206-734-4461 | email@example.com
Ms. Susan Yang, MPP is Denise Louie Education Center’s Executive Director. She joined our team in 2015 and oversees daily operations at seven site locations and leads a collaborative planning process with board members, parents, and staff to develop, update, and monitor agency goals. Susan brings over 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector in early childhood education and human services field. She has led efforts in policy, program, and research in her various roles. She holds a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in social, domestic policy, from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND MARKETING
(206) 806-7389 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Nina Luu joined DLEC in 2015, taking on different roles in many of our departments, from Enrollment to Family Services, she has a deep understanding of how our agency operates. In her role as the Program Director, she leads the education team to ensure that a high quality early childhood education is provided and accessible to all children and families that we serve through five learning centers. She is involved with the Policy Council and has served on the Development and Employee Wellness Committees. Prior to Denise Louie, she has worked with our community partners Seattle Children as well the Washington Health Benefit Exchange ensuring our community is healthy and has the appropriate support to thrive. Nina is a graduate of the University of Washington with a major in Healthcare Leadership and Minoring in Business Administration and Nonprofit Management.
DIRECTOR OF HR AND GENERAL OPERATIONS
(206) 462-3231 | email@example.com
Vertesia Gutierrez, SHRM-SCP is Denise Louie’s Director of HR and General Operations. She joined our team in 2021 and oversees Human Resources, IT, and general operations and facilities. Vertesia brings over 15 years of human resource experience and 9 years of customer service and finance experience in a variety of industries including 5 years in non-profit. She has been in a variety of roles from Accounting Assistant, Service Manager, HRIS & Benefits Specialist, Recruiter, and HR Business Partner. Vertesia currently serves on the Washington State SHRM Council as a Government Affairs Director and Disability Rights of Washington Council and is a current member of SHRM and the National Society of Leadership and Success. She holds a Bachelor’s in Human Resources Management and will be attending school in the winter to obtain her MBA.
DIRECTOR OF HOME VISITING
(206) 902-6389 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Shaniqua Harris, MA is Denise Louie’s Director of Home Visiting. She joined our team March of 2020 and oversees the Home visiting team. As Home Visiting Director Shaniqua will design, implement and manage DLEC internal structures, systems, policies, and procedures for home-based, ensuring compliance with Head Start performance standards and best practices. Shaniqua will be bringing 10 years of experience working in the Early Childhood Education field in both Center based and Home based lenses. She has been a teacher, case manager and home visitor in her past roles. She holds a Master’s of Arts in Leadership and Communication and Bachelors of Arts in Human Development Minoring in Early Childhood Education.
Marah Irizarry Nazario
OUTREACH AND ENROLLMENT DIRECTOR
(206) 767-8223 | email@example.com