Program Coordinator for Northern Santa Barbara County
Vanessa is currently a returning student at Allan Hancock College and studying to earn a B.A. in Marketing. Simultaneously, she maintains leadership in her hometown, Santa Maria, by serving with multiple non-profit organizations, including serving on the Board for the Santa Maria Sunrisers Lions Club. Vanessa loves giving back to her community via fundraising and service events and is involved in a multitude of projects all year round. In addition, Vanessa works a full-time job, while also practicing her love for entrepreneurship. She freelances as a wedding coordinator, website builder, and graphic designer for media. She also runs her own business, That One Photobooth LLC, with her boyfriend and children. Vanessa is delighted to be able to utilize her various professional skills, including hospitality and event planning, on this new journey with the Leading From Within team.