• Kristen Renaud

    Past Board Chairperson

    Kristen has spent most of her life living in Albuquerque, NM. She is a graduate of La Cueva High School, University of Arizona and UNM. Born into a New England raised military family, she has always been infected by the travel bug and after graduating from the University of Arizona with a BA in Philosophy and English, she worked in larger cities like Phoenix and Boston before returning to the beautiful Southwest in 2001.
    After beginning her career in advertising and marketing, she joined the family practice immediately gaining a great deal of satisfaction helping individuals, families and business owners build financial security through personal comprehensive financial and succession plans. Kristen believes strongly in investing financially and personally in people, organizations, and her community. Her company’s philosophy, “We Invest in You,” is an extension of her personal values.
    Away from the office, Kristen is a consistent contributor in both time and resources to New Mexico non-profits including American Lung Association, St. Jude’s Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Casa Esperanza, Junior Achievements, Sangre de Oro, children’s literacy programs, and several small animal rescues throughout the state of New Mexico. Kristen also enjoys gardening, cooking, traveling, and attending a Red Sox baseball game in Fenway Park when the opportunity arises.
    Since 2016, Kristen has served All Faiths by sitting on the Board of Directors, Investment Committee, donating, attending events, and most recently as a presenting sponsor for Noche Azul.

  • Cyanne Lujan

    Board Chairperson

    As the director of advancement of the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation, Cyanne is responsible for the development of all marketing and fundraising strategies to grow the base of philanthropic and donor support and increase public awareness of the NB3 Foundation. She also builds and manages brand identity and all aspects of marketing and communication to raise awareness of the organization and its programs. Cyanne manages the Foundation’s signature special events such as the Healthy Kids! Healthy Futures! Conference, New Mexico Grande Slam and the NB3FIT Community Cross Country Race.
    Before joining the Foundation in 2012, she worked in sales, staffing, human resources and education. Cyanne has a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix and a Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management from the Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. She also volunteers as a member of her tribal Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).
    Cyanne is from the Pueblo of Sandia where she resides with her family. She enjoys staying healthy and active by running the reservation back roads with her dogs. Cyanne strongly values her family and is extremely proud of her Pueblo culture.

  • Jesus Ontiveros

    Board Vice Chairperson

    Jesus retired as a Senior Manager of Division Business Operations (Org 10680/10690) at Sandia National Laboratories on April 20, 2021. Jesus was at Sandia 20+ years, 17 of those in Leadership roles and the last 6 as Senior Manager. Prior to joining Sandia, Jesus worked for several large companies including Siemens, Bank of America, Motorola and Honeywell with 4 years in Leadership positions.
    During his career, Jesus established a reputation as a strong leader and team player who built consensus on key decisions and insured timely results. He was adept at building strong teams as well as nurturing and developing talent. This was clearly evident in his role as Senior Manager as he established trust-based relationships with his Managers, Staff and customers. This led to a highly functioning team that provided exceptional customer support. In addition, his leadership of the Business Staffing Team resulted in the recruitment and hiring of top talent ensuring the continuous improvement of the labs business support and securing its future business leadership. Jesus supported various program and functional organizations while at Sandia including Neutron Generators Manufacturing Accounting, SWPR (DSW) Program, Executive Office, Payroll and Division 3000.
    Jesus’ interactions as part of his Senior Management role include the Mission Enabling ALDs and Directors as well as Division 10000 Leadership Team.
    Jesus has a BBA from the University of New Mexico and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University. Jesus is also a graduate of the Leadership Albuquerque Program and served as the Chair of the Hispano Philanthropic Society Council, a United Way affinity group. Currently, he sits on the board of the Albuquerque Collegiate Charter School and the UNM Anderson Alumni Council. In addition, he formerly sat on Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central NM
    Jesus is a first generation American; his Father and Mother having been born in Chihuahua, Mexico and immigrating to the U.S. Jesus and his wife Gloria, a retired Registered Nurse, have been married for almost 47 years and have 4 adult children, all college graduates, and 7 grandchildren, all future college graduates.

  • Ruth Senior

    Board Secretary

    Ruth moved to Albuquerque in 2009 to run track and cross country for the University of New Mexico. Ruth currently works as an audit senior manager for public accounting firm KPMG and as an accountant for the Albuquerque Community Foundation. Ruth’s professional work experience is concentrated on clients in the governmental and nonprofit sectors, including healthcare entities. In fall 2022 Ruth will be starting a PhD in accounting, with a research focus on nonprofit and societal impact matters, at the University of Washington.
    Ruth holds an MBA from UNM’s Anderson School of Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the United Kingdom. Ruth is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Mexico.
    Ruth has served on the All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center finance committee since 2015, the board of directors since 2018, and the executive committee since 2021.

  • John Bunnell, CPA

    Board Treasurer

    John moved to New Mexico in August of 1997, and he attended New Mexico State University where he graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Accountancy, and Associates Degrees in Finance and Criminal Justice. He has resided in Albuquerque and worked for KPMG LLP since 2001. He is an Audit Senior Manager for KPMG LLP where he has gained more than twenty-one years of experience providing financial statement audit and related services to both non-public and public entities, including not-for-profit and governmental entities. His vision is to use his financial skills to help organizations which provide serves to the local community to build healthy societies.
    John has provided professional audit services to companies in various industries throughout his career ranging from governmental entities (including federal, local municipalities, and Native American Tribal organizations), utility service providers, manufacturing entities and SEC filings for public entities.
    John serves as the Treasurer and a member of the Executive committee since rejoining the Board of Directors of all Faiths in 2018. John previously served on the Board of Directors of All Faiths (2010 to 2016) where he was a member of the finance committee, as well as served as the Treasurer and member of the Executive Committee during portions of his tenure. John has served as a member of the Chief Executive Officer search committee that was responsible for reviewing submitted resumes, identifying qualified applicants for interviews, conducting interviews, and selecting a Chief Executive Officer. He also participated in the Chief Financial Officer search committees.
    John also served on the Governing Council of Cottonwood Classical Preparatory School (2012 to 2015), where he served as the Treasurer and Chair of the Audit Committee during portions of his tenure. During his time on the Governing Council, he was directly involved in the development and presentation of financial forecasts to investors, and responding to attorney inquiries, when the school sought, and successfully raised, more than $10 million to purchase and refurbish a new facility to house more than 600 students.

  • Nathan Cogburn

    Board Member

    Nathan has been a nurse since 1993 and an EMT with a rural fire department prior to nursing. His passion is to improve patient’s lives which serves as his guiding principle. He has over 19 years in many aspects of hospital operations including staff nurse, manager, and director. During this time, he worked in a variety of settings ranging from small critical access hospitals on the Mexico border to Level 1 trauma centers including several hospitals in the Albuquerque area. Specific areas of experience are emergency services, clinical informatics, nursing practice, and process improvement and home health.
    Nathan has spent the last several years in Medicaid/Medicare managed care and has been responsible for setting up and overseeing contracts, provider relations, medical management, care coordination, and value-based reimbursement. He is currently serving as the Vice President of Network Development at Western Sky Community Care.
    His Board involvement includes the Western Sky Community Care board and the New Mexico American Heart Association board where he has chaired or co-chaired the Heart Walk since 2018.

  • Arlene Espinoza-Armijo

    Board Member

    As a homegrown New Mexican, growing up in Belen, NM, Arlene was led to her life’s work in Albuquerque during her college career at the University of New Mexico. After graduation, Arlene found her passion within the healthcare sector and service to her community.
    Arlene is the Director of Development for The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. She has more than 11 years of non-profit experience fundraising in the unique landscape of the not-for-profit sector in New Mexico.
    Committed to the betterment of her community, Arlene is honored to serve on the board of All Faith Children’s Advocacy as a trusted advocate for children and families affected by trauma.
    Arlene holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of New Mexico.

  • Esther Hernandez

    Board Member

    Esther is the Chief Culture Officer and a Senior Manager of Sandia National Laboratories. In her current role she is responsible for ensuring cultural alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values. Esther also served as Chief Diversity Officer for more than 13 years where she was responsible for providing leadership, support, and influence in all matters at Sandia concerning inclusion, diversity, equity and Affirmative Action (AA).
    Esther has served Sandia for 37 years in a variety of positions in Human Resources: acting director of Human Resources, deputy to the vice president of Human Resources, division business manager under Sandia’s Chief Financial Officer, business manager in the Weapons Engineering & Production Realization and Defense Systems Assessments divisions, as well as various roles in the Supply Chain Management Center.
    Esther holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of New Mexico and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from New Mexico State University.
    Esther is dedicated to building a positive, welcoming environment for a diverse workforce to achieve mission success. Her vision as she joins the AFCAC Board of Directors is to apply her skill and experience to support AFCAC in achieving their organizational goals and serving the community.

  • Liz Lacouture

    Board Member

    Liz serves as Vice President, Population Health and Quality of Presbyterian Health Plan. PHP is a subsidiary of Presbyterian Healthcare Services, a private, not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system in New Mexico and the state’s largest provider of healthcare. PHP is the largest private employer in New Mexico and provides approximately 640,000 members with commercial, Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid plans.
    Liz has been with PHP since 2012 and previously served as Vice President of Behavioral Health. She brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, with expertise in quality, operations and government programs.
    She serves as an appointed member of the NM Medicaid Advisory Committee, the Overdose Prevention and Pain Management Advisory Council, and also represents Presbyterian on the Transformation Collaborative of the NM Primary Care Council.
    Liz earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from New Mexico State University and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Eastern New Mexico University.

  • Heather Ouellette

    Board Member

    Heather grew up in northern New Mexico and has lived in the Albuquerque area for over 20 years. Heather’s formative years growing up in Taos shaped her interests and passion in health care, service to disenfranchised populations and empowerment of diverse communities. Heather believes strongly in ensuring everyone has a voice and a place at the table where important decisions are made.
    Heather is a New Mexico-trained, board-certified pediatrician. She has worked at First Choice Health Care in Los Lunas, Lovelace Westside Hospital, and Indian Health Service in Shiprock. Before going to medical school later in life, Heather had previous professional stints as a nurse at Health Care for the Homeless and Taos High School, and an itinerate life as a military spouse and mother of two. She is a life-long learner with degrees from Yale University, Washburn University, Michigan State University and the University of New Mexico.
    Heather currently works as a medical reviewer for Health Care Service Corporation. She enjoys world travel, adventures in gardening, and spending time with her family. When she isn’t out actively searching for the best local food experiences, she can be found in her kitchen trying out new recipes for meals, desserts and cocktails.

  • Rachel Overmier

    Board Member

    Rachel was born and raised in New Mexico, in the scenic East Mountains. As a Compensation Consulting Manager with more than five years of human resources and risk consulting experience, Rachel provides extensive compensation planning services to both public sector and Tribal government clients, which includes job analysis, job evaluation, and employee-specific internal equity/salary compression calculations.
    Rachel launched her career with Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers, providing human resources consulting and risk management for their clients in areas such as HR legal compliance, job classifications, policy development and review, and learning and development. She worked specifically with the New Mexico Public Schools Insurance Authority (NMPSIA), which serves as an insurance pool for public school districts, post-secondary education, and charter schools throughout the state of New Mexico.
    Throughout her career, Rachel has also worked with a wide spectrum of organizations in the states of New Mexico, Texas, and California in such industry sectors as education, healthcare, local government, construction, not-for-profits, and oil and gas.
    Rachel holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Mexico, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She is a Society of Human Resources Management, Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and a Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP).

  • Lisa Webster

    Board Member

    Lisa has lived most of her life in New Mexico, mainly in Albuquerque. She is an engineer with a BS from NMSU and has been a federal contractor designing and managing facility projects for most of her career. Her engineering background is building structures, but she has experience as a project manager managing a full design team and currently works for a mechanical/electrical firm.
    Lisa started volunteering for non-profits a year out of college beginning with engineering organizations. In 2006, she joined the Rotary Club of Albuquerque and started supporting causes that helped serve the most vulnerable in the community. She chaired the Community Service committee for the Rotary Club for two years.
    Lisa has also served on the United Way of Central New Mexico’s grant committee for eight years, assisting with their community grants program.

  • Michelle Weinstein

    Board Member

    Michelle is a lifelong New Mexican. She grew up in Hobbs, NM, and attended New Mexico State University, from which she graduated in 1997 with a BA in Communication Studies. After a brief time living in Denver, she and her husband, Eric, moved back to NM and have lived in Albuquerque for 23 years. She has been committed to raising her family while finding meaningful ways to serve her community.
    She served for many years as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in CYFD custody and foster care. Her role as a CASA expanded her understanding of the foster care system in New Mexico and the obstacles these children and families face. Advocating for children and witnessing their resilience in the face of tremendous challenges strengthened her commitment to being a voice for children and working on their behalf.
    Michelle believes that every child in New Mexico is our collective responsibility and that AFCAC meets that responsibility each day with its specialized care and advocacy. She is thankful to be a part of this organization and hopeful about the meaningful change we can all create in our community. 

  • Andrea Garcia

    Board Member

    Andrea joined the New Mexico Start-Up Factory in 2018 as the Company Creation Specialist and currently serves as the Vice President of Operations for portfolios I, II and III. She works with entrepreneurs and scientists to help commercialize their innovations, create investable companies, and secure funding. Andrea also works closely with research institutions to source new and promising technologies for development within the Start-Up Factory’s portfolio. With a background in marketing, employee development, leadership and operations, Andrea plays an important role in taking technologies from idea to industry within the organization’s business model.
    Andrea is the former the Vice President of the New Mexico Angels, where she worked to source high growth investment opportunities, while performing due diligence and managing the investment portfolio after an equity deal had been made. Andrea worked closely with entrepreneurs and companies seeking angel funding and mentored them through business development, marketing, and the pitch presentation process. In addition, Andrea is also the Chief Operations Officer for ORC Tech, LLC, the Chief Operations Officer for GPER G-1 Development Group, the Chief Operations Officer for MNT SmartSolutions and the Project Manager for both Osazda Energy and TNeuro Pharma.
    In 2022, Andrea was awarded the Albuquerque Business First’s “40 Under 40” achievement, an honor based on individuals making in impact in the community while in a leadership role. Garcia also served in the 2022 “Scaling up Program” hosted by NASA Johnson Space Center as a Board Panelist. This program supports aspiring entrepreneurs from the NBA, MLB, MSL and WNBA by providing resources and mentorship focused on technology transfer. In 2020,
    Andrea was honored as an Albuquerque Business First “Woman of Influence,” a celebration in honor of women who have made a positive and influential impact in the New Mexico business community. She was also featured as one of “Three New Mexicans to Know: Leaders in Technology.” Andrea was highlighted as a special speaker for the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University’s “WE Mean Business” Virtual Conference, an event focused on supporting women entrepreneurs in New Mexico.
    Andrea also currently serves on the Board of Directors for All Faith’s Children’s Advocacy Center, an organization that advocates for children and families affected by trauma in the state of New Mexico. Her volunteer service also includes raising awareness for LifeROOTS and The Harbour Dream Center.
    Andrea earned a B.A., Honors Cum Laude from the University of Denver and is currently pursuing her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Entrepreneurship from New Mexico Highlands University. She is the mother of two young boys and enjoys competing in triathlons, snowboarding and playing golf with her husband.

  • Paula Getz

    Board Member

    Paula is currently Co-Founder and President of NM-NEW – a new social profit working to engage retirees/near retirees into the community. Paula recently retired from Oracle after almost 40 years in the computer services industry, trained in project and risk management with Six Sigma and ITIL process certification.
    While at Oracle she was 1 of the leaders of OPEN (Oracle’s global LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group) for the last 5 years. She is also on the Board of UNM Anderson School of Management Alumni Council.
    Paula is a native New Mexican. She earned her B.A. in Business Computer Systems from the UNM Anderson Business School.
    Paula enjoys speaking/learning about all things leadership. She lives in Los Ranchos with her wife and two dogs.

  • Leean Kravitz

    Board Member

    Leean joined Fidelity Investments in August of 2008 and currently serves as Vice President of Public Affairs & Government Relations, overseeing teams in New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado. Her direct responsibilities include serving as the primary external representative for Fidelity Investments in New Mexico, as well as having accountability for government relations, community relations, and corporate sponsorship programs across all three states. In addition, she covers state government relations for California and Oregon.
    Leean currently serves as president of the Albuquerque Forward Fund, board member of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, the National Dance Institute of New Mexico (NDI), and All Faiths Advocacy Center and as an executive committee member for Albuquerque Regional Economic Alliance and the NM State Chamber of Commerce. She also serves as the co-chair for both Mission: Graduate and the Corporate Council for NDI. In 2017, she was recognized by Albuquerque Business First as a Women of Influence. She holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Delaware and an MBA from the Anderson Schools of Management at University of New Mexico.
    Prior to joining Fidelity Investments, Leean was the Marketing Director at Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, the architecture firm that designed the Fidelity site at Mesa del Sol in Albuquerque. She has more than 30 years of government relations, marketing, public relations and business development experience in the southwest.

  • Stephen Montoya

    Board Member

    Stephen has been with HTLF/New Mexico Bank & Trust (NMB&T), since May of 1998, He currently serves as Senior Vice President, Regional Operations Coordinator with HTLF, the parent company of New Mexico Bank & Trust. Previously, Stephen served as Executive Vice President, Head of Operations for NMB&T.
    Prior to joining New Mexico Bank & Trust, Stephen worked in several financial institutions in New Mexico and has over 35 years audit and operations experience. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a Finance Concentration from the University Of New Mexico Anderson School Of Management. He is also a graduate of the BAI School for Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wisconsin.
    Stephen has been active in several community organizations, serving in various capacities, including The Make-A-Wish Foundation of NM, Easter Seals NM, NM Junior Livestock Foundation, Dominican Ecclesial Institute, Mid Rio Grande Chapter of the American Red Cross, and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation of NM. He is a current Board Member at All Faiths, and currently serves on the Institutional Funds and Audit and Compliance Committees.
    Stephen is a lifelong resident of New Mexico and is married to his wife, Sandra. They have two children – Matthew and Dominic.

  • Garth Scrivner

    Board Member

    Garth is a financial planner with over 20 years of experience in financial services. Before joining Goldman Sachs, Personal Financial Management, he worked as a Managing Director for United Capital Financial Advisers. Prior to that, Garth was a principal in his own advisory firm, serving individuals and families in the Albuquerque area with comprehensive financial planning and investment management. With his background in a broad range of financial disciplines, Garth is able to help affluent investors find appropriate solutions for their needs.
    Garth is a member of the American Institute of CPAs® and the Financial Planning Association. Garth graduated from New Mexico State University with honors and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
    Garth makes his home in Albuquerque with his wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Addison. He is actively involved with Roadrunner Food Bank, All Faiths Investment Council and Albuquerque Academy. In his free time, Garth enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends in the Albuquerque community.

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