Guille Gil-Reynoso Elected to Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors

Guille Gil-Reynoso, an area communications professional and women’s empowerment advocate, has joined the Board of Directors for the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara.

Born in Zacatecas, Mexico, Ms. Gil-Reynoso earned a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, before working as a landscape architectural designer for Wallace Roberts & Todd in San Diego and George W. Girvin Associates in Santa Barbara. After holding marketing and administrative positions at local real estate firm the Baehr Group and community access television station the Santa Barbara Channels, respectively, she joined the Santa Barbara Foundation, eventually becoming the nonprofit organization’s Grants Program Manager. She currently serves as Advancement and Communications Manager at Cate School in Carpinteria. Ms. Gil-Reynoso is an alumna of the National Hispana Leadership Institute Executive Leadership Program, the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program, and the Center for Creative Leadership. A cofounder of both the Santa Barbara Latina Leaders Network and the Santa Barbara Latino Giving Circle, she is a member of the Association for Women in Communications and previously served as a trustee for Crane Country Day School in Montecito.

“Guille’s professional experience and record of community engagement are notable, and we expect to benefit greatly from her insight. We are excited to welcome her to the Foundation Board of directors,” said Interim Scholarship Foundation President and CEO Mary Dwyer.

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara is the nation’s largest community-based provider of college scholarships, having cumulatively awarded more than $140 million to some 60,000 county students since its founding in 1962. A nonprofit organization, the Scholarship Foundation also provides free financial aid advising services. For additional information, visit www.sbscholarship.org.

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