Diego Aviles is vice president, development, for the Northeast Region (Boston, New York and Newark), based in New York. In this role, Aviles develops and implements comprehensive annual fundraising goals, objectives, budgets and plans for all areas of management responsibility to achieve maximum growth, optimal yield and increase retention of donors.
Prior to joining UNCF, Aviles served as the YMCA’s vice president of fund development where he gave leadership to the Y’s Annual Campaign, which raises more than $8 million to ensure that New Yorkers of all ages have access to the Y’s essential programs. Aviles earned his B.A. in psychology from Queens College, CUNY.