SVCF welcomes new board members

Silicon Valley Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of attorney Greta S. Hansen and financial advisor Alan Zafran to the organization’s board of directors. The appointments were effective Jan. 1, 2018.

Greta S. Hansen is the chief assistant county counsel for the County of Santa Clara, where she focuses on litigation, programs, and policies designed to advance the well-being of county residents. Previously, Greta worked for the ACLU of Northern California and as a law clerk for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. In 2016, she was awarded the New Leaders Council of Silicon Valley’s Trailblazer of the Year Award. Greta holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown University and a law degree from University of California, Berkeley.

Alan Zafran is a financial advisor to wealthy families and institutional investors, currently serving as a senior managing director and wealth manager at First Republic Investment Management. He began his career at Goldman Sachs, helped build the Private Banking and Investment Group at Merrill Lynch and co-founded Luminous Capital. He was one of Barron’s Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisors in 2014 and 2016. He also was a 2012 finalist and a 2010 semi-finalist for the Greater Los Angeles Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Alan holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Stanford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. 

See a complete list of SVCF’s board of directors.