Chief Finance and Administrative Officer
Priscilla Chen-Ok joined Sobrato Early Academic Language (SEAL) in 2017 as their Chief Finance and Administrative Officer helping to develop the infrastructure of the SEAL program into that of an independent organization. She comes with over 20 years of experience in business development, finance and operations having worked in investment real estate and advertising before transitioning into the non-profit sector. She brings a strong background in nonprofit professional experience to SEAL from her previous position at Youth Leadership Institute, where she served as Interim CEO and then as their Chief Finance Officer. At YLI, Ms. Chen-Ok oversaw all aspects of finance and administration across four regional offices within the greater Bay Area. Prior to YLI, she served as Deputy Director at Wu Yee Children’s Services for ten years. Involved in their Early Head Start/ Head Start Early Education and Childcare programs, her work included program planning and budgeting, as well as organizational management, support of parents, and cultivation of the teams that implemented Early Head Start programs across six child care sites in San Francisco. Ms. Chen-Ok is passionate in serving children, youth and their families and committed to early education and working with immigrant families providing equal access to quality education for all children. She holds a BS in Business Administration from San Francisco State University.