Events & Development Specialist, The Elizabeth Hospice
Vanessa has over 15 years’ experience in leadership and healthcare nonprofits, having most recently served as the community and corporate relations manager at Palomar Health. She has worked in diverse organizations (for-profit/not-for-profit, small/large, private/public) in business development and creating special events, large and small, to raise community awareness and generate philanthropic support.
She and her family are heavily involved in healthcare philanthropy – organizing medical and food missions in poverty-stricken areas of the Philippines. Vanessa has also taken an active role in the community by serving as on the Board of Directors for the San Diego Civic Youth Orchestra and the North San Diego Business Chamber’s Emerging Leaders Council.