Our Team

Advisory Council

Trish Coury
Real Estate Professional


Johanna Demers
Youth Graduate

Stacy Gorgie
VP, Branch Manager
Umpqua Bank, Newport Beach

Raj Kadam
CIO – Healthcare
Conduent

Dr. Nishant Kumar
Psychiatrist
Kaiser Permanente

Raakhi Masani
Partner/Manager
PinkRock Events

Anna McCarthy, PhD
Clinical Psychologist

Natasha Namdari, MD
Pyschiatrist
Orange County Health Care Agency

Edward (Ted) L. Quinn
Past President
American Nuclear Society
President
Technology Resources

Kim Severini
Partner/Consultant
TravelBiz Solutions

Shadi Shaffer, Esq
Asset Protection & Elder
Law Center

Sharlyn Turner-Bryant
VP, People
Seabreeze Management Company

Carolyn Zainer
Founder & Owner
CAZ Designs, Inc.

To read the bios of our Advisory Board members, please click here.

Directors

Justine Palmore
Executive Director

Carlia Perez
Director of Program and Business Operations

Denisze Zermeno
Director of Housing and Mentoring Programs

Managers

Xiomara Cabrera
Mentoring Program
Manager

Perla Rojas
Business Development & Strategy Manager

Staff

Elle Martinez
Case Manager Supervisor

Samantha Beer
Case Manager & Data Management Coordinator

Garrett Brooks
Business Development & Events Specialist

Diana Fuentes
Case Manager

Adriana Garcia
Case Manager

Gabriela Hernandez
Case Manager

Veronica Hernandez
Case Manager

Brenda Richardson-Bailey
Case Manager

Kaitlin Rios
Case Manager, OCDE

Nancy Roque
Case Manager

Volunteer Leaders

Kim Pennington
WeDeliver Supervisor

Dr. Stephanie Schneider
Project Director, OC Colleges Project

Leigh Sentenac
Business Development