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Leadership

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MEET THE TEAM

JENNIFER LIPINSKI Chairperson
Jennifer is Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo Bank and leads strategy for the Auto Finance business.  She is responsible for all strategies related to the business model, customer loyalty, facilities, communications and competitive insights.  Her Wells Fargo background includes broad experience in finance and compensation.  Jennifer held various finance positions at The Irvine Company and United Healthcare. She also was an auditor for public accounting firm, Haskell & White LLC. Jennifer received her accounting/finance degree from the University of San Diego and is a licensed CPA. She is married with 1 daughter and 2 sons. She enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends. Jennifer.Lipinski@impactgivingnow.org

JUDITH Z. ANDERSON, PH.D. Partner Onboarding / Mentor Chair
Judith Z. Anderson is a clinical psychologist and a well-respected couples and family therapist with a private practice in Irvine for 25 years. 
As a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the UCI College of Medicine, she teaches psychiatric residents and produces the acclaimed Anatomy of Intimacy workshops and conferences for the broader mental health community. In her spare time, she is the Founder and President of the Foundation for the Contemporary Family, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting innovations in clinical training and research as well as creative intervention programs to meet the diverse needs of contemporary families. She is passionate about the incredible impact of women’s collective giving.
She lives in Laguna Beach with her husband and has two adults sons plus a lovable mini-Aussie.

GINA CHIRONIS  Finance Chair
Gina Chironis is a CPA and the CEO of Clarity Wealth Management, a fee only, fiduciary Registered Investment Advisory firm based in Irvine, CA. Gina has Chaired the California CPA Personal Financial Planning State Committee, and has served on the AICPA Executive Committee for Personal Financial Planning.  She has been a Certified Public Accountant for over 25 years, and holds the Personal Financial Specialist designation awarded only to CPAs who have demonstrated expertise in financial planning and investment management.  Gina holds an MBA with Honors from Vanderbilt University (emphasis in Finance). She lives with her husband in Laguna Beach, sharing 4 adult children and an amazing yellow lab. Gina enjoys cycling, gardening, cooking and is the founder of the Champagne Book Club.

MIA COSTA  Marketing and Communications Chair
Mia Costa is a senior level marketing executive in the tech industry. She is VP of Marketing at TrackR, one of the fast growing starts up in the tech industry. Prior to TrackR, she held various positions at tech and lifestyle companies. Mia is a graduate from Loyola Marymount University and has worked, lived and attended university in UK and Spain. Mia currently serves as treasurer at Los Alamitos High School Aquatics Booster Club. She is married and has two sons. Her family enjoys traveling and you can always find them somewhere near a body of water in Orange County, Santa Barbara or Northern California.

TINA KREDITOR  Strategy Chair
Tina has her own business providing accounting services. A native Californian, Tina received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from the University of Southern California in 1988. She began her professional career at Price Waterhouse in Los Angeles and earned her Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certificate. In 1992, Tina opened her own accounting business. Her client base includes the following industries: the legal and consulting services, interior design, public relations, advertising, manufacturing, trust management, and educational and arts based non-profits. Tina and her husband, Eoin, reside in Irvine, and have two children. In her free time, Tina enjoys scrapbooking, reading and cheering on the USC Trojans!

SUSAN MARX  Corporate Liaison Chair
Susan Marx is a Field Sales Director for Cradlepoint, a leading provider of Cloud-Based Wired & Wireless WAN Networking Solutions. With a strong track record in both the business and nonprofit sectors, she’s an enthusiast of deploying innovative technology to affect positive social change. Susan finds joy in empowering people to transform themselves and the world around them. She has a son in college, and an insatiable lust for travel and adventure.

KATIE MILETTE Operations Chair

Katie Milette has worked in the Escrow Industry for over 24 years and is currently Director of Operations for the Pango Group and supports escrow offices from San Diego to Los Angeles. Katie also serves on the board of the Pango Foundation. She is married with 3 grown children and has 2 grandsons. Katie joined Impact Giving in 2010 and has been active on grant committees ever since. She has been a sponsoring partner, a committee member and a Grant Chair and sincerely loves engaging in the grant vetting process every year. Learning about local and international non-profit organizations fulfills the part of her that loves to learn new things and meet new people.

LYNETTE MILLER  Board Governance / Oversight Chair
Lynette is a Senior Vice President for Wells Fargo and leads the human resources function for the Auto Finance business. She spent the last 30 years of her career leading human resource functions, including the development of human capital strategy, employee relations, recruiting, compensation, and organizational development. Since a young age, Lynette has always had a passion to serve others and has spent time volunteering at hospitals and with the Girl Scouts of America. She has also served on fund allocation committee for United Way in Phoenix, Arizona. She received her B.A. in Business from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and is married with one son and resides in Irvine. A survivor of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, she has been cancer free since 2007 and loves to travel, go wine tasting, paint, host tea parties, celebrate holidays, scrapbooking and is always looking to have a good laugh with friends.

RANDI PINCKES OUTWATER Secretary
Randi is a partner and co-founder of Outwater & Pinckes, LLP, a business litigation firm located in Irvine.   Randi and her partner (her husband) litigate matters involving fraud, breach of contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, business dissolution, construction defect litigation, and financial elder abuse.  She has served on the Board of Directors of several organizations including the Orange County Bar Association, the County and State Bar Solo and Small Firm Sections, and the William P. Gray Legion Lex American Inn of Court (for which she is President-Elect).  Randi received her B.S. from Vanderbilt University and her J.D. from the Santa Barbara College of Law.  She lives in Irvine with her husband, son and daughter. Randi is an avid long distance runner having completed eighteen full marathons and more than a dozen half marathons.

ANN OWEN  Grant Chair
Ann is one of the Founding Fifty partners of Impact Giving and has been involved in the committee process since its inception. She considers herself a professional volunteer, and very fortunate to be one. From room mom, to staff at summer camps, distributing wheelchairs, fundraising campaigns and events, and lately painting the faces of hundreds of darling kids in Mexico and Central America, she finds volunteer opportunities to be abundant. Both her son and daughter earned their BFAs from Rhode Island School of Design, so she earned one of her own from Laguna College of Art & Design. She loves taking art classes, crafting with friends, reading for book club, and hanging out with her best friend/husband Glenn and grandkids.

ANH TRAN Partner Engagement Chair
Anh is a partner and co-founder of Modern Wealth Law, an estate planning law firm, and she is also a partner at JanHobbs Financial Group, a wealth management firm. As both an estate planning attorney and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®, Anh is in a unique position to counsel her clients on a wide variety of wealth management and estate planning issues. Prior to starting her own firm, Anh was Vice President of Financial Planning at the private wealth management division of Goldman Sachs. Anh has been named one of America’s Top Next Generation Wealth Advisors by Forbes Magazine and Top 200 Wealth Adviser Moms in the country by Working Mother Magazine. Anh received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine and her law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law. She is married and lives in Rossmoor with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys hot yoga, traveling and outdoor activities.

 

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