Gabriela Herrera


Director of Compliance & Risk

Gabby joined PLN in 2011 working in the Finance and Human Resource Department.  She now serves as the Director of Compliance and Risk where she has been instrumental in mitigating PLN’s risk by ensuring that policies and procedures are upheld.  Gabby is responsible for managing and maintaining multiple insurance policies for the agency and adhering to contractual requirements.  Besides having to develop strong relationships with brokers, carriers and auditors, she also works very closely with internal programs to certify compliance with all mandated trainings and regulations set in place by various entities.  She has made it her goal to ensure safety all across the agency by training and equipping all the sites & schools with emergency preparedness materials and ensuring that our students, staff and families are safe.

Prior to joining PLN, Gabby was the Elementary School Coordinator for a STEM program working with 13 elementary schools in Boyle Heights; there she maintained programing compliance.  After attending California State University, Los Angeles Gabby also worked for LAUSD and other Non-Public agencies as Behaviorists where her passion for seeing children thrive and prosper continues today.  Gabby is a foodie at heart and loves to discover new restaurants where she can spend her time with family, friends and scrumptious food.