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

Adriana Cabre

Adriana
Cabre
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
National University Systems

Denise Banuelos

Denise
Banuelos
Senior Diversity Consultant
City of Hope

Denise Kirwan

Denise
Kirwan
Principal & Founder
Tracks Global

Frances Dillon

Frances
Dillon
Global Head of Organizational Development
HSBC

Helane Wilbourne

Helane
Wilbourne
Diversity & Inclusion Team
Transamerica Insurance Company

Laurie Saltzman

Laurie
Saltzman
Vice President, Human Resources
Wyndham

Mary Wardell-Ghirarduzzi

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

Matt McElrath

Matthew
McElrath
Chief Human Resources Officer
Keck Medicine of USC

Milton Dellossier

Milton
Dellossier
Vice President
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Monica Medina

Monica
Medina
Director, Community Development & Engagement
KPBS

Naomi Werner

Naomi
Werner
Vice President, Human Resources
Össur

Nathan Stein

Nathan
Stein
VP & Regional Diveristy Officer
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Ruha Devanesan

Ruha
Devanesan
Manager, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Corporate Responsibility – Legal and Public Affairs
Symantec Corporation

Sonja Wilkerson

Sonja
Wilkerson
Vice President, Head of Human Resources
Infinera

Torye Nguyen

Torye
Nguyen
Community Relations Manager
University of Phoenix

Wendell Ferguson

Wendell
Ferguson
Portfolio Management
Blue Shield of California

Angeles Valenciano

Angeles
Valenciano
Chief Executive Officer
National Diversity Council

Dennis Kennedy

Dennis
Kennedy
Founder & Chairman
National Diversity Council