A Heart For Those Struggling With Addiction.

Our Board

The Phoenix House California Board of Directors is a diverse group of business, nonprofit and innovative leaders and thinkers — all with a heart for helping those struggling with addiction and mental health disorders.

Timothy Noonan

Chairman

Tim Noonan is President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockton Pacific Series, where he channels his 37 years of experience in the insurance industry and executive leadership to drive the company’s extraordinary growth and stance as an industry innovator. Lockton Companies is the world’s largest independent insurance brokerage with 7,000 professionals who advise 52,000 clients around the globe on protecting their people, property and reputations.

Hayko Aldzhikyan

Member

Hayko Aldzhikyan is President of ServiceMaster by C2C, a disaster restoration services company. He has served in this role since 2010. Prior to ServiceMaster, he formed Coast to Coast Restoration, an independent restoration and reconstruction business.

Brad de Koning

Member

Brad de Koning is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Mercury Partners, LLC, an investment company focused on acquiring and operating founder-owned businesses. He is also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of DirectMed Parts & Service, LLC, a company his firm acquired in 2017.

Michael Dwyer

Member

Michael Dwyer is the Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs at JAKKS Pacific, Inc., American’s third largest publicly traded toy company. Michael began his career serving as an active duty Captain in the U.S Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps in the positions of Prosecutor, Defense Counsel and Chief of Legal Assistance.

Michael Kraus

Member

Coming soon.

John-Paul Motley

Member

John-Paul Motley is Managing Partner of O’Melveny’s Los Angeles office and Chair of the Firm’s Capital Markets Practice. He previously served on the Firm’s Policy Committee. John-Paul has experience in securities law matters, mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate law matters. He represents issuers and underwriters in equity offerings, such as initial public offerings, private placements, and secondary offerings, as well as debt offerings, from high-yield offerings to investment grade issuances. In addition, John-Paul advises public companies with securities law compliance, disclosure issues, and corporate governance matters.

Geoffrey M. Nathanson

Member

Coming soon.

Mary R. Hale, MS, CHC

Member

Coming soon.

Deborah Festa

Member

Deborah Festa is a partner of Milbank LLP, where she leads the firm’s West Coast securitization and investment management practices. She has over twenty years of experience representing institutional investment managers and other clients in complex finance, structured finance and securitization matters, including related warehouse financing arrangements, refinancings, M&A activity, and regulatory counseling.

Peter Steckelman

Member

Peter Steckelman is senior vice president of business and legal affairs for Tennis Channel, a television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. He leads and executes the channel’s initiatives in tournament rights licensing, affiliate distribution, original programming, production, library exploitation as well as marketing, promotion, branding, and social media campaigns.

Valeria Rico

Member

Valeria Rico is the Chief Executive Officer of Confie, the largest and fastest growing personal lines insurance distributor in the United States. The company sells personal insurance to customers across 50 states through a network of approximately 2,500 licensed insurance agents, over 700 retail branches, 8 regional contact centers and 5 general agencies. She was elected to the Phoenix House California Board in 2011.

Jeff Seabold

Member

Jeff Seabold is Vice Chairman of the Capital Corps, LLC, a Community Development Financial Institution. He is an accomplished entrepreneur and senior executive with 28 years of experience in corporate strategy development, sales, business development, operations management, executive leadership, brand development, and management.

Shawna Morris

Member

Shawna R. Morris, MPA, FACHE, is President and Executive Director of Phoenix House California. As the organization’s leader, she oversees all programs and services throughout California.

Hened Ayala

Board Secretary

Coming soon.

Luis Cervantes

Treasurer

Luis Cervantes is responsible for Phoenix house California’s fiscal leadership, financial reporting and capital assets. He has served in the nonprofit sector since 2001 having managed budgets upwards of one-hundred million in annual revenues and over five hundred million in assets.