MICHAEL NOBLEZA relies on his two decades of nonprofit executive management, strategy development, and community engagement experience to help teams and organizations achieve greater impact and effectiveness. His experience includes moving two organizations from startup to growth phases. Most recently, Michael was vice president for the Asian Pacific Fund, a San Francisco Bay Area community foundation focused on the needs of the region’s vulnerable Asians and Pacific Islanders. Michael has a B.A. with a focus on diplomacy and world affairs from Occidental College and an M.A. in international relations with a focus on cross-cultural conflict and organizational development from Syracuse University.
The Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs is striving to promote the success of immigrant residents and their families during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Assisting with this effort, FUSE Executive Fellow Michael Nobleza helped create programs that improve the social safety net for immigrant Angelenos, including a new L.A. Immigrant Essential Workers Initiative, which Michael is now working to implement.