Sowmya Pelluru

Director of Brand and Communications Sowmya Pelluru serves as Wacif’s Director of Brand and Communications. Prior to Wacif, Sowmya worked full-time on her start up, manakii, a D2C women’s underwear…

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Tonya Bailey

Development Specialist Tonya Bailey serves as the Development Specialist at Wacif, where she applied her 18 + years of experience as a leader in poverty reduction and community development initiatives.…

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Daniella Ukpabi

Supporter Engagement and Stewardship VISTA Daniella Ukpabi is the CNHED Stewardship & Engagement VISTA at the Washington Area Community Investment Fund. In this unique role committed to local community development…

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Brendon Miller

Chief Development and Communications Officer (CDCO) Brendon Miller is Wacif’s Chief Development and Communications Officer (CDCO), leading our efforts to build financial and public support for Wacif’s mission. Brendon is…

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Megan Carras

Institutional Development Director Megan has extensive experience in fundraising, research, and writing and is passionate about using these skills to support low-income entrepreneurs in the D.C. area. Most recently, Megan…

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Alisha Camacho

Communications Manager Alisha is responsible for shaping and implementing Wacif’s communications strategy, managing and executing the editorial calendar, and leading the design and development of engaging content. Alisha is known…

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