Board of Directors

The Weingart Center is a charity that has a dedicated Board of Directors, each of whom has a keen interest in the issue of homelessness, the well-being of the Greater Los Angeles community and a genuine concern for the homeless people the Weingart Center serves. Responsible for the fiscal stability, growth, and integrity of the Weingart Center, our Board of Directors oversees all of the organization’s operating, program and development plans.

The following business executives and community leaders are proud members of the Weingart Center Board of Directors:

Executive Committee

Kevin Murray
President & CEO
Weingart Center for the Homeless

Richard Simitian
Chairman, Board of Directors
SoCal Office Managing Partner
Grant Thornton LLP

Kevin Pelletier
Vice Chairman, Board of Directors 
Co-Founder and COO
Coastline Capital Partners

Elizabeth Alexander
Secretary, Board of Directors
President
Nick Alexander Imports

Michael Tusing
Treasurer, Board of Directors
Senior Vice President
UBS Financial Services, Inc.

Board of Directors

Christine P. Ball
Senior Vice President and Credit Manager
City National Bank

Natsuo Kawada
President
Kawada Company of America, Ltd.

Warren Loui
Partner
Winston & Strawn LLP

Board of Trustees

Barbara Allen-Watkins
Senior Vice President, Entertainment
Division-Treasury Management
City National Bank

Gregory L. Craig
Chairman
Anahau Energy

Eddie DeOchoa
Business Performance Advisor
Insperity

Dave Jones
Vice President
CH2M Hill

Jonathan Kaye
Executive Vice President
KAYO Clothing Company

Gregory B. Koltun
Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Gregory A. Pieschala
Executive Vice President
ValleyCrest Companies

Alfred A. Plamann
President
Plamann & Associates

Stephen Scharf
Partner
O’Melveny & Myers

Jeffrey M. Small
President and COO
DreamWorks Studios

Gillian Wagner

Suzanne L. Wenzel Ph. D
Clinical Pyschologist and Professor
USC, School of Social Work

 

The Weingart Center for the Homeless provides comprehensive human services to homeless men, women, veterans, parolees, families, HIV+ and other at-risk individuals, giving them the skills, resources, and hope they need to lead productive lives off the streets. Located in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, the Weingart Center for the Homeless is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that breaks the cycle of homelessness and poverty.

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