Board of Directors

Officers

Gail Kennard

Gail Kennard

Chairperson

Kennard Design Group
Carrie Hidding

Carrie Hidding, CPA, MBA

Chairperson Elect

teamCFO, Inc.
James Gallagher

James Gallagher, Esq.

Secretary

Pillsbury Law, rtd.
Margo Kaatz

Margo Kaatz, RN, MA, Esq.

Treasurer

Whittier College
Charlene Dimas-Peinado

Charlene Dimas-Peinado, LCSW, EML

President & CEO

Wellnest
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Directors

DaJuan Bennett

DaJuan Bennett, MBA, BBA

Calmwater Capital

 

Jessica Caloza

Jessica Caloza

Office of Attorney General Rob Bonta
Charles Hamilton

Charles Hamilton

Northwestern Mutual
David L. Hirsch

David L. Hirsch, Esq.

MASCO Corporation, rtd.
David Hirsch

David Hirsch IV, CPA

Evox Images
Shelly Holmes

Shelly Holmes

Holmes Associates
Alicia Jacobs

Alicia Jacobs, MBA

The Ajament Partners
Jennifer Louchheim

Jennifer Louchheim

Community Advocate
Michael Okada

Michael Okada

US Merchants
Levente Orosz

Levente Orosz

Pfizer
Ronit Stone

Ronit Stone

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP.

William Vasquez

William Vasquez, CPA, Esq.

Vasquez & Company
Monica Alfaro Welling

Monica Alfaro Welling

Atheln Inc.

Emeritus

Melvin Jackson Jr

Melvin Jackson, Jr

Retired Director of Diversity, Raytheon Company’s SAS Business
Quinton C. James

Quinton C. James

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

Wayne Moore

Retired, Treasurer of Southern California Association of Government
Carlos Perez

Carlos Perez

Retired Partner, Deloitte & Touche
Thomas F. Trott

Thomas F. Trott, MD, PhD

A Medical Corporation, rtd.

Emeritus – In Memoriam

Dan Carrillo

Executive Team

Charlene Dimas-Peinado

Charlene Dimas-Peinado, LCSW, EML

President & CEO

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Jim Balla

Jim Balla, MBA

Chief Administrative & Business Officer

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Paco Retana

Paco Retana, MSW, LCSW

Chief Programs Officer

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Andrea Salazar

Andrea Salazar

Vice President of Advancement & External Affairs

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Laura Alvarez
Laura Alvarez, PHR, SHRM-CP

Vice President of Human Resources

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Rebecca Haussling

Rebecca Haussling, MA

Vice President of Communications & Public Affairs

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Tanya Ramos

Tanya Ramos

Executive Administrator

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Leadership Team

Adam W. Sternberg

Adam W. Sternberg, PsyD

Director of Outpatient Services, Exposition Park Office

Jenna Haeflinger-Kurtz

Jenna Haeflinger-Kurtz, LMFT, IFECMHS, RPF II

Director of Early Intervention and Community Wellness

Rick Saneda

Richard Saneda,​ PhD

Director of Outpatient Services,Leimert Park Office

Crystal McNeal

Crystal McNeal

Director of Life Learning and Housing

Anthony Durham

Anthony Durham, LCSW, DPA

Director of Intensive Services

Julio Espinoza

Julio Espinoza, FMP

Director of Facilities

Celina Alonso

Celina Alonso

Director of Human Resources, MA

Socorro D. Gertmenian

Socorro D. Gertmenian, PhD

Director of Total Quality Management & Compliance 

Phil Albanese

Phil Albanese

Director of Information Technology