Volunteer Services Manager
As a Volunteer Services Manager, Sylvia has found her perfect match. She has always enjoyed helping people and donating her time and now has the privilege of leading the volunteer program at Kern Medical. Through her efforts, the Volunteer program at Kern Medical has increased their membership, raised substantial revenue to purchase equipment for the hospital and has added College Student opportunities. Her proudest accomplishment is the revitalization of the Junior Volunteer Program to provide high school students a glimpse into the health care field as well as developing leadership and communication skills. Sylvia has been instrumental in raising funds to start up our Junior Volunteer Scholarship fund to assist those interested in the medical field.
In her previous position as a Team Manager at State Farm Insurance Companies, Sylvia worked in Auto Operations and Agency Recruiting for 17 years ensuring the best service for customers and mentoring her teams to reach their goals. She also spent 2 years at Elwood Staffing as a Staffing Manager and she enjoyed recruiting and changing people’s lives by helping them find the right job.
Sylvia was raised in East Los Angeles and comes from a large Hispanic family. She has fond memories of growing up in a fun chaotic family where playing music was everyone’s favorite pastime. As a first-generation college graduate, Sylvia attended Mount St. Mary’s College in Los Angeles with a Bachelor’s in International Business. She enjoys spending time with her two children, Justin and Nina along with her husband of 34 years, Justin. She loves salsa music, reading and fitness classes.