Board of Directors

Tina Chang, President

Tina Chang Funai is a real estate developer at Associate Capital. As director, she oversees the transformation of the Potrero power plant into a 29 acre mixed use housing and retail development. Previously, she served as a planner for the San Francisco Planning Department, US Navy, and several planning and design companies. She has a master’s degree from UPENN and bachelor’s degree from UCLA. Tina currently serves as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Board of Appeals and in her spare time, she enjoys exploring with husband and son and practicing yoga.

Kelly McGinnis, Vice President

As Chief Communications Officer of Levi Strauss & Co., Kelly McGinnis is responsible for managing the global Corporate Affairs function at the 160-year old apparel company. In this capacity, she oversees corporate media relations, executive, internal and stakeholder communications, government affairs and community affairs.  Kelly reports to CEO Chip Bergh. During her tenure, LS&Co. had a successful IPO in March 2019 and has taken bold stands on gun violence prevention, voter registration, immigration and equality to name a few of the company’s values-driven stances. Previously, Kelly was the vice president of global communications at Dell. Prior to joining Dell, she served as general manager of Fleishman-Hillard’s San Francisco office after working with the firm in various capacities in St. Louis and San Antonio.  Earlier in her career, Kelly led corporate communications for Kelly is a two-time Silver Anvil award recipient. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Youmans portrait -- vertical, building backdropSharon L. Youmans, Secretary

Sharon L. Youmans, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, FAPhA is Vice Dean and Professor at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). From 1986 to 2001 she worked as a pharmacist in hospital and community pharmacy settings in San Francisco. From 2010-2013 she served as a clinical pharmacist focused on medication adherence at Glide Health Services in San Francisco, a clinic for the homeless and uninsured. In 2001 Dr. Youmans was appointed to the faculty at UCSF as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy. From 2007 to 2013 she served as Vice Chair of Educational Affairs for the Department of Clinical Pharmacy providing oversight of the department’s didactic courses and experiential education program. In 2013 she was appointed Vice Dean of the School and in this role oversees the school’s education mission, Doctor of Pharmacy program, and diversity and inclusion initiatives. Dr. Youmans teaches on the topics of public health, communication, and cultural humility/awareness. Research interests include health communication and pharmacy education.

Emily ReuterEmily Reuter, Treasurer

Emily Reuter is Uber’s Mobility CFO, overseeing the finance team for the company’s rides business. Previously, Emily served as the company’s head of investor relations, where she was responsible for all external investor communications. Prior to that, Emily drove initiatives in capital markets – including leading Uber’s IPO process, M&A, business development, project management and business operations / analytics. Prior to Uber, Emily spent time in strategy and management consulting, private equity and corporate strategy. She earned her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and her BA from Yale University.

 Vince Carey

Vince Carey is a Principal at Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm.  A Bay Area native, Vince attended St. Ignatius and UC Berkeley, where he earned both a BS in business administration and an MBA.  Prior to Gryphon, Vince worked in a variety of financial roles within diversified and specialty investment banks, including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Thomas Weisel Partners and Harris Williams & Company.  Vince lives in the Presidio with his wife, Loretta Choy, and two children, Sean and Emma Carey.

charmaine curtis

 Charmaine Curtis

Charmaine Curtis is a residential real estate developer whose 25+ year career encompasses a diverse portfolio of work; one that speaks to her unique perspective as an African-American woman who values providing housing for individuals and families at all income levels and developing pioneering, vibrant, mixed-use urban infill projects. Before starting her own company in 2004, she was the President of A. F. Evans Development where she oversaw the development of 4,000 units of housing. Earlier in her career, she was the Director of Housing Development for Mercy Housing California and a project manager for the first lofts in San Francisco’s South of Market. She is currently co-developing a 162-unit apartment project in Oakland and providing development consulting services to non-profit housing developers. Charmaine spends her free time with her husband and seven year old twin girls, volunteering on the board of SPUR, being an active member of the First Unitarian Universalist church in San Francisco, gardening, and knitting. She has a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College.

Gary Francesconi

Gary Francesconi is an accomplished healthcare business and regulatory attorney, he currently serves as the Vice President of Legal and Compliance for Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, a pharmaceutical manufacturer. He began his career representing a wide range of healthcare clients including publicly traded hospital companies, community health systems, physician-hospital organizations, and primary and ancillary care providers. From 2007 to 2017 he led teams of expert legal counselors at Genentech, Inc., supporting a diverse portfolio of innovative medicines. He has spent over 20 years practicing as an in-house attorney in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry for small and global manufacturers and for one of the largest publicly-traded pharmacy benefits management companies. Gary earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and a joint degree in law and health administration from Washington University in St. Louis.

Andrea Jackson

Dr. Andrea Jackson is an obstetrician-gynecologist and Chief of the Obstetrics, Gynecology and Gynecologic Subspecialty Division in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Her work centers the dismantling of racial inequalities in reproductive health through diversifying the healthcare workforce and education. She is Director of the UCSF Initiative for Black Women’s Health and Livelihood and of EMBRACE, an innovative group prenatal care program for Black Families at UCSF. Outside of work Andrea is a mother to two clever girls, Olivia and Laura and married to Steve, her steadfast partner.

Dara Landa

Dara Landa is the Head of Digital Engagement for First Republic Bank. Previously she has worked at BlackRock, Microsoft, and Nielsen, building her career around understanding client needs and designing and marketing solutions to meet those needs.  After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Dara spent five years in Brussels, Belgium where she consulted with major consumer packaged goods companies on new product initiatives in more than 20 countries. Dara lives in San Francisco, where she can be found on many adventures in and around the city with her husband and two young sons.

Sunita Mohanty

Sunita Mohanty is currently a Product Manager at Facebook. Prior to this role, she led the design and launch of parent programming as Director of Early Childhood & Parent Systems for The Primary School, an integrated health and education model in East Palo Alto. Sunita’s prior career includes product roles in education technology and investing in education entrepreneurs. Sunita holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from University of Michigan and an MBA and M.A. Ed from Stanford University.

Psyche Philips

Psyche Philips is a nurse practitioner at Landmark Health in San Francisco, providing direct medical care to some of the city’s most vulnerable residents.  Previously she was a primary care provider for women and trans-identified clients at Lyon-Martin Health Services, where she often referred patients to the Homeless Prenatal Program. She also has experience as a hospice nurse practitioner and holds certifications in adult-gerontological primary care as well as hospice and palliative care. She is currently serving as secretary of the San Francisco chapter of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners. She holds a BA from Smith College and a Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University.

Evelyn Porter

Evelyn Porter is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at UCSF with specialty training in pediatric emergencies. She serves as assistant director for the Emergency Medicine residency program and is a highly regarded educator among her faculty colleagues. Beyond bedside care, Dr. Porter’s work focuses on curricular development, recruitment and retention as well as improving diversity, equity and inclusion within Emergency Medicine. She is a bay area native who enjoys exploring the San Francisco food scene with family and friends.

Erin Sietstra

Erin is the Head of Investments at Hopelab, where she leads venture investments in companies that aim to improve the mental health and well-being of teens and young adults. Prior to Hopelab, she led Transactions and Business Analytics at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, and she began her career as a strategy consultant at Leerink Partners, a healthcare-focused boutique. Erin holds an MBA with a Certificate in Public Management & Social Innovation from Stanford and a BA in Biology from Harvard. She is a native San Franciscan who is passionate about health equity and social impact. She now lives in the East Bay with her husband, daughter, and black lab.

Arpana Vidyarthi

Arpana Vidyarthi is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). For over 20 years, Arpana has worked in San Francisco and Singapore practicing medicine while teaching clinical skills, system change, and leadership. Arpana’s service includes strategic advising to Healing WELL, who promote wellness to residents of SF’s Tenderloin district and high school student leadership training for OneProsper International, an organization that aims to ending female illiteracy in India. She also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee for the Drew School in San Francisco, and previously at the Singapore American School. Arpana attended Macalester College where she studied Ethnic Relations. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, and fellowship in Hospital Medicine and Clinical Research at UCSF. She holds an Executive Masters in Change from INSEAD. Arpana, with her husband Rajiv and daughters Anaiya and Nika, enjoy travel, tennis, and scuba diving.

Cheri PiesCheri Pies, Board President Emeritus

Cheri Pies is a Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health with the Maternal and Child Health, DrPH and the MSW MPH Dual/Concurrent Degree Programs.  She is also the Principal Investigator on the Best Babies Zone Initiative, a W.K. Kellogg Foundation funded project focused on improving birth outcomes by increasing resident power in neighborhoods and addressing the social determinants of health.  Cheri received her MSW from Boston University and her MPH in Maternal and Child Health and DrPH in Community Health Education from U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health.  She is an avid traveler, loves to ride her bike and hike around the Bay Area and is proud to be a member of the HPP Board of Directors.