Selena joined the Foundation in 2019. After receiving her B.A. in Economics from UC San Diego, she worked as an Accounting Assistant at a private company and as a tax preparer at the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. It was through volunteering at the program where she was inspired to use accounting to serve the community. She earned a master’s degree in Business Taxation from USC Leventhal School of Accounting and worked for Grant Thornton LLP where she specialized in Not-for-Profit tax and prepared federal and state income tax returns for not-for-profits and foundations.