The Team

Our Team

We have a collaborative leadership group with deep experience in nonprofits, philanthropy, and community building.

Andrea Arenas

Senior Engagement Officer | Puget Sound

Alexis Aviles

Engagement Officer | Bay Area

Charlotte Basch

Program Officer | Puget Sound

Ken Birdwell​

Founder & Board Chairman

Christina Engel

Chief Executive Officer

Loren Farrar

Program Officer | Bay Area

Myeshia Grice-Robinson

Program Director

Zach Grossnickle

Sr. Manager, Brand and Communications

Tiffany Johnson

Chief Strategy Officer

Ed Lee

Chief Operations Officer

Malcolm Penton

Program Officer | Bay Area

Elena Perez

Program Officer | Puget Sound

Maya Procel Farrar

Events and Marketing Manager

Mary Rennekamp

Director of Philanthropic Partnerships

Jackie Schultz

Operations Director

Karen Toering

Advocacy Director

Gloria Upchurch

Senior Engagement Officer | Bay Area

Jordan Wilson

Administrative Coordinator

Our Board
Ken Birdwell

Founder & Board Chairman

Ken Davis

Board Secretary

Keith Vernon

Board Treasurer & Assistant Secretary

Rebecca Spadoni

Board Member

Christina Engel

Ex Officio

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