Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of California’s best and brightest diversity leaders. These individuals hail from a broad range of California’s industries from academia to technology, communications to entertainment. This core team governs the California Diversity Council and sets the strategy for key initiatives and goals for the Council and are poised to build a solid foundation for the CADC at this exciting time in our development.

 

Elana Hobson

Elana
Hobson
Chairwoman
California Diversity Council
Helane Wilbourne

Helane
Wilbourne
Diversity & Inclusion Team
Transamerica Insurance Company
Matt McElrath

Matthew
McElrath
Chief Human Resources Officer
Keck Medicine of USC
Monica Medina

Monica
Medina
Director of Diversity, Engagement & Grants
KPBS
Laurie Saltzman

Laurie
Saltzman
Vice President, Human Resources
Wyndham
Beau Pack

Beau
Pack
Director, Business Operations
Aerotek
Torye Nguyen

Torye
Nguyen
Community Relations Manager
University of Phoenix
Naomi Werner

Naomi
Werner
Vice President, Human Resources
Össur
Cori Welty

Cori
Welty
Chef Manager
Bloomin Brands
Wendell Ferguson

Wendell
Ferguson
Portfolio Management
Blue Shield of California
Nathan Stein

Nathan
Stein
VP & Regional Diveristy Officer
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Milton Dellossier

Milton
Dellossier
Vice President
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management
Frances Dillon

Frances
Dillon
Global Head of Organizational Development
HSBC
Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi

Dr. Mary J.
Wardell-Ghirarduzzi
Global Head of Organizational Development
University of San Francisco
Sonja Wilkerson

Sonja
Wilkerson
VP, HR, Finance/Legal
HPE
Denise Kirwan

Denise
Kirwan
Principal & Founder
Tracks Global
Adriana Cabre

Adriana
Cabre
Former Senior VP HR
MedImpact

Angeles Valenciano

Angeles
Valenciano
Chief Executive Officer
National Diversity Council

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis
Kennedy
Founder & Chairman
National Diversity Council