Gena Divine / Vice President of Development
Gena Divine has 15 years of progressive leadership experience working in nonprofit fundraising. She joined the Club in 2019 and ensures a sustainable and diverse portfolio of philanthropic revenue. She works closely with donors and staff to ensure strong community ties between the Club and a growing number of local and national corporate, foundation, and individual supporters. Gena has extensive experience in strategic planning, board governance, corporate and foundation giving, rebranding, new program development, and she continuously seeks progress in the implementation of fundraising best practices. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, former service on a nonprofit Board of Directors, and has worked with a variety of organizations large and small throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County regions.
Diana Medel /Director of Strategic Partnerships
Diana’s commitment to lifting up the voices of the community began in Wilmington as the youngest community organizer and Honorary Mayor of Wilmington. Diana continued organizing with the California State Assembly where worked with leaders in various cities and neighborhoods to advocate for the advancement of education equity, immigration justice, supportive services, and reentry programs. She most recently served as the Neighborhood Revitalization manager with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles leading the implementation of an innovative framework to improve the quality of life of residents in the city of Long Beach through sustainable partnerships and creating a model for collaboration across neighborhoods. Her efforts were commended by the Long Beach Rescue Mission awarding her partner of the year for creating lasting connections across all sectors.
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