Board of Directors


William Vasquez, CPA, Esq.
William Vasquez, CPA, Esq.

Vasquez & Company
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Dan Carrillo

North By Northwest Capital Inc.

Melvin Jackson, Jr.

Raytheon, rtd.

Wayne Moore

Southern California Association of Governments, rtd.


Wayne Chen, M.D.

Blue Shield of California

James Gallagher, Esq.

Pillsbury Law, rtd.

Carrie Hidding, CPA, MBA


David L. Hirsch, Esq.

MASCO Corporation, rtd.

Shelly Holmes

Holmes Associates

Alicia Jacobs, MBA

The Ajament Partners

Margo Kaatz, RN, MA, Esq.

Whittier College

Gail Kennard

Kennard Design Group

Edward Muñoz

Raytheon, rtd.

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

Los Angeles County Department of Health Services

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