Ofelia Esquivel leads and manages the executive office team and serves the board of directors. She also leads the planning and compilation of the quarterly meeting materials and provides strategic support to the president and chief executive officer. Prior to joining the Foundation, Esquivel worked for the nonprofit health insurance company, Blue Shield of California. She supported senior-level executives and volunteered and organized community programs for the company. Esquivel also has a strong background of senior-level support with companies such as KPMG Peat Marwick, Johnson & Johnson, Warner Bros and The Broad Foundation. Her charitable activities include support of local homeless organizations. Esquivel graduated from United College of Business with a secretarial science degree.