Earvin Ledi

Board President

Earvin was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and immigrated to the USA in 2003. After living in Central Valley California, he relocated to the Bay Area in 2006. Earvin currently works as...

Adrian Jones

Board Member

Adrian has spent over two decades working in strategy and finance. Currently a Senior Director at Polaris Greystone Financial Group, Adrian has worked in strategy roles at Charles Schwab, BlackRock, Wells Fargo and...

Jennifer Han

Board Member

Jennifer immigrated from South Korea to the USA in 1973 and grew up in NY. She received a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Barnard College / Columbia University and medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine.

Joe Balan

Board Member

Joe has been in the healthcare industry for over 20 years. Currently he is a Regional Business Manager for BD focusing on vascular access solutions for hospitals and non-acute settings. In his current role, Joe is responsible...

Liz Lazar-Johnson

Board Member & Executive Director

Liz founded Via Heart Project in January of 2010. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology, she found her passion in raising automated external...

Courtney Benson

Board Advisory Committee Member

Courtney is the Global Director of Data at YouGov, where she leads an international team that develops innovative market research products. In this role Courtney oversees data product management...

Laurie Donaldson

Board Advisory Committee Member

Laurie has served her community for more than 25 years as a registered nurse for Invasive Cardiology and Electrophysiology care. In her off hours, she is passionate about raising awareness...

Joe Farrell

Board Advisory Committee Member

Joe recently retired from 40 years of patient care as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He is a survivor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), has saved two lives using CPR...

Wes Levitt

Board Advisory Committee Member

Wes is a Napa native who returned to the area in 2013 after living in Oregon and central Texas for 20 years. He is currently an Investment Associate at Mosser Capital Management, a Bay Area-focused real estate...

Kevin McKean

Board Advisory Committee Member

Kevin McKean is a journalist, editor and publishing manager with a proven track record for creating smart, compelling media products. Kevin has served as senior editorial officer...

Rodney Nourse

Board Advisory Committee Member

Rodney is a consultant to the non-profit community working in the areas of governance, organizational development, compliance and financial management. With an MBA from San Francisco ...

​Hector Paredes

Board Advisory Committee​ Member

Hector is passionate about the prevention of sudden cardiac arrest(SCA) among youth. He is co-founder of the Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation, which is an organization named after his son ...

Eric Riemer

Board Advisory Committee Member

Eric is a business professional with more than twenty years of financial planning and analysis experience. Eric spent the last twelve years at Charles Schwab, where he managed various aspects...

Robert (Bob) W. Taggart

Board Advisory Committee Member

Bob is a Bay Area native and a graduate of the University of California and UC Hastings College of the Law. He spent the majority of his career with Southern Pacific Transportation Co., first as a ...

Jonathan Wolin

Board Advisory Committee Member

Jonathan (Jon) is a healthcare consultant and attorney to the healthcare and life sciences industry.  Jon has held positions as Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel...

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