JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT of Northern California Board of Directors
AT&TMatthew H. Davis - Vice Chairman of the Board, Golf Classic Committee Resident Managing Director
AonCristene Burr President/CEO
Junior Achievement of Northern CaliforniaThomas J. Quinlan - Secretary/Legal Counsel Partner
Reed SmithMichael Day - Treasurer Retired
CSAA Insurance Group
Kevin Coleman - Chair, Audit Committee Partner, Western Area IT Advisory
KPMGBill Schlough - Chair, Giant Race Committee Senior VP & CIO
San Francisco GiantsDeborah T. Affonsa VP Customer Service
PG&EMark Asher Retired
AdobeCarla Boragno VP Site Services
GenentechSeth Catalli Regional VP of the West
SAPMaliika Chambers, Ed.D. Director, Enterprise Learning Archit. & Solutions
Robert Half International
SalesforceSean Crabtree Managing Director, Technology Strategy
HP, Inc.John Doyle Managing Director
Grant ThorntonElaine Genevro Executive VP & Regional Executive
Union BankKim Gershon Head of Auto for the Personal Finance Division
Bank of the WestAlyson Griffin VP Data Center Marketing Strategy, Global Marketing and Communications
Intel CorporationJulie Hilt Senior VP & Regional Director
U.S. BankBrad Holsworth Managing Partner
Burr Pilger Mayer, Inc.Jeff Huebner VP Treasury
CSAA Insurance GroupMary Huss Publisher
San Francisco Business TimesChris Jacobs Director, CA
Cisco SystemsEddie Lee Corporate VP & Treasurer
Xilinx, Inc.Mark S. Linsky Retired
Hewlett-PackardLouis Lombardo FBM Avionics Director
Lockheed Martin CorporationLoren Mahon VP Global Finance Systems & Operations
ComericaNorah Nicholls Principal, Tax
DeloitteDean Nicolacakis Partner
PwCWilliam Oldenburg Retired
Nestle Dreyer's Ice CreamOrin Pierce Senior Relationship Manager Business Banking
Bank of America Merrill LynchLouis Rajczi Partner
Forte' VenturesMark Secker Audit Partner
Ernst & YoungMarc Singer Director
McKinsey & Company, Inc.Eric Sleigh Global Market Development
TBDSteve Sprinkle VP U.S. Sales
E. & J. Gallo WineryKarthik Suri COO
GE DigitalStephen Troy Director, CEO & Founder
AeroFund Financial, Inc.
I am proud to lead one of the San Francisco Bay Area's premier insurance and risk management services organizations. Aon Risk Solutions combines specialized risk expertise, analytics, and innovative thinking to create and deliver custom solutions to meet the needs of our clients. As the worlds largest insurance broker, we also harness our global leverage in the insurance marketplace for the benefit of our clients.
Our client value propositions are industry specific. We serve most of the industries which drive the Bay Area economy, including Technology, Financial Services, Construction, Real Estate, Retail, Public Entity, Education, Life Science, Hospitality & Tourism, plus emerging industries like FinTech and the Sharing Economy.
Our market share has doubled in the past five years. Come to see why Aon San Francisco has become the risk and insurance advisor of choice amongst Bay Area companies, and the employer of choice for Bay Area insurance professionals.
Cristene brings 26 years of nonprofit, for profit, and entrepreneurship experience to her role.
Most recently, since 2009 Cristene served as the Executive Director of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation, an organization that raised $8 million dollars/year to serve 32,000 students in the San Ramon Valley. Cristene began her professional career in sales and marketing, holding various management positions with the McGraw–Hill companies and the Thomson Corporation. She also has entrepreneurial experience having created three limited-service chain restaurant concepts and preparing them for acquisition and future expansion. Cristene holds a BA in Communication from the University of California, Davis. She lives in San Ramon with her husband Doug and her two children, Meghan and Alex. In her free time, you will see her around water, either the pool watching her children compete in swim and water polo, the lake where her children fish or at the beach where her husband and son surf every chance they get.
Vice President, Customer Service, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, 2014 – present. Responsible for over 1850 employees with an annual budget of over $140 M including a $100 M regulated retail services company, 5 contact centers, 75 local customer service offices, customer account management, customer journey mapping, escalated customer relations, and customer impact for an investor-owned utility with natural gas and electricity revenues of over $18 billion per year.
Director of Corporate Strategy, Adobe, As Adobe's Director of Corporate Strategy, Mark Asher is responsible for driving the long-term strategic direction at Adobe. Mark and his team work with Adobe's CEO and operating committee to chart the long-term vision for the company. In addition, they lead projects on a variety of topics that have a direct impact on growth. Mark is sought after inside and outside Adobe as a thought leader on disruptive technology trends.
A transformational global business leader with a 25+ year track record of success. Expertise across multiple disciplines including engineering, corporate real estate/facilities management, workplace strategies, and M&A/integration. Experience leading large scale cross-functional organizations and initiatives that require innovative solutions. Serves on the Board of Directors for Genentech Foundation, Bay Area Council and Junior Achievement, Northern California region. Sought after as an inspirational speaker and mentor.
Dr. Maliika Chambers is a renowned learning, talent, and leadership development expert with over 25 years of experience helping leaders transform the culture and climate of their organizations to yield positive change. A former university professor (and JA alum), she worked to prepare the next generation of professional educators in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and business. She has authored several trades and academic journal articles focused on best practices in the utilization of training to drive change/crisis response management, tailoring learning solutions to the needs of diverse audiences, and the role of executive engagement in successful business transformation efforts. In her prior roles as a learning and development leader in the oil and gas, healthcare, and high-tech industries, Dr. Chambers has developed strategic planning processes to align organizations' human capital strategy to key business priorities and designed collaborative spaces for cross-functional teams and senior leadership to contribute to the way training and development is envisioned and deployed that remain in place today. In her free time, Maliika enjoys spending time with her family and friends, writing, and cooking.
David Colby is COO of the Service Cloud at Salesforce, the world's #1 customer service platform. He leads growth strategy, product execution, and operations for the multi-billion dollar Service Cloud business. David started at Salesforce in Nov, 2010, and led Product Growth and Strategy across all core Clouds for 8 years before moving into the Service Cloud COO role in August 2018.
David joined Salesforce after 12+ years in leadership, product strategy, product management, and consulting roles at Qualcomm, Booz Allen Hamilton, and Personalogic (a startup acquired by AOL TimeWarner).
Sean Crabtree is a Managing Director in Accenture's Strategy practice based in San Francisco. Sean helps Major Energy, Chemical, and Agribusiness clients define and deliver innovative, value-based digital and technology strategy. Mr. Crabtree frequently partners with clients to pilot new disruptive business models (most recently Digital Marketing, Communication, and Product Information Management). He has defined and led multiple global Transformations and ventures in partnership with clients in the Fortune 100. He has helped clients launch grassroots business enabled technology capabilities in emerging markets.
Elaine is an accomplished executive with more than 31 years of experience in the financial services industry. Elaine's leadership helps to foster long-lasting community relationships and offer our new and existing customers outstanding products and services."
Genevro joined Union Bank in 2003 as a senior vice president and regional manager when Monterey Bay Bank, where she served as director of Retail Banking, was acquired by Union Bank. In 2009, she was named a market president for Central California. Prior to Monterey Bay Bank, Genevro served as a senior vice president and regional manager for Bay View Bank, where she oversaw the bank's offices in the Greater Bay region. She also held management positions at First Interstate Bank and Bank of America.
Julie Hilt has been in the banking industry for more than 30 years. The first 18 years were spent at Wells Fargo Bank in a number of different roles. Hilt joined US Bank in 2004 as an In-Store District Manager in Northern California. She has been the Senior Vice President and Regional Manager in Northern California since October 2008.
Louie is responsible for program management of SBIRS Follow-on Production Programs within the Surveillance & Navigation Systems line of business. The Space Based Infrared Systems' mission is to develop, acquire, and sustain space-based infrared surveillance, tracking and targeting capabilities for missile early warning/defense, battlespace awareness, and technical intelligence. SBIRS contributes to the Department of Defense mission to deter war and protect the security of the U.S. by providing timely and accurate missile warning/defense information. Its systems are critical for protection against global and theater ballistic missile attacks against the U.S., its deployed forces, and its allies.
Loren Mahon is Vice President, Global Finance Systems, and Operations, CEO Office at Oracle. Loren Mahon joined Oracle more than 25 years ago and has held various leadership positions within Oracle Finance. Loren currently serves as Chair on the Board of Directors at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, is on the Scholarship Committee for the Professional Business Women of California, and is a member of the Executive Committee for Oracle Women's Leadership initiative. She is a board member of FEI as well as a member of the Silicon Valley Chapter and serves on the Committee for Finance and Information Technology. She is also on the board of the Bay Area Alliance for Girls.
Orin Pierce is Senior Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager Business Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Based in Oakland and Pleasanton CA, Orin leads a team of specialists to deliver strategic financial advice and solutions to help Northern California based companies grow & non-profits improve cash flow, provide capital, manage U.S. and international payments, and invest for the future.
As a resident of the SF Bay Area and East Bay since 1985, Orin has supported the banking needs of this community for almost fifteen years. Prior to joining Bank of America Merrill Lynch in 2016, he spent 9 years working for Wells Fargo Bank where business development and relation manager roles in Business Banking and 3 years as commercial relationship a manager with Bank of the West.
Orin earned his Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Active in the East Bay community where he has lived for the past 30 years, he has served as head of international youth exchange for Danville Rotary and has volunteered time serving on the Board of Directors other local non-profits as well as coaching for his son's and daughter's youth soccer, basketball and soccer teams.
Louis Rajczi has been a Partner with Forté Ventures since 2012. Forté Ventures is a venture capital firm focusing on investments where there is an opportunity to collaborate and co-invest with its corporate strategic partners. For over 25 years, Louis has held a variety of executive positions with global corporations in engineering, product management, marketing, business and corporate development in North America and Europe.
Assurance partner in EY's Technology industry group in San Francisco, CA, with more than 23 years of experience, serving clients ranging from emerging companies to the largest multinational corporations, including a number of Fortune 500 corporations. Prior Resident Partner within EY's Global Technology Center responsible for the development of some of the firm's thought leadership publications and other initiatives for technology companies.
Proactive, innovative executive specializing in North American legal, professional services, state and local government, and Fortune 500 markets. Recognized for building and motivating high performing customer-facing field and inside teams focused on new business acquisition, customer retention and revenue growth, and market development initiatives. Multi-year President's Club honoree providing thought leadership in driving change and optimizing teams to deliver against aggressive financial objectives in various economic environments. Adept in driving organizational transformations that address evolving market trends that demand a proven, innovative approach to expanding footprint in both core and adjacent spaces.
Specialties: Experience in market development, business development, sales, account management, and strategic account programs. Strengths include: delivering results, strategic planning, and execution on business priorities, leadership presence, building and leading high performing teams, talent development, cross-boundary collaboration, driving a focus on the customer, global mindset, innovation, change management and diversity leadership.
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