Meet the staff and advisory board that are inspiring Bay Area's young people to find their paths to success!

NFTE Bay Area Staff

Krista Katsantonis, Executive Director
Krista joined our organization in 2007 as Program Director and is currently serving as Executive Director. Her background includes a decade of leadership and management experience in community economic development and advertising media management at San Francisco agencies as well as Gap, Inc.  She completed a tour with the Peace Corps in Panama, where she worked in small business development, trained entrepreneurs in basic business skills, and worked extensively on volunteer training.  She has an MBA from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and BA from UC San Diego.

Adam Gorski, Program Manager

 

NFTE Bay Area Advisory Board

Jason Bogardus
SVP
Morgan Stanley

John Chisholm
CEO
John Chisholm Ventures

Arthur Ciocca, Emeritus Member
Chairman
The Wine Group, LLC

Carlos M. Collazo
Chairman
Marsys

James Herbert, Emeritus Member
Chairman & CEO
First Republic Bank

Monika Hudson
Asst. Professor
University of San Francisco School of
     Management

Scott Johnston
Vice President, Marketing & Product
Puppet Labs

David Kelley
Portfolio Manager
RS Investments

Peter Marchetti
Vice President
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Joseph Muscat
Partner
Ernst & Young
NFTE Bay Area Board Co-Chair

George Myers
Principal
Ladera Management

Tom Perry
Vice President, Business Development
Kontiki

Arthur Rock
Principal
Arthur Rock & Co.

Michael Ronan
Director
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management

Scott Saslow
Executive Director
The Institute of Executive Development
NFTE Bay Area Board Co-Chair

James Schlueter
Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

Mike Selfridge
Senior EVP
First Republic Bank

Laurel Skurko
Founder & Manager
Linc Consulting

R. David Spreng (Leadership Council Chair)
Managing General Partner
Crescendo Ventures

Nariman Teymourian
Chairman and CEO
Gale Technologies

Jason Yotopoulos
Executive Vice President, Global Research
     and Business Incubation
SAP America



 

NFTE Bay Area Young Executive Council  

Mike Arrietta
Dell WYSE

Chris Colosi
Gloebit

Terrence Cummings
AliveCor

Emily Deng
Capital Dynamics

Adrien Del Bonta
Linden Lab

Rachelle Diamond
LinkedIn

Claudia L'Amoreaux
The Natoma Group, Learning Conversations

Sonya Li
Golden Gate Capital

TJ Moen
AliveCor

Laura Shaw
Bank of the West

Colin Twomey
Hotwire