Meet the Team
Board of Directors
Chair of the Board
Nonprofit Consultant, Trainer, and Facilitator
Human Resources Director - National University
Chief Administrative Officer - Johnson Family Foundation
Assistant Director - StandWithUs Legal Department
Head of Ops & Chief of Staff - Enigma
Gretel von Son
SBIR/STTR Director - Connect
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 shepherding Nonprofit Solutions and its members into a bright, new future.
Associate Executive Director
Angie started with Nonprofit Solutions as a facilitator in 2018 and joined the staff in September 2020. She currently serves as Associate Executive Director and is primarily responsible for the training institute, member engagement and communications. Angie brings 28 years of experience in education and holds a Master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction. After serving as a public school and community college writing instructor, she transitioned to the holistic health field before working in nonprofit compliance. She is thrilled to support the nonprofit community through professional development and employee engagement. She is a graduate of the Disney Institute and member of the Association of Talent Development.
Business & Communications Manager
Eileen joined the Nonprofit Solutions staff in June 2022. She previously spent five years as a International Studies Program Coordinator and Academic Advisor at UC San Diego's School of Global Policy & Strategy. Eileen holds a BA degree in psychology from UC San Diego, and worked in the school’s Office for Students with Disabilities as a student worker before graduation. She is primarily responsible for business, financial, and technical operations, as well as marketing and communications. Eileen is excited to be part of the Nonprofit Solutions and use her experience and skillset to support the nonprofit community.
Innovative Solutions Manager
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.