As program manager, Luis oversees a portfolio of organizations that receive funding through CAC’s General Operating Support or Project Support grant programs. He works to build relationships with and provide technical assistance, guidance and support to grant recipients and applicants.


Luis is new to the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. Born in Mexico and raised in South Lake Tahoe, California, he has spent the last eight years in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. 

Prior to joining CAC, Luis worked for the City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Department and the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse for Santa Barbara County. He has experience working with young people, seniors, and individuals with cognitive disabilities, as well as overseeing community-based programs such as food distributions and community gardens. Luis is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s degree in sociology. 

In his free time, Luis is a buddy for the Broadway Buddies program through Stagecrafters Youth Theatre. He also loves to sew, bake, craft, and spend time in nature with his dog Gus.

Luis is the program manager for the organizations listed here.

Contact Luis at 216.515.8303 x106 or