Zach Holland

Zach Holland joined ACS in January 2023 and currently serves as the Assistant Director of Development. In this role, he creates, manages, and oversees fundraising strategies and builds programs for corporate giving, national and regional event sponsorship, and contributes to membership growth for the organization.

Prior to ACS, he was the Development Associate at the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, an economic policy research and grantmaking nonprofit. Additionally, he has worked in various fundraising and capacity-building roles at nonprofits around the Washington, DC area. He has served two stints with AmeriCorps VISTA, a national service program, and has a B.A. from Carson-Newman University. Based in Harpers Ferry, WV, Zach enjoys hiking and biking, exploring the many local craft breweries in the area, and caring for his two rescue cats.

Tania Davila

Tania joined ACS in March 2022 as Assistant Director of Development. In this capacity, she is a vital member of the development department, focusing on day-to-day gift processing, supporting the development of effective policies and processes, providing crucial administrative support to the organization’s fundraising programs while in tandem with the Director of Development, supporting membership growth, the corporate giving program, sponsorships and working groups of the board of directors. Tania currently serves as Events Coordinator.

Tania Davila is a certified Hybrid and Virtual Events and Meeting Manager with vast experience in Project Management and Communications. With over 15 years of in-house and independent experience planning events in both English and Spanish, holding various positions at major national non-profits and several small business enterprises, including LATINA Style Magazine and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando most recently.

She has substantive experience working hand in hand with development teams in the event and organizational fundraising and membership growth and retention. Tania has a passion for coordinating programs for corporate, non-profit, and single-client events.

Tania was born in Uruguay and moved to the U.S. in 2002. She resides in Orlando, Florida, with her family and enjoys reading, baking, and spending time outdoors. Her favorite quote is: "We do not remember the days, but rather the moments."

Mikayla Deloney

Mikayla Deloney joined ACS in April 2021 and currently serves as Senior Associate of Development.

While attending the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD), Deloney held two chairs: Senator and Academic Committee Chair Head in the Student Government Association. She also volunteered in the food pantry, Arnie’s Cupboard, and interned as the treasurer for Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group’s (MassPIRG) Hunger and Homelessness Campaign.

Deloney earned her B.A. in Political Science with a focus in International Relations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD) in August 2020. In her free time, Deloney enjoys painting, going to museums and being in the outdoors.

Emily Thomson

Emily joined ACS in April 2021 and currently serves as the Events Coordinator. Prior to joining ACS, Emily interned at the Human Rights Campaign and the American Red Cross in fundraising roles.

Emily graduated from The George Washington University in 2020. She received her B.A. in International Affairs with a concentration in Contemporary Cultures and Societies, and minors in Spanish and Sociocultural Anthropology. She is passionate about food justice and LGBTQ+ and women’s rights. In her free time, Emily enjoys baking, cooking, and community service. She is originally from New Jersey.

Juana Ines Pacheco

Juana Ines Pacheco joined ACS in 2021 and serves as the Director of Development. In this role, Pacheco creates, manages, and oversees fundraising strategies and specifically building programs for corporate giving, national and regional event sponsorship, and general membership for ACS. 

Pacheco is a senior fundraising and marketing executive with a proven track record of working with Fortune 500 corporations, corporate and private foundations, small to mid-sized businesses, high net worth individuals, and not-for-profit agencies. A published expert in the field of economic and community development with 25+ years of experience in the non-profit sector, Pacheco works exclusively with organizations that align with her values and vision, specifically those that focus on social justice, democracy, economic empowerment, and access. Pacheco offers a blend of strategy, multicultural and segment expertise, and experience in building and managing successful partnerships.

Pacheco has worked with organizations such as the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Voto Latino, the National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators, the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund to name a few. Her commitment to diversity and inclusion efforts has motivated her volunteer time, having also served on the Board of the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone, New York City’s Community Board 11 (East Harlem), the Mt. Sinai Hospital Community Advisory Board (New York City), Princeton AlumniCorps, and the Latin American Legal Defense Fund (LALDEF). Pacheco currently sits on the Boards of the following organizations: the Association of Latino Princeton Alumni (ALPA) and Girls Rule the Law. Pacheco holds a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University and a Master’s in Public Administration from the National Urban Fellows Program (Baruch College CUNY). Pacheco, her daughter, rescue dog, and two rescue cats live in New Jersey at this time.

Julene Pérez

Julene Pérez joined ACS in 2020 and serves as the Vice President of Development and External Relations. Working with a great team, she oversees fundraising, expanding ACS funding partnerships and communications. 

An experienced philanthropic and nonprofit leader, Julene has worked on multiple issues on behalf of underserved, low-income communities.

Julene has provided strategic support to many leaders and their organizations, including helping to launch the U.S.-Mexico Foundation. Working in the education and youth development field, Julene served as a Program Officer at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation where she helped lead a $100 million initiative and also built diverse partnerships to address the needs of children and families throughout California. Julene is a former Vice President of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) and a former program associate with the Carnegie Corporation of New York, where her grant-making focused on the nonprofit sector, civic participation and immigrant integration.

She received her BA in Liberal Arts from the University of San Francisco and has a Master’s Degree in International Affairs/Economic and Political Development from Columbia University.

She is currently based in Northern California.