Meet our team

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

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Jayson Mejarito

Chief of Staff

 Vice Presidents

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Kelly Vazquez (Sumner)

Vice President

Permanent Housing Division

Maria Kastoras


Clinical Services

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Bea Ramos

Vice President

Emergency Housing Division

Staff Directors

Marie Harris


Emergency Services

Elizabeth Macapanpan



Board of Directors


Jonathan Joannides

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Board Chair

Executive Committee Chair


Michele Ryan

Board Secretary

Governance Chair

Product Training Manager, Silicon Valley Bank & Santa Clara Unified School District, President – Governing Board

Leonard “Len” Shen

Fund Development Committee


Logan Carrington

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Finance Committee

Product Marketing Manager,


Courtney Behm

Board Vice Chair

Executive & Finance Committee

Head of Business Transformation, Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services

Sri Venkat

Audit Committee Chair

Head of Strategic Accounts & International Business, View, Inc.

Nicholas Dinh

(Immediate Past Board Chair)

Governance Committee

Sales Operations Program Manager, Netapp

Oliver Roll

Fund Development Committee 

Chief Communications Officer, SAP

Michael Miller

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IFTC Committee Chair

Fund Development Committee

Governance Committee

Board President, Hunger at Home

Suresh Bhat

Board Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Chief Financial Officer, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation












Fund Development Chair

Former Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, SJW Group

Suzy Papazian

Hafiza Jameela Stratton

Audit Committee

Product Manager, Samsung Electronics America

Audit Committee

CEO, R. Möller & Associates, Inc. & Funder/CEO, Symbihom LLC

Rebecca Möller

Advisory Council 2020-2021


Janice Berthold

Judy Chirco

Mark Donnelly

California State Assembly Member, Ash Kalra

Mike Pope

Larry Stone

Heinz Binder

Suzanne St. John-Crane

Philip Gregory

Mayor Sam Liccardo,

City of San Jose

Mary Beth Riley

Jon Talbert

Santa Clara County

Supervisor, Mike Wasserman

Linda Y. Chin

Leslie Daniels

Annette Hancock

Rabbi Dana Magat

Mike Rogers

Edgar M. Thrift

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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.