Lisa Alegria is chief development officer. In this capacity, she manages resource development and fundraising for the agency. With over 25 years of experience in fund development and nonprofit management, she specializes in solicitation strategies, corporate and foundation relations, capital campaigns, strategic planning, capacity building, board recruitment and engagement, research and grant writing.
Before joining the agency, Alegria was president and chief executive officer at Pacific Lodge Youth Services, a nonprofit residential intensive treatment program for juvenile probation youth referred by the Los Angeles Department of Children and Family Services and juvenile courts. She completed the Stanford Business School Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders, UCLA Fundraising Certificate Program and the Long Beach Center for Philanthropy Planning Giving Specialist and Management Action Program. She has a bachelor’s degree in business from Azusa Pacific University.