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Marco Antonio Quiroga

Executive Director 

Marco Antonio Quiroga is the Executive Director of the Contigo Fund. He leads Contigo’s work to bring resources to Central Florida’s LGBTQ+ social justice ecosystem, build capacity of grassroots groups, and to connect organizations and leaders that advance Latinx and LGBTQ, immigrant, and people of color causes and the intersection of these communities in Central Florida.

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Joél Junior Morales

Foundation Manager 

Joel is a nationally recognized activist and social impact leader. He sits on the board of the American Cancer Society and works closely with Survivors for Safety and Justice. Joel was a founding member of the Orlando United Assitance center, QLatinx, and most recently was the director of operations at the LGBT+ Center Orlando.

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Andres Acosta Ardila

Community Relations Manager 

Andres is first generation Colombian immigrant and a venteran of the U.S Navy. Andres is a nationally recognized HIV advocate and local activist. He sits on the board of directors for Peer Support Space and is currently the program manager for Maven Leadership Collective. He has been with Contigo Fund since 2019.

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Val Solomon

Donor Relations Manager 

Val is a local leader in the nonprofit sector. She has served as the interim Executive Director for Cannon Ball Kicks Cancer and has raised millions for the organization. Val is the founder and CEO of BluePrint consulting which provides a roadmap for non-profits to succeed.

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Ben Francisco Maulbeck

Development Consultant 

Ben Francisco (They/Them) is a queer nonbinary Boricua leader who has devoted their life to getting more resources to LGBTQ+ people, immigrants, and communities of color working for social justice.

Community Advisory Board

Our community advisory board is made up of dedicated community leaders from Central Florida. After Contigo’s transfer to a new fiscal sponsor in early 2021, they are now officially our board of directors and are responsible for the grantmaking efforts of Contigo.

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Angela Hunt (She/Her)

Angela is a passionate advocate for HIV justice, trans rights and health equity. Her work with the Central Florida HIV Planning Council and Hope and Help doing outreach and education has made her a known leader in the community.

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Angelica Sanchez (She/Her)

Angelica is a life long entertainer and advocate for trans justice. She is a survivor of Pulse and has used her platform to advocate for her community.

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Ann Kendrick (She/Her)

Sister of Notre Dame de Namur who came to Central Florida in 1971 to work with migrant and seasonal farmworkers, immigrants and the working poor.

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Andrea Montanez (She/Her)

Andrea is the LGBTQ Immigration organizer for Hope Community Center. Her work with the undocumented community focuses on providing resources to rural areas.

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Ashley Figueroa (She/Her)

Ashley is a local leader and trans advocate. She is the executive director and co-founder for Gender Advancement Project.

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Adrian Toca (He/They)

Adrian is a community advocate with roots in South Florida. He is currently leading linkage efforts to care for people living with HIV in Central and South Florida through Comprehensive Health Centers.

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Daniel Downer (He/Him)

Daniel Downer is the executive director of Bros In Convo and a community leader in HIV advocacy.

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Efrain Garcia (He/They)

Efrain is an emerging leader in our community with a passion for gender justice and providing resources for Latinx families.

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Gustavo Rico (He/Him)

Gustavo is a passionate advocate and community leader who works to better the life of homeless LGBTQ+ youths.

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Ida Eskamani (She/Her)

Ida is a dedicated leader who works hard in policy formulation and advocacy in the political sector.

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Kassanndra Santiago (She/Her)

Kassandra is an experienced social media manager who uses the internet to bring revitalizing campaigns to low-income communities in Central Florida.

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Miguel Naranjo Cortez (He/Him)

Miguel Naranjo Cortez is a gay Mexican leader in Orlando who works on centering and empowering the LGBTQ Latinx community in Florida. Miguel is one of the founding leader of QLatinx,

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Nolan Kline (He/Him)

Nolan is a professor of medical anthropology and a dedicated board member and founding member of Contigo’s Development committee.

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Neil Rios (He/Him)

Neil is our youngest board member and a recent graduate of UCF. Neil works and the development coordinator for the Central Florida Foundation.

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Shea Cutliff (She/Her)

Shea is a leader in our trans community with a passion for financial development and economic independence for her community.

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Yasmin Andre (She/Her)

Yasmin is the director of Ryan White Part B and leads the team in charge of providing HIV care to Osceola, Brevard, Orange, and Seminole counties.

All Black Lives Fund Steering Committee

Our steering committee for our signature grantmaking program All Black Lives Fund serves as a pipeline of emerging leaders into our community board and represents the interest of the Black LGBTQ+ community here in Central Florida.

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Angelica Sanchez (She/Her) Co-Chair

Angelica is a life long entertainer and advocate for trans justice. She is a survivor of Pulse and has used her platform to advocate for her community.

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Daniel Downer (He/Him) Co-Chair

Daniel Downer is the executive director of Bros In Convo and a community leader in HIV advocacy.

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Angel Nelson (She/Her)

Angel is an Army Veteran and program manager for the Bros In Convo Initiative.

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Keyna Harris (She/Her)

Keyna is the Director of Health Services at the LGBT+ Center in Orlando Florida.

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Mulan Williams (She/Her)

Mulan is the executive director and founder of Divas In Dialogue and focuses her efforts in helping the trans and sex worker communities in our area.

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Reggie Warren (He/Him)

Reggie works with at-risk youth through the Boys and Girls Club and is a member of the board of directors for Orlando Pride.

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Ronnie McCray Jr. (He/Him)

Ronnie is a linkage to care coordinator for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation here in Central Florida.

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Shea Cutliff (She/Her)

Shea is a leader in our trans community with a passion for financial development and economic independence for her community.

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Yasmine Prosper (She/Her)

Yasmin is an advocate of sex worker rights and is the co-founder of the R.I.S.E initiative.