Dr. Teresa Granillo is the Chief Executive Officer of AVANCE Inc. As CEO, she provides oversight to daily operations as well as the development and execution of strategic plans to expand both the reach and impact of AVANCE programs. Since joining AVANCE in 2019, Dr. Granillo and her team have increased the revenue of the National Office 600%, funding that has allowed AVANCE to scale programming in some areas and offer new, innovative programs in others. AVANCE Inc. staff has also more than tripled, increasing from 49 employees in 2019 to 186 in 2021. Prior to AVANCE, Dr. Granillo served six years as Executive Director of Con Mi MADRE, a two-generation organization that supports young Latinas on the path to higher education and engages their mothers in the educational journey alongside them
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