Our Board

Our Board2018-07-16T17:49:14+00:00

First Place is grateful to the members of our Board of Directors and Regional Advisory Boards, who generously volunteer their time, expertise, and financial support to further First Place’s mission.

Jennifer Friedman
Board Chair

Visiting Assistant Professor, Mills College

Keith Shultz
Board Vice Chair

Consulting Partner, RedFish Consulting

Kappy Dye
Board Treasurer

CFO and Grants Manager, Y&H Soda Foundation

Georgia Lorenz
Board Secretary

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Santa Monica College

Andi Owen

Andrew Monach

Senior Counsel, Morrison & Foerster

Anthony J. Maggiore

Global Head of Tax, Atlassian

Cynthia Chen

Juvenile Mediator, San Mateo County Juvenile Mediation Program

Hilda West

Vice President, Talent and Culture, The Clorox Company

Marvin O’Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President and COO,  Dignity Health

Mickey Arabelovic

Founder and Managing Member, Telescope Partners

Nancy Heinen

Board Chair, Teen Success, Inc.,
Partner and former Chair, SV2

Paul Harder

Founder, Harder+Company Community Research

Steven LaFrance
Board Member Emeritus

President and CEO, Learning for Action Group

Thomas Wilson

Associate Pastor
Senior Managing Director (Retired), PricewaterhouseCoopers

Adam Sisson

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Ellen Roth Nagler

College Counselor, College Match

Evan Huckabay, M.B.A.

Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo

Georgia Lorenz, Ph.D

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Santa Monica College

Mark Geller

Co-Founder and COO, Happy Returns, Inc.

Summer Watson

Vice President Business Operations, Episode, Pocket Gems

Angelique Shepherd-Stump

Executive Administrator, Northwest Restaurant Group

Darryl McDavid

Former First Place for Youth participant

Ravi Gauba

CEO and Founder, LiveImpact

Rebecca Owens

Business and People Operations Leadership Advisor