Jacqueline is Associate General Counsel for Flynn Restaurant Group in San Francisco. She is responsible for overseeing and litigating general liability matters for Flynn. Jacqueline is the President of the Board of Directors for HYP.
Pat Stanton Vice Chair
Retired Partner Baker Botts LLP
Pat is a retired partner in the Real Estate & Construction Group and represented owners and developers of commercial real estate projects in the U.S. and internationally, sponsors in the formation of real estate funds, sellers and investors in the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties and tenants of major office and industrial projects. Pat is the former Partner-in-Charge of the Baker Botts San Francisco office.
VP of Global Alliances Databricks
Leon Metz, CPA Treasurer
CPA, Partner Delagnes, Mitchell & Linder, LLP
Leon Metz is native of San Francisco and attended St. Ignatius College Preparatory. He received his B.S. in Biology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2001 and is a California Certified Public Accountant. He specializes in compliance and planning for individuals, partnerships, closely held corporations and non-profit organizations. Leon volunteers his time with many non-profit organizations in the Bay Area and currently serves as the treasurer on the board of directors of Huckleberry Youth Programs. An avid sports fan, he can often be found in the stands cheering on one of his favorite Bay Area sports teams.
Danielle Cagan is vice president of External Affairs and Brand at CSAA Insurance Group, a AAA Insurer. She oversees public relations, agency communications, creative services, brand strategy and reputation management. Named one of the most influential women in business by the San Francisco Business Times, Danielle is on the East Bay Leadership Council board and has served on the board of Huckleberry Youth Programs since 2014.
CSRA Vice President Senior Analyst MUFG Union Bank
Maggie Gomez Burciaga is Vice President within the Corporate Social Responsibility of America’s department at MUFG Union Bank. She manages the bank’s small business portfolio for the Community Reinvestment Act, a regulation that supports small businesses and community development lending & investments. She enjoys volunteering with organization’s that support children, teens and under-resourced families. In her spare time, she can be found cooking with her husband as they enjoy exploring new recipes for their family - you can find them cheering their eldest son at his ice hockey games and touring dinosaur exhibits throughout California with their youngest son.
Shelley W. Gottlieb
Shelley W. Gottlieb, a retired sales executive and former special education teacher, is a longtime advocate for youth and the disabled. Beginning and ending her career teaching the developmentally disabled in New York and San Francisco she sandwiched in 30+ years as a B2B sales executive and development director for several non-profits. Shelley served on the Board of Directors of The Arc of San Francisco for 6 years, two of which as president. She is a long time CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) and the proud handler of Nemo, CASA’s court dog. Shelley is a recipient of the Jefferson Award for Community Service.
President Delta Chinatown Initiative
Managing Director Deutsche Bank
Elom Kpordze is an experienced wealth management executive with a demonstrated history of leading teams of highly specialized investment professionals to advise/manage the global assets of UHNW (Ultra High Net Worth) individuals and their philanthropic ventures. Prior to his current position as Managing Director (Deutsche Bank – International Private Bank), Elom was a Director at Citi Private Bank where he led business development on the west coast for Citi Private bank’s employee Stock Ownership Plan (‘ESOP”)/1042 lending initiative and served as co-chair for Citi’s Black Heritage Affinity Group and as a talent committee member on Citi’s California State Leadership Council. Elom holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering and an MBA from the Haas School of Business – UC Berkeley.
Retired Healthcare Attorney
Jerry Peters was partner at Latham & Watkins, focusing on health care business and transactional law before his retirement on December 31, 2015. He then worked for three years as the general counsel and interim CEO of a California health information exchange (Manifest MedEx). He has served on the Huckleberry Board of Directors for over 10 years, the Hospice by the Bay Board for over 30 years, and was a board member of American Health Lawyers Association for 8 years. He has published and spoken extensively on various health care topics, and was an adjunct professor at USF School of Law.
Epic Creations Human Resources Leader
Zoraida Rodriguez is a Bay Area native, first generation Mexican American. She is an experienced Human Resources leader with a demonstrated history of working in the tech start up industry. Zoraida is passionate about giving back to the community. Prior to joining Huckleberry's Executive Board, she served on the Huckleberry Young Professionals Board as a founding member, in 2018.
Attorney Nonprofit Organization Consultant
Jeff Sosnaud is a consultant to nonprofit organizations. An attorney, he has worked at appointed positions in state and federal government, and been elected at the local level. He has been the executive director of several nonprofits, and faculty at the College of Business at the University of Maine.
Principal Catalyst Strategies
Douglas Styles, PsyD.
Executive Director Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director Emeritus
Lifetime Honorary Members:
Annemarie Clark Ruth Cowan Bernie Nebenzahl Don Rubin Brian Swift