Our Leaders

Board of Directors

Beatriz Acevedo
CEO & Co-Founder
Suma Wealth

Joe Argilagos
Executive Chairman
Viamericas Corporation

Sean Arian
Executive Director
LA-Tech

Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ
Founder
Homeboy Industries

Kelli Bernard
EVP/Cities Leader
AECOM

Cecilia Cabello
Consultant

John Cusenza
Co-President
John and Geraldine Family Foundation

Troy Dawson
Vice President, Government Satellite Systems
The Boeing Company

Fr. Allan Deck, SJ
Distinguished Scholar in Pastoral Theology and Latino Studies, Rector of the Jesuit Community
Loyola Marymount University

Renee Delphin-Rodriguez, Secretary
Partner
Crowell & Moring LLP

Hilda Echeverria
Partner
Ernst & Young LLP

Jane Fonda
Actor and Activist

Oscar Gonzalez
Co-President
Northgate Gonzalez Markets

Zac Guevara, CFA, Treasurer
Executive Vice President (Retired)
Capital International Research

David Herbst
Founding Partner
Vectis Strategies and Vectis DC

Bruce Karatz
President
BK Capital LLC

Pernille Spiers-Lopez, Chair
Corporate and Non-Profit Director
Meijer Corporation, ECCO USA, BurnALong, IKANO Retail Latin America

Christine Lynch
Community Activist
Board Member since 2006

Mercedes Martinez
Community Activist

O’Malley Miller
Partner
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP

Rick Olivarez
Founder & Managing Partner
Olivarez Madruga Lemiuex O’Neill LLP

Ashley Palmer
President
Palmer Philanthropic Foundation

Wayne Ratkovich
President & CEO
The Ratkovich Company

Viktor Rzeteljski
Partner (Retired)
KPMG

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo
Regional Director of External & Legislative Affairs
AT&T

Alan Smolinisky
Co-Owner – Los Angeles Dodgers
Principal – Conquest Housing

Elizabeth Stephenson
Managing Director
AlixPartners

Carlos Vasquez
Real Estate Professional
VCA Realty

Rob Smith III, Emeritus
President
Sierra Leasing Company

J. Michael Hennigan, Emeritus
Partner
McKool Smith Hennigan

Chris Weitz, Honorary Board Member
Writer & Director

MANAGEMENT TEAM & KEY STAFF

Founder
Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J.

Chief Executive Officer
Thomas Vozzo

Associate Executive Director
Hector Verdugo

Chief Financial Officer (Interim)
James Burke

Chief Development Officer
Steve Delgado

Chief Work Readiness & Training Officer
Mary Ellen Burton

Chief Program Officer
Shirley Torres

Chief of Education & Research
Mikala Rahn

VP Social Enterprises
Arlin Crane

Director of Mental Health Services
Fajima Bedran

Director of Legal Services
Donna Harati

Director of Government Relations
Fabian Garcia

Director of Educational Services
Marissa Gillette

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Maria Flores

Director of Marketing
Kat Carrido Bonds

Director of Human Resources
Alfreda Smith

Director of Information Technology
Andrew Platts

Co-director of Case Management & Navigation
Steve Avalos

Co-director of Case Management & Navigation
Jose Arellano

Accounting Manager
Tiffany Cheng

Global Homeboy Network & Media Relations Manager
Alison Lass

Community Outreach Manager
Alegria Castro

Site Manager for Youth Resources, Learning Works
Raul Diaz

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