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UNITED WAY BAY AREA STAFF

WORKING TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF POVERTY

 

 

United Way Bay Area staff members are committed to helping Bay Area residents connect to the careers they want, giving more people the chance to stay in their homes and thrive financially. Get to know the team behind our work.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

CAROLINA MARTIN

VICE PRESIDENT, DEVELOPMENT

CHRISTOPHER BERINI

CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICER

ENA YASUHARA LI

VICE PRESIDENT, IMPACT STRATEGIES

JOSE RAMOS

VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING

KELLY BATSON

CHIEF COMMUNITY IMPACT OFFICER

KEVIN ZWICK

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

LAURA ESCOBAR

VICE PRESIDENT, SAFETY NET SERVICES

NICOLE HARDEN

VICE PRESIDENT, ECONOMIC SUCCESS

ROBERT BENAVIDEZ

CHIEF FINANCIAL & OPERATING OFFICER

SARA BRISSENDEN-SMITH

VICE PRESIDENT, EQUITY AND STRATEGY

STAFF MEMBERS

AMANDA HUFF

Development Officer, Individual Giving

CECILIA GARCIA SALDANA

Senior Manager, Finance & Grants

CHANNA SWEET

Senior Director, Individual Giving

CRISTIAN AVILA

Program Analyst

CHERYL THOMAS

Senior Director, Human Resources

DANIEL MATTISON

Corporate Engagement Manager

EMILY CHAN

Program Specialist, Community Impact

EVA MALONE

Accounting Specialist

FAUSTA NGENDANIMANA

Accounts Payable Specialist

FLANNERY MAYS

Corporate Engagement Manager

GEZCHE GRAVES

Senior Program Manager, Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

GRACE CHEN

Senior Manager, Brand and Integrated Marketing

JACQUI CHAN

Director, Data and Evaluation

JASON MENDEZ

Editorial Content Specialist

JENNIFER KOPPIN

Senior Manager, Digital Marketing

KEEGAN VERBURG

Development Officer, Stewardship & Ops

KEVIN JENKINS

Director, Housing Justice Initiatives

KHAMMANY MATHAVONGSY

Partnership Manager

LAILA E. DREIDAME

Senior Director, Institutional Partnerships

LILEEN SHANNON

Director, SparkPoint

LUONG TANG

Facilities Manager

MANDY LEW

Program Specialist

MATT BENFORD

Senior Director, Controller

NORMAN CHENG

Senior Data Manager

PAOLO BANZON

Program Coordinator, Economic Success

RAY LI

Administrative Assistant, Community Impact

RITA GUPTA

Director, Corporate Partnerships

ROBERT G. CRUZ

Director, Marketing Partnership & Initiatives

ROSA SHIELDS

Labor Liaison - San Mateo

SAMANTHA ARUIZA

Advancement Coordinator

SARAHVON BUENAVISTA

Director, IT Operations

SAVANNAH PORTILLO HEAP

Program Specialist, Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

SOPHIA SELASSIE

Program Specialist, Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

STANI PEYCHEVA

Senior Director, Corporate Engagement

SYLVIA CRATER

Executive Assistant

TASHON THOMAS

Director, Public Policy

TINGTING LAN

Staff Accountant

THERESA WILSON

Senior Director, Community Engagement

TOM RYAN

Labor Liaison - San Francisco

TOMÁS CARRADERO

Social Media and Content Specialist

TRACI YOUNG

Labor Liaison - Contra Costa

VALINA CUTLER

Applications Specialist

WINNIE HESLIN

Senior. Director of Organizational Design and Development