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Yvette Herrera
Vice President


Los Angeles

Yvette brings over 25 years of combined professional and volunteer experience in nonprofit management, marketing/communications, and fundraising to her role as vice president with NETZEL GRIGSBY ASSOCIATES, INC.

Her expertise includes developing and implementing annual and capital campaign strategies and corporate sponsorship programs, managing strategic planning and board development processes, recruiting, motivating and training volunteer committees, planning and executing special events, and developing effective print and online marketing and communication strategies.

As Director of Philanthropy and Community Engagement for the Burbank Community YMCA, Yvette revitalized financial development and marketing results by broadening staff and volunteer engagement, increased the profitability of the annual Turkey Trot fundraiser by 300%, and helped bring a $3 million capital campaign to a close. As Director of Planning at the United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Yvette managed volunteer-driven funding allocations for health and human services agencies in the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys, and coordinated workplace fundraising generating over $250,000 annually in payroll deduction donations.

As a founding partner of HT Group, Yvette provided strategic marketing to select corporations and a range of nonprofit organizations to enable them to achieve their goals. Her successes include a nationally distributed, corporate sponsored Newspapers in Education curriculum and an educational film that continues to generate passive income for its nonprofit beneficiary.

Yvette received her Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College in Claremont, California and earned a certificate from the UCLA Anderson School of Business, Price Entrepreneurial Center. She was recognized as National Big Sister of the Year by Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America in 1993, as Scripps College Outstanding Recent Alumna in 2000, and as 29th Congressional District Woman of the Year in 2010. Yvette has co-chaired Asian Pacific Heritage Month for the City of Los Angeles and is a graduate of Leadership California, serving as Board President from 2014-15. She is currently active on the board of Family Promise of the Verdugos.

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