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Tess Passero Ottobre
Special Projects Manager
Joined the Foundation in 2021

Tess Passero Ottobre is the Director of Marketing and Special Projects. She oversees marketing and public relations for the Foundation, its affiliate organizations, projects and funds.

Tess has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, with concentration in Radio, TV and Film, and a Master of Business Administration, with a concentration in Marketing. She spent the early years of her career working for global footwear brand PONY; she then moved on to work for Tom Delonge (from the band Blink 182) at his footwear and media companies. After 9 years there, she left to form her own consulting company.

She recently moved back to El Paso from California and began her work at the Community Foundation.