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Meet the LeadersTrust Team

Holly Delany Cole

Holly Delany Cole

Program Director

Holly loves collaborating and working on projects where she can flex her talent at juggling multiple moving parts. Hot yoga, hot weather and swimming in the Caribbean Sea are a few of her favorite things.

Miguel de la Fuente-Lau

Miguel de la Fuente-Lau

Program Manager

Miguel is a skilled relationship-builder who enjoys fostering partnerships with the incredible leaders we work with. He loves exchanging personal stories, especially shared over a good cup of coffee, or three.

Chana Fitton

Chana Fitton

Program Director

Chana dreams of a world that is loving and just. She loves connecting with people through deep listening. She is always laughing, especially at the silliest jokes and loves to swing dance.

Luigi Fu

Luigi Fu

Program and Finance Manager

Luigi  is a talented problem-solver and community builder who recently ran his first marathon and enjoys long road trips.

Sidney Hargro

Sidney Hargro

Executive Director

Sidney firmly believes that we can make possible the seemingly impossible. That idea and his active imagination drive his endless pursuit of true liberation. If Sidney didn’t work in philanthropy, he would travel the world capturing beauty and stories through black and white photography. 

Justine Ingram

Justine Ingram

Project Director

Justine utilizes her lived experiences and love of connecting people to foster hope for those who want to create intentional change in their own way. Justine’s favorite things are cooking traditional southern dishes, thrift shopping, and understanding her own historical family ties through generational storytelling.

Andrew Ngeseyan

Andrew Ngeseyan

Director of Finance and Operations

My passion for equity and mission-driven work is the product of a decade spent working with, and for, educators. The lessons I learned are the foundation for the critical work we do at The Leaders Trust. Supporting organizations through our programs motivates the desire to improve our communities.

Maria Rogers Pascual

Maria Rogers Pascual

Program Director

Maria loves to connect people through creative ways that let everyone shoot for the stars. She loves to dance, especially cumbia and is a polyglot who speaks 4 and a half languages.

Etobssie Wako

Etobssie Wako

Project Director

Etobssie believes in symbiosis and in radical collaboration. She finds joy in co-creating new possibilities with those at the frontlines of change work; and upholds her peoples’ traditions that understand liberation as art, and song, and dance.

Meet our Advisory Board

Linda Wood

Linda Wood

Advisory Board Chair

As former Program Director at the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, Linda founded the Flexible Leadership Awards in 2004 and led the Haas Leadership Initiatives for 18 years.

Linda Baker

Linda Baker

Advisory Board Member

Linda is the Director of Organizational Effectiveness and Directed Grantmaking at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Marcus Walton

Marcus Walton

Advisory Board Member

Marcus is the President and CEO of Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

Meet our Capacity Coaches

Mike Allison

Mike Allison

Oakland, CA

Maura Bairley

Maura Bairley

San Francisco, CA

Natalie Bamdad

Natalie Bamdad

Washington, D.C.

Michael Bell

Michael Bell

Oakland, CA

Viveka Chen

Viveka Chen

San Francisco, CA

Susan Colson

Susan Colson

Oakland, CA

Raquel Donoso

Raquel Donoso

Berkeley, CA

Aja Couchois-Duncan

Aja Couchois-Duncan

Woodacre

Brett Dupuy

Brett Dupuy

Brooklyn, NY

Ian Esquibel

Ian Esquibel

New Mexico

Tannia Esparza

Tannia Esparza

New Mexico

LaTanya Flix

LaTanya Flix

Houston, TX

Christina Garcia

Christina Garcia

Berkeley, CA

Stephanie Ghoston Paul

Stephanie Ghoston Paul

Dallas, TX

Shaena Johnson

Shaena Johnson

Baton Rouge, LA

Esther Kim

Esther Kim

San Francisco, CA

Helen Kim

Helen Kim

Brooklyn, NY

Kelli King-Jackson

Kelli King-Jackson

Houston, TX

Andrea Lee

Andrea Lee

Oakland, CA

Diana Marie Lee

Diana Marie Lee

Miami, FL

Wazi Maret

Wazi Maret

Brooklyn, NY

Bonnie Mazza

Bonnie Mazza

New York City, NY

Janet McIntyre

Janet McIntyre

Los Angeles, CA

Lindsay Miller

Lindsay Miller

Hood River, OR

Susan Misra

Susan Misra

Bronx, NY

Inca Mohamed

Inca Mohamed

Brooklyn, NY

Makiyah Moody

Makiyah Moody

Boston, MA

Tamara Moore

Tamara Moore

Oakland, CA

LaToya Morgan

LaToya Morgan

Detroit, MI

Paula Morris

Paula Morris

Sausalito, CA

Dyan Oldenburg

Dyan Oldenburg

Santa Fe, NM

Vickie Oldman

Vickie Oldman

Albuquerque, NM

Queen Victoria Ortega

Queen Victoria Ortega

Los Angeles, CA

Nancy Ragey

Nancy Ragey

Sunnyvale

Maria Ramos-Chertok

Maria Ramos-Chertok

Mill Valley

Mari Ryono

Mari Ryono

Torrance, CA

Mohan Sikka

Mohan Sikka

Brooklyn, NY

Sarah Silva

Sarah Silva

Las Cruces, NM

Latonya Slack

Latonya Slack

Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Tan

Elizabeth Tan

Oakland, CA

Kenita Williams

Kenita Williams

Atlanta, GA

Heidi Williamson

Heidi Williamson

Commerce, CA

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