Our Board of Directors and Ambassador Board are composed of dedicated professional and community leaders deeply committed to putting children first and clearing the way for them to achieve their hopes and dreams.

Board of Directors

Annie Campbell

Annie Campbell Catering, LLC

Courtney Carter

The Carter Media Group

Arnold Hackett


Mary Jo Johnson

Board Vice Chair

Pepperdine University School of Law

Kacy Keys

Praxis Development Group

Peter Lizotte

Board Chair

Executive Financial, Inc.

Ilissa Samplin

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Lee Schube

All Ways Up Foundation

Terri Sorensen

Friends of the Children

Stephanie Wiggins


Robyn Young

Board Treasurer

Ernst & Young

Ambassador Board

Shalonda Baldwin


Gregory Boden

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Melissa Costello

Umpqua Bank

Robert Drewery

Douglas Emmett Management, LLC

Moe Elias

Wells Fargo

Derrick Harris

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Marquisha Henderson

L.A. County Department of Public Health

Nataliya Mehta

Designer & Co-Founder, LA MUSE

Qiana Patterson


Megan Terilli