Deb Johnson, MPA

Founder & President:

  • Deb earned her undergraduate degree in Business from California State University, Fullerton and her Masters Degree in Public Administration- Non-Profit Management from Columbia University in New York City.
  • She gained recognition on a national level as #2 salesperson at a Fortune 100 company, Automatic Data Processing (ADP). She sold more business in California than anyone had in the history of the company (over 200 new clients in one year).
  • At ADP she was promoted to Sales Director and led her team to Presidents clubs, in addition to being the most sought out coach and sales trainer in California.
  • Deb owned and ran a successful bank consulting firm for over 15 years. Over 100 financial service firms hired her to improve their balance sheets. Banks from 50 million to 13 billion in asset size hired Deborah and her firm. Deborah has been teaching sales, customer service, sales management, for over two decades.
  • As a sought-after conference speaker,  Deborah spoke at many bank conferences: Western Independent Bankers Association, California Bankers Association, New York Bankers Association, Ohio Bankers Association, etc.
  • Deb was a Tustin City Council Member (2008-2012)
  • She volunteers for the Back Bay Conservancy in Newport Beach
  • Deborah is fluent in Spanish and speaks German


Camille Gershenovitz, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Camille Gershenovitz

Over 20 years experience in Accounting, Financial Analysis, Tax Preparation services

.Camille received her bachelors degree from Cal State Fullerton. 

She and her husband are big travelers



Jeff Katz 

Part-time Case Manager



Board of Directors:


Donna L. Cocca

Secretary, Portfolio Manager


Deb Johnson

Board Member


Heather Cieslak

Treasurer, Newport Bay Conservancy, prior CFO at Amigos de Los Rios

Advisory Board Members:

Howard Mirowitz

Board Member Illumination Foundation, Board Member Jewish Federation of Orange County, Partner Tech Coast Angels.

Pamela Keller

Former Mayor Pro-Tem of Fullerton, Executive Director Fullerton Collaborative, and served 20 Years as an Elementary School Teacher


Jeffrey Katz

Jeff is currently an attorney with Kesher Law Group in Santa Ana. He provides General Counsel, Litigation, and Government Affairs services to businesses throughout Orange County.  He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.  Previously, Jeff has worked for the Berger, Kahn law firm as a litigation associate, and at Western Dental and SmileCare, as General Counsel.