Board of Directors


William Vasquez, CPA, Esq.
Dan Carrillo

North By Northwest Capital Inc.
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Gail Kennard

Kennard Design Group

James Gallagher, Esq.

Pillsbury Law, rtd.

Wayne Moore

Southern California Association of Governments, rtd.


Wayne Chen, M.D.

Blue Shield of California

Carrie Hidding, CPA, MBA


David L. Hirsch, Esq.

MASCO Corporation, rtd.

Shelly Holmes

Holmes Associates

Melvin Jackson, Jr.

Raytheon, rtd.

Alicia Jacobs, MBA

The Ajament Partners

Margo Kaatz, RN, MA, Esq.

Whittier College

Edward Muñoz

Raytheon, rtd.

Raymond Perry, M.D., M.S.

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

William Vasquez, CPA, Esq.

Vasquez & Company


Quinton C. James, M.D.

Retired Psychiatrist, School Mental Health, Los Angeles Unified School District

Carlos Perez

Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche

Executive Staff

Wellnest Executive Team
Lisa Hirsch Marin, LCSW, MSOD
Lisa Hirsch Marin, LCSW, MSOD

Chief Operating Officer
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Margaret Lopez
Margaret Lopez, CPA, MAcc

Chief Financial Officer
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Laura Alvarez, PHR, SHRM-CP

Vice President of Human Resources
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Paco Retana
Paco Retana, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Vice President of Programs
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Andrea Salazar
Andrea Salazar

Vice President of Advancement and External Affairs
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Division Directors

Adam W. Sternberg, Psy.D.

Director of Outpatient Services, Exposition Park Office

Alina Molina, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Director of Clinical Training and Intern Development

Amanda De Loera-Morales, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Director of Life Learning and Housing

Amber Rickert, L.C.S.W., M.P.H.

Director of Outpatient Services, Leimert Park Office

Evelyn Vega, L.M.F.T.

Director of Intensive Services

Jenna Haeflinger-Kurtz, L.M.F.T., I.F.E.C.M.H.S., R.P.F. II

Director of Early Intervention and Community Wellness

Socorro D. Gertmenian, Ph.D.

Director of Total Quality Management