Family Success Zone Program Manager
Reading and Beyond
Roberto Maqueda joined the Reading and Beyond team in May 2016. Roberto was born in Queretaro, Mexico and migrated to this country when he was 8-year-old. At a young age Roberto experience firsthand the challenges and barriers low-income populations face which has led him take a career path where he can work with families who are in great need. Having 10 years of experience working with community-benefit organizations, Roberto has been able to work closely with underprivileged populations and this is something he enjoys and is really passionate about. As a Program Manager, he has experienced overseeing after school programs and providing Supplemental Educational Services (SES). Currently for the Family Success Zone Program, along with his Family Navigators he provides services to Families who reside in the 93701 zip code area. There’s nothing more rewarding for him than to see families thrive and help them overcome multiple barriers they might be facing. In May 2016, Roberto earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Sociology and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Student Affairs and College Counseling as well as a Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPS) from California State University, Fresno. During his leisure time he enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife and their 2 boys.