Pomegranate Center

Valentina Montecinos

Director of Operations

Valentina became part of the Pomegranate team in 2017. She holds an MBA from Presidio Graduate School in Sustainable Business, as well as a Bachelor’s in Anthropology and Women’s Studies; and is a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional. Valentina has more than 16 years of combined experience in not-for-profits, government, and business. She began her career in New York City as a project manager in advertising and moved into not-for-profits as a program manager supporting women entrepreneurs, subsequently becoming Manager of Educational Programs at NYC Business Solutions. After moving to Seattle in 2009, Valentina became a Program Officer for the Mize Family Foundation, where she managed a climate change portfolio, partnering with organizations globally and nationally.  She currently serves as Co-Chair on the Seattle Human Rights Commission.