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it's not about who you know...

...it's all about who's willing to put their name on you...

..and they do it because of how you approach your work, what values you drive, and the attitude you bring to the table. These executives and professionals span industries ranging local government and trans-municipal districts to small businesses, nonprofits, and global tech enterprises. They have worked with me first hand and can attest to my leadership and ability to collaborate with public-sector stakeholders to meet the needs of their administration and the constituencies they represent.

 
KEN ROSENBERG  Former Mayor / Financial Advisor  City of Mountain View / Morgan Stanley

KEN ROSENBERG

Former Mayor / Financial Advisor

City of Mountain View / Morgan Stanley

Ken Rosenberg

City of Mountain View / Morgan Stanley

Former Mayor of Mountain View and Financial Advisor at his own Morgan Stanley office, Ken was a two-term member of our Board of Directors and a past Chair of the board. Ken saw me grow during my government relations career at the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. Once a colleague, Ken has become both a mentor and a close friend. He can speak to my ability serve as a conduit between business and government - working with City staff directly, over long cycles, to collaborate on projects and initiatives for the mutual benefit of the community and generating revenue for the Chamber as a result. Notable projects include Mountain View Technology Showcase and Mountain View Working Scholars.

CECILE CURRIER  CEO/VP Community Benefit  CONCERN EAP/ El Camino Hospital

CECILE CURRIER

CEO/VP Community Benefit

CONCERN EAP/ El Camino Hospital

Cecile Currier

El Camino Hospital

VP of Community Benefit at El Camino Hospital and the CEO of the hospital's subsidiary, CONCERN EAP. Working with me as a member of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Cecile can speak to my professional acuity and public speaking ability. Cecile is currently the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce's Treasurer and served on its Executive Search Committee in 2015.

TONY SIRESS  President & CEO  Mountain View Chamber of Commerce

TONY SIRESS

President & CEO

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce

Tony Siress

Mountain View Chamber of Commerce

President & CEO of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. Tony observed my ability to collaborate with local, regional, and trans-municipal governmental entities to drive the Chamber's mission of building a strong local economy. Tony can also speak to my ability to sell complicated solutions to C-level Silicon Valley executives over long sales cycles - from making initial contact to identifying key stakeholders and building consensus within their organizations to book revenue for the Chamber. Notable projects include Mountain View Technology Showcase and Mountain View Working Scholars.

CYNTHIA RUST GREAVES  Communications Manager  MVLA Union High School District

CYNTHIA RUST GREAVES

Communications Manager

MVLA Union High School District

Cynthia Greaves

Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District

Communications Manager at Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District. Cynthia is also a former Chair of our Board of Directors and a two-term board member. Cynthia will tell you that I am an ambitious, well-informed, and astute professional. She will also tell you that my future is promising and my charm is gentle.

DIANA BAUTISTA  Government and Community Relations  Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

DIANA BAUTISTA

Government and Community Relations

Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Diana Bautista

Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Government and Community Relations Manager at Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. Before that, Diana was Government Relations Manager at the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce - and now a current member of its Board of Directors. Diana can attest to my genuine care for helping people and my curious nature.

OSCAR GARCIA  Founder & CEO  Aspira

OSCAR GARCIA

Founder & CEO

Aspira

Oscar Garcia

Aspira

Founder and Chief Engagement Officer of Aspira. Oscar was previously managing community partnerships at LinkedIn and was the President & CEO of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce. He was my mentor for four years. Oscar can attest to my unbridled passion for equalizing the playing field for marginalized communities and my creativity in developing complex solutions for enterprise organizations.

Sophie Alcorn

Alcorn Immigration Law

Award-winning Founder and Owner of Alcorn Immigration Law, PC. Sophie embodies the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley - successfully growing her firm from a home venture into a thriving business in the heart of Downtown Mountain View. Sophie's success is fueled by her strategic experimentation and her willingness to invest in learning. Sophie can vouch for my ability to recognize patterns and my overall creativity. She'll also tell you about how the energy I brought elevated her team.

TIM BIESER  Director of Finance and Operations  Study.com

TIM BIESER

Director of Finance and Operations

Study.com

tim bieser

Study.com

Director of Finance and Operations at Study.com. Tim's special project is Mountain View Working Scholars - an unprecedented and innovative workforce development initiative. Tim and his colleagues designed Working Scholars to eliminate time and economic barriers to accessing an advanced college degree. Tim will tell you how my strategic messaging added value to their initiative and connected them with key stakeholders.