Our Team

Jacob Martinez

Founder & Executive Director

Steve Bean

Deputy Director

Alexandra Navarro

bizzNEST Director

E Griffin-Ortiz

Development Director

Jennifer Rego

Finance Manager

Yazmin Herrera

Senior Program Manager

Gabriel Medina

Senior Program Manager

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Operations and HR Manager

Alex Santana

Video Production Specialist

Paula Jimenez

Web & Graphic Design Specialist

Sandra Pineda

Administrative Assistant

Alexis Flores

Youth Outreach Engagement Specialist

Monica Gutierrez-Lopez

Web Development & Visual

Communications Career Specialist

Daniel Pesqueda

Systems  Administrator

Franco Sanchez

Web & Information Technology (WIT)

Career Specialist (Salinas)

Yesenia Molina

Salinas Site Manager


Monica Villanueva

Senior Assistant –

Engagement & Outreach Program

Ximena Martinez

bizzNEST Client Project Coordinator

Salvador Lua

Program Assistant – Community (Salinas)

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.