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The major leadership roles of our Board of Directors include visioning, direction setting for the organization and ensuring results. Our Board represents United Way in the community and brings community voice to our decision-making and they are charged with stewardship and accountability to maintain the trust of the community.


Ian Leisegang*

Co-Founder & Managing Partner
3Spoke Capital
Newport Beach, CA


Vice Chair
Steve Churm*

Chief Communications Officer
FivePoint Holdings, LLC
Aliso Viejo, CA


Suzanne  Fradette*

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Irvine, CA

Timothy S. Clyde*

Katzkin Leather
Montebello, CA

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President and CEO
Susan B. Parks*

Orange County United Way
Irvine, CA


Ben Alvarado – Executive Vice President – Head of Retail & Business Banking | Sunwest Bank | Irvine, CA
Lawrence R. Armstrong – CEO | Ware Malcomb | Irvine, CA
Sherri Bovino – President | 1st Flagship Company | Irvine, CA
Nicole Carrillo Hall – Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer | loanDepot | Foothill Ranch, CA
Antonella Aloma Castro – Real Estate and Business Attorney | Newport Beach, CA
Victoria Collins – Community Leader/Philanthropist | Corona del Mar, CA
Karen D. Conlon – President | Sequoia Grove Consulting | Laguna Hills, CA
Martha V. Daniel – President & CEO | IMRI | Aliso Viejo, CA
Diane Brooks Dixon – Councilmember District 1, Mayor 2018-2019 | City of Newport Beach | Newport Beach, CA
Mike Feldman – Executive Vice President | Head of Wealth Markets | Union Bank | Irvine, CA
Adrian S. Griggs – Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer | Pacific Life Insurance Co. | Newport Beach, CA
Jeff Hittenberger – Chief Academic Officer | Orange County Department of Education | Costa Mesa, CA
Sandra Hutchens – Retired, Orange County Sheriff-Coroner | Dana Point, CA
Michael A. Johnson – Senior Vice President, Member Services | Automobile Club of Southern California | Costa Mesa, CA
Jacqueline A. Brya Kelley – Partner | Advisory Services | Ernst & Young LLP | Irvine, CA
Robert E. Kent* – Community Volunteer | Newport Beach, CA
Keith Kobata – Region Bank President | Wells Fargo & Company | Irvine, CA
Nanda Kumar Cheruvatath – President | Eaton Aerospace | Irvine, CA
Robert Lambert – Executive Director | Cushman & Wakefield | Irvine, CA
Ken Lickel* – Community Volunteer | Laguna HIlls, CA
Paula Mattson – Director, Program Management | Southern California Edison | Irwindale, CA
David G. Meulmester – Tax Partner | KPMG LLP | Irvine, CA
Ethan Morgan – Managing Director, Orange County & San Diego & Inland Empire Market Manager | J.P. Morgan | Irvine, CA
Tam Nguyen – President | Advance Beauty College | Garden Grove, CA
Joe Nuzzolese – Corporate Vice President, Global Supply Chain | Edwards Lifesciences | Irvine, CA
Adey Nyamathi – Distinguished Professor and Founding Dean of the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing | University of California, Irvine | Irvine, CA
Bill Pedigo – Chief Commercial Officer | Anaheim Ducks/Honda Center | Anaheim, CA
Mike Ruane – Executive Vice President | National Community Renaissance | Rancho Cucamonga, CA
James J. Scheinkman – Partner| Snell & Wilmer LLP | Costa Mesa, CA
David Schiegoleit – Managing Director of Investments| U.S. Bank Private Wealth Management | Newport Beach, CA
Ernest W. Schroeder – President | Schroeder Investment Partners, Inc. | Corona Del Mar, CA
John F. Simonis – Partner | Paul Hastings LLP| Costa Mesa, CA
Allen Staff – Market President & Region Executive | Bank of America Merrill Lynch| Newport Beach, CA
John E. Stratman, Jr. – Senior Director, Public Affairs & Brand Communications | Kaiser Permanente | Santa Ana, CA
John Valenta – Managing Director | Deloitte Advisory | Costa Mesa, CA
Framroze Virjee – President | California State University Fullerton | Fullerton, CA

*Executive Committee Member

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