Leadership & Staff

    Susan Hum

    Division Director, Accounting
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      Lilian Alba

      Vice President of Immigrant & Refugee Services
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        Dianna Wong

        Division Director, Nutrition
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          Edith Sanchez

          Vice President of Child Development
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            Valerie Herrera

            Directing Attorney, Immigration Legal Services
            Valerie Herrera joined IILA in January 2017. Valerie provides direct legal representation to Unaccompanied Minors in removal proceedings.
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              Alex T. Nguyen

              Development Director
              Alex T. Nguyen is a cum laude graduate of UCLA in Political Science with concentrations in International Relations, Global Studies, and Classical Civilization.
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                Susan Eckert

                Chief Operating Officer
                Susan Eckert joined IILA in 2008 as the Director of Administration. She was responsible for handling employee relations, recruitment, safety, training & development, payroll and benefits for the agency.
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                  Cambria Tortorelli

                  President & Chief Executive Officer
                  Cambria Tortorelli has had a career in nonprofits spanning more than 27 years, including 15 years in nonprofit leadership.  Before joining IILA in May 2021, she previously worked as the Parish Life Director at Holy Family Church in South Pasadena for 13 years, where she was the first lay person to lead the parish.
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