Staff & Leadership

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harriet ann goldmaN
project director

Ann brings extensive experience as an executive director, program manager, and consultant in the nonprofit, government, higher education, and environmental sectors. Her areas of interest are organizational development, participatory group facilitation, strategic planning, cross-sector collaboration, and board development. A key focus of her work is community outreach and engagement. She has a B.A. in Sociology from UC Berkeley and an M.S in Education from Syracuse University. Gardening, singing with the Berkeley Community Chorus, hiking, and traveling are her favorite things to do.   

leb steering committee

John Madden, Chair
Wealth Advisor, DeYoe Wealth Management

Erik Holland, Past President, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce
Fidelity Insurance Services

Melanie Mentzel,  Membership and Outreach Coordinator
Berkeley Community Media

Grant Shoaf, Vice President/Area Manager
Mechanics Bank

Carol Suveda, Co-Chair
Berkeley Chamber Ambassadors

All members of the committee are graduates of the LEB program and are committed to the growth and sustainability of LEB because of its value to their professional development and belief in its value to our community.