María DJ Rodríguez, Executive Director
Mrs. Rodriguez was selected as the Executive Director in July 2016. Ms. Rodriguez started here career with the organization after a summer internship program in the front office 13 years ago, after participating in the Youth Financial Fitness (YFF), that selected high school students to teach them about financing and role of non-profits and opportunities for employment. She was awarded a Gates Scholarship to attend college. While attending college, she continued working at RCDR. Her interest in learning and passion for helping low income individuals shaped her to become an exemplary role model for young women. She has participated in post college education on financial management, accounting, proposal development and grant reporting. She has learned professional skills through various opportunities offered during her experience as the RCDR loan manager for five years.
Yolanda Caldera, Business Outreach Specialist
Ms. Caldera has worked for RCDR for a year and serves as the Business Outreach Specialist. She brings over seven years in finance, lending and customer service. Her current role consists of providing one-on-one customer service in obtaining all required documents for loans, assisting in preparation of loan packages to the Loan Credit Committee. Ms. Caldera is very passionate and committed in helping microenterprises achieve their financial independence. She feels she picked the right job in a setting of many dedicated people wanting to help low income individuals.
Lorena Garcia, Intake Clerk/Customer Service Specialist
Mrs. Garcia is the newest addition at RCDR and was hired in April 2017. She brings over six years in leadership, case management and customer service. Her current role consists of providing friendly professional & prompt services in all aspects of customer & client services. Mrs. Garcia is very passionate and committed in helping customers that request technical assistance (TA).