OUR BOARD

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PREMAL SHAH

Premal Shah is a co-founder of Kiva, a non-profit organization that has raised over $1 billion for low-income entrepreneurs. He was awarded in Fortune Magazine's Forty under Forty, a list of the most influential leaders in the world. We are privileged to have him on our Board.

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SHANDI JOHNSON

Shandi Johnson is the Head of Marketing at Gurtin Municipal Bond Management. She received her undergraduate and MBA degrees from Harvard. She loves dance, music, and her two dogs. She is passionate about helping minority communities and women around the world. We are privileged to have her on our Board.

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EDUARDO SANCHEZ

Eduardo Sanchez has been the Head Tennis Professional at Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa in Rancho Santa Fe for over 31 years. He is the founder of the SES tennis academy in Tecate, Mexico.  He has a long history of charitable service and tennis mentorship. We are privileged to have him on our Board.

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AMI RAMAN

Ami Raman is a Stanford University graduate. She currently works in Strategic Partnerships at Google and has been involved in philanthropic organizations focused on young girls including Girl Scouts, The Dove Self-Esteem Project and Girls Inc. She's a mom of 2 little girls, is an amazing role model, and we are privileged to have her on our Board. 

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GARY PIERRE

Born in Haiti, Gary has worked his way to playing Division 1 tennis on a scholarship at Franciscan University and working at NASA. His story is an example that anything is possible with determination and perseverance. We are privileged to have him on our Board.

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DIMPLE SHAH

Dimple Shah is a Stanford University and Harvard Business School graduate. She was Chief Strategy Officer of LPL Financial, and is now committed to raising her family and charitable endeavors. We are privileged to have her on our Board.

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JAMEEL ADENIJI

Jameel is a Princeton University and Harvard Business School graduate. He now works on Investments at Influence Media Partners. A former college football player, Jameel picked up tennis as it was something he could learn and keep improving at. We are privileged to have him on our Board.

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MARIANNE WERDEL

Marianne Werdel is a high performance coach, mentor, author, and former professional tennis player. After playing collegiate tennis at Stanford, she played for 11 years on the WTA tour. She has a background in many philanthropic organizations in her community. We are privileged to have her on our Board.

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TANIA FABIANI

Tania Fabiani is the Global Fraud Risk and Integrity Leader for PwC. She grew up playing tennis in Brazil, and went on to play for the University of Alabama and Columbia. Tania now enjoys spending time with her son and dog, and loves going on adventures with her family. We are privileged to have her on our Board.

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JORGE VALVERDE

Dr. Jorge Valverde is a sports psychologist from Naples, Florida. Dr. Valverde has served in many organizations, including Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, International Tennis Federation, and many college tennis teams. We are privileged to have him on our Board.