Our Leaders

Board of Directors

Beatriz Acevedo
Acevedo Foundation

Joe Argilagos
Executive Chairman
Viamericas Corporation

Sean Arian
Founder & President
Bixel Exchange

Fr. Gregory Boyle, SJ
Homeboy Industries

Kelli Bernard

Cecilia Cabello
Vice President
Board of Public Works

John Cusenza

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
Crowell & Moring LLP

Hilda Echeverria

Jane Fonda
Actor and Activist

Oscar Gonzalez
Co-President, COO
Northgate Markets

Zac Guevara, CFA, Treasurer
Chair of Board
California Endowment

David Herbst
Founder and Managing Partner
Vectis Strategies

Bruce Karatz
BK Capital LLC

Pernille Spiers-Lopez, Chair
Global Corporate and Non-Profit Director
Meijer Corporation, ECCO USA, Save the Children US and International

Christine Lynch
Community Activist
Board Member since 2006

Mercedes Martinez
Community Activist

O’Malley Miller
Allen Matkins

Rick Olivarez

Ashley Palmer

Wayne Ratkovich
Founder and CEO
The Ratkovich Company

Viktor Rzeteljski
Partner (Retired)

Lupita Sanchez-Cornejo
Director of External Affairs

Alan Smolinisky
Principal Conquest Housing

Elizabeth Stephenson
Fiji Water

Carlos Vasquez
Real Estate Professional
VCA Realty

Rob Smith III, Emeritus
Sierra Leasing Company

J. Michael Hennigan, Emeritus
McKool Smith Hennigan

Chris Weitz, Honorary Board Member
Writer & Director


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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