Alessandra Lezama

Board Member

Alessandra Lezama is the founder and CEO of TOOTRiS, an on-demand child care technology platform that is revolutionizing how parents find, enroll and pay for quality child care in real-time. With over 20 years as a technology executive and serial entrepreneur, Alessandra has an impressive track record for taking underperforming tech companies and turning them into global, high-performance powerhouses.

Alessandra’s hands-on leadership across industries has earned her many accolades, such as the “2021 Dream Big - Minority Small Business of the Year Award” by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; “2021 Moving San Diego Forward Award” by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce; “2021 Outstanding Business Leader Award” by CSU San Marcos College of Business; “2020 Connect Women of Influence,” “2020 Business Woman of the Year,” “2018 Most Admired CEO of the Year” and “2016 Woman Who Means Business” by the San Diego Business Journal and many more.

Alessandra is passionate about technology and supporting women in the workforce and as entrepreneurs and actively advocates for quality early childhood education. Alessandra has recently been appointed to the Global - ReadyNation CEO Task Force for Early Childhood Development and the California Preschool Business Advisory Council. She serves on the San Diego County Child Care and Development Council, chairing the Needs Analysis Committee, and is a member of the Board of Directors and Management Council of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Directors for the San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum. Driven by a deep-rooted social purpose, as a single mom and an immigrant to this country, Alessandra works relentlessly to help inspire the next generation of business leaders.