Cecilia is currently the Executive Director of the Nordson Corporation
Foundation based in Westlake, OH. She has been at the Foundation since
1999 starting as the Program Officer. Prior to Nordson, Cecilia was
employed in the field of education. She is actively involved in the
Philanthropy Ohio Education Advisory Committee and Corporate Funders
group, ReacHigher, the Lorain County P-16 council and the STEM education
workgroup with the Association of Corporate Contribution Professionals.
She has worked as an advisor for Cleveland Scholarship Programs and the
Educational Opportunity Program at Tri-C. Cecilia has also been a
part-time instructor at Cleveland State University in the School of
Education. She holds a M.Ed. from CSU with a concentration in Adult
Learning and Development and a B.A. in Psychology with a concentration
in Child Development from Smith College. Cecilia is the 2015 Leadership
Lorain County Eric Nord Award for Excellence in Leadership awardee.