Nicole Tafoya

Deputy Director of Development

Nicole is the Deputy Director of Development at MAZON, where she manages development and fundraising programs, including MAZON’s annual giving program, and works collaboratively with the Director of Development and VP of Community Engagement to build and implement MAZON’s diverse fundraising strategies. Nicole most recently served as the West Coast Director of Advancement at Moishe House, where she managed a regionally based donor portfolio and worked to raise funds for Jewish community building across the West Coast. Previously, she worked in development at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. Nicole holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Southern California (where she was a proud co-president of USC’s Challah for Hunger chapter), and a Certificate in Professional Fundraising from Boston University.