Meet the Team
Board of Directors
Chair of the Board
Nonprofit Consultant, Trainer, and Facilitator
Business Assurance Senior Manager - MOSS ADAMS, LLP
Vice President, Marketing - Front Porch Communities
Assistant Director - StandWithUs Legal Department
Chief Administrative Officer - Johnson Family Foundation
Human Resources Director - National University
Chief Operations Executive & Advisor
Christiana was named Executive Director in February 2021. Prior, she served five years as Nonprofit Solutions' Director of Learning. Christiana has influenced the nonprofit sector with her vision and leadership since 2001. She began her career directing youth development programs at the YMCA before serving a myriad of other organizations and causes within the nonprofit community. At Nonprofit Solutions, she has focused on professional development, consulting, and coaching all with the Diversity-Equity-Inclusion (DEI) lens. She has also served in interim executive director roles for a number of partner organizations. Christiana holds a Masters of Arts in Psychology. Christiana is looking forward to shepherding Nonprofit Solutions and its members into a bright, new future.
Associate Executive Director
Angie started with Nonprofit Solutions as a volunteer facilitator in the fall of 2018 and joined the staff in September 2020 as Director of Engagement. She was promoted to Associate Executive Director in March 2021 where she is primarily responsible for the training institute, member engagement and communications. Angie brings 28 years experience in adult education and nonprofit compliance and holds a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction. After serving as a community college writing instructor and vocational college administrator, she is thrilled to support the nonprofit community through professional development. She is a graduate of the Disney Institute and member of the Association of Talent Development.
Zanni joined the Nonprofit Solutions staff in March 2021 as the Operations Manager. She brings 12 years of experience in logistics, operations, and program management in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She earned her BA in Anthropology from University of Arizona and is currently earning her Masters in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of San Diego. She will be primarily responsible for business, financial, and technical operations, as well as coordinate member services. Zanni is happy to have the opportunity to strengthen the San Diego nonprofit community through her career and school.
Business Development Coordinator
Johanna began with Nonprofit Solutions as the Business Development Coordinator in the Summer 2021. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from SKEMA Business School, and had the opportunity to study in France, Brazil and the United States. These experiences developed her cultural awareness and passion for working with nonprofit organizations around the globe. She has experience working with both nonprofit and for-profit organizations, allowing her to be competent in a wide array of subjects. Johanna is excited about her career beginning in the nonprofit sector as she gets to learn and grow on the daily while positively impacting the community. Johanna coordinates Nonprofit Solutions consulting contracts and sponsorship opportunities.
Volunteer Programs Coordinator
Luiza joined the team Fall 2021 to coordinate the Volunteer Administrators Network, Volunteer Essentials, and Volunteer Manager Learning Groups. Luiza believes that through operations and processes improvements, nonprofits can improve their impact on their communities. That’s what has led her from a Bachelor in Economics to a Masters in Business Administration and a certification in Project Management from San Diego Continuing Education. She’s passionate about improving herself as a way to better serve others and the world. Her experience with Volunteer Management includes leading volunteer groups and individuals, as a Regional Manager of annual fundraisings, and having coordinated and recreated a Volunteer Program from recruitment to exit, and everything in between.