BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Lavinia Branden attended Pepperdine University and received her B.F.A. from Academy of Art College. As Director and Senior Manager at multiple award winning retail design agencies, she led multi-million dollar projects for clients such as: Hewlett-Packard, Sony PlayStation, WalMart, Ariat, Microsoft and Diageo. In managing both national and international programs, she is most known for her ability to transform troubled client relations and improve alliances, and for developing processes and programs to improve efficiency and profitability. In the last 16 years she has started two successful businesses (Studio Kicks Palo Alto & ELLA) and continues to be an active contributor and promoter of Asian culture in the community.
Steve Goldenberg is an executive director of investments with Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. He is responsible for assisting corporations, institutions and individuals with appropriate investment management planning, risk assessment, policy establishment and investment strategies. In addition he currently is involved with the Menlo Charity Horse Show where he has served as Co-Chair, Chief Financial Officer and sponsorship fundraiser. Previously, he has served as Board Member and Treasurer of NCEFT (National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy), Board Member of Vista Center of the Blind and Visually Impaired. In addition he is a CPR and First Aid Instructor and patrol member on the Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol. He has earned and maintains an AIF designation (Accredited Fiduciary), has a Masters in Business from the College of Notre Dame and Bachelors in Business from Menlo College.
DR. IRENE JUN
Dr. Irene Jun graduated PanHellenic Valedictorian from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in English and a minor in Bioethics. She received her MD from Stanford University Medical School and completed her pediatric residency at Stanford Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. She has worked as a Pediatrician at Stanford Children’s Hospital for over 11 years, and is an active Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Neonatology. She also serves as the Associate Director of the Packard Intermediate Care Nursery Residency Rotation and has received numerous teaching awards through the years.