Our team comprises talented, multilingual professionals who have extensive experience in business, nonprofit and legal sectors in the U.S. and in Latin America.

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Christina Mellace

Senior Director, Programs and Strategic Engagement
Christina Mellace, Director of Programs, joined TRF in September 2013. Christina coordinates TRF’s programs from design and approval process through implementation. She also oversees all final reporting for TRF, ensuring that donors receive exceptional  qualitative and quantitative result metrics on projects supported. In her role, Christina collaborates closely with donors and nonprofit organizations to develop sound, impactful programs.

Prior to joining The Resource Foundation, Christina spent a year in Durán, Ecuador where she taught English at a local elementary school and launched an adult English learning course aimed at mothers and small businesswomen. She spent time running an after-school program and was involved in hosting groups of high school and college students through short-term immersion experiences. Christina also worked as Assistant Director for Rostro de Cristo, responsible for overseeing general operations and recruitment in the United States.

Christina graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. in Communication and Marketing. She is fluent in Spanish and has a strong understanding of Portuguese.

  • Marcela Lopez-Macedonio

    President & CEO

  • Loren Finnell

    Founder In Memoriam

  • Maria Eugenia Vásquez

    Senior Director, Finance and Administration

  • Jazmin Carrillo

    Programs & Engagement Manager