As director of communications and operations, Victoire Prothro leads the organization's communications, marketing, and media efforts along with overseeing office management. Prothro is responsible for generating a dynamic creative strategy to raise the visibility of AABLI, to increase community engagement and to help drive awareness of the organization's programs and accomplishments. Prior to joining AABLI, she worked as an independent contractor, performing communications, outreach and program functions for a number of local nonprofit institutions. Prothro previously served as Community Affairs Manager/Associate Producer for a Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards Nominated talk show which gave community representatives a forum for discussion of local and national issues. She is a board member and scholarship chair for the Nonprofit Communications and Media Network (NCMN), dedicated to helping nonprofits work more effectively with the media. Prothro is a cum laude graduate of Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in business management.