Laneesha Senegal, Human Resource Manager
Laneesha Senegal serves as a member of the Board of Directors for CenCal Impact Mentoring.
Her leadership has guided the direction of our staff, programs, and operations.
Since 2005, Laneesha has launched programs promoting the spread of HOPE. Her passion to see people equipped with every life tool to succeed has been her motivation. Her years of experience as an advocate for people of low-income has been an ideal skill set and key resource for youth and adults.
Under her direction as Executive Director for HOPE, Helping Others Pursue Excellence, Laneesha launched HOPE Builds, a youth woodshop apprentice and entrepreneurship program. In partnership with the Fresno Housing Authority the program successfully expanded to a
regional level in 3 cities: Fresno, Orange Cove, and Reedley.
As a 40 under 40 awardee and a 2009 Hands on Central Valley Volunteer of the Year, Laneesha dedicated herself to a life of service. In 2014, she was selected as a top 100 finalist for the Presidential Leadership Scholars program out of 900 applicant Scholars across America. Her distinguished leadership serving the Fresno Community earned her the recognition by the
Majaree Mason Center as a Top 10 Business Women of the Year honoree.
Laneesha’s passion has fueled her to launch an entrepreneurship hub, Vision View Business Formation Center. A 33,000 square ft business center intended to remove economic barriers for individuals with limited resources. Her motto is strongly stated, “We are Vision View. Where one’s vision is without limits.”
Laneesha’s service also includes serving in an advisory capacity for initiatives like The Children’s Movement of Fresno and the Mayor’s Citizen’s Academy. In her role as the Co-Facilitator for the Mayor’s Citizen’s Academy Laneesha was a visionary who championed the initiative that allowed non-profits to facilitate our recreation centers.
Laneesha’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Leadership from Fresno Pacific University. She is also the mother of 5 young adults.