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Donnalyn's career at the GGRA began in 2001, giving her resident sage status among our ranks. She leads GGRA’s efforts to educate members, oversees the GGRA’s Food Safety Certification Program, and directs the GGRA Scholarship Foundation that provides annual scholarships to students working their way up in the industry. Donnalyn sits on advisory boards for City College Culinary and Hospitality program, San Francisco State University Hospitality Management and SFUSD Academy of Hospitality & Tourism, to assist students with job shadow or internship opportunities.
Brian Morton has 38 years of construction experience managing a wide variety of project types including the oversight of jobs at the San Francisco International airport, the Four Seasons and St. Regis Towers, San Francisco’s sewer treatment systems, the China Town Branch Library and Webcor’s Transbay Transit Center project, the largest public works project ever undertaken in Northern California, valued at $1.4 billion. His experience spans public works, mixed-use, and design-build projects.
Andrew Lindsay currently serves as the VP of Corporate Development at Jawbone, a venture-backed consumer electronics and wearable products company. Prior to this role, Andrew advised clients on corporate strategy as a consultant for McKinsey & Company and on corporate transactions as a member of Merrill Lynch's mergers and acquisitions team. Andrew earned a law degree at Harvard Law School, an MBA at Harvard Business School and a BS in Biology from Howard University.
Based in San Francisco with 20-years of financial services industry experience, Katy Johnson is the Regional Manager for the Wells Fargo At WorkSM program for the Pacific North Region. Katy and her team enable employers to bring the depth, breadth, and convenience of financial education and Wells Fargo directly to the employees at their workplace.
Charlie Hale is the Head of Global Public Policy and Community Partnerships at Pinterest. Prior to Pinterest he was at Google where he managed public policy for Google[x], which included the self-driving car project, Project Loon, Project Wing and other initiatives. He also managed geopolitical policy for Google Maps, Earth and Streetview, as well as Google’s Access division. Previously, Charlie worked for the State Department in Washington DC and Egypt. He is a co-founder of the Global Health Corps, a nonprofit operating in East Africa and the United States.
Paul Giusti was born in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood. Today, Paul and his wife, also a native San Franciscan, live in the Diamond Heights neighborhood of San Francisco.
For the last 39 years Paul has worked in almost every facet of Recology Operations serving as Route Dispatcher, Customer Service Manager, Chief Operations Manager, and Business Unit Manager.