Who We Are
What We Do
Why it Matters
How You Fit In
Chief Executive Officer
At the intersection of optimism, strategy, and action, you will find Ciara Garcia, a dedicated social change agent with 17 years’ experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.
Development and Engagement Manager
Bringing her whole lifetime of involvement with the nonprofit sector, Hattie’s passion for developing relationships and exploring change through connection guides her work.
Director of Strategic Relationships
Brie is a Hispanic Tucson native who has a passion for increasing the impact of local nonprofits, cultivating thriving partnerships, and connecting with others to create positive change in the world.
Fast Pitch Director
Brittany is passionate about building community ecosystems to strengthen individuals, businesses, and communities.
Administrative and Operations Manager
Alisa joined the SVP Team in 2018 and was quickly promoted to Administrative and Operations Manager.
Director of Partner Engagement
Bringing with him over 35 years of nonprofit experience, John-Peter is the Director of Partner Engagement.
Vice President of Programs
Jennie Grabel is a committed, caring, strategic and optimistic leader with a passion for the profound and necessary work of the nonprofit sector.
Sahar is excited to share her commitment for implementing collaborative change with the SVP team.
Toscya Williams is a fourth-year student at the University of Arizona majoring in Psychological Sciences.