Digital NEST Staff

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Jacob Martinez - Digital NEST - Founder and CEO

Jacob Martinez

Founder & CEO

In 2014, Jacob established Digital NEST, which is a technology workforce development hub that offers high-demand technology skills

Dr. Antonia O. Franco - Digital NEST President and Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Antonia O. Franco

President & Chief Operating Officer
Development Digital NEST Deborah Grant

Deborah Grant

Chief Development Officer
Digital NEST Aliyah Nance Chief Administrative Officer Finance & HR / Administration

Aliyah Nance

Chief Administrative Officer
Adreana Cornejo

Adreana Cornejo

Bookkeeper
Digital NEST Staff Alejandro Rodriguez

Alejandro Rodriguez

Web Developer, bizzNEST, Web Development Team
Digital NEST Staff Alicia Perry

Alicia Perry

Director, Stockton Center
Alondra Zamudio

Alondra Zamudio

Digital Arts + Technology Program Specialist
Angela Hernandez

Angela Hernandez

Member Advocate
Berenice Hernandez-Baltazar Digital NEST

Berenice Hernandez Baltazar

Member Specialist
Digital NEST Carolina Perez

Carolina Pérez

Gilroy Center Director
Digital NEST Christian Villamar

Christian Villamar

Member Advocate. Watsonville Center
Cosme Dondiego Bizznest Digital NEST

Cosme Dondiego

Senior Specialist, Development
Diana Hernandez Digital NEST

Diana Hernandez

Sr Administrative Assistant, CEO & Development
Digital NEST Staff Emily Jackson

Emily Jackson

Director, Career Services
Emily McCook, Assistant, Finance & Admin Digital NEST

Emily McCook

Assistant, Finance & Admin
Digital NEST Staff Gabriela Diaz

Gabriela Diaz

Member Specialist
Genevieve Rico

Genevieve Rico

Video Production Manager
Giovanni Medina Digital NEST

Giovanni Medina

DA+T Manager
Digital NEST Hashim Muhammad

Hashim Muhammad

Pathways Manager, PPL
Hassyel Rangel

Hassyel Rangel

Sr. Specialist, Communications
Jacob Ayon

Jacob Ayon

Salinas Center Director
Jennifer Rego Digital NEST

Jennifer Rego

Controller
Director, Program Operations Joe Gonzales Digital NEST

Joe Gonzales

VP of Center Operations & Community Engagement
Jonathan Ordiano DIgital NEST

Jonathan Ordiano

W+IT Career Specialist
Jordan Gaitan

Jordan Gaitan

Video Production Specialist
Kelsey Flood Program Director Regional Programs

Kelsey Flood

VP of Programs
Liz Kreh Administrative Assistant, Programs Regional Programs

Liz Kreh

Administrative Assistant, Programs Regional Programs
Mayra Ochoa Digital NEST

Mayra Ochoa

WIT Manager
Mayra Ruiz Valtierra Digital NEST

Mayra Ruiz-Valtierra

Education Specialist, DA+T Graphic Design
Monica Villanueva Digital NEST Modesto Director

Monica Escamilla

Center Director, Modesto
Monica Villanueva Digital NEST Watsonville

Monica Villanueva 

Communications Manager
Digital NEST Ronaldo Mendoza Espinoza

Ronaldo Mendoza Espinoza

Marketing Specialist
Valerie Thomas Director of Institutional Giving

Valerie Thomas

Director of Institutional Giving

Xitlali Cabadas

Career Services Manager
Organizational Effectiveness Yazmin Herrera Digital NEST

Yazmin Herrera

Director of Organizational Effectiveness
Ximena Ireta Lopez Senior Manager, People Ops Digital NEST

Ximena Ireta-Lopez

Senior Manager, People Ops

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