YEY CORONEL – Executive Director
Yey Coronel is a service-dedicated leader with an extensive community involvement that provides her with a unique multi-and inter-cultural experience. She was the first Filipino American to be featured for naturalization by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at his 2016 State of the City Address. Prior to working at FASGI, Yey worked in corporate management and held various positions for the City of Los Angeles, including Assistant Deputy Mayor for Mayor Richard Riordan; and Director of Housing & Community Development and Liaison to the Asian American Community for Mayor James Hahn. Her vast experience spans over four decades in grants management, housing and urban development, economic development, homelessness, community development, human and social services, legislative analysis, contract negotiation and real estate.
GEO SARGENT – Program Director