Erin Rhodes Bourne is a Program Manager at ServiceNow, a company that delivers and services digital workflows. With a background in architecture and urban planning, she is passionate about space & community design. She joined the Leadership Council in 2016, after participating in Adopt-a-Family, and learning more about Compass' long-standing San Francisco social services.
Flexport Flexport.org Program Management
Kathleen works at Flexport, a technology-based freight forwarder who moves goods globally for international brands. She manages Flexport.org programs, Flexport's environmental and social impact team, including nonprofit partnerships and global volunteering. Kathleen joined the leadership council in 2018, inspired by Compass' comprehensive approach to empower homeless and at-risk families.
Litman Gregory Asset Management Partner and Senior Wealth Advisor
Gretchen Hollstein, CFP®, is a Partner and Senior Wealth Advisor with Litman Gregory Asset Management, a proud corporate sponsor of Compass Family Services. Gretchen has over 20 years of experience in her field, and is passionate about helping educate her clients and others on financial and investment issues. She is also a pro bono educator and public speaker on those topics, and joined the Compass Leadership Council in January 2017 to support the work and mission of the organization and to help in the efforts to halt the cycle of family homelessness.
Google Interaction Designer
Alex is an interaction designer at Google. He is deeply passionate about the social issues San Francisco is facing and joined the leadership council in 2017 to help support Compass and its mission.
Twitter Ads Engineering Leader
Timothy is an Engineering Leader for Twitter Ads. He grew up in Australia and moved to San Francisco in 2014. He joined the Leadership Council and Build.org Bay Area Associate Board in 2018 to utilize his passion, entrepreneurial and leadership skills to address issues of homelessness and wealth inequality.
Salesforce.org Account Executive
Salesforce.org is the philanthropic arm of Salesforce.com and works to put the world’s best technology in the hands of nonprofits and educational institutions so they can accelerate their impact. Marianne works exclusively with nonprofits to help them leverage the power of this technology for social good. She joined the Compass Family Services Leadership Council in 2019 because she was inspired by the organization's commitment to provide comprehensive services to families facing homelessness. As a longtime San Francisco resident, she's honored to work with an organization that has been serving residents for over 100 years.
Laura (Chan) Pytlarz
Twitter Senior Events Coordinator
Laura (Chan) Pytlarz is a Senior Events Coordinator at Twitter, a Louisiana native, and a proud cat mom, who is passionate about creating memorable experiences that bring people together. Laura joined the Leadership Council in 2017 to support Compass Family Services’ inspirational work.
Apple Software Engineer
Matt is an engineer at Apple. He loves Compass for its focus on children and families, its comprehensive services, and for the opportunity to help Compass achieve its goals through the Leadership Council. He serves on the Leadership Council’s Tech Committee.
Flexport Head of Flexport.org
Susy leads Flexport.org, a cross-functional group within Flexport that ensures that sustainable solutions are integrated across the company. She is passionate about matching corporate assets to the needs of nonprofit organizations to tackle humanity’s biggest challenges. Prior to joining Flexport, Susy worked in corporate strategy and sustainability management at Deutsche Bahn/DB Schenker, as well as providing counseling for traumatized children. Susy lived in Europe and Asia for her undergrad studies and holds an MBA from UC Berkeley.
Brevet Capital Chief Product Officer
Minal Shankar is passionate about working with children and is a regular volunteer with Compass. Minal joined the Leadership Council in July 2016 to further support the work and mission of Compass Family Services. Minal has an MBA from New York University and a B.S. from Harvey Mudd College.
BlackRock Vice President, Global Head of ETF and Index Education Marketing
Linsey Thornton, Vice President, leads strategic initiatives within BlackRock’s iShares Marketing group. She also leads volunteer activities for BlackRock’s San Francisco office of 1,500 employees. Linsey joined the Leadership Council in July 2016 to support corporate sponsorships. Linsey has an MBA and B.S. respectively from Boston College.
Molly Winston joined the Compass Family Services Leadership Council in 2016 after two years of donating and participating in Compass’ Adopt-a-Family project during the holidays. Since moving to San Francisco from DC, Molly also volunteers at GLIDE and is a member of SPUR's Young Urbanists. In DC, she served on the Young Professional Leadership Council of the American Cancer Society. She received her Masters in international development from Emory University and her Bachelors from Fordham University in Sociology and Political Science.