Orange County Talent Collaborative


(December 2023)

Argosy Partners

Warren Felson, Chair, OC Talent Collaborative

Anaheim Unified High School District

Michael Matsuda, Superintendent

Bank of America

Shari Battle, Senior Vice President, Market Manager, Orange County, Local Markets Organization

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Sloane Keane, CEO


Thomas Hopson, President

Boys & Girls Club of Central Orange Coast

Robert Santana, CEO

California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Debra Leahy, Executive Director

Chapman University

Anthony Lemus, Professor of Practice, Fowler School of Engineering


Mark Loranger, President & CEO

Coastline ROP

Dr. Brian K. Dozer, Superintendent 

Coast Community College District

Dr. Whitney Yamamura, Chancellor

Community Action Partnership of OC

Gregory Scott, President & CEO

Cristo Rey High School

Stephen Holte, President

Dreams for Schools

Nithin Jilla, Founder and Executive Director


Oliver Sicat, CEO

Girl Scouts of OC

Vikki Shepp, CEO

High Schools Inc.

Mark McLoughlin, President

Hispanic 100

Mario Rodriguez, Chairman


Cristina Ortiz, AI Education/Global Affairs

J&J Vision

Gerianne Sarte, CFO for Cardiovascular and Specialty Solutions


Ram Rao, CEO

North Orange County Community College District

Dr. Byron Breland, Chancellor


Leyla Riley, Executive Director

Orange County Black Chamber

Bobby McDonald, President & CEO

Orange County Business Council

Jesse Ben-Ron, Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development

Orange County Community Foundation

Mayra Chavez, Donor Relations & Programs Associate

Orange County Department of Education

Al Mijares, County Superintendent
Ramon Miramontes
Kathy Boyd, Director

Orange County Grantmakers

Taryn Palumbo, Executive Director

Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Reuben Franco, President and CEO

Orange County United Way

Sue Parks, President and CEO

Pacific Rim Early Child Education

Ethan Kay, President

Project Access

Glenn Rogers, Vice Chair Project Access, CEO The Rogers Center for Learning

Roadtrip Nation

Mike Marriner, Founder & President

Ronald M. Simon Family Foundation

Ben Drutman, President

Samueli Academy

Anthony Saba, Executive Director

Samueli Foundation

Michelle Freeman, Chief of Staff

Santiago Canyon College

Michelle Samura, Dean, Division of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences

Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce

David Elliott, President and CEO

Santa Ana Unified School District

Rigo Rodriguez, Board Member

Simon Scholars

Andy Robles, Executive Director

Small Business Development Center

Mike Daniel, Regional Director of the Orange County Inland Empire

Small Business Diversity Network

Jay Ungos, President & Founder

Tangram Interiors

Joe Lozowski, CEO and President

TGR Foundation

John Lee, Senior Vice President

The Horowitz Group

Andy Horowitz, Pam Horowitz


Richard Arum, Dean, School of Education

University Lab Partners, Beall Center

Karin Koch, Managing Director

United Way of OC

Sue Parks, President and CEO

Vanguard University

Jeff Hittenberger, Dean, School of Education

Vital Link

April Barnes, President

Ware Malcomb

Larry Armstrong, Chairman