Friends of the Children–Los Angeles' Board of Directors and Ambassador Board are composed of dedicated professional and community leaders who share our passion for our mission and commitment to our values.

Board of Directors

Jihan Bowes-Little

Bracket Capital

Annie Campbell

Annie Campbell Catering, LLC

Courtney Carter

The Carter Media Group

Camilo Echavarria

Board Secretary

Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP

Arnold Hackett

Metrolink

Mary Jo Johnson

Board Vice Chair

Pepperdine University School of Law

Kacy Keys

Praxis Development Group

Peter Lizotte

Board Chair

Executive Financial, Inc.

Raoul Ortega

Board Treasurer

First 5 LA

Ilissa Samplin

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Terri Sorensen

Friends of the Children

Stephanie Wiggins

Metrolink

Robyn Young

Ernst & Young

Ambassador Board

Shalonda Baldwin

LA Metro

Mark Burchell

US Bank

Annie Chang Long

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Anairis Chavez

Lockheed Martin

Melissa Costello

Umpqua Bank

Kaya Day

Copycat Copywriters

Robert Drewery

Douglas Emmett Management, LLC

Moe Elias

Wells Fargo

Derrick Harris

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Marquisha Henderson

St. John's Well Child & Family Center

Michael Li

Monogram Capital Partners

Qiana Patterson

HopSkipDrive

Jasmin Schonherr

Learn4Life Network

Lisa Small

Liberty Hill Foundation

Tenise Taylor

USC Black Alumni Association

Leonisha Stephan Tolbert

Trust Properties USA

Megan Terilli

PwC

Sixto Villacorta

Umpqua Bank