Our People - Deborah and Sarita

Our People

Excelencia’s people are our greatest resource. Our staff and board of directors are all committed to meeting our mission—accelerating Latino student success in higher education.

Sarita Brown and Deborah Santiago, co-founders of Excelencia in Education

Excelencia's Team Is Why Excelencia Works!

2021 Excelencia Staff on College Signing Day

We are dedicated to working together to accelerate Latino student success in higher education and grow the talent for America’s future workforce and civil society.

Senior Fellows

Senior Fellow - Diana Natalicio


Excelencia's Senior Fellows are national leaders that have affiliated with us to support our growing momentum in transforming higher education to accelerate Latino student success.