Hathaway-Sycamores Welcomes New Board Members in 2019

Published : Tuesday, March 26, 2019 | 11:31 AM

Hathaway-Sycamores Board members (l-r): Jim Guy, Gaurav Malhotra, Teri Daly Lauenstein, Patti Phillips, Karen Palmersheim, Board Chair Elizabeth Hoxworth, Stan Guo, Michael Galper, Nick Karapetian, John Drinker (not pictured: Rick Beckendorf, Bradley Freer, Jay Greaves, Scott Leiberenz, Robert Pynoos, MD, and Sonia Solin)

Leading Southern California children’s mental health and child welfare agency, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is pleased to announce its newly-elected board members:

Rick Beckendorf – Pastor (Santa Monica, CA)
Bradley Freer – SVP & Director of Research for Capital World Investors (South Pasadena, CA)
Michael Galper – Professor at UCLA (La Cañada, CA)
Stan Guo – President, Conquest Financial (Monrovia, CA)
Jim Guy – President and Co-Founder of the Headington Institute (South Pasadena, CA)
Patti Phillips – Senior President, Enterprise Transformation Initiatives, Wells Fargo (La Cañada, CA)
Karen Palmersheim – Senior Counsel, Cigna Legal (Pasadena, CA)
Sonia Solin – Director of Marketing, Dignity Health, Southern California (Altadena, CA)

These influential philanthropists and executives will be joining a truly dedicated group led by Board Director Elizabeth Hoxworth of Altadena, CA.

“I could not be more thrilled to welcome the class of ’18-’19 Board members,” shared Ms. Hoxworth. “Each brings wonderful skills and gifts to the Board that have already assisted with the Board of Directors’ support of the important work done by Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services.”

New members come to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Board at a critical moment as the agency embarks on implementing an innovative 3-year strategic plan. Hathaway-Sycamores has been serving children and families for more than 116 years in Los Angeles, and the San Fernando, San Gabriel and Antelope Valleys, and aims to continue to expand its impact through four key initiatives including increasing the amount of permanent supportive housing available to Transition Age Youth, individuals ages of 18-24 who are particularly vulnerable to homelessness.

To receive a digital copy of Hathaway-Sycamores’ Strategic Plan, visit hathaway-sycamores.org.

About Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services is a highly respected mental health and welfare agency with 10 locations throughout Southern California. For over 116 years, Hathaway-Sycamores has been investing in people. We provide innovative and effective programs and services through a network of locations stretching across Los Angeles and the San Fernando, San Gabriel, and Antelope Valleys for children, youth, young adults, and families facing serious life challenges. Our highly effective behavioral health services impact more than 15,000 lives annually. Services include: residential treatment; transitional shelter care; foster care and adoption; transitional living assistance for young adults currently or at risk of experiencing homelessness; outpatient and school-based mental health services; wraparound/in-home services; psychiatric services; psychological testing; educational support services; and after-school tutoring/enrichment. Hathaway-Sycamores is licensed by the Community Care Licensing Division of the California Department of Social Services, certified by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, LAHSA funded and accredited through The Joint Commission. For more information about our work, visit hathaway-sycamores.org.







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