Board of Directors

OFFICERS

Allen Waldrop, CPA, CFA, President

Managing Director, Grafine Partners

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I have a passion for helping those children and families struggling in our community get on a better path in life and help break the generational cycle of abuse and neglect.

Leah Ellis, Vice President

SVP Credit Administrator, Umpqua Bank

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because our families are the foundation of our community, and when we help them conquer crises we have reasons to look forward to a bright future together.


Meredith Grandinetti, Treasurer

Associate Group Director, VP, Signature Bank

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe that every child in our community deserves the chance and the support to succeed.

Colin Sueyres, Assistant Treasurer

President and CEO, Western Propane Gas Association

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because our community must do all it can to protect at-risk children and families, and keep them from falling through the cracks.

Mark Noriega, Past President, Secretary

Managing Director, Health & Public Service, Accenture

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I want to help children achieve their goals regardless of where they started in life.

Lisa Milanes, Assistant Secretary

Executive Director, Compliance and Corporate Affairs, California Independent System Operator

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe all children should have a safe place to learn and grow without fear. Children are our future!

Lisa Yarbrough, Immediate Past President

KP Public Affairs

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe that in order to have a strong and vibrant community we need to empower children and families and ensure that they have the tools to succeed.


GENERAL MEMBERSHIP

Nick Clevenger, Past President

Investment Specialist, Western Wealth Management, Inc.

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I enjoy helping those children and families that are less fortunate than I am.

Geneva Faraimo

Managing Director, Audit & Accounting Advisory, Deloitte

I am committed to the mission of SCH because I am passionate about making a positive, lasting impact on the children and families of SCH as well as the Sacramento community at large.

Judi Giem

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tri Counties Bank

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I have experienced first hand the positive impact on children in crisis through services and resources in a caring and committed environment.

Angelica Gonzalez

Executive Director, State Government Relations, Kaiser Permanente

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I truly believe our community has a responsibility to ensure children and their families are able to get the critical resources they need to grow and progress.


Riley Hayek

Vice President of Executive Operations, Sacramento Metro Chamber

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I have a desire to see children and families thriving in the Sacramento region!

Mustafa Hessabi

Deputy General Counsel, California Special Districts Association

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because every child and family in our community should have the resources they need to ‘dream big’ and reach their fullest potential.


Bhavnesh Makin

President/CEO, Sacramento Credit Union

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe that helping at-risk children and families will empower them to create a better future and help develop a stronger and safer community.

Stephen K. Marmaduke

Attorney, Wilke, Fleury, Hoffelt, Gould & Birney

 


Rayne McKenzie

Instructional Aide, Sacramento City Unified School District

I am committed to the mission of SCH because I truly believe “it takes a village.” For many children, these programs are part of their village which will help to protect, nurture and support them.

Dusty Miller

Medical Group Administrator, The Permanente Medical Group in Sacramento

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe a healthy community is driven by children who have been given an opportunity to fulfill their potential.


Casey Morris, Ph.D.

Senior Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Activision Blizzard

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I aspire to make an impactful change in communities with families and children who are not at fault for the situations and just need someone to believe in them and provide assistance that will increase their chances of living a happy and full life..

Trinh Ngo

Director IT Controls Assurance, Trust Assurance Services, Blue Shield of California

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe that good can overcome bad, and that providing early education and holistic services to at-risk children and families, can prevent future homelessness, violence, drug addiction, and other community crises.


Amy Ridge

Partner, Mercer Alternatives

 

Vidhu Shekhar

Managing Director, State & Local Government Strategy at Microsoft

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe that furthering the inclusive Sacramento community starts with supporting at-risk children and families through SCH programs.


Dana Swanson

Senior Vice President, Sacramento Region, Senior Relationship Manager, California Bank of Commerce

I am dedicated to the SCH mission because I believe in providing children and families with access to resources, which will help strengthen their lives and our community.

Amy Thoma Tan

Director of Public Affairs and Issues, Sutter Health

I am dedicated to the SCH Mission because all kids have the potential to thrive and the Sacramento Children’s Home gives kids and families the tools they need.