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Vanessa Rodriguez


Chief Operating Officer

Vanessa has a wide breadth of nonprofit experience in the areas of strategic planning, scaling organizations, building programs, and working with cross-functional teams including: facilities, information technology, human resources, and development, to further strategic and operational goals. Prior to The Wooden Floor, she held the position of Strategic Operations Manager at Share Our Selves, and worked with the CEO and Senior Leadership Team to increase its footprint to expand services from two to seven sites, plus two new administrative offices. She has held roles at Latino Health Access (LHA), Institute for Healthcare Advancement, and the Children’s Bureau of Southern California. Vanessa holds a Masters of Public Administration from California State University, Long Beach, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton. She also previously served as a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton in the Health Sciences department.