

Mayra Ochoa

WI+T Manager

Marcus Cisneros

DA+T Specialist

Valentina Velasquez

PP+L Specialist

Jennifer Lopez

W+IT Career Specialist

Mayra Ruiz-Valtierra

Education Specialist, DA+T Graphic Design

Reyna Peralta

Member Specialist

Isa Moreno

AmeriCorps Fellow

SALINAS & GILROY PROGRAMS

Jason Franks

Senior Manager, Gilroy Center

Foram Shah

Front Desk Staff, Salinas Center

bizzNEST

Omar Perez

Senior Manager

Alex Santana

Video Production Manager

Hassyel Rangel

Web & Graphic Design Specialist

Cosme Dondiego

Client Specialist
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