Staff 2.0

Jacqueline Horten

As a seasoned Executive Assistant with extensive experience, Jaqueline brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to effectively support and enhance the productivity of executives and teams. Her career journey has been marked by a dedication to streamlining operations, managing complex schedules, and ensuring seamless communication within fast-paced environments. Jaqueline holds a strong educational foundation, having attended Antelope Valley College, which has provided her with a well-rounded understanding of various aspects of business and administration. Throughout her career, Jaqueline has honed her ability to coordinate and execute tasks with precision, making her adept at managing intricate production schedules, coordinating [...]

2023-10-19T11:50:00-07:00September 15, 2023|

Christian Altamirano

Christian Altamirano is the Development Coordinator at the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. Prior to joining the Fund, Christian was Executive Coordinator at America Votes directly managing the day-to-day operations for both the President and Executive Director. In addition, Christian helped manage the independent expenditures of congressional races across the country in the 2022 election with the House Majority PAC. He possesses a deep passion for civic responsibility with multiple national service stints in AmeriCorps and the title of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America. He is a proud native of Southern California and an alumnus of [...]

2023-09-15T11:56:30-07:00September 15, 2023|

Brettany Tucker

Prior to joining the Mayor's Fund, Brettany worked in philanthropic strategy consulting, and non-profit technical assistance and grant-making capacities in New York, Ohio, and her home state of California.  Brettany’s an avid researcher of how innovation and entrepreneurship can be scaled at the nexus of the private, public, and non-profit sectors.  During her graduate studies, Brettany engaged in a 10-day market research trip to Rwanda, while spearheading a go-to-market strategy and positioning for a community-owned agribusiness.  Prior, as a Fulbright Scholar in Colombia, she conducted research across urban cities and rural towns to measure the correlation between happiness and monthly incomes of [...]

2023-07-20T16:49:56-07:00April 4, 2023|

Anthony Foster

Anthony Foster is the Vice President, Programs & Policy at the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. He comes to the Fund after serving at two of Los Angeles leading non-profit organizations. He was most recently Director of Major Gifts at the Community Coalition in South Los Angeles, where he helped lead special projects, event curation and a diversified major gifts program. Anthony previously worked on a boys and men of color initiative at the Liberty Hill Foundation. A native Angeleno, Anthony holds a Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor’s in Sociology from [...]

2023-08-24T11:27:03-07:00April 3, 2023|

Naomi Jefferson

Naomi is the founder of NEJ Consulting LLC, a boutique development firm. Prior, she was Vice President at Capital Strategies where she served as a lead national fundraiser for Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer's historic re-election, as the national finance director for then-Congresswoman Karen Bass, and as the finance director for an Independent Expenditure (IE) effort to successfully elect Karen Bass as the first woman Mayor of Los Angeles. In addition, Naomi fundraised for other notable clients including: Speaker Emeritus Nancy Pelosi & the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), Democratic House Leader Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock, and House Majority PAC (HMP). [...]

2023-08-16T07:53:22-07:00April 2, 2023|

Conway Collis

As founding President/CEO of GRACE/End Child Poverty CA, Collis led GRACE and End Child Poverty CA from inception in 2013 through 2021. He led the 2018 development and implementation of a comprehensive evidence-based child and family poverty plan for California. $4.8 billion per year of the plan's funding recommendations have been adopted, resulting in over 290,000 children and families moving out of poverty in California and an additional 115,000 out of deep poverty in 2019-20. Collis formed the End Child Poverty CA Coalition, co-chaired by Dolores Huerta with 173 organizations as members, to support advocacy for these and subsequent [...]

2024-02-07T10:46:45-08:00April 1, 2023|
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