Our Team

DIRECTORS

Jacob Martinez

Founder & Executive Director

Steve Bean

Deputy Director

Alexandra Navarro

bizzNEST Director

E Griffin-Ortiz

Development Director

ADMINISTRATION

Jennifer Rego

Finance Manager

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Operations and HR Manager

Sandra Pineda

Administrative Assistant

Jenna Rodriguez

Development Coordinator

WATSONVILLE PROGRAMS

Yazmin Herrera

Senior Program Manager

Gabriel Medina

Senior Program Manager

Monica Villanueva

Senior Assistant – Engagement & Outreach Program

Monica Gutierrez-Lopez

Web Development & Visual Communications Career Specialist

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 Specialist

Paula Jimenez

Web & Graphic Design Specialist

Omar Perez

Client Coordinator

OPERATIONS

Daniel Pesqueda

Systems Administrator

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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