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As a faith-based non-profit organization, we are governed by a Board of Directors. This is a list of our currently appointed and elected Board Members.
DAVID P. BERNAL,
Chief Executive Officer
One Bread Foundation, Inc. Board Member since 2015
David P. Bernal is the Managing Partner for KLR Associates, LLC
KLR Associates, LLC (http://klrassoc.com) is a nationwide real estate investment firm. They are involved with real estate investment opportunities, property management and land development.
As Managing Partner, David is responsible for managing assets within the firm’s portfolio.
Additionally, David has experience in asset management, including special Account Management experience to identify future issues.
He has a solid understanding of real estate fundamentals and investment analysis. And, experience with multiple asset types.
David’s brings his ability to prioritize and stay organized in a fast-paced environment.
Our Board of Directors and Management Team is appreciative of his strong relationship-building skills, attention to detail, and a “can-do” attitude.
Education: David received his Bachelors of Arts from Pepperdine University in Malibu. Then went on to pursue graduate studies in Public Administration at Long Beach State University, and finally entered law school at Western State University College of Law in Fullerton.
After approximately eleven years David left Pacific Bell as a Technical Director to pursue other opportunities. He has held multiple positions within Fortune 100 companies and titles including, but not limited to: Director of Engineering, Senior Vice President and Managing Director of various organizations.
Daniel Lee, Finance Committee
One Bread Foundation, Inc. Board Member since 2016
Daniel Lee earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Pomona College in Claremont, CA. His work experiences include a variety of roles at both large companies and startups across several industries, including tech, manufacturing, and education. For the past several years, he has been developing and applying skills as a Digital Marketer at Fortune 500 companies.
Daniel has served through several volunteer positions at the American Red Cross, church, and in less visible capacities at other organizations in the past. His desire is to improve the lives of others in whatever way possible.
Chief Financial Officer
One Bread Foundation, Inc. Board Member since 2018
Simba Ndemera is the Chief Financial Officer of One Bread Foundation, Inc., providing leadership for the organization’s finance and accounting function.
Simba brings valuable non-profit finance and accounting experience to the organization. He holds a similar role at Regroup Foundation as CFO and Board Member, and was the Treasurer and Board Member of Connections Counseling Center, up till it closed.
Further, Simba brings over 20 years of experience in finance, auditing and accounting, having worked for both public accounting big four CPA firms and for SEC registered companies. He brings a proven record of selecting and introducing new processes and technology changes seamlessly throughout organizations. He also has a strong international background, having previously worked and lived in Africa, Europe and Australia/Asia.
He is active in the local community service through church organizations and is a devout Christian.
Simba is determined to do his part to create paths and opportunities for people to rise above barriers in their pursuit of better lives.
He has been moved by the mission of One Bread Foundation, Inc. and believes that together, we can build and expand the footprint of the Foundation, making it possible for anyone to rebound from slavery and oppression.
One Bread Foundation, Inc. Board Member since 2015
Janet completed her undergraduate and graduate studies in Food Science from the University of CA at Davis. She has worked in the food industry in a variety of roles assisting R&D and brand groups develop and introduce new products as a consumer insights specialists and consultant. Past associations included Miller Coors, Del Monte, Clorox, Nestlé and ChefsBest.
Janet has served the community through volunteer positions with many organizations focused on youth programs including San Ramon Valley Livermore Aquatics (board positions included Treasurer and Secretary), De La Salle High School Parent Board and St. Joan of Arc Pastoral Council. Janet has five grown children and one grandchild.
Chairperson, Nominating Committee
I have almost 16 years’ experience in the health care industry. My professional background consists of an 11-year career at Kaiser Permanente. I started in 2002 as an on-call Receptionist at Kaiser’s Pleasanton MOB. Over the years, I received opportunities to develop and grow my career to where I was a Project Manager II under the Kaiser Regional Quality’s Data Consulting Team where I oversaw MIDAS database projects for Northern California medical centers, provided data consulting, built focus studies for data capture, and delivered system management support.
In 2014, I transitioned my career to Stanford Children’s Health as a Program/Project Manager for the Code Resuscitation Program where I helped launch the Mobile Simulation Resuscitation Program to support staff resuscitation and mock code education and training activities. In this role I also built an infrastructure for program oversight, project management, and data and reporting management and accountabilities.
In mid-2015, I had the chance to align my career more towards strategy and business implementation while being offered the opportunity to lead the patient safety programs at Sutter Health’s Central Valley Region medical centers. Due to the success of the patient safety programs, these programs are currently being implemented throughout the Sutter Health system.
I just recently accepted a promotion with Kaiser Permanente where I work I work as a Strategic Product Business Consultant for the department National Product Management.
My educational background consists of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Politics/ Sociology from Saint Mary’s College of California.