93% of our HoPe Team is composed of Alumni who have graduated from our program and have returned to serve the rising generation. 90% of our HoPe Team volunteers at least 40 hours a month to ensure the organization reaches success in its programming, events, and initiatives. Meet our amazing team below: 

LEADERSHIP
TEAM

David Araya I President and CEO

Angela Hurtado I Vice President and COO

Diana Vela I Director of Leadership Chapters & Expansion

Chelsey Castro I Director of Legacy Leaders & IS

OUR TEAM

We are movers and shakers, introverts and extroverts, HoPe 

enthusiasts and world changers. Together we work together to

elevate the rising generation.

TEAM
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ALUMNI

DEPARTMENT

Sebastian Puerta I Director of Alumni Engagement

Carlos Jasso I Alumni Outreach Coordinator

Izabella Orozco I Alumni Spotlight Coordinator

CHAPTERS

DEPARTMENT

Diana Vela I Director of Leadership Chapters & Expansion

Denise Gonzalez | Assistant Director of Leadership Chapters

Carolina Melendez | Chapters Advisor Coordinator

Sebastian Hurtado I Chapters President Coordinator

Raymond Pan I Chapters Fundraising Coordinator

Lorena Boyzo I Chapters Community Service Coordinator

Jimena Somilleda I Chapters Communications Coordinator

Ivan Tlaseca I Chapters IS Coordinator / Leadership Coach

Abraham Morales I Leadership Coach

Ariella Williams I Leadership Coach

Ashley Rodriguez-Castillo I Leadership Coach

Carlos Jasso | Leadership Coach

Cesy Maldonado | Leadership Coach

Gaby Sifuentes I Leadership Coach

Giovanni Cammarota I Leadership Coach

Immanuel Mejia I Leadership Coach

Joselyn Gutierrez I Leadership Coach

Katherine Narciso I Leadership Coach

Kimberly Alvarez I Leadership Coach

Mario Guzman | Leadership Coach

Maryury Deloya I Leadership Coach

Moises Cortez Guerra I Leadership Coach

Oscar Baza Pineda I Leadership Coach

Sofia Magana I Leadership Coach

Sophia Vazquez I Leadership Coach

Valentina Suarez I Leadership Coach

Yentil Nicolas | Leadership Coach

Zarina Frausto | Leadership Coach

DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT

David Araya I President & CEO

Angela Hurtado I Vice President & COO

Diana Vela I Director of Leadership Chapters & Expansion

Anayely Moreno I Development Coordinator

Daniela Roldan I Development Intern

EDUCATION

DEPARTMENT

César Lopez | Director of Education
Sthefany Orduz | Program Coordinator
Melissa Juarez | ED Information Systems Coordinator
Amy Tin | ED Information Systems Coordinator
Rachel Aranda | Resource Development Intern

Jennifer Ventura | Senior Content Expert/Advisor
Maria Batres | Underclassmen Content Expert/Advisor
Glenda Espinal | College Application Content Expert/Advisor
Karla Martinez | DACA/Undocumented Student Content Expert/Advisor

EXPANSION

DEPARTMENT

Diana Vela | Director of Leadership Chapters & Expansion

Octavio Aguado | Expansion Coordinator

Dani Herrera I Expansion Coordinator 

Abriana Shepard | Expansion Intern

INFORMATION
SYSTEMS 

DEPARTMENT

Chelsey Castro I Director of Legacy Leaders & IS

Justin Acosta I IS Intern

Ramon Mandujano I IS Intern

LEGACY LEADER
DEPARTMENT

Chelsey Castro I Director of Legacy Leaders & IS

Elizabeth Benavidez I Legacy Leader IS Coordinator

Andrea Morales I Legacy Leader Event Coordinator

Giovanna Ramirez | Legacy Leader & Apprentice Coordinator

Monserrat Vasquez | Legacy Leader Process Intern

Samantha Galue | Legacy Leader Process Intern

MARKETING 

DEPARTMENT

Sebastian Maturino I Director of Marketing

Anahi Tejada I Graphic Designer & Instagram Coordinator

Sophia Vasquez | Graphic Designer

Alondra Gonzalez-Reynosa | Video Editor

Ivan Martinez I Video Editor

Karla Martinez | Facebook Coordinator

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