Guille joined Cate School as the Advancement and Communications Manager at the end of 2019. She is responsible for prospect and foundation research, communications, and program management of Cate’s key stewardship programs. Guille previously worked at Santa Barbara Foundation where she managed multiple grant programs including: Health Care, Behavioral Health, Nonprofit Excellence, Youth Leadership Development, and grants to empower disadvantaged populations. Guille graduated from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif., with a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture and is an alumna of the National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI) Executive Leadership Program, the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Executive Education Program, and the Center for Creative Leadership. Guille is an advocate of women’s issues and co-founded the Santa Barbara Latina Leaders Network (SBLLN), Santa Barbara Latino Giving Circle, and is currently a board member for Crane Country Day School.
Guille was born in Zacatecas, Mexico and lives in Santa Barbara with her husband and daughter.