First Place is grateful to the members of our Board of Directors and Regional Advisory Boards, who generously volunteer their time, expertise, and financial support to further First Place’s mission.



Nancy Heinen

Board Chair, Teen Success, Inc.,
Partner and former Chair, SV2

Andrew Monach
Vice Chair

Partner (Retired), Morrison & Foerster LLP

Anthony J. Maggiore

Global Head of Tax, Atlassian


Carrie Busch

President, Glass, Lewis, and Co., LLC

Darryl Glass

Executive Vice President, Advent Properties, Inc

Paul Harder

Retired Founder, Harder+Company Community Research

Sheri Paulo

Retired Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer, Bank of the West

Gilda Clift Breland

Real Estate and General Corporate Law Attorney, Foster Advisors

Carol Rutlen Ezrati

Retired Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Angelica Salmeron

Career Development Specialist, Alameda County Social Services

Darryl McDavid

Recruitment Manager, Year Up

Desmond R. “Des” Lovell

Vice President of Finance, Alliance, College Ready Public Schools

Marian Macindoe

Head of ESG Stewardship at Parnassus Investments

Teresa Allen

Civil Rights Attorney, Haddad & Sherwin, LLC

Jinelle Yien

Senior Counsel, Intel

Chuck Daggs

Executive VP and Managing Director, Wells Fargo’s Wealth Management Group (Retired)

Jennifer Friedman

Visiting Assistant Professor, Mills College

Keith Shultz

Consulting Partner, Redfish Consulting

Karina Anglada

Strategic Development Manager, Adobe

Ivor Nanton

VP, Global Internal Audit,
The Clorox Company

Emeritus Members

Kappy Dye

CFO and Grants Manager, Y&H Soda Foundation


Adam Sisson

Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration,
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles

Kamili Samms

Loan Consultant, Caliber Home Loans

Bill Gould

Program Officer, First 5 LA

Ellen Roth Nagler

Real Estate Lawyer