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Our Advisory Council

Each hand-selected Advisory Council member for The Olympia Collective lends expert advice upon request, has first-hand experience with the Collective, and serves as human evidence of our vision, mission, and core values.

Chris Almeria
(he/him/his)

Retired USAF Senior Leader
Business Unit Leader

Michelin

Columbia, South Carolina

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Mark Anderson
(he/him/his)

President

MGAC

Washington, DC

Favorite Core Value: Generosity

Mara Richards Bim
(she/her/hers)

Founder and Artistic Director

Cry Havoc Theater Company

Dallas, TX

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Andreea Boier
(she/her/hers)

Chief People Officer

TransformCo

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Growth

Sally Bryant
(she/her/hers)

President & CEO

BRYANT GROUP

Irving, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Ray Clark
(he/him/his)

Web Development Manager

All Solutions Ltd

London, England

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Kevin Chase
(he/him/his)

Managing Partner

Kevin Chase Executive Search

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Brent Christopher
(he/him/his)

President

Children’s Medical Center Foundation

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Monica Christopher
(she/her/hers)

Senior Vice President Chief Giving and Community Impact Officer

Communities Foundation of Texas

Dallas, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Marcie Chavez
(she/her/hers)

Senior HR/People Ops Professional

Zia HR

Grants, New Mexico

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Josephti Cruz
(she/her/hers)

Founder and COO

WealthGarden f.s.

El Segundo, California

Favorite Core Value: Trust

James Demps
(he/him/his)

Sales

Pratt Industries

Orlando, Florida

Favorite Core Value: Health

Sam DiVine
(she/her/hers)

Founder

Society Salons and SpeedDial

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Christine Dittmer
(she/her/hers)

Chief Development Officer

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Huntington Beach, California

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Ann Friedman, Ph.D.
(she/her/hers)

Founder

Mindful Being, P.C.

Houston, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Robby Goodman
(he/him/his)

Fundraising Professional



New York, New York

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Trudy Goodman,Ph.D
(she/her/hers)

Founder

InsightLA

Santa Monica, California

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Lisa Griffiths
(she/her/hers)

Principal

Vidve Group

Ojai, California

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Rashida Hanif
(she/her/hers)

Founding CEO

RepresentEd Leadership

Hercules, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Bekah Haynes
(she/her/hers)

Vice President and Senior Thoughtpartner
The Grossman Group


Austin, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Martha Hernandez
(she/her/hers)

Executive Director

Californians Together

Camarillo, California

Favorite Core Value: Growth

Carissa Holstead
(she/her/hers)

President

BluPrint:ED

North Little Rock, Arkansas

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Keith Kaplan
(he/him/his)

Owner/President

The Kaplan Group

West Hollywood, California

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Matthew Karimi
(he/him/his)

Event Producer



Nevada and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Jack Kornfield, PhD
(he/him/his)

Buddhist Teacher

 

San Rafael, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Lindsey Leigh Landman
(she/her/hers)

Director of Operations

Methodist Health System Foundation

Dallas, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Tammy McKinney
(she/her/hers)

Vice President Of Development

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Fort Worth, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Trish Myatt
(she/her/hers)

Realtor Broker

Benchmark Realtors LLC

Brentwood, Tennessee

Favorite Core Value: Generosity

Sarah Cotton Nelson
(she/her/hers)




High Flying Strategy

Dallas, Texas

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Herber Palacios
(he/him/his)

Senior Accountant and COO

Mehdiani Financial Management

Beverly Hills, California

Favorite Core Value: Growth

Elizabeth Park
(she/her/hers)

Assistant Director of Development

Vistamar School

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Favorite Core Value: Teamwork

Dan Rosier, CPA
(he/him/his)

SVP Finance

Artist Management and US Concerts
Live Nation

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Howard Sandler
(he/him/his)

Professor Emeritus

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Wendy Deacon Segrest
(she/her/hers)

Author & Inspiration Officer

DestinationU

Denver, Colorado

Favorite Core Value: Trust

Bowie Starr
(they/he)

Actor┃Producer┃Activist



Long Beach, California

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Gina Tan
(she/her/hers)

Principal

Tangible Strategies

Hayward, California

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Kristin “Kiki” Walker
(she/her/hers)

Director of Advancement

Private School Axis

 

Los Angeles, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Carolyn Warszawski
(she/her/hers)

 

 

 

Grants Pass, Oregon

Favorite Core Value: Fun

Martina Webb
(she/her/hers)

Owner Operator

Blossom Stamps

 

Sterling Heights, Michigan

Favorite Core Value: Health

Tracy Wheeler
(she/her/hers)

Executive Director

End Well Project

Santa Rosa, California

Favorite Core Value: Connection

Advisory Council Member since 2020

Our Advisory Council Members Rock!

"When Olympia asks, I say YES! That's how much I trust her - and her vision for how The Olympia Collective can serve humanity. With Olympia's leadership, the Collective has demonstrated a rare capacity to combine skilled and dedicated talent to leverage both savvy use of data and warm, responsive relationships - all in service of whatever non-profit they help support. Plus, Oly makes it all FUN!"

Trudy Goodman

Founder, Insight LA Meditation
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