Leadership committed to making an impact.
The purpose of the Compass Family Services Leadership Council is to engage young professionals interested in supporting Compass’ mission and work. The Council provides external perspective, professional advice, knowledge, and skills as well as advocacy and support for our agency's programs, strategic direction, and overall objectives. Through this council, we aim to broaden our reach to other communities and constituencies of support, increasing our influence and ultimately our impact.
The Hamlin School
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Lauren leads the school's fundraising and communications efforts. Lauren has volunteered with Compass in various ways over the years, but it was the COVID-19 crisis and the devastating impact on families that compelled her to get more deeply involved.
Katie is a member of Plaid's Business Development team. Previously, she worked at BlackRock, where she was an active member of their philanthropy network. She started volunteering with Compass in 2018 and joined the Leadership Council in 2019.
Prior to joining Compass Leadership Council in January of 2017, Grace participated in Compass' corporate engagement events and volunteered individually at Compass Clara House. She is passionate about the importance of empowering at-risk families to reach stability through customized hands-on approaches.
Director of Government and Community Affairs, Northern California
Christine develops and implements Verizon’s local government and community affairs strategy, including: public policy, community engagement and philanthropy. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Museum of the African Diaspora.
PMO, Firmwide Culture at KPMG
Eileen is a Project Manager for KPMG's Firmwide Culture program. She has always been passionate about civic and corporate social impact, and is particularly interested in how corporate entities and communities can foster positive change. Eileen joined the Leadership Council in 2021.
Marisa helps lead various internal networks at BlackRock. Her passion is helping others and first learned about Compass through the internal philanthropy network at BlackRock. Marisa joined Compass Leadership Council in 2021.
JP Morgan Private Bank
Wendy is an SF native and passionate about her work as a Private Banker and the impact Compass has on the community. She has almost 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. Inspired by Compass' mission, she joined the Leadership Council in 2022.
Claire is a Director in the iShares Americas COO team. She first became familiar with Compass through her work in BlackRock's philanthropy network and joined the Leadership Council in 2021.
Litman Gregory Asset Management
Partner and Senior Wealth Advisor
Gretchen Hollstein, CFP®, is a Senior Wealth Advisor and Managing Director with Litman Gregory Wealth Management. She has over 25 years of experience in her field, and is also a pro bono educator. She joined the Compass Leadership Council in January 2017.
Min Shan Lin
Min Shan is a Product Manager at BlackRock supporting their Aladdin technology. She joined Compass Leadership Council in 2021 inspired by Compass Family Services' mission of combating the issue of homelessness and housing insecurity.
Block Party Productions & Hospitality
Director of Sales and Events
Dustin began volunteering with Compass in 2015. He is also an Ambassador for the SF Chamber of Commerce and the SF Travel Association. Dustin joins Compass Leadership Council with experience in event planning, non-profit fundraising, and community engagement.
Regional Sales Director, Enterprise
Jake volunteered his time on the front lines for Compass in early 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis. He previously lived in Chicago and served on the Young Professionals Board for Illinois' only independent prison monitoring organization, the John Howard Association. Jake joined Compass Leadership Council in 2021.
Senior Director of Fragrance
Suzanne leads the fragrance division for the Lifestyles Brands that includes Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day, Method, Babyganics, and Ecover. She is also the philanthropic lead for the division of SCJ. Suzanne joined the Leadership Council in 2021.
Events and Outreach Committee
Plan and execute outreach events that promote and educate the public about Compass’ mission and work.
Corporate Engagement Committee
Plan and execute engagement activities that increase Compass’ visibility, relationships and support within the corporate community.
Engage volunteers in Compass projects that are largely resourced and dependent on volunteers. This includes fundraising events and our annual Adopt-a-Family project during the holidays.
Interested in joining a committee at Compass? Contact Stacy Webb, Corporate Relations Manager for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org