Board of Directors

Renee Ordeneaux, CPA, MBA– President
Partner, Armanino LLP, Assurance Services Group, Audit

Tracy Edwards – Vice President
Chief Financial Officer, Ace Beverage Company

Sara Lo – Treasurer
Manager, Ernst & Young, Real Estate and Hospitality Practice

Cathy O’Shea – Secretary

Kim Defenderfer
Senior Vice President, California United Bank

Reverend Patricia Farris
Senior Minister, First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica

Ray Hofmeister
Senior Vice President of International Finance, Lionsgate

Neema Mahdavian 

Assistant Vice President – Branch Manager, US Bank, Brentwood

Glenda Martinez
Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Univision Communications, Inc.

Cindy Maroun
Community Advocate

Cindy McQuade, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Department of Veterans Affairs

Jane Spiegel, MD, MSPH
Internist, St. John’s Hospital

Kitty Wallace
Senior Vice President, Colliers International, Commercial Real Estate

Tom Wilson
President, Duckett-Wilson, Developer, Commercial Shopping Centers

Andy Weissman
Attorney, Arkin and Weissman

Ysette Witteveen
Principal, Business Talent Group

Albert Vera
Owner, Sorrento Italian Market

Russell Whittenburg
CFO, Forest Lawn

Honorary Council Members

Jeff Cooper
Mayor, City of Culver City

Bob Wilson
Chairman, Duckett Wilson Development Company

Michael Rich
President and Chief Executive Officer, RAND Corporation

Debra Granfield

Ahmad Gramian
Vice President, CorpInfo

Ken Kutcher
Principal, Harding Larmore Kutcher & Kozal, LLP

Steve Harbison

Nat Trives
Former Mayor, City of Santa Monica

Steve Rose
President, Culver City Chamber

Judy Neveau
Director of Community Relations, Santa Monica College (Retired)