Our Team

DIRECTORS

Jacob Martinez

Founder & Executive Director

Steve Bean

Deputy Director

Alexandra Navarro

bizzNEST Director

E Griffin-Ortiz

Development Director

Yazmin Herrera

Associate Program Director

ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Rego

Finance Manager

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Senior Manager, HR and Operations

Sandra Pineda

Administrative Specialist

Jenna Rodriguez

Development Coordinator

WATSONVILLE PROGRAMS

Gabriel Medina

Senior Program Manager

Monica Villanueva

Senior Assistant – Engagement & Outreach Program

Monica Gutierrez-Lopez

Web and Information Technology Manager

Mayra Ruiz-Valtierra

DAT Education Specialist Graphic Design

SALINAS PROGRAMS

Yesenia Molina

Salinas Site Manager

Franco Sanchez

Web & Information Technology (WIT)
Career Specialist (Salinas)

Salvador Lua

Program Assistant – Community (Salinas)

bizzNEST

Alex Santana

Video Production Manager

Paula Jimenez

Web & Graphic Design Manager

Omar Perez

Client Coordinator

OPERATIONS

Esmeralda Andrade

Front Desk

Diana Hernandez

Front Desk

Join our team

Contact us if you or someone you know wants to make a positive impact on the community. We are actively recruiting new talent.

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