Executive Leadership Team only
Deb Johnson, MPA
Founder & President:
Part-time Case Manager
Board of Directors:
Greg Zappos, Treasurer
Gregory Zappas is a Managing Director and Wealth Manager with First Republic Investment Management. Mr. Zappas joined First Republic in 2019. Prior to joining First Republic, Mr. Zappas was a Senior Vice President-Private Wealth Management Group for UBS Financial Services. He brings with him over two decades of wealth management experience. Mr. Zappas focuses his practice on delivering innovative solutions to his ultra high net worth clientele, which include individuals, families, entrepreneurs and corporate executives.
Wendy Brennan Zimmerman
Wendy is the Senior Vice President, Area Manager- Southern California South Area at HSBC Bank USA where she is responsible for leading Retail Banking and Wealth Management in Orange County. She has over 35 years of banking experience in the financial industry. In addition, Wendy has served as a board member for Council on Aging, and she volunteers with Mary Erickson Community Housing, Affordable Housing Clearinghouse, and more. Wendy is a graduate of California State University Fullerton with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and is a longtime resident of Orange County.
Advisory Board Members:
Board Member Illumination Foundation, Board Member Jewish Federation of Orange County, Partner Tech Coast Angels.
Former Mayor Pro-Tem of Fullerton, Executive Director Fullerton Collaborative, and served 20 Years as an Elementary School Teacher
Operations Director, Newport Bay Conservancy, prior CFO at Amigos de Los Rios
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.