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
Chief Administrative Officer - Johnson Family Foundation
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.
Paulina began with Nonprofit Solutions as a Human Resources/Marketing Intern and was hired to join the team in December 2020 as Lead Producer for our virtual workshops. Her expertise is crucial to the success of our virtual programming: providing production/technical assistance during virtual program presentations, assisting facilitators and members, and supervising production associate interns. Paulina is graduating with her Business Management degree from San Diego State University in May 2021. With her personable demeanor, strong technical and communication skills, Paulina is an asset to the Nonprofit Solutions team. She is excited about expanding her strengths in the community and the nonprofit sector as she begins the next phase of her career.