Management & Staff
Mr. Sanbrailo has been at the helm of PADF since 1999. He has over 40 years of experience managing international development programs and disaster assistance with funding from USAID, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, corporate, and other bilateral and multilateral sources.
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Beck is an experienced non-profit executive manager with 25 years of experience. At PADF, she oversees all aspects of financial management, auditing, contracting, procurement, human resources, IT services, office administration functions, and serves as Chief Compliance Officer.
Senior Programs Director
Ms. Caterina Valero is currently Senior Programs Director for PADF from where she oversees general development projects and operations in the Latin America and Caribbean region.
Director of Business Development
Mr. Leverenz leads PADF's Public Sector outreach to USAID, State Department, and other bilateral and multilateral donors. He has secured funding for many relief and development activities, including water and sanitation, emergency disaster response, human trafficking, and media freedom.
Director of Communications and Public Affairs
Mr. Mayr oversees PADF's external and internal communications. In this role, he implements strategic communications for specific programs, coordinates communications with country and regional programs, and manages organizational branding, message development, and communication strategies.
Deputy Senior Programs Director, South America
Ms. Villegas leads PADF's program implementation efforts in South America. As a seasoned development professional, she has extensive experience in designing, managing, and evaluating international development programs, including U.S. Government and private sector funded projects.