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STAFF, BOARDS & COUNCILS

MEET OUR TEAM

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Corey Pahanish, Ph.D.

Executive Director

(805) 265-0623

corey@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Brittany Avila Wazny, M.A.

Senior Development Director

(805) 265-0603

brittany@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Becca Solodon

Sr. Director of Health & Wellness

(805) 265-0601

becca@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Kirsten Stuart

Communications & Events Director

(805) 265-0634

kirsten@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Gisselle Madrigal, M.A.

Program Director

(805) 265-0626

gisselle@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Tessa Boyce

Volunteer Coordinator

(619) 341-0089

tessa@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Danielle Maxwell, MPP Candidate

Community Outreach Manager

(805) 265-0646

danielle@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

Mayetzi Iturbide

Family Care Manager

(805) 265-0642

mayetzi@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

Lili Munoz

Family Engagement Manager

(805) 265-0676

Lili@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

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Roberta Tuck

Operations Coordinator

(805) 962-7466

roberta@teddybearcancerfoundation.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Andrew Miller
Board Chair

Attorney - Miller & Berryhill

Father of a pediatric cancer survivor

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Debby Mann
Vice Chair

Entrepreneur

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Sarai Anderson
Director

Financial Advisor - JP Moran Private Bank

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Jamie Hansen 
Director

Relationship Banker - Pacific Premier Bank

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Robyn Howard-Anderson
Secretary

Pediatric Oncology Social Worker - Retired

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Joe Ferreira
Treasurer

Financial Advisor - West Coast Financial

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Sofie Langhorne
Director

Real Estate Agent - Compass Realty

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Joe McCorkell
Director

Real Estate Agent - Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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Deborah Stanley
Director

Software Sales Executive - Retired
Grandmother of pediatric cancer survivor

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Joseph Tasca
Director

Real Structural Engineer - Studio Engineers, inc.
Father of pediatric cancer survivor

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Warren Ritter
Director

Executive Director - Common Table Foundation

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Nathan Rogers
Immediate Past Chair

Attorney - Rogers, Sheffield & Campbell, LLC

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Taylor Fuller
Director

Attorney - Herring Law Firm

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Matt Baumann
Director
Director of Oncology - Ridley Tree Cancer Center

EMERITUS BOARD

Donna Barranco Fisher

Former Board Chair: 2015-2016

Jim Bechtel

Alamar Capital Management, Managing Director

Chair: 2012-2014

Tina Fanucchi-Frontado

SB Philanthropy, Founder & President

Chair 2015

J. Paul Gignac

Attorney; JPG Law APC 

Former Board Chair, 2020-2022

Wells Hughes

Partner, Arlington Financial Advisors

Former Board Chair, 2005-2006

Michelle Pickett

Attorney, Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck, LLP

Former Board Chair, 2009-2012

Rich Schuette

Wealth Manager, Avalan Wealth

Former Board Chair, 2017 - 2019

Rachael Steidl

Former Board Chair, 2007–2009

HONORARY

COUNCIL

Gary and Jennifer Caesar

Past Board Members

Tom and Janice Caesar

Hub International Insurance & Mission Linen

Morris and Irma Jurkowitz

Community Philanthropists

Nikki Katz

TBCF Founder

ADVISORY BOARD

Earl Armstrong

President, Armstrong Associates

Founding Member, Grizzly Club

Martin Bell

Angel Flight West

Dr. Francisco Bracho

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology,

Ventura County Medical Center

Heather Hambleton

Robyn Howard-Anderson,

MSW, LICSW​

Susannah Rake

Past Board Member

Pat Snyder

Past Board Member

Lisa Solana

Past Board Member

PLANNED GIVING

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Sarai Anderson​

Financial Advisor & TBCF board member

Devyn Duex

Principal Financial Advisor, CAPTRUST Santa Barbara

Joe Ferreira

Financial Advisor & TBCF Board Treasurer

Paul Graziano

Attorney

Sheela Hunt

Real Estate Agent & Board Member

Sharon Jordano

Entrepreneur

Rebecca Koch

Estate Planning Attorney & Board Member

Andrew Miller

Attorney & Board Chair

Nathan Rogers

Attorney & Former Board Chair

AMBASSADORS

Carolyn Shepard Baham

Margo Barbakow

Lorena Cheverez

Lucia Engel

Nikki Greene

Mer James

Pati Kern

Kristi Marks

Kathy McCarthy

Adriana Mezic

Jo Landis Shields

Fiona Stone

Carla Tomson

Co-Chairs

Donna Barranco Fisher & Sheela Hunt

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