Our Staff

Mike Alvidrez

Chief Executive Officer

Driven by hands-on experience working in Downtown Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood, Mr. Alvidrez pioneered the development of permanent supportive housing to help those facing the toughest challenges to stability and wellness. Mr. Alvidrez joined the Trust as a Project Manager in 1990, one year after the organization was founded to preserve affordable housing in Downtown Los Angeles. In 1995, Mr. Alvidrez led the effort to create the Trust’s Property Management Company to better assist formerly-homeless residents who struggle to stay in housing. Mr. Alvidrez became Executive Director of the Trust in 2004, and has since helped the organization become a nationally recognized provider of permanent supportive housing at the forefront of building and program design. A native Angelino, Mr. Alvidrez has a Master’s degree from UCLA’s School of Architecture and Urban Planning. Read more…

Monique Davis

Chief Operations Officer

Ms. Davis joined Skid Row Housing Trust in 2015, and brings with her 17 years of experience managing human resources in the private sector, building programs linked to strategic initiatives of the businesses she served, and increasing business efficiencies through effective project management. At the Trust Ms. Davis is responsible for all human resource activities, including recruitment of personnel, coordination of the wage and salary program, implementation of the employee benefits program, and she provides consultation, information, and employee relation assistance to employees, administration, and department managers. Ms. Davis has B.S. in Business Management from University of Phoenix. She is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA), and is Six Sigma Certified.

Dana Trujillo

Chief Investment and Finance Officer

Ms. Trujillo is responsible for all financial transactions and real estate investments, including the acquisition and development of new permanent supportive housing in Southern California and the recapitalization of the Trust’s existing buildings. Ms. Trujillo, who joined the Trust in 2013, has over fifteen years of real estate experience and is credited for the development of over 1,000 units of high-quality, award-winning, service-enriched and sustainable affordable housing throughout Los Angeles County. She is accountable for the financial performance, reporting and accounting for $265 million of total assets and maintains a pipeline of new real estate investments totaling over $290 million. She oversees the accounting, real estate development and asset management divisions at the Trust. Ms. Trujillo holds a B.S. from the University of Southern California and sits on the Board of Directors for the Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing.

Staff and residents at the
2017 United Way HomeWalk