Leadership

Olive Crest’s executive leadership brings a wide range of experience and knowledge of treating and educating at-risk children, and is dedicated to preserving the family.

James Woodside

Chairman of the Board
Board Member
Oltmans Construction Co.

Lucas Baerg

Chief Financial Officer
PriceSpider

Stephanie Byerly

Attorney

Joe Cesta

Senior Managing Director
CBRE

Dayna A. DeVito-Fleck

Account Executive
Alliant Employee Benefits

Mike Haddad

Managing Director
Ronald Blue Trust

Jill Wallace

CEO
Casala Group Inc.

Jeff Mathews

Owner & General Partner
Arden Limited Partnership

William Potter

Managing Member
MessageBroadcast

Paul Rygalski

President/Owner
Managed Mobile, Inc.

 

Executive Team

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Donald A. Verleur II, M.B.A.

Chief Executive Officer

“I am truly blessed to be able to live out this mission (James 1:27) by serving alongside dedicated volunteers and employees who put service above self on a daily basis.”

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Justin Laird, C.P.A

Chief Financial Officer

“I’m honored to serve Olive Crest with a team that seeks to serve first, and makes a significant impact in the lives of children and families.”

Contact Justin

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Stephen Christensen

Chief Development Officer

“It is a blessing to return to the Olive Crest team and to help make a significant difference in the lives of at-risk children and families.”

Contact Stephen

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Sharon Dean

Chief Administrative Officer

“Making a difference in the lives of children and families in our communities is why I’m so passionate about working here.”

Contact Sharon 

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Annamarie Dachtler

Executive Director, Los Angeles

“It is an absolute privilege to work at Olive Crest, where I get to be a part of healing local communities through our unwavering commitment to serve, treat, educate, and provide stability for children and families in need.”

Contact Annamarie

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Tracy Fitzsimmons

Executive Director, Inland and Desert Communities

“This position is more than a job for me, it’s a definite calling. I love the work that is being done by Olive Crest and am privileged to share their story.”

Contact Tracy 

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Kerri Dunkelberger

Executive Director, Orange County

“Olive Crest’s values of Truth, Grace and Servanthood are a perfect challenge for how I choose to lead and who I care to become. The families, staff and volunteers of Olive Crest are inspiring in their tireless work to heal and transform lives. It is a privilege to be a part of offering hope!”

Contact Kerri

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Paul LaRose

Executive Director, Pacific Northwest

“Our work at Olive Crest makes a difference one life at a time. On a daily basis I have the privilege to see the work we do impacting the life of children through healing, restoration, and love. Our families provide a stability most of these children have never experienced before.”

Contact Paul

Jimmy Monaghan Portrait

Jimmy Monaghan

Executive Director, Nevada

“I’m in a privileged position to lead an organization committed to keeping children safe while having true compassion for parents who struggle with addiction.”

Contact Jimmy

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Dr. Don and Lois Verleur

Founders

“Olive Crest is dedicated to Preventing child abuse, to Treating and Educating at-risk children and to Preserving the family… ‘One Life at a Time’®.”

Contact Lois 

Matthew Irving

Trustee President

CEO
SystemGo IT

Darnell Bing

Mt. San Jacinto Community College

Rachal Bing

Progressive Casualty Insurance Co.

Jacqueline Gustafson Ed.D

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences
California Baptist University

Sean Harns

Pacific Hydrotech Corp.

Dayn Holstrom

Holstrom, Block & Parke APLC

Chris MacArthur

Primerica Financial Services

Jolyn MacArthur

Community Volunteer

Robin Mackenroth

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals
Kaiser Permanente

Thomas Mangione

McManga Foods Inc.

Michael Moore

Riverside Fire Department

Stan Morrison

Stan Morrison Consulting

Sherry Parks

Wells Fargo Bank

Duane R. Roberts

Founding President, Entrepreneurial Corp. Group
Mary S. Roberts Foundation

Ben Serrato

U.S. Bank

Steffen Sommers

SDH & Associates Inc.

Grover Trask

Trustee President Emeritus
Formerly County of Riverside D.A.
Best, Best & Krieger

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Tracy Fitzsimmons

Executive Director

“This position is more than a job for me, it’s a definite calling. I love the work that is being done by Olive Crest and am privileged to share their story.”

Contact Tracy 

Dr. James Brinton

Founding Trustee President

Amie Arbid

Power Brokers International

Lorraine Brinton

Community Leader

George DeVries

Community Volunteer

Nancy DeVries

Community Volunteer

Judy Kerchman

Doug Lang

Owner DL Consulting, Ltd

Kristen Shalhoub

Shalhoub Management Company

Patrick Witte

MEC Aerial Work Platforms

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Tracy Fitzsimmons

Executive Director

“This position is more than a job for me, it’s a definite calling. I love the work that is being done by Olive Crest and am privileged to share their story.”

Contact Tracy 

Erin Burke

President
Jones Day Law Firm

Neil Fischer

Director of Operations, Administration of Technology
Hadassah Southern California

Perry King

President Emeritus
Actor
Olive Crest National Spokesman

Adrian Metter

Co Chairman
Senior Vice President
US Bank

Frank Pompilio, Pharm.D

Vice President, Medical Affairs
Arcutis Biotherapeutics

Danielle Sanders

Branch Manager
Wells Fargo Bank

Diane Saunders

Regional Vice President

RiseSmart

Robert Saunders

First Vice President, CFP
Morgan Stanley

Brian Anderson

Self Employed

Brittany Anderson

Self Employed

Georgia Mattera

Retired Chief Deputy Controller
City of Los Angeles

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Annamarie Dachtler

Executive Director, Los Angeles

“It is an absolute privilege to work at Olive Crest, where I get to be a part of healing local communities through our unwavering commitment to serve, treat, educate, and provide stability for children and families in need.”

Contact Annamarie

Kimberly Stein, Esq.

Trustee President,
Flangas Law Group

Mary Thompson

Trustee Vice President
CEO, Capstone Brokerage, Inc.

Joe Asher

Philanthropist/
Community Leader

Nicole Bradley

Philanthropist/
Community Leader

Spyro Costopoulos

Vice President of Administration, WynnBET

Pastor Michael Hatch

Nevada Real Estate Valuation, Inc.
President/Chief Appraiser

Ken Janssen

Philanthropist/
Community Leader

Rosa Lucero

Vice President, Business Relationship Manager, Nevada State Bank

David Mizrahi

President, Best Mattress

Jennifer N. Ronquillo

Senior Vice President, Nevada Region Executive,
Bank of America

Ann Sprague

Vice President, Canyon Creative

Sarah Silander

Business Operations Manager,
Cox Communications

Robert Telles

Clark County Public Administrator, Accolade Law

Elizabeth Kagele

Consumer & Business Banking Digital Lead, U.S. Bank

EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS

 

Tom Jenkin

Founding Trustee President
Global President of Destination Markets, Caesars Entertainment Inc.

Mark Wiley

President Emeritus
Real Estate Professional, Vegas Dream Homes, Inc.

 

Mark Wayman

Vice President Emeritus
Founder & CEO, The Foundation

 

Judge Michael Cherry

Supreme Court Justice
NV Supreme Court

Hannah Brown

Community Leader
Retired

Aaron Ford, Esq.

Nevada Attorney General

Jimmy Monaghan Portrait

Jimmy Monaghan

Executive Director, Nevada

“I’m in a privileged position to lead an organization committed to keeping children safe while having true compassion for parents who struggle with addiction.”

Contact Jimmy

Randy Rider

Trustee President
HUB International Ins. Services

Lori Feeney

Vice President
D & L Environmental

Lorraine Bader

Broker/Associate
Seven Gables – North Tustin

Steven Bernardy

Trustee President Emeritus
Merrill Lynch

Carrie Brock

Coastal Real Estate

Paul Cannon

Partner/CPA
Goodrich, Thomas,
Cannon & Reeds, LLP

Gary Clark

President, Team Clark

Kathryn Domin

Partner, Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Debbie Ferrée

Vice Chairman &
Chief Merchandising Officer
DSW, Inc

Brenda Hale

Senior Vice President &
Regional Manager
Union Bank

Debbi Hensling

Clinical Psychologist

Gary Kramer

RSM

Rudy Kramer

Farmers & Merchants Bank

Randy Lindros

Community Bank

Jeff Mathews

Owner & General Partner
Arden Limited Partnership

Kristina Morales

First Team Real Estate, Realtor

William Meehan

Partner/Attorney
Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Tim Mustard

TCA Architects

Kelly Neavel

Attorney
The Giardinelli Law Group, APC

William Neavel

V.P. Information Technology
First American Mortgage Solutions

Paul Nienow

Managing Partner
Nienow & Tierney, LLP

Jeff Olson

Skinner Fouch & Olson, LLP

Alex Sanchez

KSJG Accounting & Consulting

Kylie Schuyler

Global GLOW

Chad Rutan

Rutan Corp.

Patricia Scoma

United Healthcare

Terri Sjodin

Principal & Founder
Sjodin Communications

Erica Sylvia

Financial Consultant, CPFA
AXA Advisors, LLC

Dan Pennington

Managing Member
Pennington Family Office

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Kerri Dunkelberger

Executive Director

“Olive Crest’s values of Truth, Grace and Servanthood are a perfect challenge for how I choose to lead and who I care to become. The families, staff and volunteers of Olive Crest are inspiring in their tireless work to heal and transform lives. It is a privilege to be a part of offering hope!”

Contact Kerri

Chris Lanier

Trustee President
Sales Director
Microsoft

Greg Welch

Vice President, Market Leader
RGP of Seattle

Julie Duim

Foster Parent
Community Volunteer

Robert Fritton

Morgan Stanley/Smith Barney LLC
Haldorson Fritton Group

Teri Moore

Vice President
Executive Director, Greater Metro Parks Foundation

Peter Sladic

Boeing Capital Corporation

Sonja Hanson

JPW Communications

Suzanne Raubenstine

Boeing Capital Corporation

Executive Team

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Paul LaRose

Executive Director

“Our work at Olive Crest makes a difference one life at a time. On a daily basis I have the privilege to see the work we do impacting the life of children through healing, restoration, and love. Our families provide a stability most of these children have never experienced before.”

Contact Paul