Leadership Team

Kate Noble

President & CEO

Marisol Baird

Chief Operating Officer

Maia Cortissoz

V.P. of Strategy & Resource Development

Rhonda Montoya

V.P. of Early Learning

Lakersha Martinez

V.P. of Program Development

Rebecca Baran-Rees

V.P. for Policy & Community Development

Brigid Quinn

Director of Community Philanthropy

Anthony R. Legits

Human Resources Director

Jessica Terrazas

Senior Finance Manager

Images by Daniel Quat Photography

Administrative Team

Calixte RaifsniderCommunications and Policy Operations Manager
Lizeth Rodgriguez-TarangoAccounting Specialist

Early Learning Center at Kaune


Rita BermudoOffice Manager/ Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Jordan ApodacaAdministrative Assistant and Data Entry Specialist

Bridges to Opportunity

Monica ArchuletaDirector of Community Programs
Javier AlvaradoBridges to Opportunity Coach
Juan BermudoBridges to Opportunity Coach
Carla NicholsBridges to Opportunity Coach

Home Visiting Program

Kristi McBrideHome Visiting Program Manager
Maria LuceroHome Visiting Program Coordinator
Rut CalzadillasLead Home Visitor
Michelle RodriguezHome Visitor
Sarah BurghauserHome Visitor
Andrenette RomeroHome Visitor
Stephanie ValdezHome Visitor
Nahomy Trejo GarciaHome Visitor
Maria Montez RuizHome Visitor
Andrea PadillaHome Visitor
Liliana Dominguez RodriguezHome Visitor
Brenda AldanaHome Visitor
Sage Bird-RojasHome Visitor

Great Start Family Support

Ana ‘Hope’ Logghe, IBCLC, LMTGreat Start Lactation Consultant & Program Coordinator
Diana OrnelasGreat Start Home Visitor

Family Child Care/ Home Based Child Care

Doris GerardPolicy Research and Engagement Specialist
Evelyn CaroPolicy and Outreach Associate
Alejandra VeletaOutreach and Policy Specialist

PreK and Child Care

Rhonda MontoyaDirector of Early Learning at Kaune
Leilani SayersAssistant Director of Finance and Administration
Lisa LeybaOperations Supervisor
Tori MendesBusiness and Finance Coordinator for Kitchen at Kaune
Andrea GonzalezAdministrative Assistant
Isaac ArchuletaFacilities Maintenance Specialist
Joel VillegasHead Cook
Lorenzo DuranAssistant Cook
Noemi Alvarez OlivasLead Teacher
Martha Patricia AranaLead Teacher
Kimberly BenavidezLead Teacher
Nohemi ChavezLead Teacher
Yolanda JassoLead Teacher
Sarah NelsonLead Teacher
Evelyn NunezLead Teacher
Lisa Vigil-GomezLead Teacher
Adriana ZamoraLead Teacher
Ruth Cervantes QuezadaEducational Assistant
Mirna OlivasEducational Assistant
Ana PerezEducational Assistant
Ruth RasconEducational Assistant
Caitlin ShiversEducational Assistant
Lizbeth VillegasEducational Assistant
Hortensia Aranda RiveroEducational Assistant
Avery HannafordEducational Assistant
Sandra BrionesTeacher’s Aide
Alyson CanonTeacher’s Aide
Yadira De Leon SigalaTeacher’s Aide
Brenda FernandezTeacher’s Aide
Gabriela Hernandez LaresTeacher’s Aide
Aracely LopezTeacher’s Aide
Yazmin PinedaTeacher’s Aide
Esmeralda EstradaTeacher’s Aide
Nuria OlivasSubstitute Teacher
Celia BassettSubstitute Teacher
Sequoia JarrinSubstitute Teacher
Shelley Morey-SloanSubstitute Teacher

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