Lorena is the Director of Communications at The San Diego Foundation, where she develops and executes public relations plans that create awareness for The Foundation’s products, services, programs and impact on the local community. She is also the primary writer of printed and digital content for The Foundation.
Prior to her role, Lorena was the Director of College and Community Relations at Grossmont College, a community college in San Diego’s East County. There, she was primarily responsible for internal communications, public relations, marketing and social media, and was project manager for the college’s two website redesigns. Previously, she worked at San Diego State University in various marketing and communications roles.
Lorena holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and a master’s degree in mass communication and media studies from San Diego State University.