Big Brothers Big Sisters Staff

Leading us in the right direction

Big Brothers Big Sisters staff is a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals, willing to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.

MAIN OFFICE:
4305 University Ave., Suite 300
 San Diego, CA 92105

Phone: (858) 536-4900
Fax: (858) 536-8255
Careers: HR@SDBigs.org

 

S. Wayne Kay

S. Wayne Kay

President & CEO

Wayne has 30+ years of experience leading a wide range of organizations primarily focused in the healthcare and life science industry.  His past executive management experiences have been in both entrepreneurial and larger global companies – private and publicly traded. Prior to coming to Big Brothers Big Sisters, Wayne served as President, CEO & Director of OncoGenesis, Inc., a cervical cancer screening company in the Silicon Valley.  Wayne has extensive not-for-profit executive and board leadership experience, with an emphasis on youth character and leadership development. As Board Chair for the Beta Theta Pi Foundation, he has led the raise of more than $40 million for education and leadership development programs in the not-for-profit sector. Wayne has the distinction of being a Lifetime National Trustee and Pacific Region Past Board Chair of Boys & Girls Club of America and Board Chairman of the Beta Theta Pi Foundation.  Wayne has a BS in Microbiology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute, a BS in Business Administration from the University of San Francisco and an MBA in Management/Finance from Pepperdine University. He and his wife, Susan, live in Carmel Valley.

(858) 746-9151

Bonnie Campbell

Bonnie Campbell

Program Director

Bonnie came to Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County in January 2008 with over 25 years experience in the Human Services field.  She served as Executive Director of a Domestic Violence organization and has worked in Child Protective Services, child and adolescent mental health services, Georgia State Court Victim Advocacy Programs, a teen clinic for pregnant girls and their families, and a Family Advocacy Program for military families at an overseas Air Force Base. She began her career at BBBS as a Match Support Specialist for Operation Bigs and served as the Program Manager for Military Mentoring Programs before being named Program Director.  Bonnie is originally from Hialeah, Florida and earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work at Florida State University.

(858) 746-9121

Tina Rose

Tina Rose

Director of Marketing & Events

A San Diego native, Tina brings two decades of experience in the non-profit sector, with a focus on youth serving organizations. Tina independently opened a Foster and Adoption branch office in San Diego, and then conducted all facets of the marketing and recruitment as the office grew. In 2004, she began her career with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. Tina started working in the Program Department, and in 2005, she became the Marketing Director and continues to use her experience working with volunteers and children to advocate for the need for more caring mentors in San Diego. Tina works diligently with the BBBS Board and the greater community to build awareness of the need for more mentors and funding to support the life-changing programs offered by Big Brother Big Sisters. Tina graduated summa cum laude from Vanguard University and was a scholar athlete, playing four years of collegiate volleyball. Tina is active mentor and community volunteer. She supports various causes, such as the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital NICU, Voices for Children CASA program, Miracle Babies, and Flood Church. Tina and her husband Jeff have two children, Trevor and Laurel.

(858) 746-9117

Administrative Team

Mary Tucci

Mary Tucci

Facilities & Administration Manager

(858) 746-9154

Rebecca Zacharda

Rebecca Zacharda

Bookkeeper

(858) 746-9164


Development Team

Rachel Gomes

Rachel Gomes

Donor Relations Coordinator

(858) 746-9153

Jennifer Punn

Jennifer Punn

Grant Writer & Development Associate

Recruitment, Events and Marketing Team

Talia Hazard

Talia Hazard

Marketing & Events Manager

(858) 746-9116

Nick Angulo

Nick Angulo

Recruitment & Training Specialist

(858) 746-9109

Karla Mendoza

Karla Mendoza

Lead Recruitment & Training Specialist

(858) 746-9174

Brenda Suarez

Brenda Suarez

Customer Relations Specialist

(858) 746-9128

Karissa Wilburn

Karissa Wilburn

Events & Marketing Specialist

(858) 746-9163


Program Team

Claudia Aldana Robles

Claudia Aldana Robles

Senior Program Manager

Bilingual (858) 746-9145

Mariela Nuza Cohen

Mariela Nuza Cohen

Senior Program Manager

(858) 746-9146

Kelly Jensen

Kelly Jensen

Program Manager

(858) 746-9189

Edith Sanchez-Cruz

Edith Sanchez-Cruz

Program Manager

(858) 746-9170

Jeanette Aldana-Perry

Jeanette Aldana-Perry

Enrollment & Matching Specialist

(858) 746-9187

Arlyn Aquino

Arlyn Aquino

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9162

Mae Briseno

Mae Briseno

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9177

Yiasemah Brunette

Yiasemah Brunette

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9149

Miriam Davis

Miriam Davis

Match Support Specialist

(619) 987-1412

Denise Del Cid Parada

Denise Del Cid Parada

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9191

Ginna Farrar

Ginna Farrar

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9178

Rachel Fischel

Rachel Fischel

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9184

Megan Hartwell

Megan Hartwell

Recruitment & Enrollment Specialist

(858) 746-9173

Rocio Herrera

Rocio Herrera

Enrollment & Matching Specialist

(858) 746-9183

Maureen Hopman

Maureen Hopman

Program
Jessica Johnson

Jessica Johnson

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9120

Cheryl Macias

Cheryl Macias

Match Support Specialist

Beyond School Walls (858) 746-9192

Sam Mandler

Sam Mandler

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9165

Zoey Martin

Zoey Martin

Enrollment & Matching Specialist

(858) 746-9146

Emily McLenachen

Emily McLenachen

Match Support Specialist

(858) 254-4857

Mariana Mendez-Casanova

Mariana Mendez-Casanova

Program Specialist

(858) 746-9188

Carmina Mireles

Carmina Mireles

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9191

Desiree Nash

Desiree Nash

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9175

Teather Nichols

Teather Nichols

Enrollment & Matching Specialist

(858) 746-9150

Micaela Ortiz

Micaela Ortiz

Program Assistant

(858) 746-9118

Ayaris Patino Rodriguez

Ayaris Patino Rodriguez

Match Support Specialist

(858) 863-6230

Vallie Rangel

Vallie Rangel

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9115

Aliyah Redic

Aliyah Redic

Enrollment Assistant Intern

(858) 746-9166

Anthony Reynoso

Anthony Reynoso

Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9181

Melissa Serrano

Melissa Serrano

Lead Match Support Specialist

(858) 746-9157

Emily Velazquez-Roth

Emily Velazquez-Roth

Enrollment & Matching Specialist

(858) 746-9161

Kelly Wakeland

Kelly Wakeland

Recruitment & Training Specialist

(858) 746-9172

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