Board

Board of Directors

Charlotte Johnson
Board Chair
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Charlotte Johnson
Board Chair

Charlotte Johnson is a Global Culture Programs Manager at Google where she works on scaling cross-functional initiatives that help Google’s culture grow and blossom. She’s worked at Google for over 13 years and supported a variety of people-related functions, including employee communications, internal events, and HR. Charlotte has a BA in American History from Harvard University.

Whitney Wineroth
Secretary
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Whitney Wineroth
Secretary

Whitney is the Director of Trading Technology at Artisan Partners where she has worked for more than 15 years in various functions from trading global equities to focusing on trading technology. She holds a BBA in Finance and a BA in Philosophy from Southern Methodist University. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Whitney is passionate about supporting at-risk youth and young adults in our community. 

Hai Truong
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Hai Truong

Hai Truong is the Vice President of Growth Analytics at Affirm. Prior to joining Affirm, Hai held various roles with Capital One and Nortel in Canada, focused on strategy, finance, and divestitures. Hai is passionate about supporting at-risk groups, previously serving as board secretary with Blake Boultbee Youth Outreach Service for over 10 years, as well as volunteering with local organizations like Holland Bloorview. Hai holds a BS degree from the University of Waterloo in Applied Science.

Laurie Bernstein
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Laurie Bernstein

Laurie Bernstein has been an independent nonprofit consultant for workforce and social enterprises for the last 3 years. She has been in the nonprofit world for over 10 years leading workforce programs, training initiatives, and social enterprises. Prior to working in nonprofits, her early career was as an executive in the retail industry. Laurie also holds an MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School.

Tejesvi Ayyagari
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Tejesvi Ayyagari

Tejesvi Ayyagari is Associate Director, Growth and Strategy with KPMG LLP. She has over 8 years of experience in corporate strategy, business development, and strategic marketing. Her industry experience spans across Technology, Marine, power and utilities. She holds a BS in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and an MS in Management.

Mandy Stewart
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Mandy Stewart

Mandy Stewart is a Vice President / Research Analyst for Franklin Templeton Investments. She has worked with Franklin’s fixed income team for over 13 years, and she currently specializes in the not-for-profit, senior living industry. Mandy holds a BA in Political Economy of Industrialized Societies from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Masters in Economics from the University of San Francisco.

Christina Luah
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Christina Luah

Christina Luah is the Global Head of Partnerships at EMQ. Christina has more than 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, including Western Union and Wells Fargo and has worked in the U.S., U.K., and Taiwan. She has also volunteered with ATC since 2013 and believes passionately in supporting communities in need, both locally and abroad. Christina holds a BS in Finance, International Business, and Management Information Systems from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Anish Johnson
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Anish Johnson

Anish Johnson is a Senior Product Manager at Mya Systems. In his last 10 years in the Bay Area, he’s worked at a few different enterprise technology startups, typically in product management/development roles. During that time, he’s also volunteered and held leadership positions at various nonprofits promoting access to education and other services for disadvantaged youth. Anish has an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University and B.Engg from Delhi University.

Vanessa Homewood
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Vanessa Homewood

Vanessa Homewood is a Senior Director of Program Management at Salesforce where she manages IT infrastructure. She’s been at Salesforce for over seven years and has global experience creating collaborative and agile teams. Originally from New Zealand, she holds a Ph.D. in Physics in 1990 from Victoria University of Wellington. In her eighteen years in the Bay Area, she has championed giving back and inclusion.

Advisory Board

Jon Merriman
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Jon Merriman

Jon Merriman is the co-founder and CEO of Merriman Holdings, Inc., where he is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the firm and focuses on working closely with the firm’s clients. Over the course of his finance career, he has served on more than 10 private and public company boards. He has been a frequent guest on Bloomberg TV as well as CNBC’s show “Fast Money”, and a regular contributor to financial publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, and The Daily Deal.

Kevin McCracken
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Kevin McCracken

Kevin McCracken is the co-founder and COO of Social Imprints, a full service custom printer that provides employment for at risk adults, including the formerly incarcerated and recovering addicts. In 2004, Kevin received a Neighborhood Leader award from Bank of America. He was a founding member of ATC’s Board, as well as a former client of ATC.

Lateefah Simon
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Lateefah Simon

Lateefah Simon is the President of the Akonadi Foundation. Previously, she was the Director of the Rosenberg Foundation’s California’s Future initiative, the Executive Director of the Center for Young Women’s Development (CYWD), and the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. She also led the creation of San Francisco’s first reentry services division under the leadership of District Attorney Kamala D. Harris. An accomplished public speaker, Lateefah lectures across the country at top conferences and universities. She has served on numerous boards of directors and has received awards for her efforts including the MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, inclusion in O Magazine’s first ever “Power List”, Ford Foundation’s Leadership for A Changing World, the Remarkable Woman Award from Lifetime Television, the Levi Strauss Pioneer Activist Fellowship, and the New Frontier Award from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

Mary Gregory
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Mary Gregory

Until here recent retirement, Mary was the vice-president and a senior program officer at Pacific Foundation Services, which provides administrative, program, accounting, and record-keeping services to family foundations. She has been a volunteer, board member, board president, staff member and/or fundraising consultant for approximately twenty different non-profit organizations. In 1997, she founded Mary’s List (www.maryslist.net), a web-based matching service for non-profit organizations that are seeking consultants. Mary lives in San Francisco with her husband Dan and her Labrador, Sazerac.