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Thoughtful Leadership

At the core of Children’s Bureau’s success are the business and community leaders who guide the organization thoughtfully and strategically. We are grateful to each of these dynamic and caring people who choose to be a part of the story to prevent child abuse.


of Children’s Bureau’s directors and trustees made a personal financial contribution to the organization

Julia Stewart
DineEquity, Inc. (retired)

Vice Chairs
Juan Alfonso

Shelli Herman
Shelli Herman & Associates

Martin Jacobs
Capital World Investors

Charles K. Marquis
Civic Leader

Patrick Niemann
Ernst & Young

David Pittman
MUFG Union Bank

Carrie Tilton
Civic Leader

Michael S. Burke

Mark Carlin
Lockton Insurance Brokers, Inc.

John Durrant
Paul Hastings

B. James Ford
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Gina Guerra
Civic Leader

Hasham Mukadam
Occidental Petroleum Corporation

Sandra V. Naftzger
N3 Cattle Company LLC

Marilyn "Mindy" Stein
Tikum Olam Foundation

Hope Wintner
Civic Leader

Matthew Wilson
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Vice Chairs
O. Jacob Bobek
CBRE-Los Angeles

Chris Lovrien
Jones Day

Randy Bort
SandTree Holdings, LLC

Damon Fisher
Kirkland & Ellis, LLP

Kenneth Baronsky
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP

Bryan Boghosian
Deloitte & Touche, LLP

Stephanie Campbell
DIRECTV, Inc. (retired)

Mark Carlin
Lockton Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Tom Casarella
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Matt Clark

Cecily Dean
Civic Leader

Kathleen Duncan
Civic Leader

Michael J. Fourticq, Sr.
Hancock Park Associates

Kris Galashan
Leonard Green & Partners, LLP

Mark W. Gibello
Oakmont Corporation

Scott Graves
Ares Management LLC

Curt Himebauch
Ernst & Young LLP

Bradley D. Knyal
Hancock Park Associates

Jordon L. Kruse
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Roger M. Laverty, III
Grandpoint Bank & Unified Grocers, Inc.

Richard Magnuson
Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors

Jim Marasco
Wells Fargo Capital Finance

Kelly Masuda
Caruso Affiliated

Steven Moore
Brentwood Associates

David Nemecek
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Matthew V. Pauley
GE Capital

Adam Pierce
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Clinton R. Stevenson, Jr.
West Coast Housing Communities, L.P.

Peyman Salehi
City National Bank

Stuart Taylor
Taylor Realty Advisors

Michael Traylor
Traylor Brothers, Inc.

Salvador Villar
Mercado Plus

James R. Walther
Mayer Brown, LLP

Casey Winters

Lori Irving
U.S. Bank

Janice Bachmann
Disneyland Resort

Jeffrey Fields
Windes Inc.

Stephen Luminelli
Capital Group

David Madison
Madison Strategic Management

Kevin Prewett
Ingram Micro, Inc.

Gina Primeaux
Deloitte & Touche LLP

Keven J. Yue
Datapath North America

2017-2018 Newly Elected Leadership

Patrick Niemann
Ernst & Young

Sarah Richardson
DaVita Medical Group

Janie Shulman
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Matthew Wilson
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.

Christopher Lovrien
Jones Day

Damon Frier
Grant Thornton LLP

Chad Marting
Wells Fargo

Chadd Davis
Etonien, LLC

James Pade
Clearlake Capital Group

Jaclyn Stahl
Jones Day

Alex Morales, L.C.S.W.
President & CEO

Ron Brown, Ph.D.
Chief Program Officer

Paula Felbaum
Chief Human Resources Officer

Jacqueline Meek, C.P.A.
Chief Development Officer

Gayle Whittemore, C.P.A. & M.B.T.
Interim Chief Financial Officer

Julia Stewart and Patrick Niemann

Curt Himebauch

Janie Shulman, Matt Wilson and Sarah Richardson

Carrie Tilton, Mark Carlin and Ceci Dean

Jim Walther

Mike Traylor

Peyman Salehi

Sandra Naftzger and Randy Bort

Mindy Stein and Martin Jacobs

In December 2017, after an extensive nationwide search, Children's Bureau's Board of Directors proudly announced Ronald E. Brown, Ph.D., as the new President & CEO effective January 2, 2018.