As our inaugural Vice President of Development and External Relations, Ivonne Salazar joined La Casa de Don Pedro in October 2022 and serves as a member of the executive leadership team. In this role, Ivonne will lead the strategy on fundraising, communications, and marketing to amplify La Casa’s mission, bolster public support, and diversify revenue for the organization.
For nearly 20 years, she has contributed her talents to the nonprofit sector and held senior development roles at organizations such as the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, Hunger Free America, Boys & Girls Club of Clifton, and the International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (now Fòs Feminista). Ivonne brings the perfect mix of passion to our mission and the expertise of fundraising best practices needed to help us achieve new levels of impact and service for our families.
Raised in the Garden State where she currently resides with her family, Ivonne is a proud first generation Ecuadorian-American. She graduated from Skidmore College with a Bachelors in Sociology and earned her Masters in Public Administration from NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.