Barry Slivinsky
President & CFO
Vice President, Tax, Adobe (retired)

Barry retired from Adobe in February, 2020, and now volunteers at George Mark Children’s House as its CFO. He worked for nearly 30 years in the world of Finance, primarily in the corporate taxation field. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara, and a master’s degree in Taxation from San Jose State University.   Contact by email

William Gisvold
Treasurer
Tax Partner, Sensiba San Filippo

Shawna Kovacs
Secretary
Head of Talent & Org Development, 2K Games

Shawna has spent 25 years in the technology industry in talent/organizational development and sales management. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has lived in four countries throughout her life and experiences. Contact by email

Michael Brown
Director, Real Estate Syndicated Finance, Wells Fargo Securities

Michael works at Wells Fargo Securities in its Real Estate Syndicated Finance team and serves at George Mark Children’s House as a board member and volunteer. Michael’s corporate background is 20 years in commercial real estate, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration. Contact by email

Reginald Cooks
Media Relations, Santa Clara County Sheriff

Shekinah Cohn Eliassen
Head of eCommerce (Europe) and International Commerce Marketing Capability
The Clorox Company

Shekinah has worked in marketing and eCommerce leading digital disruption for 18 years. She currently lives in London, where she is an eCommerce Director for the Clorox Company. Shekinah holds a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a MBA from Thunderbird International School of Business. Contact by email

Dr. Audrey Foster-Barber
Child Neurologist, Benioff Children’s Hospital, UCSF
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Neurology, UCSF
Palliative Care Physician

Barry retired from Adobe in February, 2020, and now volunteers at George Mark Children’s House as its CFO. He worked for nearly 30 years in the world of Finance, primarily in the corporate taxation field. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara, and a master’s degree in Taxation from San Jose State University.   Contact by email

Kendall Glynn
Co-Founder and COO, Square Baby

Kendall is a certified genetic counselor and spent the majority of her clinical career in the prenatal and fertility settings. She is currently the Co-Founder and COO of Square Baby. Kendall holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Colorado, Boulder and a Master’s degree in biophysics and molecular genetics from the University of Colorado. Contact by email

Robin Matlock
Independent Director, Advisor, and Former Executive

Robin is an independent board director and advisor, with a proven track record as a successful marketing executive. In addition to George Mark Children’s House, she currently serves on the boards of Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) and private companies People.ai, Cohesity and Dremio. She previously spent 11 years with VMware (NYSE: VMW), including seven years as Chief Marketing Officer. Robin has more than 30 years of experience in the enterprise software and services sector, creating new markets, optimizing product/market fit, and building modern, scalable go-to-market models to accelerate growth and drive transformation. Robin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Music from Rice University. Contact by email

Michelle Lynn Berolzheimer
Philanthropist

Dr. Kathy Hull
Founder, George Mark Children’s House

Kathy is the founder and staff psychologist at George Mark Children’s House. She has been active in clinical psychology for more than 30 years. She has devoted the last 15 years of her professional life to developing and sustaining the house, as well as working with our children and their families. Kathy is also an adjunct staff member of Children’s Hospital Oakland, where she spent five years as part of an interdisciplinary team that treated young oncology patients and their families. She has been a staff member at the Ann Martin Children’s Center, a local non-profit organization that offers low-fee counseling services to the culturally diverse Oakland community.

Kathy is a member of several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, the Northern California Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and the Association of Transpersonal Psychology. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara; a Master of Arts in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Santa Clara University; and a Doctor of Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Kathy is married to Bill Gisvold and has seven daughters, one son, and eight grandchildren. Life is never dull at the Hull/Gisvold house!