Celia Graterol, Founder & Principal
Celia is the founder and principal of Graterol Consulting. Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, and after living for over 20 years in the Bay Area, Celia is bilingual English/Spanish and bicultural. In 2001, she received her MPH in Community Health Education at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, with the Graduate Student Award for Distinguish Achievement. In 1989, Celia received her BS in Computer Engineering from the Simón Bolívar University, Caracas, with specialization in information systems, relational databases, computer graphics and statistics. In Venezuela, Celia was a software developer and a social worker creating health programs in small villages. In the United States, Celia has successfully applied her unique blend of web-based technology and social sciences to implement user-friendly and interactive evaluation and planning processes.
For over 10 years, Celia has been assisting nonprofits, education institutions and funders with program and organizational development. In 2002, Ms. Graterol invented the LogicMap™, a unique web-based tool that supports evaluation and strategic planning. In 2010, she designed and implemented a data-tracking and real-time reporting web-based system in the Salesforce cloud platform that is today shared by more than 12 nonprofits serving low-income families in Marin County.