Team Members

Earvin Ledi

Board President

Earvin Ledi MSN, RN, is a registered nurse with over 20 years of diverse leadership experience in both clinical nursing and nursing education in academia. He’s currently the Regional Director for Patient Care services for northern California Kaiser ...

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 Bieraugel

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...
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