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  • Van Ton-Quinlivan Van Ton-Quinlivan
    CEO

    Van Ton-Quinlivan is a nationally recognized thought leader in workforce development with a proven record for guiding and implementing large organizational change while fostering a culture of experimentation, innovation and collaboration.

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    Van Ton-Quinlivan is a nationally recognized thought leader in workforce development with a proven record for guiding and implementing large organizational change while fostering a culture of experimentation, innovation and collaboration. Her distinguished career spans the public, private and non-profit sectors.

    Most recently, Van served as the executive vice chancellor of Workforce and Digital Futures of the California Community Colleges, the largest higher education system in the nation with 115 institutions. As an appointee of Governor Brown, she grew public investments from $100 million to more than $1 billion during her tenure by establishing workforce as a state policy priority.

    Prior to her higher education role, Van oversaw workforce development for Pacific Gas & Electric. In 2013, she was named a White House Champion of Change in recognition of her notable career in industry and education, as well as for her service as a community leader. She received the California Steward Leader Award in 2017. Van is a frequent speaker on workforce development and has been quoted in numerous publications including The New York TimesU.S. News & World Reportand The Chronicle of Higher Education.

    Van earned her master’s degrees from the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She received her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University. She serves on the boards of the National Skills Coalition, Western Governors University, and California Forward, and advises education-focused venture fund Achieve Partners.

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  • Anthony Dalton Anthony Dalton
    Vice President & Chief Data Scientist

    Anthony Dalton has more than 20 years of data, IT, and business systems management experience in various industries.

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    Anthony Dalton has more than 20 years of data, IT, and business systems management experience in various industries. He served as both chief operating officer and chief data scientist at Educational Results Partnership (ERP). During his tenure at ERP, he was responsible for the development and operation of the Cal-PASS Plus system and creation of the LaunchBoard, a data system that serves more than 2 million students and practitioners. Anthony serves as an education researcher with the University of Texas at Austin and built out a statewide linked relational database that leverages 100% of student-level and worker-level data for Texas.

    Anthony is a Microsoft-certified database administrator and Microsoft-certified systems engineer. He earned both his master’s degree in data science and bachelor’s degree in computer science from Southern Methodist University.

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  • Alan Chan, PhD Alan Chan, PhD
    Director of Data Science

    Dr. Alan Chan has fifteen years of experience conducting diversity and equity research in health, mental health, and education.  His research spanned topics such as the development of culturally-competent prevention and treatment to reduce health and mental health disparities, diversity and student success in higher education, and multiple measures college placement.

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    Dr. Alan Chan has fifteen years of experience conducting diversity and equity research in health, mental health, and education.  His research spanned topics such as the development of culturally-competent prevention and treatment to reduce health and mental health disparities, diversity and student success in higher education, and multiple measures college placement.

    He was lead data scientist for the LaunchBoard Community College Pipeline, a program evaluation and planning tool for all colleges and programs of study in the California Community Colleges system. Alan has a range of expertise in social science research, survey methodology, cross-cultural measurement, assessment, statistics, as well as big data methods to glean insights from statewide, longitudinal education and workforce data.

    Alan holds a Ph.D. in Social-Personality Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology from the University of California, Davis.

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  • Debbie Yaddow, RN, BSN, MSN Debbie Yaddow, RN, BSN, MSN
    Senior Director, Pathway Development

    Debbie Yaddow has 37 years of nursing experience, in both the clinical setting and in higher education and administration.

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    Debbie Yaddow has been instrumental in the formation of Futuro Health and drove the creation of the year one and year two catalog.  This initial phase established the momentum for Futuro Health’s future prospects, not to mention our navigation of several pivots during the pandemic.  Amazingly, she came to us out of retirement.  Although it was originally supposed to be 75% time, you all are aware how much time she worked and how much she cared.  Debbie now wishes to re-retire to spend time with her grandchildren and cap her career having led Futuro Health’s participation in the largest public health crisis of modern times – the vaccination campaign.  Her last day in the office is April 23rd.  Futuro Health truly appreciates the hard work and dedication shown by Debbie in her tenure with us.  She has set an example.  Lynn will help us plan something special for Debbie at her last All Hands.

    The Vaccination Team will wrap up on April 27, coinciding with Debbie’s last days.

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  • John Cordova, RN, BSN, PHN, MSN(IP) John Cordova, RN, BSN, PHN, MSN(IP)
    Program Director of Allied Health

    Futuro Health welcomes John Cordova, RN, BSN, PHN, MSN(IP) to serve as Program Director of Allied Health to grow and innovate our education and training catalog.

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    Futuro Health welcomes John Cordova, RN, BSN, PHN, MSN(IP) to serve as Program Director of Allied Health to grow and innovate our education and training catalog.  John comes to Futuro Health with over 19 years with the California community college system. He has worked exclusively with workforce and economic development in his tenure, focusing on nursing and allied health programs across the state. As the Statewide Director – Health Workforce Initiative, he led a team of ten Regional Directors jointly meeting the needs of industry workforce needs in training, professional development, and curriculum.

    John has taught in varied nursing career programs for the Certified Nurse Assistant, Licensed Vocational Nurse, and Associate Degree Nursing programs. As a professional nurse, a member of various nursing service organizations, inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and the Past President of the Southern California Chapter for the American Assembly for Men in Nursing, he advocates for men in nursing and women in EMS.  He also brings community and public health nursing experience working with community health fairs, public health, residential and community care homes, long-term care, and most recently, vaccination centers.

    John earned his bachelor’s degree in nursing from California Dominguez Hills, with his Public Health Nursing certificate. He is currently completing his master’s degree in Nursing Education with Western Governors University. He has trained in human patient simulation with low and high fidelity simulators, integrating simulation technology into interdisciplinary models; project management, and served as a clinical expert on the Healthcare Technology Specialist Certification with a national organization.

     

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  • Juliana Kumpf Juliana Kumpf
    Senior Data Scientist

    Juliana Kumpf has 9 years of experience in data science across a range of industries in the private sector, as well as in the nonprofit sector. She is passionate about applying her diverse experience in data science to the social sciences, especially in regards to equity issues, and brings a high level of energy and […]

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    Juliana Kumpf has 9 years of experience in data science across a range of industries in the private sector, as well as in the nonprofit sector. She is passionate about applying her diverse experience in data science to the social sciences, especially in regards to equity issues, and brings a high level of energy and excitement to her work.

    She was the lead data scientist in building the Adult Education Pipeline and Guided Pathways segments of the Launchboard Community College Pipeline, providing innovative thinking, technical expertise, and practical application of student data.

    Juliana holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Sociology, with emphasis in women and gender studies, from the University of California, Davis

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  • Keya Matthews Keya Matthews
    Program Coordinator

    Keya Matthews has over seven years of experience in the medical field, both in the private and public sectors.

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    Keya Matthews has over seven years of experience in the medical field, both in the private and public sectors. In her most recent role at UC Davis Health, her role included patient case management and placement outreach for hard to place cases.  Keya has received several Excellence Awards for her contribution to process improvements, surpassing expectations, and assisting to reduce length of stay and readmission. Prior to that, she held administrative roles in an internal medicine private practice.  She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from CSU Sacramento and her healthcare credentials from MTI College.

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  • Leah Grassini Moehle Leah Grassini Moehle
    Senior Manager, Student Support

    Leah Grassini Moehle is an experienced project manager, working in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. She brings an entrepreneurial spirit to every organization, focused on building programs and processes that work best for the end user.

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    Leah Grassini Moehle is an experienced project manager, working in the private, nonprofit, and public sectors. She brings an entrepreneurial spirit to every organization, focused on building programs and processes that work best for the end user.

    Most recently in the public sector, Leah developed a program to help young adults’ transition successfully from the California Conservation Corps workforce training program. Transition services were brand new to the 46-year-old organization, requiring Leah to build case management practices, partnership development goals, career pathways, data tracking processes, a website, performance measures, and a training package to onboard 14 transition navigators.

    Previously, Leah worked as a program manager at a nonprofit, focused on education and workforce development, where she was frequently tasked to build consensus for a program or policy that involved many different stakeholders with various vested interests. Leah strongly believes that collaboration, especially across sectors and communities, leads to more sustainable and effective policy development.

    Leah has a master’s degree in Public Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sustainability.

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  • Marlene Blasco Marlene Blasco
    Bookkeeper

    Marlene Blasco has over 20 years’ experience working in both public and private sectors.

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    Marlene Blasco has over 20 years’ experience working in both public and private sectors. Specializing in the accounting field, specifically accounts payable, payroll, employee benefits, and account reconciliation. In her most recent role at H&R Block, she worked as a Tax Analyst since 2017. She is passionate about applying her vast accounting experience to non-profits.

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  • Nita Patel Nita Patel
    Director of HR and Finance

    Nita Patel has more than 20 years of experience in project management, and federal and state fiscal, budget, grants and contracts monitoring and oversight in both private and public sectors.

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    Nita Patel has more than 20 years of experience in project management, and federal and state fiscal, budget, grants and contracts monitoring and oversight in both private and public sectors. She is a strategic and analytic thinker who is adept at reviewing processes and creating system-wide efficiencies to improve operations.

    Most recently Nita was manager, for the Workforce and Economic Development Division at the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office. During her tenure she was responsible for the management and oversight of $1.2 billion in funding annually and reporting aspects of the state and federal funding sources. In addition, Nita provided a clear and concise audit trail to support state and federal grants totaling more than $200 million. She was project manager for the NOVA platform since its inception in 2016, which allows the California Community College System to plan and invest over $3.2 billion in projects and provides transparency to all stakeholders. She was also instrumental in the implementation of e-signature technology for the agency, and managed the day-to-day division operations and the grants and contracts administration team.

    She has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with honors from De Montfort University in Leicester, UK.

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  • Oscar Gutierrez Oscar Gutierrez
    Senior Developer

    Oscar has more than ten years of design and development experience and when developing he makes sure to keep his …

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    Oscar has more than ten years of design and development experience. When designing and developing he makes sure to keep his designs user-centric. Oscar graduated with his BS in Computer Science from CSU Sacramento where he developed skills in leadership, with a strong foundation in math, logic, and cross-platform coding. In his last four years, he has worked at Elk Grove Unified School District as an educator working with the community and focusing on equity in the classroom. In his most recent years, he has collaborated with California Community College Chancellor’s Office to work on dashboards for Cal Pass Plus, California’s only actionable statewide longitudinal data system.

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  • Steve Mendoza Steve Mendoza
    Application Development Manager

    Steve Mendoza is a web development professional with extensive experience in information technology developing both front-end applications and back-end databases.

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    Steve Mendoza is a web development professional with extensive experience in information technology developing both front-end applications and back-end databases. He has a proven ability to facilitate operationally efficient results through successful optimization of processes and programs. Adept at developing enterprise automated data integration solutions that increase productivity. He is a results-driven and strategic member of both small business and large corporation developer teams.
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  • Tessa Miley Tessa Miley
    Director of Strategic Partnerships

    Tessa Miley has more than 12 years of experience in workforce and career education development.

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    Tessa Miley will be establishing a new strategic partnership function within Futuro Health in order to facilitate our growth and evolution.  There are many organizations interested in funding our work and collaborating in a strategic way.  Tessa’s understanding of the operations along with her ability to cultivate relationships will create capacity for Futuro Health to consider possible futures.

    To facilitate this transition, Leah Grassini-Moehle, Sr. Manager of Student Support, will report to Anthony Dalton.

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  • Tyson Conn Tyson Conn
    IT Manager

    Tyson Conn has over fifteen years of dynamic technical experience in network systems, infrastructure planning and development, and operations management and support. 

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    Tyson Conn has over fifteen years of dynamic technical experience in network systems, infrastructure planning and development, and operations management and support.  Tyson has developed and implemented IT policies and procedures including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision for organizations ranging from 20 – 10,000 employees.  Tyson’s strong technical knowledge in combination with his evaluative and problem-solving ability has led to the successful implementation and management of a multitude of IT activities across a variety of organizations.
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  • Veenu Aulakh Veenu Aulakh
    Executive in Residence (Contractor)

    Veenu Aulakh will join Futuro Health as Executive-in-Residence, to evaluate possible futures for our expansion.

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    Veenu Aulakh will join Futuro Health as Executive-in-Residence, to evaluate possible futures for our expansion. She comes from the Center for Care Innovation’s (CCI) where she served as president from 2012 to 2020, growing the organization’s staff, budget, and strategy to focus on strengthening the health and health care for under-invested communities across the country. Veenu helped to build critical partnerships with health care providers, funders, entrepreneurs, and community partners to transform health.

    Before joining CCI, Veenu worked as a senior program officer at the California Health Care Foundation, where she managed program-related investments in organizations that have the potential to significantly lower the cost of care. She also led projects to improve the quality of primary care with an emphasis on information technology and patient engagement.

    Previously, Veenu held a number of positions within Kaiser Permanente related to improving quality of care, developing disease management programs, and increasing patient engagement. She also worked as a project manager with the diagnostics division of Abbott Laboratories.

    Veenu received a bachelor’s degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in health policy and management from Harvard University. In her spare time Veenu enjoys traveling to foreign lands and biking and hiking up hills in the Bay Area.

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