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.

Jim Obendorf

Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer

Jim’s extensive experience in executive-level finance and operational leadership has guided Habitat EBSV through an ambitious restructuring of our business model, helping us work toward creating a sustainable operating platform and tripling our growth. Jim's work was recognized as he was named Chief Financial Officer of the Year in 2015 by San Francisco Business Times.

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

  • Larry Briggs, Board Chair
    (Retired) Executive Vice President, Bank of America
  • Roland Trevino, Vice Chair
    Vice President, Gas Engineering and Design, Pacific Gas and Electric Company
  • David Barron, Treasurer
    Attorney, Kawakami Barron & Lam LLP
  • Jonas Moe, Assistant Treasurer
    Senior Vice President, Market Strategy, Ellie Mae, Inc.
  • Kristin Lincoln, Secretary
    Principal, LiveWire Consulting
  • Mona FosterWhite, Assistant Secretary
    Attorney, Law Office of Mona M FosterWhite
  • Bret Sewell, Officer at Large
    Senior Vice President and General Manager, Rambus Security Division, Rambus

Directors

  • Pam Brotherton-Sedano
    VP of Quality and Patient Safety
    Regional Medical Center
  • Johnnie Byrd
    Examining Manager, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Robert Frick
    (Retired) Vice Chairman, CFO (retired), Bank of America
  • 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. 
  • Jeff Rademann
    EVP and Regional President, Wells Fargo Bank
  • Vince Salinas
    Vice President, Home Loans, Patelco Credit Union
  • Tim Tempel
    President, The Core Group
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
    Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer, Cisco Systems
  • Paul V. Woolway
    President and Chief Executive Officer, Charles Schwab Bank
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Financial Education Workshop: Credit Reports and Credit Scores

April 28, 2018

Get tips on credit and how to improve your credit score at our Credit Reports and Credit Scores Workshop on Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the Dimond Library in Oakland (3565 Fruitvale Avenue).

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