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ABOUT US >

MEET THE TEAM

Nancy Murray

Chair

Former Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop

Nancy Murray was a litigation partner with Pillsbury Winthrop law firm until she retired in 1992 and became Of Counsel for a number of years. She has been active as a Mediator with the American Arbitration Association and has served as a Judge Pro Tem on a number of California Superior cases. Nancy has served on a number of non-profit boards including The Hamlin School, Town School for Boys and San Francisco University High School. She currently sits on the board of Children Now, the leading children’s research and advocacy organization and is active with the Summerbridge Advisory Committee.

Jason Wells

Treasurer

Vice President, Finance, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

Jason P. Wells is Vice President of Finance for Pacific Gas and Electric Company. He is responsible for overseeing the utility’s financial planning and budgeting. Jason has more than 10 years of accounting experience. He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was most recently a senior manager. In 2007, Jason joined PG&E as the director of technical accounting and was promoted to senior director and assistant controller of corporate accounting in 2008. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting from the University of Florida. Jason is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Florida

Peter Ingram

Secretary

Principal, Peter Ingram Consulting

Peter Ingram is a community development consultant who has been involved in the policy-making, planning, development, financing, and maintenance of public infrastructure for over 32 years.  He has 23 years of local government executive management experience in the Bay Area.  In his most recent public sector role as a city manager, Peter was instrumental in delivering Redwood City’s Downtown Precise Plan and a new general plan. Prior City roles included Redevelopment Agency executive director, community development director and public works services director, where Peter led the effort of securing a new community water supply via the City’s award-winning Recycled Water Project.

Hilary Billings

Brand Strategist Consultant

Ms. Hilary Billings served as the Brand Strategist Consultant of RedEnvelope Inc., since March 29, 2004. Ms. Billings served as Brand Strategist of RedEnvelope Inc. from April 2003 to March 29, 2004. Ms. Billings served as Chairman and Chief Marketing Officer of RedEnvelope Inc., from May 1999 to March 2004. She served as Chief Executive Officer of RedEnvelope Inc., from June 1999 to February 2000 and Chief Merchandising Officer from May 1999 to June 1999. From July 1997 to May 1999, Ms. Billings served as Senior Vice President, Brand Development and Design of Starwood Hotels and Resorts where she helped develop the W Hotels brand. Before joining Starwood, Ms. Billings served as Vice President, Product Development of Pottery Barn catalog and retail group from 1995 to 1997. She Co-founded Red Envelope, Inc. in 1999. She served as Director of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc. since January 2002 until October 29, 2012. She serves as a Director of Tea Collection. She serves as a member of the boards of directors of Hanna Andersson Inc. Ms. Billings served as a Director of Design Within Reach Inc., since November 2003. She served as a Director of RedEnvelope Inc. from July 1999 to March 29, 2004. Ms. Billings holds a BA from Brown University.

Paul Chapman

Chief Information Officer, Gap Inc.

Paul Chapman is Chief Information Officer of Gap Inc., a global apparel retailer operating the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta brands, with more than 137,000 employees and 3,500 stores around the world. Paul joined the Gap in 2004, and prior to his current role, he served in a number of executive technology positions including spending seven years as technology leader of the e-commerce business. Paul received an undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach and a master’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara.

David Cropper

Managing Director, TMG Partners

David has 28 years of experience in real estate development finance, construction, and entitlements. He is responsible for TMG Partners’ finance and development activities in the greater Bay Area and is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee. David’s career began in commercial real estate finance at Union Bank and moved later to Comerica Bank where, as Senior Vice President and Manager, he oversaw Comerica’s real estate lending practice throughout the west. After leaving banking, he spent several years developing infill retail projects and acquiring properties for a private family foundation.

Julia Davidson

Community Volunteer

Julia Davidson serves on the board of trustees of Crystal Springs Uplands School and the President’s Council of United Religions Initiative. She was previously a director and board president of Hillsborough Schools Foundation and of Episcopal Charities. Julia previously practiced corporate securities law as a partner at Cooley LLP.  She is an alumna of the University of California, Davis, and Harvard Law School.

Michael Dorsey

Managing Partner, The Bay Area Growth Fund

Michael Dorsey co-manages three venture capital funds with $250 million under management. Prior to joining The Westly Group, Mike co-founded and co-headed the Bay Area Equity Fund, a $75 million double-bottom line venture capital fund (now called DBL Investors). Mike worked as an investment banker for 20 years, as Head of Technology Investment Banking of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and Cowen & Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Yale School of Management. He serves on advisory boards of Stanford University and the Initiative on Impact Investing at Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

Aidan Dunne

Partner, KPMG

Aidan Dunne is an Audit partner in KPMG’s Alternative Investments Practice in the Bay Area. Aidan has 15 years of experience serving private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, investment advisors, mutual funds, broker-dealers and banks in KPMG’s San Francisco, Sydney, and Zurich offices. He has an undergraduate degree in accounting from San Francisco State University.

Rob Hollister

President of Real Estate, The Sobrato Organization 

As President of Real Estate at The Sobrato Organization, Mr. Hollister has day-to-day responsibility for the company’s commercial and residential real estate activities, including 15 million square of existing properties and a development pipeline valued at more than $1 billion. He oversees the real estate team in deal sourcing, development, marketing, construction, financing and asset management. Prior to joining TSO in 2013, Mr. Hollister served Hines for 17 years, most recently as Senior Managing Director and Country Head for China and Australia. At Hines he contributed to the development and marketing of more than 14M sf of commercial and residential real estate, representing more than $3B in value. Based in Shanghai since 2006, Mr. Hollister directed all activities for China and Australia. Previously based in Seattle, he oversaw all acquisition, development and disposition activities for the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Hollister earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1989 and his Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1996 and is a member of the Stanford Real Estate Council.

Jeffrey Hoopes

CEO, Swinerton Builders

Jeffrey Hoopes joined Swinerton in 1984 as a project engineer and quickly proved his mettle, helping the company navigate the economic recession of the late 1980s and rebuild Los Angeles after the destructive Northridge temblor of 1994. Later, as President, Jeffrey oversaw Swinerton’s corporate business development and managed strategic and logistical planning. With deep roots in the West, Hoopes maintains active ties with the building and civic communities of the San Francisco Bay Area and serves on the boards of the Bay Area Council and The Trust for Public Land.

Will Hu

Senior Director, The Prado Group

Will Hu is the Director of Acquisitions for The Prado Group, a real estate investment and development firm in San Francisco. Prior to joining The Prado Group in 2010, he was an Associate in Stanford University's Real Estate Office and an analyst in Lehman Brothers' Venture Capital Group. Will received an undergraduate degree from Columbia University and MBA from University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

David Kremer

Partner, Shartsis Friese, LLP

David Kremer is the senior member of Shartsis Friese’s real estate department and chairs the Firm’s Corporate Department. His practice includes all aspects of complex commercial real estate transactions, including acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial properties. David received a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law. At Hastings, Mr. Kremer was an editor of the Hastings Law Journal and a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Kremer also served as an extern to Associate Justice Frank K. Richardson of the California Supreme Court.

Robert S. Ogilvie, Ph.D.

Oakland Director, SPUR

Robert has worked extensively in community development and planning to help improve low- and middle-income neighborhoods. Prior to joining SPUR Oakland, Robert was Senior Vice President at ChangeLab Solutions, he served as a faculty member in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of California at Berkeley, as a consultant to city and county governments, nonprofit organizations, and neighborhood activists, and as director of volunteers at the Partnership for the Homeless in New York City. He is the author of Voluntarism, Community Life, and the American Ethic (Indiana University Press, 2004), an examination of why people volunteer and how local organizations create community.

Kalimah Salahuddin

Executive Assistant, Exelixis

Kalimah Salahuddin has volunteered consistently with Habitat Greater San Francisco since 2005 and served as the keynote speaker at Habitat’s 2014 Framing the Future breakfast. Kalimah was appointed to Jefferson Union High School District Board of Trustees and was re-elected in 2012. She has led or served on the steering committee of a variety of local ballot measures including Yes on Measure Y and the Measure L campaigns for the school district.

Carl Shannon

Senior Managing Director, Tishman Speyer

Mr. Shannon is the senior managing director of the San Francisco office of Tishman Speyer, a private family-controlled commercial real estate company headquartered in New York City. He has been at Tishman for almost eighteen years. His career started in finance and debt instruments at Prudential, and then pivoted to equity real estate at GE Capital. Under Mr. Shannon’s leadership, Tishman has developed more units of affordable housing in San Francisco than any other company, exceeded only by the nonprofit housing developers. This includes Tishman’s very successful partnership with the Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation (TNDC) on a number of projects of affordable housing. Mr. Shannon has served on a number of non-profit boards, most notably SPUR, where he currently sits on the Executive Board. Mr. Shannon received an AB, magna cum laude, and graduated with an MBA, with high honors, from Harvard University.

Amy Skeeters-Behrens

Executive Director, DocusSign Impact

Amy Skeeters-Behrens joined DocuSign in May 2015 to lead its corporate citizenship initiative, DocuSign Impact. Prior to DocuSign, Amy was responsible for cause marketing and sustainable shopping initiatives for eBay North America. She joined eBay in 2005 as a General Manager, has headed marketing for multiple divisions and was a general manager for eBay Giving Works prior to her current role. She received her undergraduate degree in economics from The University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. She was a Fulbright Research Fellow in Economics from 1998-1999.

Lydia Tan

SVP, Bentall Kennedy 

Lydia Tan is a Senior Vice President at Bentall Kennedy with responsibility for development activity in the Western region of the United States. Prior to joining Bentall Kennedy in 2014, Ms. Tan was Director of Northern California Operations at Related California. Ms. Tan has more than 30 years' experience in apartment development, including prior senior positions at BRIDGE Housing Corporation, where she co-led an investment partnership and oversaw the addition of 7,900 affordable homes. She has had key involvement in several large-scale, multi-block public/private redevelopment efforts, including entitlements, finance and construction in San Francisco, Oakland and Palo Alto. In her 17 years of experience as a corporate officer and member of executive management teams, she has functioned as an EVP, COO and Interim President/CEO. Ms. Tan holds BA in Architecture from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford University, and she is a Registered Architect in California. 

Victoria Thomas

Business Development Representative, Inkling

Prior to Inkling, Victoria worked at Chronicle Books for five years. She is a proud alumnae of Bates College.

Danielle Tiedt

CMO, YouTube

Danielle is responsible for YouTube's global marketing strategy, product marketing and brand vision. Prior to YouTube, Danielle worked at Microsoft for 15 years including directing marketing for the Bing search platform.

Vanessa Washington

Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for Bank of the West

Vanessa joined Bank of the West in 2006 and is a member of the Bank’s Executive Management Committee. Vanessa has volunteered for a number of community and legal organizations and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland. She also serves on the Board of the California Minority Counsel Program and is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, American Bar Association and National Bar Association.

Administration & Operations

 
Chief Executive Officer

Maureen Sedonaen
msedonaen@habitatgsf.org
415 625-1001

Chief Operating Officer

Ann Goggins Gregory
agoggins@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1002

Director of Measurement & Learning

Lauren Shaughnessy
lshaughnessy@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1021

Human Resources Manager  
Assistant to the CEO  

Finance

 
Chief Financial Officer, Interim

Jen Wilds
jwilds@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1003

Controller Cindy Libbe
clibbe@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1004
Staff Accountant Raymond Leung
rleung@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1013
Bookkeeper Maria Medina
mmedina@habitatgsf.org 
Payroll Specialist

Antoinette Otis
aotis@habitatgsf.org
415-919-4052

Fund Development

 
Chief Development Officer Kristine Leja
kleja@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1015
Campaign Manager

Elisa Perez-Selsky
eperez@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1035

Director of Development & Volunteerism

Tina Burgelman
tburgelman@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1017

Annual Fund Officer Rachel Edson
redson@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1018
Corporate Development Officer

Lita Anderson
landerson@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1014

Events Manager Nikki Black
nblack@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1020
Database Manager Bekah Holt
bholt@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1019
Development Assistant Joey Lemons
jlemons@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1031
Events & Prospect Coordinator

Carli Ciofani
cciofani@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1024

AmeriCorps Faith Relations Coordinator Marie Wojcik
mwojcik@habitatgsf.org 
415-844-2562

Communications

 
 Director of Communications and Marketing Linda Griffith
lgriffith@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1023 
 Digital Marketing Manager Samantha Salas
ssalas@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1006
AmeriCorps Online Metrics Coordinator Brie Welch
ssalas@habitatgsf.org 
415-844-2562
 Volunteer Services  
Director of Development & Volunteerism Tina Burgelman
tburgelman@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1017
Volunteer Programs Manager Kristina de Silva
kdesilva@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1026
Corporate Volunteer Engagement Specialist  Lila Raffa
lraffa@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1016
 Volunteer Coordinator

Kelly Jackson
kjackson@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1029

AmeriCorps Volunteer Outreach Coordinator Alicia Orozco
aorozco@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1048

Homeowner Development

 
Homeowner Development Manager Angelica Resendez
aresendez@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1008
Homeownership & BMR Manger Michael Tien
mtien@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1009

Homeowner Development Specialist
(Bilingual- Cantonese)

Judy Keo
jkeo@habitatgsf.org
415-844-2561

Homeowner Development Specialist
(Bilingual- Spanish)

Jennifer Acun̄a
jacuna@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1012

Homeowner Support Coordinator

Lidia Vieyra
lvieyra@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1041

Community Engagement

 
Director of Neighborhood Revitalization Sara Brissenden-Smith
sbrissendensmith@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1046
Neighborhood Revitalization Senior Program Coordinator Laura Ealy
lealy@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1022
Neighborhood Revitalization Program Coordinator Laurel Caplan
lcaplan@habitatgsf.org 
415-919-4050

Real Estate Development

 
Vice President of Real Estate Smitha Seshadri
sseshadri@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1042
Project Manager Darrell Garrett
dgarrett@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1045
Project Manager 

Justin Albright
jalbright@habitatgsf.org
415-625-1044

Assistant Project Manager  
Construction Assistant Project Manager LeTran Bui
lbui@habitatgsf.org
415-919-4054

Construction

 
Director of Construction Caleb Hauser
chauser@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1032
Neighborhood Revitalization Site Superintendent

Ron Sera
rsera@habitatgsf.org 
415-625-1033

Superintendent Dawn Adams
dadams@habitatgsf.org 
650-222-9276
Superintendent Erin Colton
ecolton@habitatgsf.org 
415-370-8432
Superintendent

Ryan Trainor
rtrainor@habitatgsf.org
415-794-1232

Foreman/Lead Carpenter

John Brown III
jbrown3@habitatgsf.org
707-208-8380

Neighborhood Revitalization Field Supervisor

Greg Bernard
gbernard@habitatgsf.org
650-603-1144

Neighborhood Revitalization Field Supervisor

Ken Spellman
kspellman@habitatgsf.org
650-892-1311

Chief Electrician Juliana Sze
jsze@habitatgsf.org  
415-370-8432
Chief Plumber Robert Lobos
rlobos@habitatgsf.org 
650-771-6967
 Carpenter Andy Salazar
asalazar@habitatgsf.org 
ReStore  
General Manager

Sandy Wait
swait@habitatgsf.org
650-847-4000, x1004

Assistant Manager, Operations

Pat Chow
pchow@habitatgsf.org
650-731-3110

Donation Program Manager Rachel Savereux
rsavereux@habitatgsf.org
650-731-3109
 Marketing Manager

Sania Tran
stran@habitatgsf.org
650-847-4000, x1007

Volunteer Coordinator Sally Martinez
volunteer@sancarlosrestore.org 
Donation Coordinator

Daven Lawson
donate@sancarlosrestore.org

 

          Victoria Thomas
          Co-Chair and Board Liaison

 

          Andrew Weitstock
          Co-Chair

 

          Carolina Baasch

 

          Susie Chung Crisimagna

 

          Matthew Clark

 

          Whitney Floratos

 

          Gretchen Heckman

 

          Peter Muscat

 

          Sarah Ryan

 

          Jared Thomas

 

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