Our Staff

President and CEO

Janet Marinaccio
(818) 686-7321
janet @ mendpoverty.org

Chief Operating Officer

Jenny Gutierrez
(818) 686-7322
jenny @ mendpoverty.org

Chief Financial Officer

Scott Mikels
(818) 686-7353
scott @ mendpoverty.org

Chief Development Officer

Chanya Blumenkrantz
(818) 686-7320
chanya @ mendpoverty.org

Program Director

Maggie Gregor
(818) 686-7350
maggie @ mendpoverty.org

Associate Program Director

Maria Jimenez
(818) 686-7325
maria @ mendpoverty.org

Volunteer Services Director

Lupe Martin
(818) 686-7327
lupe @ mendpoverty.org

Volunteer Services Coordinator

Rubicela Ochoa
(818) 686-7332
rubi @ mendpoverty.org

Administrative & Special Projects Coordinator

Jackey Arriaga
(818) 686-7360
jackey @ mendpoverty.org

Development Assistant

Mitzy Velez
(818) 686-7360
mitzy @ mendpoverty.org

Grant Writer

Lisa Tang
(818) 686-7335
lisatang @ mendpoverty.org

Bookkeeper

Majid Shakouri
(818) 686-7361
majid @ mendpoverty.org

Case Manager Supervisor

Ana Mendez
(818) 686-7319
ana @ mendpoverty.org

Clothing Center Manager

Veronica Soto
(818) 686-7328
veronica @ mendpoverty.org

Clothing Center Coordinator

Jose De Santiago
(818) 686-7338
jose @ mendpoverty.org

Client Intake Coordinator

Gabriela Olea
(818) 686-7301
gabriela @ mendpoverty.org

Welcome Center Coordinator

Iris Zuniga
(818) 686-7324
iris @ mendpoverty.org

Medical Clinic Manager

Christian Espinoza, MD
(818) 686-7333
chris @ mendpoverty.org

Medical Clinic Assistant Manager

Jessica Martinez
(818) 686-7357
jessica @ mendpoverty.org

Optometrist

Francisca Escobar, OD
francisca @ mendpoverty.org

Dental Clinic Manager

Zaide Reyes-Monzano
(818) 686-7337
zaide @ mendpoverty.org

Dental Assistant

Elizabeth Neri
(818) 686-7359
lisa @ mendpoverty.org

Dentist

Jorge Alvarez, DDS

Foodbank Manager

Adam Brooks
(818) 686-7334
adam @ mendpoverty.org

Foodbank Warehouse Manager

Richard Torrez
(818) 686-7302
richardt @ mendpoverty.org

Warehouse Assistant/Driver

Louis Larios
louis @ mendpoverty.org

Facilities/Maintenance

Kenneth Doyle
(818) 686-7349
kenny @ mendpoverty.org

Marketing & Outreach VISTA

Cecilia Lopez
(818) 686-7312
clopez @ mendpoverty.org