Juan Pablo França De La Plata

Director, Marketing & Communications, Americas at Smile Train


Juan Pablo França De La Plata is the current Director of Marketing & Communications for Smile Train in the Americas. In this role, they are responsible for the maintenance, growth, and improvement of Smile Train's marketing and communications presence in the region. Juan provides oversight and direction for implementing effective and efficient strategies in line with regional needs and global objectives and guidelines in order to achieve Smile Train's mission.

Previously, Juan Pablo worked as the Encontro de Turismo where they were responsible for developing strategies and working with the regional team to grow the organization's brand and raise awareness for Smile Train programs. Juan also served as the regional marketing and communications representative, point of contact, and spokesperson for Smile Train. In this role, they proactively responded to needs and worked closely with Smile Train regional and global teams so as to keep communication channels open, projects integrated, and the regional team moving together.

Juan Pablo has a long history of working in marketing and communications roles where they have been able to utilize their skills to help grow organizations and reach their goals. Juan is a dedicated professional who is passionate about making a difference in the world and they will continue to use their skills and experience to help Smile Train achieve its mission.

Juan Pablo França De La Plata reports to Susannah Schaefer, Executive Vice Chair, President & CEO. They work with Taina Monsanto - VP, Finance, Emily Mcauliffe - Senior Director, Direct Marketing, and Erin Stieber - SVP, Programs.


  • Director, Marketing & Communications, Americas

    Current role

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