Board of Directors


Michael Winnick
Board Chair, Partner, AdvisorTarget

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

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

Cynthia Burks
Board Member and Advisor

Paul Clemmons
Principal, Deloitte Digital

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

Angela Du
Investor, Softbank Investment Advisors

Ahsha (Merson) Haggart
Partner, TPG Sixth Street Partners

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

Damaune Journey
Global Chief Growth Officer, 72andSunny

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

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

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

Ali Pace
Senior Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn

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

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

Lorenzo F. Robleto
Legal Director of Privacy, DoorDash


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


Talia Shani Kaufman, Board Chair
Founder & CEO, TALIA Executive Coaching + Strategy

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
Partner, Capitol Impact, LLC

Scott Syphax
Chairman & CEO, The Nehemiah Companies

Justin Valentine
V.P. Relationship Manager, Central Valley Community Bank

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


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

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
President, TrueML

Jecht Tsang, Board Vice-Chair
Director of Partnerships and Operations, NorthOne

Nate Carzon
Supply Demand Management, Apple Inc.

Megan Hover
Development Director, Creativity Explored

Rushabh Jajodia
Product Strategy, Indeed

Merritt Richmond
Director of Development, Enterprise for Youth

Queenie Ruan
Operations Administrator Manager, The Sunday Family Hospitality Group, Juma Ventures Alum

Matt Thornton
Investment Banking Analyst, Cowen

Patty Kwok
Director of Career Outcomes, Springboard

Gloria Lopez
Senior Associate, Corporate Banking, Bank of America

Ting Zhang

Senior Associate, Investment Banking, Citigroup