Long Beach Public Library Foundation


Kate Azar, Executive Director/CEO

Kate brings more than 10 years of nonprofit sector experience to the Foundation, including program and fundraising management, social cause campaign strategy, and co-founding the Olive Tree Initiative, an award-winning, educational nonprofit organization with chapters throughout California. A graduate of UC Irvine, Kate also holds a master’s degree from USC.

Erica Bradley, Director of Development

Erica, a graduate of UC San Diego, has been a development professional for 13 years, most notably serving more than eight years on behalf of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. Her career reflects a commitment to children’s causes and education. As a resident of Long Beach, she is eager to improve resources for the diverse families of her community.

Kimberly Caballero, Communications Manager

Originally from Long Beach, Kimberly has supported nonprofit organizations in elevating their brand and storytelling for over five years. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University with experience in integrated marketing campaigns for national brands, Kimberly is dedicated to promoting social works and accomplishments.

Diana Litvin, Accounting & Operations Specialist

A graduate of Cal State Dominguez Hills, Diana’s experience has taken her from Kiev to Brooklyn to Long Beach. She’s worked in human resources, marketing, and finance, and brings all this expertise to her role at the Foundation