Who We Are
Tia has over 30 years of business experience in tech, including over 20 years in management, working for a multi billion dollar Silicon Valley chip company. She has led new business development initiatives, managed large scale software development projects and led the creation of overseas software divisions. She is now leading CRF on it's mission to assist in the most direct way possible, those who need the most help. Tia is also a gluten free pastry chef and traveler.
Diane has over 35 years of work experience, both on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley. She is currently a senior Director in the finance organization of a technology Fortune 100 company in the valley. Her expertise is in the management and assessment of enterprise risk and related exposures. She also currently serves on Customer and Client Advisory boards for 2 other multinational companies. Diane is also a talented writer, artist and traveler.
Now an ex-tech retiree, Rich is responsible for forging relationships with educational and charitable institutions overseas as well as grow CRF's roster of partner programs.
Sheila has been with the foundation since it's inception. Through her dedication and tireless efforts the children's book and school bag program has grown to reach thousands of children in the Philippines. Sheila has a lifetime of work experience in the Silicon Valley. She also is an active member of "The Choral Project", a nonprofit organization who's vision is to "Heal our world through music and words".
Horacio has over 30 years of experience in Fortune 500 Companies his work includes management on Wall Street as well as work in Silicon Valley. He continues to work with his alma matter, Stanford University, on other philanthropic projects. His work includes finance projects to help the environment. As a CPA, Horacio dedicates much of his time to look after finance, governance and compliance for CRF.
Mary Jo Johnson
Mary Jo currently consults with CRF providing direction and assistance with fundraising efforts utilizing her business development experience of 20 plus years in technology. When Mary Jo is not on a CRF project, she is actively involved in the non-profit sector or is teaching a restorative yoga class.
Ryen assists the foundation in fundraising, marketing, and advertising efforts. He is a graduate of the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a BA in Advertising. A serial entrepreneur, he has launched several successful businesses. He is an avid skateboarder with a great appreciation for design, architecture and never misses out on an opportunity for world travel.
Australian born and raised, Megan is a world traveler and lives for adventure. Now with San Francisco as her home base she is focused on CRF's local efforts and supporting her community. She is a graduate of the University of San Francisco in Economics and Anthropology, in her spare time she is a risk management underwriter specializing in complex casualty.
Mari, a Registered Nurse by training, has expanded the reach of CRF, finding the schools and hospitals most in need of our donations. She has responding quickly to the many natural disasters by identifying recipients , assembling supplies most needed and coordinating logistics to deliver to these hard hit areas. Mari is also a dedicated mom to a young son.