Professional Team

The professional team provides leadership and support to services and operations programs within the facility and across campus. Our talented team is passionate about delivering exceptional service to our community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests. We are here to serve you. Feel free to call us or email us at the contact information listed below.

Damesha McKnight (She/Her/Hers)
Reservations Coordinator
310.243.2342 |

Achiever, Activator, Competition, Adaptability, Woo

Office Manager

Giselle Atallah (She/Her/Hers)
Support Services Coordinator
310.243.2226 |

Relator, Achiever, Futuristic, Intellection, Competition

Victor Gonzalez (He/Him/His)
Temporary Marketing Coordinator
310.243.3854 |

Individualization, Analytical, Adaptability, Learner, Relator

Services Manager

Program Coordinator

Jesse Anes (He/Him/His)
Building Maintenance Supervisor
310.243.2171 |

Leadership Team

Cecilia Ortiz (She/Her/Hers)
Executive Director
310.243.3854 |
Adaptability, Strategic, Ideation, Intellection, Input

“Leading people and organizations
towards optimal achievement.”

John Stigar (He/Him/His)
Assistant Director, Facility Operations
310.243.3854 |
Achiever, Positivity, Relator, Responsibility, Restorative

"Directing public facilities through expert leadership."

Jaime Leal (He/Him/His)
Assistant Director
310.243.3854 |
Context, Harmony, Relator, Developer, Communication

"Administering financial resources to
ensure thriving communities."

Melissa Bancroft (She/Her/Hers)
Assistant Director, Engagement & Development
310.243.3854 |
Adaptability, Ideation, Deliberative, Input

"Co-creating transformative learner & leader experiences."