Francesca Rolando, Executive Director
Category : Leadership
Francesca brings extensive managerial experience from the nonprofit sector, most recently as Executive Director for Candlelight Ranch, a nonprofit organization based in Austin serving special needs and at-risk youth. Prior to Candlelight Ranch, she was Director of the American Field Service (AFS) Central Texas Region, overseeing all program activities across San Antonio and Austin. Other previous experience includes serving as Volunteer Director for Ride On Center for Kids and as Account Executive/North American Sales Development for Sauro, Inc.
Francesca has more than 10 years of experience in volunteer recruitment, training and management, as well as a record of accomplishment in program management, board development, community engagement, financial planning and fundraising. She has a BA in International Studies from Methodist College in Fayetteville, North Carolina and a Masters in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.