ACLAMO Family Centers Appoints New Executive Director
ACLAMO board of directors is pleased to announce that Nelly Jiménez-Arévalo has been chosen to be ACLAMO’s new executive director. Ms. Jiménez-Arévalo begins her term in office on July 1.
Ms. Jiménez-Arévalo leaves Maternal and Child Health Consortium [MCHC], where she is the Director of the Kennett Square Family Center and MCHC Director of Community Relations. Previously, Nelly was the Family Social Services and Housing Manager with Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc. in Philadelphia.
Born in Venezuela, Nelly came to the United States in 1989. She holds a law degree from Universidad Santa María, Caracas, where she also completed postgraduate study in business law and human resource management. Nelly has been awarded academic certification from Bryn Mawr and Temple in executive leadership and real estate practice.
“With 38 years of experience, ACLAMO knows the Latino community and has earned the trust of Latino families,” stated ACLAMO board president Houghton Kane. “This trust is built on the dedication of ACLAMO employees and the success of our programs. Under the leadership of Nelly Jiménez-Arévalo and the loyalty of our many supporters, we look forward to dramatically expanding ACLAMO’s work with the growing number of Latino families in this region.”
“I am very excited by the opportunity to lead this wonderful organization and take it to the next level,” Nelly stated. “With the combination of our already strong programs, my experience, and the commitment of our partners and supporters, I am sure that together we will be able to achieve the success we all want for ACLAMO.”