Maria Rojo de Steffey Joins Staff as Regional Director of EngAGE Northwest
By: EngAGE, Inc.
Ms. Rojo de Steffey has served for several years on the EngAGE Northwest Board of Directors, and her many years of experience and good work in Oregon will be invaluable assets to the EngAGE leadership team.
Ms. Rojo de Steffey's extensive experience includes two terms as a Multnomah County Commissioner where, among many initiatives, she originated and co-chaired the County's Vital Aging Task Force. Her experience extends to management of contracting and management services. Maria has managed a staff of 500 with a 275 million dollar budget. She has developed and implemented public sector budgets and fiscal procedures. She has also been responsible for contract negotiation for rental/use of facilities and services including the Expo Center and Civic Stadium (now Providence Park). She has extensive experience in media communication, management of event services, operations, sales and marketing. Most recently, Maria was the President and Owner of ALMAR Contracting, LLC, a state certified WBE/MBE business. The company renovates and repairs multi-family housing apartment buildings.
EngAGE is a nonprofit that takes a whole-person approach to community and creative, healthy aging by providing free arts, wellness, lifelong learning, community building and intergenerational programs to thousands of seniors and families living in affordable senior and multi-generational apartment communities in California and Oregon.
EngAGE CEO/Founder Tim Carpenter comments, "EngAGE Northwest is in the midst of a significant period of growth and will continue to grow exponentially in the next few years. I am looking forward to working with Maria on this next exciting chapter."