Board of Directors & Staff

Board of Directors & Staff

OFFICERS

Ron Villafana

Chair

Retired Executive, State Comp. Insurance Fund

Bob Rawitch

Vice Chair

Retired, L.A. Times and Winner & Associates

Steve Brown

Treasurer

Retired, Real Estate Investment & Finance

Paula Bahamon

Secretary

Community Development Officer, Mission Valley Bank

MEMBERS AT LARGE

Janice Boafo

Child Welfare Practice Consultant

San Diego State University Academy for Professional Excellence

Sofia Bowden

Director of Compliance

ASGN, Inc.

Roshan Ghaznavi

Resident Director- Wealth Management Advisor, Senior Vice President- Wealth Management

Merrill Lynch

Jason Horstman

Market Executive

JP Morgan Chase

David Jones

Shareholder

Lewitt Hackman, Employment Practice Group

Manoj K. Mathew, MD

Chief Executive Officer

ACE Medical Associates

Gabriela Perez

VP Branch Manager

Home Street Bank

Fred J. Ruopp Jr.

Executive Vice President

Chelsea Management

Virginia Tanawong

Retired, Sr. Vice President Human Resources

NBC Universal

OUR STAFF

Janet Marinaccio

President and CEO

(818) 686-7321
Janet @mendpoverty.org

Jenny Gutierrez

Chief Operating Officer

(818) 686-7322  
Jenny @mendpoverty.org

Chanya Blumenkrantz

Chief Development Officer

(818) 686-7320
Chanya @mendpoverty.org

Scott Mikels

Chief Financial Officer

(818) 686-7353
Scott @mendpoverty.org

Maggie Gregor

Program Director

(818) 686-7350
Maggie @mendpoverty.org

Maria Jimenez

Senior Manager of Performance Excellence

(818) 686-7325
Maria @mendpoverty.org

Lupe Martin

Volunteer Services Director

(818) 686-7327 
Lupe @mendpoverty.org

Ben Delgado

Strategic Partnership Specialist

(818) 686-7305   
Ben @mendpoverty.org

Cristina Coronel

Administrative & Special Projects Coordinator

(818) 686-7360
Cristina @mendpoverty.org

Rubicela Ochoa

Development Assistant & Database Coordinator

(818) 686-7332 
Rubi @mendpoverty.org

Angela Rubalcava

Grant Writer

(818) 686-7335
Angela @mendpoverty.org

Majid Shakouri

Accountant

(818) 686-7361 
Majid @mendpoverty.org

Ana Mendez

Program Manager

(818) 686-7319
Ana @mendpoverty.org

Catherine Haro

Clinical Case Manager

(818) 869-4822 
Catherine @mendpoverty.org

Veronica Soto

Clothing Center Manager

(818) 686-7328 
Veronica @mendpoverty.org

Jose De Santiago

Clothing Center Coordinator

(818) 686-7338 
Jose @mendpoverty.org

Gabriela Olea

Client Services Coordinator

(818) 686-7301 
Gabriela @mendpoverty.org

Iris Zuniga

Welcome Center Coordinator

(818) 686-7324 
Iris @mendpoverty.org

Jessica Martinez

Wellness Coordinator

(818) 686-7329 
Jessica @mendpoverty.org

Adam Brooks

Foodbank Manager

(818) 686-7334 
Adam @mendpoverty.org

Richard Torrez

Foodbank Warehouse Manager

(818) 686-7302 
Richardt @mendpoverty.org

Aaron Cortez

Food Packing Coordinator

(818) 686-77347 
Aaron @mendpoverty.org

Louis Larios

Warehouse Assistant/Driver

Louis @mendpoverty.org

 
Kenneth Doyle

Facilities/Maintenance

(818) 686-7349 
Kenny @mendpoverty.org