LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org.

Kenia Zamarripa (Impact 2019), Nancy Maldonado (Advance 2017 and Influence 2020), Sofia Salgado Robitaille (Impact 1997 ), and Linda Caballero Sotelo (Impact 2004) have been named to the City of San Diego’s Latinx Advisory Group. Read more.

Chanelle Hawken (Impact 2009 & LEAD Board member) has been named a 2021 SD Metro Woman of Influence. Read more.

Paula Zamudio (Advance 2018) is now the Community Relations Manager for Escondido Union High School District.

Jennifer Summers (Impact 2018) is now the Director of Tribal Relations & Land Management for SDG&E.

Karen Higareda (Advance 2019 & LEAD Board member) is now the Lead Case Manager for South Bay Community Services.

Kory Cavanary (Impact 2021) is now the Senior Consultant for the Transformation Management Team at Cognizant.

Vicki Mealer-Burke (Influence 2018 & LEAD Vice Chair) is now a Board Member for Make A Wish Foundation San Diego.

Itica Milanes (Advance 2019) is now the Director of Marketing, PR & Communications for JONES.

Carol Hazen (Impact 2021) is now the COO for the San Diego Housing Federation.

Emily Howe (Impact 2020) is now a Board Member for the San Diego Law Library Foundation.

Maggie Schroedter (Impact 2014) was named Partner at Robberson Schroedter, LLP.

Tonya Torosian (Influence 2013 & LEAD Board Member) was named a Clare Rose Sabbatical recipient from Fieldstone Leadership Network San Diego. Read more.

Valerie Attisha (Impact 2005 and Advance 2020) is now the Vice President of Client & Community Relations at PNC.

Megan O’Dowd (Impact 2012) is now the Program Coordinator for the Office of Homeless Solutions at the County of San Diego.