Esperança
Sandra Searle, CFRE

Sandra Searle, CFRE

Sandra Searle, CFRE serves as the Chief Development Officer for Esperança. A proud Arizona native, she is recognized in the community as a leader in nonprofit fundraising, overseeing the development, marketing, volunteer and outreach strategies for organizations upwards of $25 million. Past experience includes serving as CDO for UMOM and

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Maria Valenzuela

Maria Valenzuela

Maria Valenzuela is the Senior Program Director with Esperança. In 1999 she founded the organization’s Arizona-based community health programs – reaching over 45,000 Hispanic and refugee families. Maria used a cultural lens to author and implement curriculums on nutrition, oral health, chronic disease prevention and management and more. In 2022

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Kerry White, MSA

Kerry White, MSA

Kerry White, serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Esperança. Most recently White was Director of Business & Procurement for Starwest Associates.  Kerry is an accomplished operations executive with experience in procurement, compliance, and contract management across multiple industries. Kerry holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminology/Sociology from the University of Colorado and  Masters

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Jeri Royce

Jeri Royce

Jeri Royce serves as President & CEO for Esperança.  Jeri is an accomplished leader with a distinguished career leading operational, business development, program development/management and human resource functions. With over 25 years of experience in local and national nonprofit organizations, she has a successful track record of building a leading

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