Regional Meeting 2013

a dialogue on giving



Our sincere thanks to our speakers and sponsors for an inspiring Regional Meeting.

Download Remarks from Emmett D. Carson, CEO and President, Silicon Valley Community Foundation Download

Remarks from Tom Friel, Board Chair, Silicon Valley Community Foundation


André V. Chapman

André V. Chapman
Founder and CEO, The Unity Care Group, Inc.

André Chapman founded Unity Care in 1992 to develop educational and social programs to enrich the lives of underserved youth. Today the agency employs over 170 staff and serves 3,500 youth and families yearly, with emphasis on foster youth, in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Santa Cruz and Placer Counties. He serves on several county and state committees, is Vice Chair of the Social Services Advisory Commission and is a Fellow with the American Leadership Forum.

Lata Krishnan

Lata Krishnan
Chief Financial Officer, Shah Capital Partners

Lata Krishnan is the Chair of the American India Foundation, a premier foundation with a long-term commitment to accelerating social and economic development in India. She is also the Chief Financial Officer of Shah Capital Partners, a leading mid-market Technology Private Equity fund. Krishnan is a board member of the Silicon Valley Bank Financial Group and the Commonwealth Club as well as a Fellow of the American Leadership Forum.

Kerry Lobel

Kerry Lobel
Executive Director, Puente de la Costa Sur

Kerry Lobel has served as the executive director of Puente de la Costa Sur since 2006.  She is an experienced nonprofit leader and was inducted into the San Mateo County Women’s Hall of Fame in 2010. She serves on the oversight committee for the San Mateo County Children’s Collaborative Action Team and is a member of the Peninsula Partnership Leadership Council. She also serves on the Board of the Half Moon Bay/Coastside Chamber of Commerce.

Dave Perry

Dave Peery
Chairman, Peery Foundation

Dave Peery is the managing director of the Peery Foundation, a family foundation based in Palo Alto, California. The Peery Foundation's mission is to strengthen youth and families to build lives of dignity and self-reliance. He has spent much of the past 10 years shaping the strategy and approach of the Peery Foundation. The foundation views itself as being in service of its grantees, and strives to build that into its work each day.

Our sincere thanks to this year's sponsors

Visionary Sponsor


Leader  Sponsors

  Colonial Consulting LLC

Nancy H. Handel/Handel Sunrise Foundation


Champion Sponsors

DLA Piper East West Bank Legacy Works Microsoft
Manatt MorganStanley SmithBarney Matthew Ives Wells Fargo  

Patron Sponsors

Bailard Bingham-Osborn & Scarborough LLC Bryon and Rachel Botsford Castellano Family Foundation
Dodge & Cox Driscoll Family Foundation

ebay Inc Foundation


The Dirk and Charlene
Kabcenell Foundation

Knight Foundation

Moss Adams

Seiler LLP


The Vaswani Family Fund

Woodruff Sawyer & Co



Media Sponsors

KQED SFC Silicon Valley Business Journal