Thomas Lee

Executive Director

Jorie Aldrich

Chief of Staff

Valerie Esquivel

Program Director

Johnny Lambour

Development Manager

Mary Beth Lattimore

Operations Manager

Janie Escalle

Professional Mentor

Victor Pinzon Gonzalez

Professional Mentor

Marquis Williams

Professional Mentor

Grisel Vasquez

Professional Mentor

ReAndra Francis

Professional Mentor

Jose Zelada

Professional Mentor

Jorge Pimentel

Professional Mentor

Elizabeth Wolf

Professional Mentor


Anne Ludlow

Board Chair


Laguna Niguel, CA

Annie Campbell

Board Secretary

Founder, Annie Campbell Catering, LLC

Los Angeles, CA

Benjamin Evans

Co-Founder & National Fellowship Director, BMe Foundation

Los Angeles, CA

Mary Jo Johnson

Adjunct Professor, Pepperdine University School of Law

Los Angeles, CA

Peter Lizotte

Board Vice Chair

Managing Principal, Executive Financial, Inc.

Los Angeles, CA

Tom Ludlow

Board Treasurer

Financial Executive

Laguna Niguel, CA

Ilissa Samplin

Associate Attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Los Angeles, CA

Terri Sorensen

National President, Friends of the Children

Seattle, WA

Stephanie Wiggins

CEO, Metrolink

Los Angeles, CA


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