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Joe Sanberg
Founder

Joe Sanberg believes that everyone who works – and everyone who wants to but can’t – should be able to afford life’s basic needs and live with financial security. He founded the Golden State Opportunity Foundation to expand financial security to the millions of Californians who work hard yet experience constant financial stress.

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Amy Everitt
President

Amy Everitt is the President of Golden State Opportunity, a leading force for creating financial security for California's working families. She has spent most of her career working in politics and policy running electoral, legislative, and advocacy campaigns at the state and federal levels.

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Sandra Lyon
Vice President

Sandra Lyon has experience working with and providing strategic counsel to principals, elected officials, political candidates, and organizations at the federal, state and local level.

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Alejandra Campoverdi
Vice Chair

Alejandra Campoverdi is an advocate for women's health, a senior communications strategist, and a former Obama White House official. Alejandra is the founder of the Well Woman Coalition, an initiative empowering women of color to have agency over their own health and healing through awareness, education, and advocacy.

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Wally Adeyemo
Board Member

Wally Adeyemo served as deputy national security adviser for international economics and deputy director of the National Economic Council, serving as President Barack Obama’s senior international economic adviser.

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Laura Capps
Board Member

Laura Capps has spent 20 years developing strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns for the nation’s highest profile public officials, including President Bill Clinton, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Secretary John Kerry’s presidential campaign, as well as leading non-profit organizations.

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Jenny Bach
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Jenny Bach is a native of Sacramento, California. After graduating from Sacramento State University in 2015, she joined State Senator Dr. Richard Pan's office as a district representative and later served as a Consultant for the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Legislative Caucus.

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Ari Breakstone
Grants Officer

Ari Breakstone has helped dozens of nonprofits in diverse fields obtain the resources they need to advance their mission and serve their constituents. He has experience in nearly every aspect of fundraising, including grant writing, major gifts, capital campaigns, database management, research, and events.

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Sebastien Chaubard
Outreach Manager, Texting Director

Sebastien Chaubard has been working with GSO since 2017, starting out as a program associate before earning his position as Outreach Manager.

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Bianca Delgado
Los Angeles County Field Organizer

Bianca Delgado has worked extensively on social justice issues within the Pomona area and continues to dedicate herself to initiatives to better serve the community.

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Adrian Espinoza
Social Video Producer

Adrian Espinoza creates videos that convey compelling personal stories to a targeted audience.

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Abigail Kilcullen
Corporate and Major Gifts Associate

Abigail Kilcullen is a native of the Washington D.C. area, having moved out to the Bay Area in August of 2017.

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Blanca Lopez
Inland Region Campaign Director

Blanca Lopez is the Inland Region Director, executing GSO's mission in the place where she has primarily lived for most of her life.

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Morgan True
Communications Manager

Morgan True is Golden State Opportunity’s Communications Manager.

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Juan Villa
Inland Region Coordinator

Juan Villa brings a wealth of community organizing tactics from the political campaign sector. His interest in community-based work stems from the need he saw in his home city of San Bernardino.

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"The promise of America is that hard work should be honored with financial security. We founded Golden State Opportunity to ensure that promise holds true for everyone. We won’t be satisfied by anything less than a future where everyone lives with financial security."
— JOSEPH N. SANBERG, FOUNDER OF GOLDEN STATE OPPORTUNITY