Noelle Payomo

As Kidango’s Chief Operations Officer, Noelle oversees a wide range of departments, including Enrollment, Administrative Services, Information Technology, Facilities, and Nutrition.

Prior to her current role, Noelle served as Kidango’s Director of Nutrition for three years, employing a nutrition strategy aligned with evidence-based research to positively influence the nutrition habits of all Kidango children while addressing the overarching issues of health disparities in early childhood.

Noelle came to Kidango with a background in clinical and community nutrition from Dignity Health, SNAP-Ed, and WIC in the Sacramento region. In these roles, she worked to improve patient care and increase community impact through key operational shifts that streamlined processes and innovated systems. She holds a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences from Sacramento State University.

Noelle is committed to a collaborative approach toward maximizing the potential of every child and advancing social equity in the community.