Who We Are

Our Staff

David Levinson 
Founder and Executive Director

Berenice Katcher 
Senior Director

Beenish Dhanani
Program Director

Thor Parker
Executive Program Manager

Nicolo Patungan
Senior Program Manager

Jake Serwin
Program Manager

Josh Aalcides
Program Coordinator

Passion Barnes
Program Assistant 

Howie Cherman
Program Assistant

Madison Mercer
Program Assistant

Alondra Rodriguez
Program Assistant

Lee Schube
Development Consultant

Rachel Schwartz
PR & Media

Creative Core/TalentPool Design

Our Board

Alan Bernstein
Chairman, Harper Management 

Matthew Hansen
Treasurer, Live Nation

Kendis Wilbourne 
Secretary, L.A. Unified School District

David Baron
Hill Street Group

Stephanie Berenbaum 
The Gordon Co.

Christine Callahan
Community Activist

Alex Canter

Ina Coleman 
Organizational Development Consultant, Sirenia Partner

Nikki Cotton
Parsons Corp.

Sharon Hauptman 
American Business Bank

Hilary Hoffman

Victor Joseph
Mercury Insurance

Vince Klaseus

Aliza Lesser
Community Activist

David Levinson
Big Sunday

Albert Litewka 
Winning Entertainment

Dr. Howard Mandel 

Zazi Pope 
Signature Resolution

Billy Ray 

Michael Skloff

Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i
ViacomCBS, Global Inclusion

Julio Sobral 
ZooMoo Networks

Raun Thorp
Tichenor & Thorp Architects

Jon Vein
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Abby Wolf-Weiss
Interior Designer, Abby Wolf-Weiss Interiors  

[Thanksgiving Stuffing Event] “Our Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without you guys. It warms my heart and replenishes my faith to witness such kindness in action.”

- -A.Z., Los Angeles