Our Team

Advisory Council


Melissa Costello
Area Manager/VP
Umpqua Bank


Trish Coury
Real Estate Professional


Johanna Demers
Youth Graduate

 


Emily Fuentes
Director of Communications
Open Doors USA

 


Isaiah Henry
CEO
Seabreeze Management

 


Raj Kadam
CIO - Healthcare
Conduent


Dr. Nishant Kumar
Psychiatrist
Kaiser Permanente


Raakhi Masani
Partner/Manager
PinkRock Events


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


Shalu Vagadia
Regional Sales Manager
Optum


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

Staff

   


Nathaniel Avant
VIP, Volunteer Manager


Brittany Avdee
Fundraising & Marketing Manager

 
Samantha Beer
Case Manager


Adriana Garcia
In-School Coordinator

 
Elle Martinez
After School and Employment Coordinator

 
Xiomara Orozco
Mentoring Program Manager


Kaitlin Rios
Case Manager

   

Volunteer Leaders

   


Leila Heiba
Food Pantry
Coordinator


Emily Ho
Volunteer Coordinator


Kim Pennington
WeDeliver Program
Supervisor


Dr. Stephanie Schneider
Project Director, OC Colleges Project