- Brenna Bolger
Founder and CEO, PRxDigital
Brenna Bolger is the Founder and CEO of PRx, Inc.–now PRxDigital — an award-winning, full service marketing communications firm specializing in comprehensive branding campaigns, creative problem-solving, strategic planning, media relations and digital campaigns, including social media platforms, video content, production and optimization. Brenna’s role at PRxD includes overall CEO responsibilities, strategic consulting and creative solution development for clients, quality control over all clients, relationship maintenance, enabling employee development of their special strengths, interests and career growth, financial management and new business acquisition. PRxD clients have included Cypress Semiconductor, Applied Materials, Milestone Technologies, Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley and East Bay; Clos de la Tech Winery, San Joaquin County, Stockton Metropolitan Airport, Greater Silicon Valley, Joint Venture Silicon Valley, Valley Medical Center Foundation, CORE Companies, ORBIS International among others.
- Michael Fischetti, MPH, MD
Retired Chief of Preventative Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
Michael Fischetti, MPH, MD, is a proactive retired physician who is a board certified internist and oncologist and worked at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara for 33 years. While at Kaiser he received a Masters in Public Health from U.C. Berkeley, was Chief of Preventive Medicine and Health Education, and Founder and Director of Hospice. He is the past recipient of the Santa Clara County Medical Society Community Service Award, the Kaiser Santa Clara Professional Staff Association Award for Community Service, and the Kaiser Permanente Professional Staff Association Award for Outstanding Achievement. Dr. Fischetti has been active on many health, social services and education committees and boards in the Bay Area. Among these he has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the MayView Community Health Clinic in Mountain View and Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen in San Jose. He is been an active advocate for health care for children and adults and is a member of the Santa Clara County Health Advisory Commission and an advisor to the Health and Hospital Committee of Santa Clara County. He lives in Mountain View and serves on the Board of Hope’s Corner, a free meal program for the homeless and poor. He is an active proponent for social justice initiatives, including raising the minimum wage and rent stabilization.
- Ron Labetich
Owner, Ron Labetich Company
Ron is a veteran real estate professional and was the Founder of Ron Labetich Company, founded in 1991, focused on commercial real estate properties located in Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, with a primary emphasis on greater Los Altos and Mountain View properties. A former President of Cornish & Carey Commercial, Ron has sold and leased over $550 million of commercial real estate. He also was a successful real estate developer of 700,000 square feet of commercial properties completing over 1500 commercial real estate transactions during his career of over 40 years.
Ron has been appointed to several Los Altos City Council sponsored economic and zoning committees. He is active in civic affairs, serving as Second Vice Chairman of the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and currently Chair of the Government Affairs Committee.
Ron has received the prestigious Walter Singer Award as business leader, Community Pride Award, Community Foundation’s 2015 John Gardner Award and other civic recognition. Both as a collegiate basketball player at San Jose State University and sports enthusiast, Ron officiated as a NCAA Division I Basketball Referee for 25 years and served as volunteer for the Saint Francis Girl’s High School Tennis Team.
Ron is currently Chair of the Veteran’s Support Committee of the Los Altos Rotary which has a partnership with Foothill College to support the Veterans Resource Center at the school. The Rotary provides funding for scholarships, book vouchers, mentoring and camaraderie to assists Students in their transition back to society.
- William S. McKiernan
CEO, WSM Capital
Bill McKiernan is CEO of WSM Capital, LLC a private equity firm he founded to invest in payment and other technology companies. Prior to founding WSM Capital, Bill founded CyberSource Corporation in 1994. In July 2010, Visa, Inc. acquired CyberSource in a transaction valued at $2 billion. Mr. McKiernan holds a BS from Boston College and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is a Trustee of Boston College and Bellarmine College Prep. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Ireland Fund, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation and the Harvard Business School California Research Center Advisory Board. He is the West Coast Chairman of the Boston College Technology Council and Chairman of the Board of Bitnet Technologies Ltd. a payment processor for bitcoin.
- Mary Proepper
Retired Development Director, NW Furniture Bank
As the Development Director for NW Furniture Bank in Tacoma Washington Mary was responsible for Fundraising, Communication, Community Relations and Volunteers Engagement. Previously, she worked at Bridging, the largest furniture bank in the country which is located in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area of MN. In her 8 year tenure with Bridging she implemented a successful fundraising and development department. Prior to Bridging, Mary spent more than 25 years in for-profit companies in the functional areas of account management, sales, project management, human resources and operations with some 20 years spent in management capacities. Mary grew up in Minneapolis and holds a BA from the University of MN.
- Marilyn Winkleby, MPH, Ph.D
Faculty Director of the Office of Community Health, Stanford University
Marilyn Winkleby, MPH, Ph.D. is the Faculty Director of the Office of Community Health at Stanford University and was a Professor of Medicine at Stanford for 30 years. She received her MPH and Ph.D. from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and at Stanford led a NIH-funded research group that shed light on the ways in which social factors impact health. Dr. Winkleby is widely recognized for founding and directing the Stanford Medical Youth Science Program that has brought over 650 low-income high school students together to participate in an innovative summer biomedical mentoring program. Her book, Healing Journeys: Teaching Medicine, Nurturing Hope, and a documentary film, Opportunity of a Lifetime, demonstrate the transformations that happen when youth are afforded the chance to excel. In 2011, the program received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government for mentoring in these fields. Dr. Winkleby is the recipient of numerous awards including the Athena Award for Outstanding Woman Leader of the Year, City of Palo Alto. She has been active on many non-profit boards, including Loaves and Fishes Family Kitchen, Emergency Housing Consortium, and Hope’s Corner. Most recently she founded Access to Achievement Education Foundation whose mission is to enhance academic success among low-income and under-represented minority students through school and educational partnerships.