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Christina Alvarez

Christina Alvarez

Executive Director

Christina Alvarez joined Episcopal Impact Fund as Executive Director in March 2022. Prior to this, she managed fundraising, communications, public relations, and media relations as Senior Director of Development at Episcopal Community Services (ECS), San Francisco's largest nonprofit provider of services for people experiencing homelessness, extreme poverty, and food insecurity in our city. Before ECS, she served as the Executive Director of The Gubbio Project, which provides space and sanctuary for unhoused people in need of safe, compassionate respite during the day. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Crescent Porter Hale Foundation and Cathedral School for Boys, and was installed as the Canon for Social Ministries for the Diocese of California.

Kieran King

Kieran King

Communications & Brand Director

Kieran King joined Episcopal Impact Fund, where she oversees the brand and leads communications and design initiatives, in September 2020. Kieran received a B.S. from the University of California, Berkeley and has more than twenty-five years experience in marketing, communications, and design. This is her first foray into the nonprofit arena and is thrilled to be making an impact.

Richard Lynch

Richard Lynch

Interim Development Director

Richard Lynch is the newest member of the Episcopal Impact Fund team. He has led successful capital and annual operating campaigns for All Souls Episcopal Parish in Berkeley. He has been a stay-at-home dad, practiced law and run political campaigns. He is now pleased to be an advocate for broader access to housing.

Simba Ndemera

Simba Ndemera

Finance Director

Simba Ndemera joined Episcopal Impact Fund in October 2018. He has more than twenty years of experience in the financial and nonprofit worlds and previously worked as Chief Financial Officer of Sierra Club Foundation.

Shari Gonzales

Shari Gonzales

Administrative Manager

Shari Gonzales was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked with Episcopal Impact Fund as Administrative Manager since 2000. When not busy with correspondence and email, spreadsheets and accounts, answering the phone, and managing events, Shari enjoys time with family, friends, and her cat Smokey.

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Ann Akichika

Ann Akichika

Chief Operating Officer
Gryphon Investors

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Marc Handley Andrus

The Rt. Rev. Dr. Marc Handley Andrus

Bishop of California
Board Chair

Craige Bertero

Craige Bertero

Partner
Columbia Pacific Wealth Management

Wells Blaxter

Wells Blaxter

Managing Partner
Blaxter | Blackman LLP

Mindy Bush

Mindy Bush

Development Officer
White Pony Express

Michelle Myles Chambers

Michelle Myles Chambers

FAITHS Program Officer
The San Francisco Foundation

Tricia Christensen

Tricia Christensen

Community Volunteer

John Hockin

John Hockin

Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer
Sea Cliff Partners

Peter Kidder

Peter Kidder

Managing Director, Head of Venture Credit
HSBC

Don Miller

Don Miller

Nonprofit Professional

Aaron Mullen

Aaron Mullen

Director of Community and Inclusion
Cathedral School for Boys

Garrett Price

Garrett Price

Founder and Chairman
ACME Technologies Inc.

Greg Ryan

Greg Ryan

Senior Vice President, Retired
The Capital Group

Jonathan Speed

Jonathan Speed

Venture Partner
Waterman Ventures

Andrew Woeber

Andrew Woeber

Managing Partner
Industry Partners LLC

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