Evelyn Marcha-Hidalgo, CEO of Intercultural Family Services, Inc. (Intercultural) began her work with the agency in1981. For over 35 years, her leadership has provided the steadfast foundation for its continued success. Intercultural has evolved into a family-focused, multicultural and multi-purpose organization that provides a variety of public health and human services to first generation Americans and life-long Philadelphians alike.
Mrs. Hidalgo is an influential motivator, mentor and champion for others. She is strategic, yet pragmatic. She is a community bridge builder, while also very able at leading the day to day operations of the agency, rolling up her sleeves alongside the team. She brings expertise in organizational development, agency operation, non-profit fund raising, financial management, program development & design, and cultural competency training.
Prior to joining Intercultural, Mrs. Hidalgo was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) practitioner in the Philippines where she had a successful career prior to migrating to Philadelphia, USA. She serves on several local boards and committees. She considers her greatest accomplishment to be building an organization that embodies its motto of Diversity in Action®.
Mrs. Hidalgo earned a Master’s Degree in Organizational Dynamics from University of Pennsylvania. She also completed the Executive Management Training Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Accounting major from the University of the Philippines.