Meet the Team

Office of Institutional Advancement

Gildren Bengoa
Director of Institutional Advancement
787-796-0440, Ext. 222

Tara McCartney
Associate Director of Advancement & Communications 

Meet our Director of Advancement

Gildren Bengoa’s ability to connect people with their passion has allowed her to successfully execute fundraising campaigns and special events for the past 20 years in a multicultural, multilingual environment having lived and worked in the United States, Finland, and Puerto Rico. For the past 6 years, she worked for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society managing different fundraising campaigns in the Southern Florida & Puerto Rico markets. Gildren ensures the growth and success of development projects for TASIS Dorado by maximizing opportunities and securing financial support through individual, legacy, and corporate gifts. She describes her role as a facilitator matching the interests and needs of our organization to donors who desire to make a positive difference in our community and further serve our mission. Gildren holds a degree in International Affairs & Business from Xavier University. Her three children attended TASIS Dorado as teenagers when they moved from Finland back to Puerto Rico in 2010. Contact Gildren at



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