Adriane Gamble Armstrong

Chief Executive Officer

Adriane Gamble Armstrong has dedicated her career to the nonprofit sector, working on issues ranging from education and community development to public health and environmental justice.

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Mason Moore

Chief Operating Officer

Mason is Juma’s Chief Impact Officer and during his tenure, he has strengthened Juma’s presence in Seattle by forging partnerships with various local nonprofits focused on youth development, ensuring the successful implementation of programs.

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Abdiel Cerrud

Chief Development Officer

As a youth advocate, especially those from underserved and marginalized communities of color, Abdiel Cerrud has dedicated his career to the nonprofit sector working on a wide array of youth-focused issues including leadership development, literacy, college access and success and most recently workforce development and financial capability education.

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Lucia Fernandez-Palacios

Executive Director, Corporate Partnerships & Marketing

Lucia joined Juma in 2016 tasked with building the marketing function for the organization. She holds a bachelor's degree in Marketing from the C.E.N.P, Madrid and prior to joining Juma, Lucia worked in the corporate sector for 20+ years with a focus on advertising to multicultural segments.

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Cassandra Yee

Chief People Officer & General Counsel

Cassandra Yee arrived at Juma with extensive experience in employment and labor law. She earned her J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, where she focused on labor law issues ranging from the private to public sector.

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Tara DeRosa

SR Director, Institutional Giving

Tara is a fundraising professional with 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, primarily in the youth development, education and mental health arenas. In her role at Juma, Tara oversees grant fundraising and supervises the grants team across the agency's six sites.

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Sanobar Sajan

Senior Director of Data Systems and Evaluation

Sanobar is a self professed data geek. She is passionate about using her data skills to help build a more equitable world.

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Alvin Yu

Director of Venue Operations

Alvin Yu is a proud alumni of Juma Class of 2017. Prior to his return to the organization, Alvin was involved in banking and small business management and earned a degree in Business Management & Operations along the way.

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Stephen Norris

California Government Contracts Director

Stephen Norris started working in the youth development nonprofit field back in 2009. Stephen began his current role as Juma’s CA Government Contract Director in July of 2022. Prior to that he was Sacramento Director of Development in the summer of 2017, and focused on building up Juma’s presence in Sacramento and providing Sacramento’s opportunity youth with the resources needed to succeed in their chosen career.

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