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Brenda Gonzalez Ricards, MA

Regional Director, Affiliate Engagement

Brenda Gonzalez Ricards

Expertise:
Community Development; Nonprofit Management; Fundraising; Board Development; Facilitating; Volunteer Training and Recruitment; Sponsorship;

Education:
M.A. Political Science, Cal State University Fullerton; B.A. Political Science, Cal State University Fullerton

Current Position:
Responsible for Affiliate communication and engagement with UnidosUS for California, Texas, and the multi-state region of the Far West. This combination of regions represents over 120 UnidosUS Affiliates, and two priority states, California and Texas. Brenda’s focus is nonprofit leadership development and the infusion of technology to drive organizations forward.

Previous Positions:
Vice President with Wells Fargo Bank’s Community Affairs Team as California Manager of the bank’s financial education program.