Alicia Guevara joins Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC as our Chief Executive Officer. Alicia is an accomplished and proven leader in the nonprofit sector. She brings 25+ years of experience leading nonprofit organizations, developing talent, influencing public policy, designing business strategies, and generating revenue through fundraising and earned income opportunities.

Ms. Guevara has deep knowledge, passion and experience working with youth-serving programs, having rooted her life’s work in pursuit of social justice issues of access and inclusion for young people. Ms. Guevara is a graduate of Columbia University and also earned an executive education certificate for senior leaders in nonprofit management from Columbia Business School. She prides herself on being a native New Yorker who has mentored numerous young people through multiple channels. Alicia lives with her husband and two young children, all of who enjoy spending time outdoors and rooting for NY’s “home” teams.