Black Hawk College alumna Zenaida Landeros is the new executive director of the Black Hawk College Quad-Cities Foundation.
Landeros has more than eight years of experience in fundraising, community outreach and nonprofit administration. She previously worked for the Greater Quad-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce since 2012, becoming its executive director in 2018.
She graduated from Black Hawk College in 2005 and Augustana College in 2007. Landeros earned an executive master of nonprofit administration degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2017.
“As a BHC alum, I’m proud to be working with the community that helped me succeed,” she said.
“The Black Hawk College Foundation Board is excited to have Zenaida Landeros as our executive director,” said Greg Ryckaert, board chairman.
“We are looking forward to Zenaida’s exemplary leadership skills to move the Black Hawk College Foundation forward with collaboration and outreach with our donors and partners,” he added.
Landeros cited workforce and economic development, technical and vocational training, and community service as areas she feels the foundation can positively impact the Quad-Cities.
The Black Hawk College Foundation currently is participating in the Birdies for Charity program. All donations made to the foundation through Birdies for Charity by Friday, July 10 will receive at least a 5 percent bonus from the program. Historically, the foundation has used these funds to support student emergency scholarships.
The Black Hawk College Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that provides an opportunity for anyone to make an investment in Black Hawk College students as they prepare to be tomorrow’s leaders.