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Staff

Get to know the amazing team that brings Point's mission to life each and every day.

Point staff

Get to know the amazing team that brings Point's mission to life each and every day.

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Led by Executive Director & CEO, Jorge Valencia, Point is staffed by a passionate team of professionals who specialize in raising funds, administering programs, public relations and providing financial oversight. Staff members are based in our headquarter offices in Los Angeles and New York.

Point Foundation CEO Jorge Valencia next to banner

Led by Executive Director & CEO, Jorge Valencia, Point is staffed by a passionate team of professionals who specialize in raising funds, administering programs, public relations and providing financial oversight. Staff members are based in our headquarter offices in Los Angeles and New York.

Meet Our Team

SCOTT ARNESON

Chief Financial Officer

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ELIZABETH BEDORTHA

Senior Manager, Scholar Advocacy

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MARGAUX COWDEN

Chief Program Officer

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BILL DEVERS

Senior Director of Development

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NATASHA DWYER

Development Coordinator, Corporate and Foundation Relations

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SUSAN LINN FERRIS

Director of Human Resources & Finance

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SIMONE GRICE

Development Manager, Individual Giving

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HOPE HARRIS

Manager, Marketing & Communications

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SARAH MASON

Director of Marketing & Communications

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JANE MILLER RENNERT

Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

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JAMIE MONTOYA

Manager, Database & Analytics

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ZORRA ORTEGA

Coordinator, Programs

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EDDIE PELTO

Chief Advancement Officer

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NICOLE RIZZUTO

Development Manager, Engagement & Advancement

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ALEJANDRO RUIZ

Associate Manager, Recruitment & Selection

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CIERRA RUSSELL

Director of Scholar Advocacy & Enrichment

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CHARLIE SMITH

Coordinator, Finance & Administration

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GRANT STREAM-GONZALEZ

Director of Scholar Recruitment & Selection

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MELISSA DE SZENDEFFY

Development Associate

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JORGE VALENCIA

Executive Director & CEO

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DARRIN WILSTEAD

Director of Executive Affairs & Board Relations

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KEVIN KIM WRIGHT

Chief of Staff

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