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Leadership Teams

Executive Leadership

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B. Michael McFarland

Chief Development Officer

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Lori Smith

Chief MarCom Officer

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Rene D. Ramirez

Chief Operating Officer

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Art Stein

Chief Financial Officer

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Andrea K. Urton

Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Vazquez

Chief Programs Officer

 Vice Presidents

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Bea Ramos

Vice President

Emergency Housing Division


Maria Arellano

Vice President

Permanent Housing Division

Staff Directors

Elizabeth Macapanpan

Sr. Director

Facilities & Properties

Maria Kastoras

Sr. Director

Behavior Health Services

Teresa Moore

Sr. Director

Quality Control

Camille Rodriguez


Housing Stabilization

Chris Doyle


Information Technology

Cindy Yee


Human Resources

Cristina F. Cortes


Housing Retention

Gloria Chukwueke


Interim Housing

Hunter Scott


Coordinated Entry (Sonoma County)

Julian Elliott


Emergency Housing

Kelley Cape


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)

Maggie Crowder


Outreach Services

Marcus Pereira


Housing Placement

Marie Harris


Shelter Services


Jayson Ramos

Brand Marketing Officer

Fiona Brodie

Program Communications Officer

Annette Pizzo

Development Officer

Community Engagement

Devyn Maugel

Development Officer

Donor Engagement

David Keller

Development Officer

Corporate & Individual Engagement


Board of Directors 2023 - 2024

Sri Venkat


Board Chair

Executive Committee Chair

Sr. Vice President of Sales

View, Inc.

Michael Miller

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Fund Dev. Committee Chair

Governance Committee

Board President

Hunger at Home

Michele Ryan

Governance Committee

Finance Committee

Sr. Consultant

Blue Sky Learning

Oliver Roll

Fund Development Committee

Chief Communications Officer


Suzy Papazian

Board Vice Chair

Audit Committee Chair

Former Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, SJW Group

Mary Pacifico Curtis

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Board Secretary

Governance Committee Chair

Chief Executive Officer, OnChip Systems Inc. Venture Partner, Mighty Capital

Logan Carrington

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Finance Committee

Sr. Product Manager

Oncology Business Unit

Andrew Stroud

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Audit Committee

Governance Committee

HR Professional/Managing Partner


Suresh Bhat

Board Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Chief Financial Officer, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Jonathan Joannides

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Fund Development Committee

Audit Committee

Associate | Attorney-at-Law

Fenwick & West LLP

Aparna Motiwala

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Fund Development Committee

Finance Committee

Sr. Manager, Clinical Ops

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.

Troy Tazbaz


Governance Committee

Director of Digital Health Center of Excellence, FDA


Advisory Council 2022-2023

Brad Cox


Kris Hamner

Mark Donnelly

California State Assembly Member, Ash Kalra

Mike Pope

Larry Stone

Nicholas Dinh

Heinz Binder

Suzanne St. John-Crane

Philip Gregory

Mayor Sam Liccardo,

City of San Jose

Mary Beth Riley

Jon Talbert

Mike Wasserman

Linda Y. Chin

Leslie Daniels

Annette Hancock

Rabbi Dana Magat

Mike Rogers

Edgar M. Thrift

Janice Berthold

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HomeFirst is currently recruiting people in leadership to serve on its Board of Directors. Help us lead the largest provider of homeless services in Santa Clara County and accomplish our mission to end homelessness in our community.

Please contact for more information.

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