Our People

Leadership Staff

LISA WOOD
Chief Executive Officer

DR. JIM PUGH
Executive Program Director

KIM SELF
Program Director, Emergency Maternity Shelter

PAM MEYER
Finance Director

KERRI McCUTCHAN, RN
Nurse

TRISTEN SEAGONDOLLAR
Director of Philanthropy

Board of Directors FY 2019-2020

TROY ABERCROMBIE
Director, Talley, LLP

HEATHER AKOUBIAN
Chief Communications Officer, Akoubian Enterprises

PAUL ALARCON
Attorney, Buchalter

HEATHER AYALA, MS, RD
Clinician, DaVita Dialysis

MICHAEL BELL, Audit Chair
Community Leader

KRISTIN BENGFORT
Attorney/Partner, Nordhoff Bengfort

SHAUN BLACK
Founder & Chief Analyst, PIVOTL

KATHLEEN BOYLE, Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Verify, Inc.

ANDREW BRAMBLETT
Quantitative Research Analyst, PIMCO

GAURICA CHACKO, Secretary
Business Director, Global Markets, Quest Diagnostics

KEN HART, Vice Chair
Chief Executive Officer, Aquatic Technologies

KENT HAYDEN
President, Rise Baking Company

MICHAEL JANETT, Treasurer
Sr. Vice President, Wells Fargo

JINNY LEE
Vice President of Exporation & Strategic Marketing, Edwards Lifesciences

JENNIFER MACMATH-BROWN
SVP, Senior Treasury Solutions Officer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

KARI MOORE
Chief Accounting Officer, Envista Holdings Corporation

SAMANTHA MORIN
Community Leader

STEVE MUZZY, Immediate Past Chair
Managing Director, MF Partners

RICK PTAK
Insurance and Financial Services

JOSEPH SANBERG
Co-founder, Aspiration

MARGARET SULLIVAN, Founding Family Member
Chief Executive Officer, Sullivan Strategy

NEILL SULLIVAN, JR., Founding Family Member
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
REO Homes and Sullivan Management

TIM SULLIVAN, Family Founding Member
Franchiser, Worldwide Express

Advisory Board

Kevin Buck

Steve Cameron

Joe and Jean Cornyn

Elana Donovan

Peggy and Ron Guziak

Regina Hunsaker

Rick Julian

Bill Leonard

Jim Lester

Carol McDermott

Sylvia Michler

Steve Muzzy

John Pace

Don Redfern

Barbara Roppolo

Michael Stewart

Susan Strader

Jean and Don Vivrette

Currently we have 30 dedicated full-time and part-time staff members, as well as 659 volunteers giving more than 9,088 hours of service teaching classes, babysitting, providing professional support and guidance, tutoring, and landscaping. In addition, we have three event committees for our Gala, Luncheon and Golf Classic, and two guilds, Central and Founders, all committed to fundraising for Casa Teresa. Together, this team is eager to continue expanding and deepening services that empower mothers to reclaim their lives and nurture healthy families.

Casa Teresa’s proven Residential Program provides individually tailored case management, training, education and support.

To request help,
Phone: (714) 538-4860