Adriana is passionate about helping those in need. She currently serves as Chief Development Officer for 2-1-1 Orange County (211OC), the county’s premier information and referral source, and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). One of the nation’s most innovative members of the national network of local 211’s, 211OC responds to approximately 90,000 requests for referrals to anything from food, shelter, rental assistance, employment, or mental health services. In her role, Adriana helps lead strategic efforts to carry out the mission to connect the most vulnerable with the resources they need; collaborate to improve delivery systems; and provide critical data to stakeholders and policy makers.
Prior to joining 211OC, Adriana served as CEO of Delhi Center in Santa Ana, and as Executive Director of South-Central Los Angeles Ministry Project (South Central LAMP), where she created programs for families and children in the South L.A. community where she grew up.
Adriana graduated from Princeton University with an A.B. in History and certificates in Latin-American Studies and Romance Languages. She holds a law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, and is very active in her faith community.