Our Team

Rocio Andrade
Rocio Andrade

Business Development Manager

Karla Ballesteros

Executive Assistant

Luz Falcon-Toledo

Office and Property Manager

Carmen Herrera-Mansir
Carmen Herrera-Mansir

Executive Director

Claudia Manrique

RWBC Program Director

Amy Mascareñas
Amy Mascareñas

Grants and Evaluation Manager

Cesario Ruiz
Juan Melgar

Director of Lending

Gerardo Rodriguez

Loan Officer

Isaac Rodriguez

Business Success Coach

Griselda Solis

Loan Officer

Cesario Ruiz
Cesario Ruiz

Kitchen Incubator Program Manager

Our Board

Ana Luis Cortez

Vice Chair

Brad Barbeu

Board Member
Executive Director, Institute for Innovation & Economic Development (iiED) CSUMB

Eduardo Cervantes

Board Member
Dean of Education Centers, Cabrillo College

Guadalupe Zepeda

Board Member
General Manager – Mas Mac Corporation

Heidi Pickman

Board Member
Vice President, Engagement and External Affairs, CAMEO

Jorge Reguerin

Business Development, Santa Cruz County Bank

June Padilla Ponce

Owner, Sun Valley Farms

Rosa Sanchez Duran

Salinas, CA

Board meetings are scheduled on the second Monday of every other month at 4pm. 

El Pajaro Community Development Corporation

23 East Beach Street, Suite #209
Watsonville, CA 95076

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday : 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Phone: (831) 722-1224
Fax: (831) 722-3128

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U. S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.


Accommodation for individuals with a disability will be made. Please notify a staff member of your needs in advance. 

© El Pájaro Community Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. All rights reserved.

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