Meet our team

Executive Leadership

andrea urton

Andrea K. Urton

Chief Executive Officer

rene ramirez

Rene D. Ramirez

Chief Operating Officer

Lori Smith

Chief Development Officer

art stein

Art Stein

Chief Financial Officer

Staff Directors


Carlos Salazar

Director of Human Resources

Neelam Wadhwani

Director of Emergency Services

Kelly Sumner

Director of Veterans Services

Elizabeth Macapanpan

Director of Facilities

Bea Ramos

Director of Support Services

Maria Kastoras

Director of Clinical Services

Board of Directors


Jonathan Joannides

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Board Chair

Executive Committee Chair


Oliver Roll

Fund Development

Committee Chair &

IFTC Committee Member Advisor

The FOXG1 Research Foundation and Strategic Partner, The Trium Group

Leonard “Len” Shen

Audit Committee

Member Senior Vice President – Chief Compliance Officer, Retired

Hafiza Jameela Stratton

Governance Committee

Product Manager, Samsung Electronics America












Audit Committee

Former General Counsel & Vice President, SJW Group

Suzy Papazian

Courtney Behm

Board Vice Chair & Secretary

Governance Committee Chair

Head of eCommerce Business Transformation, Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services

Sri Venkat

Audit Committee Chair

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

Paul Fong

Governance Committee

Professor, Evergreen Valley College

Scott Lefaver

Finance Committee

Principal, Cabouchon Properties

Vidya Raman

Fund Development Committee

Member Sorenson Ventures, Principal

Suresh Bhat

Board Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Chief Financial Officer, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Nicholas Dinh

(Immediate Past Board Chair)

Fund Development Committee

Sales Operations Program Manager, Netapp

Michele Ryan

Governance Committee

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

Melanie Harrell

Finance Committee

Restaurant Consultant & Certified Sommelier

Rebecca Möller

Fund Development Committee

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

Logan Carrinton

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Product Marketing Manager,


Advisory Council 2019 - 2020


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

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.

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