Sandra has over 20 years of leading local non-profits in Silicon Valley and Northern California, with expertise in creating an organizational vision, developing strategic plans, developing a board of directors, and raising significant capital. Her grant writing and major gifts projects have helped to raise millions of dollars for United Way Silicon Valley. She also served as the Executive Director for the Woodland Healthcare Foundation where she led a successful multi-million dollar capital campaign.
Sandra’s successes have been recognized by her community. She received a Commendation from former Vice Mayor Cindy Chavez and a congressional recognition from Congressman Mike Honda through her work with the Third Street Community Center. Most recently, Sandra has worked both as a coach and consultant for several Silicon Valley non-profits. Sandra is a local professional who grew up in San Jose and graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz.