Board of Directors

The Weingart Center is a non-profit that has a dedicated Board, 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 and Trustees 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:

Executive Committee

Richard Simitian
Chairman, Board of Directors
Grant Thornton LLP

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

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

Warren Loui
Secretary, Board of Directors
Winston & Strawn LLP

Board of Directors

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

Natsuo Kawada
Kawada Company of America, Ltd.

Board of Trustees

Dave DeWolf
Partner & CFO
Abacus Wealth Partners

Felicia Hudson
Director of Government & External Affairs

Dave Jones
Vice President
CH2M Hill

Jonathan Kaye
Executive Vice President
KAYO Clothing Company

Gregory B. Koltun
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Scott Lange
Partner and Portfolio Manager
Camden Asset Management

Gregory A. Pieschala
President, Golf Course Maintenance 
ValleyCrest Companies

Alfred A. Plamann
Plamann & Associates

Stephen Scharf
O’Melveny & Myers

Jeffrey M. Small
President and COO
DreamWorks Studios

Gillian Wagner


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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