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These are our daily heroes. This is the management team that runs the organization and helps to continue to expand our outreach.
Miriam Del Rosario
Miriam brings over 16 years of experience in operations and business process improvement. She has been involved in various projects supporting social causes, spearheaded by Human Nature and/or Gawad Kalinga, that allow and create opportunities for underserved communities in the Philippines.
One Bread Foundation’s goals, advocacy and leadership proved to be the perfect fit as she longed to continue serving upon moving to the United States.
Miriam enjoys hiking and biking with family and friends exploring new trails. She is very adventurous in trying the new cuisines and sometimes even tiny critters on the menu. Miriam allows time for baking and trying new recipes when days are slow and easy.
Miriam believes that finding the balance between family time and career could be challenging, but by the Grace of God, nothing is impossible.
Social Media Manager
With over 16 years of executive support experience, Amanda Carver offers a unique blend of people, communication and organizational skills. Having spent the last 12 years employed at Microsoft, she is able to juggle and prioritize multiple projects with ease while navigating a complex corporate environment. Passionate about communication, Amanda has worked with numerous teams to improve processes and streamline efficiencies among the organizations she supports. She works well with all types of personalities and offers a level of camaraderie that allows for comfort and trust in forming workplace communities.
Amanda is passionate about animal and human rights, as well as environmental activism. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and pets, outdoor activities, cooking and reading. She currently resides in Kansas City, Missouri with her daughter and two dogs.
Chairperson, Governance Committee
Carol has worked for over 25 years as a Controller for small businesses, specializing in helping to develop accounting and office processes and controls. She currently holds the position of Finance Manager at Community Conservations Centers, Inc, a non-profit located in Berkeley, CA. She earned her Associates of Arts degree in Business Eunternership and Certificate of Accounting at Las Positas College. She recently completed the Non-Profit Management Certificate Program at Cal State East Bay and is currently finishing up her Bachelors Degree in Business Management at Western Governors University.
Carol has always had a passion for volunteering and giving back to the community. She has volunteered in many capacities, teaching literacy to incarcerated youth, worked at a school liaison and tutor for boys group homes, volunteered as a CASA, served on the board of the Antioch Delta Skimmers for many years and fostered dogs with Norcal Boxer Rescue. She has served in the Fellowship and Hospitality Ministries and served as a Board Advisor for Mountain View Church in Brentwood, CA.
Carol's desire through her passion work is that every child should know, by example through another human being, the unconditional love that is offered through the compassion of Jesus. It is her belief that through this work, victims of human slavery can freedom not just from the physical bonds, but freedom emotionally and spiritually as well.
Chief Financial Officer
Simba Ndemera is the Chief Financial Officer of One Bread Foundation, Inc., providing leadership for the organization’s finance and accounting function.
Simba brings valuable non-profit finance and accounting experience to the organization. He holds a similar role at Regroup Foundation as CFO and Board Member, and was the Treasurer and Board Member of Connections Counseling Center, up till it closed.
Further, Simba brings over 20 years of experience in finance, auditing and accounting, having worked for both public accounting big four CPA firms and for SEC registered companies. He brings a proven record of selecting and introducing new processes and technology changes seamlessly throughout organizations. He also has a strong international background, having previously worked and lived in Africa, Europe and Australia/Asia.
He is active in the local community service through church organizations and is a devout Christian.
Simba is determined to do his part to create paths and opportunities for people to rise above barriers in their pursuit of better lives.
He has been moved by the mission of One Bread Foundation, Inc. and believes that together, we can build and expand the footprint of the Foundation, making it possible for anyone to rebound from slavery and oppression.
CHAIRPERSON, NOMINATING COMMITTEE
I have almost 16 years’ experience in the health care industry. My professional background consists of an 11-year career at Kaiser Permanente. I started in 2002 as an on-call Receptionist at Kaiser’s Pleasanton MOB. Over the years, I received opportunities to develop and grow my career to where I was a Project Manager II under the Kaiser Regional Quality’s Data Consulting Team where I oversaw MIDAS database projects for Northern California medical centers, provided data consulting, built focus studies for data capture, and delivered system management support.
In 2014, I transitioned my career to Stanford Children’s Health as a Program/Project Manager for the Code Resuscitation Program where I helped launch the Mobile Simulation Resuscitation Program to support staff resuscitation and mock code education and training activities. In this role I also built an infrastructure for program oversight, project management, and data and reporting management and accountabilities.
In mid-2015, I had the chance to align my career more towards strategy and business implementation while being offered the opportunity to lead the patient safety programs at Sutter Health’s Central Valley Region medical centers. Due to the success of the patient safety programs, these programs are currently being implemented throughout the Sutter Health system.
I just recently accepted a promotion with Kaiser Permanente where I work I work as a Strategic Product Business Consultant for the department National Product Management.
My educational background consists of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics/ Sociology from Saint Mary’s College of California.
Newsletter Editor & Social Media Manager
Irina Kovacevic is a newsletter writer and editor for the One Bread Foundation, Inc.
She began writing for the One Bread Foundation with the aim of making a small contribution to the movement of abolishing human trafficking.
She currently resides in Melbourne, Australia and is studying Law and International Studies.
Social Media Contributor
Cassandra is majoring in English at the University of Iowa with a minor in Theatre Arts and a concentration in Publishing. In line with her passions of writing, editing and marketing, she has taken up leadership roles such as Head Editor of her high school’s yearbook committee and President of Grapevine, a mass communications student organization. Having recently moved to the U.S. from Malaysia, she has experienced the wonder of Olive Garden’s endless breadsticks, the bitter cold of winter, and the concept of drinking water from the sink. On a side note, Cassandra enjoys reading, cooking, acting and being a part of a community. She supports the work of One Bread and firmly believes in the importance of raising awareness on the atrocities of human trafficking.
Business Process Manager
Sheeba completed her Post-Graduate studies in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo at Ontario, Canada. She has worked in the IT industry in a variety of roles from Quality Assurance to Business Analyst to develop and produce e-commerce and WordPress websites for Non-Profits and currently works as a consultant helping out in fundraising, building e-commerce websites and Salesforce Administration. Past associations included Banks, Non-Profits, Associations, Toastmasters and E-commerce Agencies.
Sheeba has served the community through volunteer positions with many organizations including San Ramon Valley Unified School District (board positions included VP Parent Ed) and ToastMasters (board positions included VP Public Relations), and Communications Coordinator in a Cancer Foundation. Sheeba has two teenage children, a Senior and a Sophmore in High School. Her other passions include writing, graphics, photography, hiking, and baking.
Chairperson, Fund Development Committee
Angela was born and raised in Hong Kong until she moved to the United States in 1997. She is currently a Senior Project Manager at HPG International, where she manages the daily operations for multiple hotel projects simultaneously. Since her employment with HPGI in 2005, Angela has completed over 40 projects in the US, Asia and Mexico, with budgets ranging from $500,000 to $8 Million.
She is passionate about giving back to the community and always looks for volunteer opportunities. For the past few years, she has served as the event coordinator for non-profit organizations such as Rebuilding Together, American Cancer Society and One Bread Foundation.
Her favorite activities outside her day job are trying out new cuisines, traveling and photography.
Chair, Finance Committee
Lawrence is the Associate Vice President of Supply Chain Operations for Wintec Industries, a leading global hub and supply chain services provider, where he is responsible for all program operations. His previous experience includes roles in sales, marketing, product management, and operations in e-commerce, computer memory manufacturing, and distribution.
You may find Lawrence running along Iron Horse Trail as he enjoys distance running in his free time, as well as, spending time mentoring youth through organized team sports and athletics.
Lawrence completed his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at the University of Southern California and an MBA from Santa Clara University.
Dave Osh is the CEO of Varlinx, a next-generation management consulting firm that helps leadership teams of high-growth organizations to make a global impact. His mission is to evolve leadership effectiveness so that together, we have a ripple effect to create unity in the world. He decided to join One Bread because he was touched by One Bread’s mission to rehabilitate child victims of sex trafficking in the United States.
Prior to Varlinx, Dave had a 20-year international career serving as VP, CFO, COO and CEO of listed and private companies leading multinational multifunctional teams in 30 countries that achieved an average 39% YoY growth while living in Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and the United States.
His leadership foundation started to evolve in the battlefield as a fighter pilot and air-force commander who has taken his cockpit experiences from the briefing room to the boardroom.
Dave is a published author of leadership books and the producer of the CEOpeek show. He lives in Dublin, CA with his wife Ainsley. In his free time, he is skiing, hiking, playing rock guitar, windsurfing, and ‘parenting’ 3 grown up children (and a cat).
Digital Transformation and Strategy Executive with more than 10 years of experience driving growth and business value through product & program management, technology implementation, innovation, fiscal management, operational excellence and people development. Proven ability to lead strategic planning, digital transformation, business alignment, global team management and organizational culture change. Firm believer of establishing culture of Trust, Candor, Learning, Excellence and holistic People Development.