Leadership Team


Janice Jensen

President & Chief Executive Officer

In her years at the helm of Habitat EBSV, Janice has overseen a dramatic increase in home production and families served, led two successful mergers, expanded our programs and services, and become a prominent voice for affordable housing at the state and national levels.

Krysta Morgenthaler

Vice President & Chief Development Officer

In her time with Habitat EBSV, Krysta has worn many hats, including fundraising, volunteer management, and marketing. She now oversees a passionate team that works to grow and engage our broad community of support, but as a veteran of dozens of Habitat builds, she can still swing a hammer with the best.

Kevin Elliott

Vice President of Housing Development

Kevin brings to Habitat EBSV a broad base of experience in construction management, across a wide variety of endeavors from single family homes, to multifamily developments, to commercial construction. He leads a dedicated staff through an exciting time of growth and development in home construction and general contracting.

Board of Directors


Officers

  • Roland Trevino, Board Chair
    Vice President, Gas Engineering and Design, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • Jonas Moe, Vice Chair
    Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Ellie Mae, Inc.
  • David Barron, Treasurer
    Attorney, Kawakami Barron & Lam LLP
  • Vince Salinas, Member at Large
    Vice President, Home Loans, Patelco Credit Union
  • Shannon Adkins
    CEO, Future State

  • Laura McCarthy
    Realtor, Alain Pinel Realtors

Directors

  • Larry Briggs
    Executive Vice President, Bank of America (Retired) 
  • Pamela Brotherton-Sedano
    Area Quality Leader, Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center 
  • Johnnie Byrd
    Examining Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Gary Fitschen
    Consultant, Fitschen Design Consulting

  • Scott Jones
    Vice President & Financial Consultant, Charles Schwab & Company, Inc.
  • Gary Kershner
    Attorney, Law Offices of Gary R. Kershner
  • Rodger Miller
    Manager, Land Development Purchasing, Northern CA Division, Pulte Group, Inc. 
  • Greg Pedone
    Realtor, Sereno Group 

  • Les Poltrack
    Owner, Intineo LLC

  • Sam Hensen
    Vice President and General Manager, Connector & Lateral Systems, Simpson Strong-Tie

  • Carolyn Carpenter 
    Account Relationship Director, KPMG (retired)

Foundation Board

Foundation Board

  • Robert Frick, Chair, Foundation Board
    Vice Chairman of the board and CFO, Bank of America (Retired)
  • Joseph Ansanelli
    CEO, Gladly
  • Michael E. Fox
    President, M.E. Fox & Company, Inc.
  • Garry Goodall
    Principal, Financial Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Steve Martino
    Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Cisco Systems' InfoSec
  • Paul V. Woolway
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Charles Schwab Bank
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