Meet our team of changemakers

Our diverse team is made up of experienced advocates, motivated veterans, and generous innovators. We all have the same goal - to improve the lives of Bay Area veterans.

Our Management Team

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Michael Blecker
Executive Director
Tramecia Garner
Chief Operating Officer
Colleen Murakami
Chief Development Officer
Stephen Chen
Chief Financial Officer
Monique Crossley
Director of Property Management
Steven Culbertson
Deputy Director of Residential Programs and Housing Development
Amy Fairweather
Director of Policy
Matthew Gregg
SSVF Director
Mink Lincoln
Director of People & Culture
Clare O'Toole
Clinical Director of Non-Residential Services
Joyce Sherrod
East Bay Site Director
Maureen “Mo” Siedor
Director of Legal Services
Janae Thomas
Director of Employment and Training
Mark Walker
Deputy Director for East Bay Programs

Our Board of Directors

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Michael Thiel
Board Chair; Managing Member, Thiel, Vu & Associates LLC
Julie Cane
Board Vice Chair; CEO, Democracy Investments
Barbara Saavedra
Board Secretary; Chambers Attorney, California Supreme Court
Christopher Adame
Vice President of Community Relations, Wells Fargo
Paul Cox
Civil Engineer
Michael Dekshenieks
Managing Principal at EPAM Systems
Erik Edwards
Partner, Cooley LLP
Michael Fassler
Sr. Vice President, Corporate Development, Syufy Enterprises
Dottie Guy
People Operations & Growth, Bloom Works
Placido “Joe” Ordona
Senior Director of Physical Security at Pinterest
Kate Richardson
Co-Executive Director of Legal Link
Deleano “Del” Seymour
Founder, The Tenderloin Walking Tours
Seth Steward
Executive Director of The Crucible
Diane Williamson
Producer, VTV-NOW!
Maile Yeats-Rowe
Attorney, Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP

Our Advisory Board

Roberta Achtenberg
Former Assistant Secretary of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Mark Buell
Chair, Presidio Trust Board of Directors
Mike Cerre
Executive Producer, Globe TV
Ron Conway
Founder and Managing Partner, SV Angel
Hon. Charles Crompton
Judge, Superior Court of San Francisco County
Andrea Evans
Independent Consultant
John Keker
Founding Partner of Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Craig Newmark
Founder of Craigslist.org & Craig Newmark Philantropies
Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Congresswoman, 11th District of California
Jamie Slaughter
Partner at Keker, Van Nest & Peters LLP
Arnold Sowell Jr.
Executive Director, NextGen Policy
Carol Wilder
Professor, The New School
Roger Walther
CEO, Tusker Corporation