Oscar is Managing Director, Diversion and Reentry located in San Francisco who works directly with the local, county, and state governments on the West Coast to better align their goals with the mission of service providers through new funding and program incentives.
He focuses on establishing outcomes contracts to fund human services through implementation plans, pilot programs, and performance management plans supported by various sources of public or philanthropic funding. Prior engagements include:
- Alameda County Justice Restoration Project
- The Way Home: Lane County Reentry Collaborative
- Various feasibility engagements in the areas of homelessness, reentry and workforce, youth development, juvenile justice, and child welfare
- Partnerships with HUD, DOJ, Social Innovation Fund, and other federal agencies to better align resources with the specific funding and programmatic needs of a community
Before joining Third Sector, Oscar worked in private equity and investment banking in New York, and the LA Mayor’s Office of Housing and Economic Development. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, completed the Bridge Program at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, and was selected a Gates Millennium Scholar through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.