Board of Directors
Virgil Roberts, co-founder and chair, is managing partner and founder of the Bobbitt & Roberts law firm. He currently serves on the boards of Community Build, Families in Schools, Usher’s New Look Foundation, and more.
Angel Roberson Daniels
Angel Roberson Daniels is executive director of Angell Foundation, a Los Angeles based private foundation that funds transformative opportunities in the Southern California and New England regions. In her role, she oversees the Foundation’s strategic direction and daily operations.
Kimberly Freeman, EdD
Kimberly Freeman, EdD, is an experienced corporate, community and educational leader. Dr. Freeman brings to the table a unique mix of formal and experiential education drawn from her interests at the intersection of business, government, and higher education policies affecting California’s most vulnerable communities.
Myeisha Peguero Gamiño
Myeisha Peguero Gamiño is the vice president of public affairs and advocacy at Pacific Clinics, where she directs the strategy driving the clinics’ public policy, communication and marketing efforts. With nearly 20 years of experience in philanthropy and public affairs, as well as community and government relations, Gamiño has held related roles at Fortune 500 companies.
Beverly Ryder, founding board member, is a retired executive with more than 35 years of corporate experience in the utility and banking industries. Ms. Ryder retired as the Corporate Secretary of Edison International and its utility subsidiary, Southern California Edison Company. She also served as the company’s vice-president of community involvement.
Monique A. Stennis
Monique A. Stennis is interim director of diversity initiatives at the University of Redlands. She provides multicultural leadership in support of the academic and social needs of students representing a variety of social identities. Before this role, Stennis served as the social media manager, leading the university’s social media program in addition to providing consultation and leadership to campus organizations with a social media presence.
Trella Walker is the interim president and CEO with Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), in the Los Angeles office. Prior to NFF, Walker spent the majority of her professional career in the nonprofit sector working with impact driven organizations such as the U.S. Military College, Debbie Allen Dance Academy, United States Veterans Initiative, Pierian Springs School, and Health Net.
Before founding 4thMVMT, Mr. Webb co-founded PCF Restaurant Management, a franchisee of Buffalo Wild Wings (“BWW”). PCF has four restaurants in the Los Angeles area, with four additional units in development. Webb’s leadership and advocacy for a more equitable restaurant industry earned him a spot on the 2021 NRN Power List.
Former Board Members
Co-Founder and Former President & CEO
Yvette Chappell-Ingram, co-founded the African American Board Leadership Institute with Virgil Roberts in 2011 to develop a pipeline of qualified African American candidates to serve on governing boards. Her work experience with nonprofit organizations spans more than 30 years, and she has served on numerous boards and committees.
Carl Ballton is the former managing director and deputy group head of Corporate Social Responsibility of the Americas at MUFG Union Bank, N.A. He also served as president and chief executive officer of the MUFG Union Bank Foundation. Ballton is active on the boards of Occidental College, Southern California Grantmakers, Goodwill Industries of Southern California, Southern California Business Development Corporation, and the African American Board Leadership Institute.
Reveta Bowers is the former head of school at The Center for Early Education. A leader in her community and in the field of education, Bowers has served as board chair of the California Community Foundation, an outside director of the Walt Disney Company, as past president of the Fulfillment Fund’s Board of Governors, and as a board member of the National Association of Independent Schools.
Eugene Boykins, founding past board member, is president of the Boykins Business Managing & Marketing Consulting Group. He retired from Nestle USA after holding a range of marketing and executive management positions. Boykins has held executive positions or owned entrepreneurial ventures in both the U.S. and Caribbean countries.
Yolanda J. Gorman, MBA, Ph.D.
Dr. Gorman has more than 25 years of experience as a successful organizational consultant specializing in nonprofit management. She has assisted nonprofit organizations with infrastructure and resource development and has provided program and strategic planning, research and evaluation, board training, and organizational development services.
Paul C. Hudson
Paul C. Hudson is the founder of Hudson & Holland Advisors, LLC, a financial advisory firm that advises and assists nonprofit organizations with strategic restructures, including nonprofit collaborations, mergers, partnerships, cooperatives and other strategic alliances. His nonprofit practice includes executive coaching and financial workshops for senior executives and board members.
Mr. Jones, CEO & Chief Strategist of The Citizen Jones Companies, is an innovative connector, and passionate community builder whose career spans the worlds of philanthropy, non-profits, politics, government, communications, travel, and social entrepreneurship.
Larry Taylor, Ph.D.
Dr. Larry Taylor is a seasoned independent corporate director, having served on publicly traded, privately-owned, advisory and non-profit boards. Currently he is the President and board member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (Pacific Southwest) and Audit Committee Chairman for the Claremont Graduate University board of trustees.
President & CEO
Jonathan Sandville is a dynamic and results-oriented leader with two decades of experience and a strong track record in developing corporate partnerships, leveraging venture philanthropy, and structuring opportunities that blend public, philanthropic, and private support.
Programs and Placement Coordinator
Kayla Robinson serves the AABLI community as its relationship builder. Robinson’s responsibilities include program implementation and placement services as well as general office administrative assistance. Prior to joining AABLI, she worked with other nonprofits building relationships with corporate partners, donors, and volunteer stewardship in the Los Angeles and San Diego communities.
Shaqreua “Qreua” George
Associate Programs Coordinator
Shaqreua George supports the day-to-day operations of the organization while assisting with AABLI programs, placement and development. George’s responsibilities also include data maintenance and general administrative support. Before joining the AABLI team, her work with nonprofit organizations focused on education, equal access, community collaboration, and program development.