Board of Directors

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Suzonne Slaughter

Board President | Owner, California Financial Works

Jerome French

Treasurer/Board Vice President of Internal Affairs | Senior Manager, Mann Urrutia Nelson

Jessica First

Vice President of External Affairs Committee | CEO & Chief Strategist, KILTER

Valerie Merritt

Board Vice President of Governance | Retired- Partner, Calleton, Merritt, De Francisco & Bannon, LLP

Richard “Dick” Bennett

Secretary | Retired CEO and Owner, FCI Systems Corporation


Ani Adjemian


Clare Ceplecha

Senior Fiduciary Advisory Specialist, Wells Fargo Private Bank

Jade Dhatchayangkul

Finance Manager, SSL Robotics

T.C. Kim

President, Korean American Foundation of Glendale

Seda Khojayan

Information Security Analyst, Law Offices of Shaun Khojayan & Associates, P.L.C.

Priscilla Muschamp

Associate Buyer, SSL Robotics

Armine Petrosyan

Vice President of Commercial Banking, California Bank & Trust

Ayana Rose

Director of Community Based Programs, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Taline Saad

Executive Vice President, Opulent Construction

Silvana Arzeno Toledo

CEO, Collab & Play

Brigit Veranian