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Ciara Garcia, Executive Director

Direct Line: (520) 209-2878
Email: ciara@svptucson.org

Ciara is excited to join SVP as the Executive Director where she can apply her experience in nonprofit leadership to bring the organization to the next level. As a community leader, she recognizes the expanded impact that occurs when people come together to leverage their strengths and resources for a greater good. She is excited about SVP’s emphasis on capacity building which provides nonprofits with tools to succeed and results in broader community impact. She looks forward to working with SVP partners, investees and community members to  truly get down to the root of issues and believes passionately in the idea of individuals coming together to make a difference.

Ciara has more than ten years’ experience in nonprofit leadership, with a focus on building effective teams and collaborative partnerships. Her sweet spot is growing and expanding programs and organizations and she is enthusiastic about the potential of SVP Tucson. Prior to joining SVP, she served as the chief of operations at Tu Nidito Children and Family Services where she led the Development and Community Impact Teams, expanding the agency’s grief support programs into underserved and outlying areas and enhancing the agency’s financial position to ensure long-term stability.