Leadership Council Co-Chair, CAPA21
Tessie Guillermo is the President & CEO of ZeroDivide, a consulting organization focusing on technology adoption and innovation to improve, health, economic opportunity and civic engagement of disadvantaged communities. Tessie served for 15 years as CEO of the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum, a national health policy/advocacy organization. She was appointed by President Clinton in 1999 as an inaugural member of the President’s Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
Tessie recently completed a 10-year tenure as a member of the Board of Directors of The California Endowment, serving for 3 years as Chairwoman. She serves as an executive member of the Board for Dignity Health, and is a board member of the Nonprofit Finance Fund, and the California State University East Bay Education Foundation, where she graduated with a BA in Economics. She is a graduate of the Gallup Leadership Institute and was a 1997 Fellow of the Asian Pacific American Women’s Leadership Institute.