Prior to serving as Chair of the Board, Mike served on the Chamber Executive Committee as Secretary, and chaired the Chamber's "EPIC" young professionals meetup group which he helped grow from a few hundred participants to over 800 in 2018.
Judy, a former Mayor of Palo Alto, is a business law attorney with experience in startups, high tech, media, nonprofits and government relations.
Prior to joining the Chamber in 2014, she directed local grantmaking for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation promoting civic innovation and social entrepreneurship. Previously she helped launch a Google.org-supported, mobile technology nonprofit for humanitarian response, was VP of Joint Venture Silicon Valley and an Exec. Director of TechAmerica.
An honors graduate of the Univ. of Michigan and UC Berkeley's School of Law where she was a member of the Law Review, Judy taught business law for over 10 years and was a legal and consumer affairs TV reporter. Among her multiple honors are being named a “Woman of the Year” by the California State Legislature and a “Woman of Influence” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.
Jon is an active community volunteer, serving on the board of Racing Hearts, and a key supporter of Project Cornerstone (Redwood City schools), Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Men's Auxiliary Affiliate, and the City of Palo Alto Microenterprise Assistance Program. Jon is a Senior Fellow of the Chamber's Leadership Palo Alto program.
Previously she was a Private Mortgage Banker for a large national bank and a Branch Manager for a Fortune 500 mortgage company.
Nikki brings her wealth of financial expertise to the Chamber as our Treasurer and is a member of our Executive Committee.
Matt is an active volunteer with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Abilities United, as well as being a member of the Rotary Club of Palo Alto.