Raiko Mendoza joined Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) in March 2013 as the Director of Development. Raiko’s responsibilities include seeking out, evaluating and building new business relationships, alliances, opportunities and partnerships in support of CADCA’s mission, vision and strategic objectives. This includes collaborating with many internal and external stakeholders for the development and stewardship of corporate partnerships, event sponsors, fundraising campaigns and other opportunities for development.
With almost 20 years of experience Raiko has held many positions in Marketing, Development and Business Development. Her previous positions include, Director of Sales & Marketing for 15 years within the Newspaper Industry in Chicago, IL., and Director of Business Development for Anixter Center in Chicago, IL., which she held for 5 years before relocating to the Washington D.C. area. Raiko received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago and her MBA from Ohio University.