Promises2Kids Board of Directors is a distinguished group of community leaders whose strategy, decision-making and guidance steer the organization to meet our mission and goals. The commitment of the Promises2Kids board members is evident in the time they generously contribute as volunteers.

2017 Board of Directors

Steven F. Sublett, Chair
CEO & VP, National Strategic Services

Rob Pedersen, Vice Chair
Plaza Bank
VP/SBA and Small Business Commercial Real Estate Lending

Michael L. Penley, Secretary
Annai Systems
Chief Financial Officer

Amir Moftakhar, Treasurer
Project Manager, Nuclear Decommissioning 


Members at Large

Stephanie M. Brown
Manchester Financial Group
President-Marketing & Public Relations

Alice Campbell
Barney & Barney
CEBS, Principal

Vivianne Villanueva Dhupa, CPLP
Peaceful Paws Pet Cremation & Memorials, Into the Sunset Pet Transition Center & Willow Center for Integrative Veterinary Care
Owner-Managing Partner

Don Duford
San Diego Social Venture Partners

Patti Judd 
Principal, Judd Brand Media
Co-Founder/VP, SD Intl Film Festival

Candace Kasperick
San Diego City Schools
Program Nurse

Robert O'Connell
O'Connell Intellectual Property Law, APC

David Overskei
Decision Factors, Inc.
President, Founder

Kaushal Patel
One America News Network
National Anchor

Kevin Royal
Bridgepoint Education
Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Tonya Torosian
Chief Executive Officer


Founding Emeritus Members

Robert K. Butterfield
Butterfield, Schechter LLP, Partner

Renée Comeau
Community Volunteer

Norma Hirsh
Community Volunteer


Emeritus Members

Bob Duggan
Marc-Aaron Realtors, Owner

Jackson Goodall
Jack-in-the-Box, Inc., Chairman, Retired

Craig Irving
The Irving Group

The Honorable J. Lawrence Irving
Judge, Retired

The Honorable James R. Milliken
Judge of the Superior Court, Retired

Jeannie & Arthur Rivkin
The R Group, Owners