Soraya Abdala – Webmaster / Social Media Manager
Soraya graduated from high school with Honors, and was awarded the Presidential Scholarship to the University of New Mexico, where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. After graduating, she was recruited by a Fortune 100 company, and moved to Dallas, TX. While working, she attended Southern Methodist University, and completed a Master’s Degree in Finance. Although her professional background has primarily been in Advertising Sales, she has also held the position of District Manager with ADP, Territory Sales Manager with Philip Morris USA, and Account Executive with FedEx Office. Soraya has also volunteered at New Mexico AIDS Services, Roadrunner Food Bank, The Storehouse Food Pantry, and Children’s Cancer Fund of New Mexico.
Rachel Janiors – Data Coordinator
Rachel grew up in Edgewood, NM. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of New Mexico. She has had administrative roles for several Albuquerque nonprofits and is excited to be part of Wings For LIFE International where she is the Data Coordinator. Married in 2019, Rachel lives with her wonderful husband and three dogs and one cat.
Yolanda Mattison – Volunteer Coordinator
Yolanda has been involved with WFLI for since 2006. Since 2013 she has been the Volunteer Coordinator. Prior to being the Volunteer Coordinator she served on the Board of Directors for 5 years, and volunteered prior to that. Yolanda is retired from Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit after 25 years of service and also worked as a mortgage loan originator with Access Funding Inc. for 8 years.
Mike Sylskar – Tutoring Leader / Pre-K Director
Mike has run his own company, Quality Custom, Inc., for the past 20 years doing metal fabrication, remodeling, engineering, automotive, electronics, and has been a dedicated volunteer for numerous organizations as well. Mike is the father of three daughters and loves working with children and their parents.