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Skilled and Compassionate Community Members Named to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Governing and Advisory Boards

Published on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 | 11:19 am

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, one of the largest private providers of children’s mental-health services in Los Angeles County, recently appointed several highly skilled and deeply compassionate community members to serve on its Governing and Advisory Boards.

Commenting on the professional backgrounds of these new members, Hathaway-Sycamores’ President and CEO William Martone said, “These highly accomplished men and women bring a broad skill set to our organization, including expertise in the fields of education, finance, health policy, and state government. Not only are these areas of expertise a good fit for the work that Hathaway-Sycamores does, but these individuals have demonstrated a commitment to helping children and families in need.”

The newest additions to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Governing Board are:

Janet Hotchkin-Tinoco— A resident of La Canada Flintridge, Janet Hotchkin-Tinoco is a retired special education teacher who served with both the Covina-Valley Unified School District and the La Cañada Unified School District. An active volunteer, Hotchkin-Tinoco’s affiliations include La Cañada Girl Scouts, National Charity League of Glendale, Pasadena Jaycee Women, and Pasadena Tournament of Roses.

David Levy—A resident of South Pasadena, David Levy has an extensive financial-aid background, having held director-level positions at Scripps College, California Institute of Technology, Occidental College, and California State University, Dominguez Hills. His volunteer resume is equally impressive, and includes sharing his time and talents with: Cash for College; College Goal Sunday; Community Foundation of the Verdugos; and Oak Crest Institute of Science.

Gaurav Malhotra—A resident of Altadena, Gaurav Malhotra has been with the Pasadena-headquartered CPA firm Lucas Horsfall for more than 15 years. As an audit partner, he works with middle-market companies earning revenues up to $400 million. Malhotra also specializes in international operations, tax law, as well as merger and acquisition opportunities. Additionally, he provides audit and consulting services to nonprofit organizations.

Lori Pelliccioni, J.D., MPH, Ph.D.—A resident of Beverly Hills, Lori Pelliccioni helms the Center for Healthcare Compliance, which is a health-care consulting firm. She also is adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, where she teaches the Department’s course In health law. Prior to joining UCLA’s faculty, Pelliccioni served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California, where she prosecuted health-care fraud cases. Previous positions additionally have included serving as a partner with PricewaterhouseCooper’s Health Care Practice, and as chief compliance officer and acting general counsel at DaVita, Inc.

Joining Hathaway-Sycamores’ Advisory Board are:

Anthony Portantino—A resident of La Canada Flintridge, Anthony Portantino served as a Democratic member of the California State Assembly, representing District 44 from 2006 to 2012. A former mayor of La Cañada Flintridge, Portantino currently serves on the California Film Commission and is a visiting fellow at USC’s Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics. He also is a member of The Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy, the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, and the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy Advisory Committee.

Kathleen Tiemubol—A resident of Arcadia, Kathleen Tiemubol brings with her extensive administrative experience. Most recently, she held the position of operations manager at Pasadena’s Fuller Theological Seminary, Brehm Center for Worship, Theology, and the Arts. Other previous positions include serving as senior administrative secretary at the California Institute of Technology, and as an administrative assistant at Pitzer College. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board, Tiemubol’s relationship with Hathaway-Sycamores further extends to using the agency’s foster-family and adoption services to adopt two sons.

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