Executive Director of Collective Impact, a community-based youth development nonprofit. Prior to taking on that role in September 2016, Rika served Collective Impact's Magic Zone direct service team for 4 years as Education Director, leading all aspects of the K-12 year-round out-of-school-time program, including developing and growing the organization’s in-school supports and services. Rika holds both a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in History from California State University, Hayward, and is a certified CalSAC trainer who has presented at dozens of conferences and workshops. Rika's extensive experience working with underserved youth of color inspires her to support her students and staff in developing the skills they need to achieve and excel.
James Spingola Director of Facilities and Partnerships
Collective Impact’s Director of Facilities & Partnerships, was born and raised in San Francisco’s Fillmore District. From a young age, James was called to the streets and spent his teens and 20s surviving gunshot wounds and substance abuse. Upon release from prison after 14 years, James took a fruitful path to reentry, working in facilities management for a local hospital for nearly 20 years. For more than 15 years at the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, James has counseled young men struggling with the same issues that led him to incarceration, and has mentored colleagues in providing quality supports and services. James, “Uncle” to many, understands the connection the community’s young men and boys are craving; his approach is centered around ensuring those crucial connections are in place.
Kimiah Tucker Executive Director of Mo'MAGIC
Kimiah Tucker has been working with disadvantaged and at-risk youth for over 10 years. She grew up in San Francisco's Bayview Hunters Point district where violence, drugs and crime were notorious, but she has always seen past the negative and had a desire to help the people in her community (specifically youth) seek their way to a better life. Kimiah chose to lead by example, by pursuing higher education at San Jose State University, where she attained a Bachelor’s degree in Justice Studies with a concentration in Juvenile Delinquency, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work with a concentration in Children, Youth & Families. She is currently undergoing licensing to attain her LCSW. Over the years Kimiah has led teams of case managers serving in capacities from foster care in the Contra Costa area serving emancipated youth while in transitional housing, teaching incarcerated youth at San Francisco’s Youth Guidance Center, mentored and supervised interns from the depths of the inner city of San Francisco in community organizing projects at The Center For Young Women’s Development. Kimiah had the opportunity to reside in Atlanta for three years where she served as the lead therapist on therapeutic intervention teams for youth and adults. Her dearest work to date has been teaching in San Francisco's Youth Guidance center (juvenile hall) where she was able to teach young women how to truly love, respect, and believe in themselves no matter their past, upbringing, or obstacles. Kimiah’s most recent work lies in the amazing opportunity to serve transitional age youth ages 18-25 in the capacity of the Workforce Director of Magic Zone which is located in the Western Addition serving TAY from all over San Francisco. Kimiah attributes her focus and determination to succeed in life to God, and her awesome parents Kevin & Kim Tucker. Kimiah's passion for youth and young adults keeps her busy as she is always looking for any opportunity to lend a helping hand.
Devi Zinzuvadia Director of Engagement
The organization’s Director of Engagement, has been with Collective Impact | Magic Zone since 2013, and since 2009 has worked in a variety of capacities for local community-based nonprofits, including PACT, Aim High, Jamestown Community Center, and 826 Valencia. Prior to this, she was a television news journalist and communications professional. Devi holds a B.A. in English from the University of Southern California and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. Devi was born and raised in San Francisco, and is proud to work in service of children and families in her hometown.
Renaud DeVreker Finance Manager
Renaud oversees “all things” Finance at Collective Impact. He joined the organization in July 2016 as a full-time employee after a short stint as a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to joining Collective Impact, Renaud spent two years at Lookout, a mobile security startup with the Finance Team as Manager of FP&A. He previously spent 11 years working as an equity research analyst for a few different banks, focused mostly on the application and infrastructure software industry. He holds a B.A. in Economics from UCSD. A father of two girls, he loves to BBQ, attend live music shows, and snowboard whenever possible.
Allison Pierantoni Operations and HR Manager
Allison Pierantoni is an operations enthusiast who has eight years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Allison enjoys putting her generalist skills into action by bringing a human-centered approach to detail-orientated project management and strategic planning. She has had a passion for giving back since she volunteered with her Girl Scout troop as a kid. Throughout her career, Allison has worked with different populations including people living with HIV/AIDS, the aging community, and now, youth in the Western Addition. Allison holds a Master’s in Nonprofit Management & Social Enterprise from the Columbia University School of Social Work; she earned her BSW from Kutztown University. In her spare time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and their dog, Tuna, making new friends in the Bay Area, baking, and traveling.
Jamesha Threat On Site Coordinator
Born and raised in San Francisco’s Western Addition and is a proud past participant in Collective Impact programming. An alumna of Galileo Academy of Science and Technology, Jamesha attended Dillard University; after two years at the New Orleans HBCU, she transferred to Arizona State University, from which she graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Health and a minor in Nutrition. Jamesha brings her knowledge of healthy behaviors and lifestyles to her work at Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, and has as one of her career goals to someday open and manage a facility of her own to help others in her community. Jamesha is pursuing her graduate studies and plans to work towards a Master’s degree in Public Health.