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

Attorney and Child Advocate

Nancy Heinen
Board Vice Chair

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

Anthony J. Maggiore
Board Treasurer

Global Head of Tax, Atlassian

Georgia Lorenz
Board Secretary

President, Seminole State College

Andrew Monach

Partner (Retired), Morrison & Foerster LLP

Cynthia Chen

Juvenile Mediator, San Mateo County Juvenile Mediation Program

Darryl Glass

Executive Vice President, Advent Properties, Inc

Hilda West

Vice President, Talent and Culture, The Clorox Company

Kappy Dye

CFO and Grants Manager, Y&H Soda Foundation

Marian Macindoe

Director of Investment Stewardship, Charles Schwab

Marvin O’Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President and COO,  Dignity Health

Mickey Arabelovic

Founder and Managing Member, Telescope Partners

Paul Harder

Founder, Harder+Company Community Research

Sheri Paulo

Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, Bank of the West

Steven LaFrance
Board Member Emeritus

President and CEO, Learning for Action Group

Adam Sisson

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

Mark Geller

Co-Founder and COO, Happy Returns, Inc.

Summer Watson

Vice President Business Operations, Episode, Pocket Gems

Paul Harder

Founder, Harder+Company Community Research

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