Teri Steel – Executive Director

teri steelTeri attended a vocational college right out of high school and has built a career in helping small businesses achieve their diverse goals.

Over the past 27 years, she has also been involved in multiple philanthropic endeavors. She has been recognized with achievement awards for developing programs that benefit children and families in the community.

She recently received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for her efforts to prevent youth substance use and promote healthy lifestyle choices. Teri helped create COA programs to help youth in South Orange County feel respected, appreciated and valued.

Her goal throughout the years has been to work with non-profits to encourage community involvement and youth leadership. She can be reached at coa.teristeel@gmail.com