Director of Development and Communications
Lucy Valentine Wurtz is our Director of Development and Marketing. She has over 25 years she has worked in the not-for-profit and public sectors. Prior to joining Village Enterprise, Lucy most recently worked for the Waldorf School of the Peninsula as the Development and Outreach Director where she was responsible for a multi-million dollar capital campaign to finance the creation of a Waldorf High School in Silicon Valley. Lucy has a BS from Santa Clara University in political science and is a graduate of the Coro Foundation’s leadership training program in public affairs. Lucy has a lifelong passion for East Africa, having lived and worked in Tanzania for two years in the late 80s in International Development. Her dream is to infuse the African values of community, collective responsibility, humor and perspective, and the wisdom of elders into Silicon Valley culture. When not at work, Lucy is reading novels and history, hiking in the hills, or hanging out with family and friends.