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Human Services Association (HSA) Appoints New Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ricardo Mota, Effective July 1st, 2021

Human Services Association (HSA) Appoints New Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ricardo Mota, Effective July 1st, 2021

Posted: June 22, 2021 | News

The Human Services Association (HSA) Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has named Ricardo Mota as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective July 1st 2021. Mr. Mota, a dynamic and proven nonprofit leader, brings over 27 years of experience in the nonprofit sector. He has a passion for creating positive change in our communities. He succeeds Leticia Chacon, who will retire on June 30th 2021.


Mr. Mota currently serves as Human Services Association’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As CFO, Mr. Mota refined HSA’s financial operations and strengthened its overall financial health. Mr. Mota’s skilled leadership of day-to-day operations has also helped ensure Human Services Association has continued to provide comprehensive services to clients in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Mr. Mota holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles; a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University, Long Beach; and is a Certified Public Accountant.


“I am grateful and humbled to accept the position of Chief Executive Officer of an organization as distinguished and respected as Human Services Association,” said Mr. Mota. “Moving forward, my goal is to continue to grow our organization while upholding the core values that have made us a trusted pillar of our communities. Human Services Association will continue to provide comprehensive, compassionate services to our clients while growing our client base and expanding our geographic reach across Los Angeles County.”


“Our Board of Directors is proud to introduce Mr. Mota to our community as the next Chief Executive Officer of Human Services Association,” said Board Chair Cesar Zaldivar-Motts. “We are confident Mr. Mota’s extensive skill set and proven track record of success in the nonprofit sector make him an ideal candidate to lead our organization. We can look confidently to the future knowing Human Services Association will continue to prosper and expand under the very capable leadership of Mr. Mota.”


Please join the Human Services Association Board of Directors in welcoming Mr. Mota in his new role.

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