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The Team

Who We Are

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Monica Molina Austin

Partner, Organizational Behavior Consultant and Executive Coach

Monica is President of Westwind LLC and an Executive Coach and Organizational Consultant with over 25 years of executive coaching experience and proven results in the corporate, education and not-for-profit sectors. Monica’s approach affirms and builds on strengths and assets to accelerate change and optimize leader and business performance. 

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Jason B Austin

Partner, Analyst, Consultant, Researcher and Educator

Jason is a dynamic policy analyst, educator and consultant with a successful track record in leadership development, organizational capacity building and facilitating strategic change in the community development, health and human services and education sectors. Jason’s expertise includes workforce development, fiscal and public policy analysis, program design, diversity awareness, and Civic MInded Management. 

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Raquel López

Partner, Mediator, Coach and Consultant

Raquel López consulting practice is rooted in a strong passion for social justice, systems change, and service to community. Her work is geared  toward helping nonprofits build organizational capacity working within a team approach of strong partnerships between board, staff, and volunteers.  Raquel’s consulting expertise includes strategic planning, board development/governance work, board and staff meeting facilitation, organizational development, policy formulation and implementation, and funds and resource development.

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Tia Purnell

Partner, Analyst, and Talent Acquisition Consultant

Tia is a Strategic Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) leader with a demonstrated ability to manage, coach, and develop small and large local and geographically dispersed recruitment teams. Successfully built partnerships and served as a trusted advisor to stakeholders in large matrixed organizations of 5,000 – 13,000 employees in union and non-union environments. Adept at creating short-term and pipeline recruitment strategies with a focus on the customer experience to achieve successful outcomes.

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Refujio “Cuco” Rodriguez

Partner, Equity and REDI Programs ConsultantTrainer, Facilitator, and Coach

Refujio “Cuco” Rodriguez is acting Chief Equity & Program Officer at Hope and Heal Fund. Prior  to joining the fund, Cuco served as a Program Officer for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and  was a member of the foundation’s Racial Equity and Community Engagement team. He was  responsible for developing and coordinating strategic grantmaking activities aimed at  addressing racial equity, community engagement, and nurturing opportunities for positive  systemic change for historically marginalized communities and vulnerable children.

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