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. Prior to Holy Family, Cambria served for two years as the President/CEO at Valley Interfaith Council and for 12 years at the Volunteer Center of Los Angeles, where she was Assistant Executive Director. Cambria has extensive experience in building interagency collaborations, securing and managing government contracts, fundraising, and public relations.
Cambria has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Language and Literature from Somerville College, Oxford University, and a Master of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Mount St. Mary’s University in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Bermuda with British parents, Cambria has lived and worked in four countries and on three continents. As someone who has been an immigrant most of her life, she has a passion for supporting immigrants as they make the transition to life in the USA.