Leadership Council

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.

Officers

Officers

Eric Zeiner

Chair

Every Man Jack

Director - Product Development

Eric leads the Project Development team at Every Man Jack to create a full range of personal care products. He has been consistently involved in various forms of philanthropy for many years. Formerly of SC Johnson, Eric joined the Leadership Council in 2020.

Lauren Thornhill

Vice-Chair

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.

Jake Kanter

Secretary

Twilio

Enterprise Sales

Jake is an Enterprise Account Executive at Twilio. He's volunteered his time on the front lines for Compass during the COVID-19 crisis helping families. Jake 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.

Members

Christine Keener

Verizon

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.

Eileen Silva-Tetlow

KPMG

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.

Katie Randolph

Plaid

Business Development

Katie Randolph is a member of Plaid's Business Development team. Previously, she worked at BlackRock, where she was an active member of BlackRock’s philanthropy network. She started volunteering with Compass in 2018 and joined the Leadership Council in 2019.

Suzanne McCormick

SC Johnson

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.

Claire Tarlson

BlackRock

Director, iShares

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.

Grace Lee

Wells Fargo

Marketing Lead

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.

Marisa Medal

BlackRock

Administrative Professional

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.

Wendy Venegas

JP Morgan Private Bank

Executive Director

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.

Dustin Durham

Chalet Restaurant Group

Marketing Manager

Dustin manages the marketing for five restaurant concepts located in historic buildings throughout the Bay Area. 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.

Gretchen Hollstein

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

BlackRock

Product Manager

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.

Committees

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.


Volunteer Committee
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 swebb@compass-sf.org

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