Board of Directors


Michael Winnick
Board Chair, Partner, AdvisorTarget

Jason Pearl
Board Vice Chair, Senior Vice President, Business Development, San Francisco Giants

Jane Thornton
Board Secretary, Community Volunteer & Fundraiser

Steve Wolfe
Board Treasurer, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Growth Street Partners

Willie Alford II
Managing Director, Head of Foundations & Endowments, West Region, Blackrock

Jamie Brandt
Executive Vice President, Hospitality & Ticketing, Elevate Sports Ventures

Paul Clemmons
Principal, Deloitte Digital

Christopher Lee
Senior Vice President, Head of Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing, US Bank

Patrice Martin
CEO & Co-founder, The Holding Co.

Ahsha (Merson) Haggart
Partner, TPG Sixth Street Partners

Gail Moody-Byrd
Vice President, Marketing, LinkedIn Sales Solutions

Ali Pace
Senior Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn

Caroline Dechert
Principal, Healthcare Investing, Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

Susan Hopkinson
Co-Founder, Board Member & Head of Sustainability, HigherRing

Lori A. Rianda
Senior Vice President of Enterprise Business & Community Engagement, Bank of America

Cheryl K. House
Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer, Adobe

Angela Du
Investor, Softbank Investment Advisors

Lorenzo F. Robleto
Legal Director of Privacy, DoorDash

Damaune Journey
Global Chief Growth Officer, 72andSunny

Cynthia Burks
Board Member and Advisor


Ara Chackerian, Board Chair Emeritus

Mei Chen, Board Chair Emeritus

Jenny Flores, Board Chair Emeritus

Andy Scott, Board Chair Emeritus

Doug Barry

Colleen Cassity

David Corey

Dan Henkle

Anne Pedrero

Amy Schioldager

Thurman White

Keith Belling

Carolyn Holt

Scott Garell


Frankie L. Atwater
Director of Housing and Community Development Department, Fulton County

Cecilia R. Bailey
Financial Education Manager, Corporate Community Affairs, Regions Bank

Lindsay T. Edwards
Vice President, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Mussettee H. Hill
Senior Youth Services Coordinator, Human Services Department, DeKalb County

Terrance Evans
Chief Executive Officer, TJFACT

Tiffany Kirk
Vice President-Georgia/South Carolina, Community Affairs Manager, Regions Bank

Devyon Johnson
Juma Atlanta Alumnus, Supervisor, UPS

Shakita Chester
Vice President, Community Development Manager, SunTrust Bank

Dr. Bryant T. Mark
Founding Director and Principal Trainer, The National Training Institute on Race & Equity, Morehouse College Professor

B. Michael Marino
Managing Director & SE Market Manager, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Derrick A. Pope
President & Managing Director, The Arc of Justice Institute

Dr. Chalonda Smith
President, Innovative Management Consulting


LaMecia Butler
Principal, GEM Legacy Management, LLC

Lindsey Cooksen
Vice President, Private Wealth Advisor at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Kris Satterthwaite
Sales Director, Red River Operation, Cisco Systems

Rene Solis
Vice President of Emerging Public Initiatives, BakerRipley


Talia Shani Kaufman, Board Chair
Executive Vice President, Sacramento Metro Chamber

Tim Aldinger
Executive Director, Workforce Development at Foundation for California Community Colleges

Erica Kashiri
Chief Operating Officer, Third Plateau

Jim Keddy
Executive Director, Youth Forward

Lori A. Rianda
Senior Vice President, Bank of America

Jay Schenirer
Vice Mayor, Sacramento City Council

Scott Syphax
Chairman & CEO, The Nehemiah Companies

Justin Valentine
Relationship Credit Manager – V.P. at California Bank of Commerce

Leandro Vicuna
Managing Director of Trust & Fiduciary Services, Fremont Bank

Lisa Clawson
Human Resource Leader, Kaiser Permanente

Kevin Burdick
Director, Community Investment, Sacramento Republic FC

Susan Wheeler
Leader of Regional Workforce Outreach and Development, Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)


Jacqueline Garcia
Nonprofit Consultant

Laureen Heinz
Senior Manager, Deloitte

Matt Nesper
Market Executive – Silicon Valley Business Banking, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Abbey Ibrahim
Legal Counsel, Adobe

Pratusha Erraballi
Senior Corporate Counsel, Ethos Life


Sarah Freed, National Board Liason
Global Social Impact Manager, Starbucks

Sasha Gourevitch
Project Manager, Jobs and Housing Program, King County, WA

Rachel Van’t Land
Content Writer & Editor, Talent Management, Amazon

Tuyen Tran
Juma Seattle Alumna, Contract Specialist II, Essex Property Trust

Dale Morris
VP of Retail Operations, Verity Credit Union

Amy Fletcher
Customer Experience Lead, West Monroe Partners

Tanya Khaiyanun
Director, Advisory – Technology Sector, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Siti Mohamed
AVP, Business Banking Relationship Manager III, US Bank

Kelly Yu
Corporate Operations Manager, Executive Immersion Program


Steve Carlson, Board Chair
Executive Chairman, ForwardLine Financial

Nate Carzon
Supply Demand Management, Apple Inc.

Megan Hover
Development Director, Creativity Explored

Rushabh Jajodia
Strategy Analyst, Deloitte Consulting

Merritt Richmond
Educational Consultant and Community Volunteer

Queenie Ruan
Graduate, University of California, Irvine; Juma Ventures Alum

Matt Thornton
Investment Banking Analyst, Cowen

Jecht Tsang
Director of Partnerships and Operations, NorthOne

Patty Kwok
Director of Career Outcomes, Springboard

Gloria Lopez
Senior Associate, Corporate Banking, Bank of America

Ting Zhang

Senior Associate, Investment Banking, Citigroup