Brenda de Santiago

Associate Consultant

Providence, Rhode Island

Brenda (she/her) helps deliver high-value organizational results to our clients, serving as the hub for consulting projects and ensuring excellent project management and customer service. Drawing from her experience in the nonprofit and academic sectors, Brenda brings technical skills and insights that contribute to innovative solutions and practical results. Brenda is attentive and responsive, enabling the firm to consistently deliver quality services to nonprofits and foundations.

Prior to joining La Piana, Brenda was a Program Assistant at Inner-City Arts and a Client Services Assistant at PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support), both in Los Angeles. She has also worked in several college library positions including as the Assistant Director for Programs and Projects at Colby College, Administrative Library Coordinator at Rhode Island School of Design, and Assistant to the Director & Librarian at Brown University’s John Carter Brown Library.

Brenda has an MA in Spanish Literature from Simmons College and an BA in Spanish from UCLA. She splits her time between Providence, Rhode Island, and Los Angeles.