Tina Chang, President
Tina Chang Funai is a real estate developer at Associate Capital. As director, she oversees the transformation of the Potrero power plant into a 29 acre mixed use housing and retail development. Previously, she served as a planner for the San Francisco Planning Department, US Navy, and several planning and design companies. She has a master’s degree from UPENN and bachelor’s degree from UCLA. Tina currently serves as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Board of Appeals and in her spare time, she enjoys exploring with husband and son and practicing yoga.
Kelly McGinnis, Vice President
As Chief Communications Officer of Levi Strauss & Co., Kelly McGinnis is responsible for managing the global Corporate Affairs function at the 160-year old apparel company. In this capacity, she oversees corporate media relations, executive, internal and stakeholder communications, government affairs and community affairs. Kelly reports to CEO Chip Bergh. During her tenure, LS&Co. had a successful IPO in March 2019 and has taken bold stands on gun violence prevention, voter registration, immigration and equality to name a few of the company’s values-driven stances. Previously, Kelly was the vice president of global communications at Dell. Prior to joining Dell, she served as general manager of Fleishman-Hillard’s San Francisco office after working with the firm in various capacities in St. Louis and San Antonio. Earlier in her career, Kelly led corporate communications for drugstore.com. Kelly is a two-time Silver Anvil award recipient. She holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Emily Reuter, Treasurer
Emily Reuter is Uber’s Mobility CFO, overseeing the finance team for the company’s rides business. Previously, Emily served as the company’s head of investor relations, where she was responsible for all external investor communications. Prior to that, Emily drove initiatives in capital markets – including leading Uber’s IPO process, M&A, business development, project management and business operations / analytics. Prior to Uber, Emily spent time in strategy and management consulting, private equity and corporate strategy. She earned her MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and her BA from Yale University.
Vince Carey is a Principal at Gryphon Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. A Bay Area native, Vince attended St. Ignatius and UC Berkeley, where he earned both a BS in business administration and an MBA. Prior to Gryphon, Vince worked in a variety of financial roles within diversified and specialty investment banks, including Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Thomas Weisel Partners and Harris Williams & Company. Vince lives in the Presidio with his wife, Loretta Choy, and two children, Sean and Emma Carey.
Gary Francesconi is an accomplished healthcare business and regulatory attorney, he currently serves as the Vice President of Legal and Compliance for Corcept Therapeutics Incorporated, a pharmaceutical manufacturer. He began his career representing a wide range of healthcare clients including publicly traded hospital companies, community health systems, physician-hospital organizations, and primary and ancillary care providers. From 2007 to 2017 he led teams of expert legal counselors at Genentech, Inc., supporting a diverse portfolio of innovative medicines. He has spent over 20 years practicing as an in-house attorney in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry for small and global manufacturers and for one of the largest publicly-traded pharmacy benefits management companies. Gary earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Notre Dame and a joint degree in law and health administration from Washington University in St. Louis.
Dara Landa is the Head of Digital Engagement for First Republic Bank. Previously she has worked at BlackRock, Microsoft, and Nielsen, building her career around understanding client needs and designing and marketing solutions to meet those needs. After graduating from Washington University in St. Louis, Dara spent five years in Brussels, Belgium where she consulted with major consumer packaged goods companies on new product initiatives in more than 20 countries. Dara lives in San Francisco, where she can be found on many adventures in and around the city with her husband and two young sons.
Sunita Mohanty is currently a Product Manager at Facebook. Prior to this role, she led the design and launch of parent programming as Director of Early Childhood & Parent Systems for The Primary School, an integrated health and education model in East Palo Alto. Sunita’s prior career includes product roles in education technology and investing in education entrepreneurs. Sunita holds a Bachelors in Business Administration from University of Michigan and an MBA and M.A. Ed from Stanford University.
Psyche Philips is a nurse practitioner at Landmark Health in San Francisco, providing direct medical care to some of the city’s most vulnerable residents. Previously she was a primary care provider for women and trans-identified clients at Lyon-Martin Health Services, where she often referred patients to the Homeless Prenatal Program. She also has experience as a hospice nurse practitioner and holds certifications in adult-gerontological primary care as well as hospice and palliative care. She is currently serving as secretary of the San Francisco chapter of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners. She holds a BA from Smith College and a Master of Science in Nursing from Yale University.
Arpana Vidyarthi is a Professor of Medicine at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). For over 20 years, Arpana has worked in San Francisco and Singapore practicing medicine while teaching clinical skills, system change, and leadership. Arpana’s service includes strategic advising to Healing WELL, who promote wellness to residents of SF’s Tenderloin district and high school student leadership training for OneProsper International, an organization that aims to ending female illiteracy in India. She also serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee for the Drew School in San Francisco, and previously at the Singapore American School. Arpana attended Macalester College where she studied Ethnic Relations. She graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed her residency at Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School, and fellowship in Hospital Medicine and Clinical Research at UCSF. She holds an Executive Masters in Change from INSEAD. Arpana, with her husband Rajiv and daughters Anaiya and Nika, enjoy travel, tennis, and scuba diving.
Cheri Pies is a Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health with the Maternal and Child Health, DrPH and the MSW MPH Dual/Concurrent Degree Programs. She is also the Principal Investigator on the Best Babies Zone Initiative, a W.K. Kellogg Foundation funded project focused on improving birth outcomes by increasing resident power in neighborhoods and addressing the social determinants of health. Cheri received her MSW from Boston University and her MPH in Maternal and Child Health and DrPH in Community Health Education from U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health. She is an avid traveler, loves to ride her bike and hike around the Bay Area and is proud to be a member of the HPP Board of Directors.