Young Professionals Network

Impacting the Future of Education

The Alliance Young Professionals Network (YPN) gathers philanthropic-minded civic leaders who believe education is important, are aware of the critical issues facing our public schools, and want to help scholars in LA’s most underserved communities.

The Alliance YPN is led by a board that leads fundraising & volunteer programs to connect young professionals in Los Angeles with initiatives to help school communities and mentor scholars.

The Young Professionals Board members are:

Kamala Avila-Salmon, Co-Chair, Lionsgate 
Erik Kronstadt, Co-Chair, Accenture Strategy 

Christine Bae, BlackRock
Monica Briseño, Elkins Kalt Weintraub Reuben Gartside LLP
Hannah Cannom, Walker Stevens Cannom LLP
Rebecca Chin, Figma
Will Craig, Capital International Investors
Zach Friedland, Live Nation 
Bianca Nepales Gervacio, Lionsgate 
Gloria Hann, Sony Pictures Entertainment 
Tamara Keller, The Sax Agency 
Roopali Malhotra, Ellison Institute 
Jessica Massa, Buzzfeed 
Roxana Munoz, Amazon
Michelle Obeso-Theus, TWO11 Consulting 
Eric Pedroza, Facebook 
Abbey Raish, Kirkland & Ellis LLP 
Andrew Sahn, SB Projects 
Darin Smith-Gaddis, CAPA The Global Education Network 
Stephanie Sommer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

If you are interested in joining the YPN Board,  please contact David Stanley at or (323) 979-1282.

Photo: Mark Savage