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Staff

Steve Ortiz 

President & CEO
Since 2005, Steve has spearheaded United Way of Santa Barbara County's corporate, workplace and residential development, marketing, strategic planning, volunteer management and the launch of the Young Leaders Society. Steve completed his bachelor degrees at the University of California Santa Barbara and earned his MBA at Cal Lutheran University. Before joining United Way, Steve was the Financial Manager for the Devereux Foundation, California Operations.

 

 

 

All staff members may be reached by dialing 805-965-8591 and their extension number, or by their direct dial number listed below. Staff members can also receive email at info@unitedwaysb.org.

 

Staff List

Michelle Alferez - United for Literacy Associate - 965-8594

Nicole Blair - Finance & Administration Manager - 882-0507

Melinda Cabrera - Director of Strategic Partnerships - 882-0511

Suzanne Danielson - Major Gifts Officer - 882-0514

Victoria Dominguez - Development Associate - 882-0516

Carlee Finlinson - Executive Assistant - 882-0505

Ina Frank - Major Gifts Officer - 882-0518

Anna Gavin - Community Impact Associate - 882-0508

Katie Higgins - Communications & Grants Coordinator - 965-0473

Tina Nelson - Development Manager - 965-8592

Steve Ortiz - President & CEO - x123

Penny Rowan - Gift Planning Services Assistant - 882-0517

Jennifer Salcido - Development Executive - x113

Seth Vaughan - Development Executive - x112

Shanna Wasson Taylor - Gift Planning Services Officer - 882-0502

Julia West - Fun in the Sun Coordinator - 965-8593