Director of Development Operations
Santana is a Maryland native serving as Director of Development Operations for Veterans Yoga Project with various fundraising responsibilities in the areas of donor development, sponsor cultivation, grant writing, and special events. In 2019, Santana received her bachelors of science degree in Family Studies and Human Services. During her undergraduate days, she began her career in nonprofit work interning at the Casey Cares Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland where she learned many aspects of nonprofit management. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, Santana continued her education and combined her two passions, sports and philanthropy, receiving her executive certificate in Sports Philanthropy from George Washington University. While continuing to build experience in the non profit field, Santana also maintains a role as Development and Fundraising intern for the Sports Philanthropy Network and serves as an advisory board member for a non-profit organization, Safe Haven Healing, Inc., in Delaware.