Our Team

Executive Team

Mark A. Stuart

Mark Stuart, CFRE

President and Chief Executive Officer

Matt Fettig

Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Pamela Gray Payton

Pamela Gray Payton

Vice President, Chief Impact and Partnerships Officer

Susan Guinn

Susan Guinn

Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer, The San Diego Foundation

James Howell

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Theresa Nakata

Theresa Nakata

Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Brian Zumbano

Brian Zumbano

Vice President, Chief Development & Stewardship Officer

Executive Office

Mark A. Stuart

Mark Stuart, CFRE

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sara Graef

Sara Graef, CAP

Manager, Executive Office and Board Relations

Carey Tinsley

Carey Tinsley

Administrative Assistant, Executive Office

Development

Brian Zumbano

Brian Zumbano

Vice President, Chief Development & Stewardship Officer

Amenah Gulamhusein

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

Julia Grant

Julia Grant

Director, Development

Leslie Klein

Leslie S. Klein, CFP®, AEP®

Director, Gift Planning Advisor

Cami Mattson

Cami Mattson

Director, Development & Stewardship

Jason Rogers, AIF, CWS

Director, Wealth Advisor Relations

Candace Wo

Candace Wo

Director, Mitigation and Nonprofit Funds

Miguel Lopez

Manager, Development

Lauren Hough

Prospect Research Analyst

Donor Engagement

Katie Sawyer

Katie Sawyer

Senior Director, Donor and Community Engagement

Pauline Martinson

Pauline Martinson

Director, Philanthropy Advisor

Leslie Harrington

Leslie Harrington

Manager, Philanthropic Advisor

Audrey Lewis

Audrey Lewis

Manager, Donor Services

Liane Matherne

Manager, Donor Stewardship

Amanda Jean-Pierre

Amanda Jean-Pierre

Donor Services Specialist

Katie Rummel

Administrator, Donor Services

Waverly Stephens

Administrator, Donor Services

Regional Affiliate Program

Trudy Armstrong

Trudy Armstrong

Director, Regional Affiliates

Lesley Hughes

Program Specialist, Regional Affiliates

Community Impact & Initiatives

Pamela Gray Payton

Pamela Gray Payton

Vice President, Chief Impact and Partnerships Officer

Education Initiatives

Michelle Jaramillo

Michelle Jaramillo

Director, Education Initiatives

Danielle Valenciano

Danielle Valenciano

Director, Community Scholarships

Cecilia Morales

Manager, Education Initiatives

Nicole Lohn

Nicole Lohn

Expanded Learning Analyst

Melanie Mashburn

Melanie Mashburn

Administrator, Community Scholarships

Environment Initiatives

Christiana DeBenedict

Director, Environmental Initiatives

Heather Rossetti

Heather Rossetti

Manager, Thrive Outside San Diego

Everett Au

Everett Au

Program Specialist, Environmental Initiatives

Inclusive Growth Initiatives

Katie Rast

Katie Rast

Director, Community Impact

Lani Bautista Cabanilla

Manager, Community Impact

Tori Nelson Calisch

Tori Nelson Calisch

Manager, Community Impact

Allan Gamboa

Manager, Community Impact

Sarah Grainger

Manager, Community Impact

Joy Decena

Joy Decena

Program Specialist, Community Impact

Innovation

Susan Guinn

Susan Guinn

Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer

Anthony Bolton

Community Resources Representative

Marketing & Communications

Theresa Nakata

Theresa Nakata

Vice President, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer

Jon Haber

Jon Haber

Director, Digital Marketing

Lorena Nava Ruggero

Director, Communications

Jenny Kerch

Manager, Communications

Rianna Hill

Communications Specialist

Catrina Dulay

Catrina Dulay

Graphic Designer & Digital Marketing Administrator

Investments

Matt Fettig

Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Eva Comeau

Eva Comeau

Manager, Investments

Brandon Akins

Investment Analyst

Finance & Grants

James Howell

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Feulliet

Kelly Feuillet

Controller

Kerri Favela

Kerri Favela

Manager, Grants

Gina Jarin

Senior Accountant

Michelle Matsuo

Senior Accountant

Maria Houchin

Maria Houchin

Staff Accountant

Tiffany Cummings

Tiffany Cummings

Grants Specialist

Lily Castillo

Payroll and Accounts Payable Administrator

Mona Essaid

Gift & Data Entry Administrator

Sara Ruth

Gift & Data Entry Administrator

Information Technology

Melissa Posel

Melissa Posel

Director, Information Technology

Travis Vowles

Travis Vowles

Senior Manager, Information Technology

Chris London

Manager, Database

John Gangitano

Support Analyst, Information Technology

People & Operations

Jill Brower

Jill Brower

Manager, Human Resources

Cristina Ruelas

Human Resources Analyst

Nuria Shariffi

Nuria Shariffi

Receptionist

San Diego Regional Policy & Innovation Center

A 501(c)3 organization of The San Diego Foundation, San Diego Regional Policy & Innovation Center is a partnership between The Foundation, the County of San Diego and The Brookings Institution to conduct research and policy analysis and help solve the region’s biggest problems.

Susan Guinn

Susan Guinn

President & CEO

Shalini Vajjhala

Executive Director

Jamal Russell Black

Senior Officer, Analytics & Impact

Ben Shorofsky

Senior Officer, Strategy & Grants

Josh Jacobsen

Josh Jacobsen

Officer, Government Relations & Policy

Victoria Vasquez

Executive Assistant

San Diego Women’s Foundation

A supporting organization of The San Diego Foundation, the San Diego Women’s Foundation connects, educates and inspires women to come together in collective philanthropy.

Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook

Executive Director, San Diego Women’s Foundation

Pim Tantiwuttipong

Grants and Programs Manager, San Diego Women’s Foundation


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