Charlie Hale

Charlie Hale

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

Paul Giusti

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. 

Ximena Delgado

Ximena Delgado

Ximena A. Delgado is a Senior Vice President and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) Program Manager in the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. She manages the Foundation’s Asset Building, Native American, and Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) portfolios at a national level. She engages in issues relating to community development, neighborhood preservation, community revitalization, economic mobility and D&I.

Jeanine Cotter

Jeanine Cotter

Jeanine co-founded Luminalt to bring clean, reliable, local power to cities and create quality jobs for residents. One of few women CEOs in solar, and one of fewer still who holds the company’s contractors license, she is widely considered an industry expert.  Jeanine is on several national and local committees focused on establishing solar industry standards, renewable energy advocacy, creation of inner city jobs, small business and sustainable business practices.

Kevin Carroll

Kevin Carroll

Kevin Carroll is the Executive Director of the Hotel Council of San Francisco.   The Hotel Council was established in 1987 as a non-profit organization to represent all segments of the Hotel Industry.   Kevin serves as the key community liaison between the Hotel Council and City, State, and National Government Agencies as well as travel industry organizations. 

Edward Battista

Edward Battista

Edward (Ed) Battista serves as the Vice President of Human Resources for Sutter Health, responsible for San Francisco and North Bay Area Hospitals. Sutter Health's not-for-profit system provides comprehensive medical services in more than 100 Northern CA communities and employs over 50,000.

Prior to joining Sutter, Ed worked for seven years for HCA at several hospitals in its California market, most recently as VP, HR. HCA is a leading hospital operator with over 165 hospitals in the U.S.

Prior to HCA, Ed served as HR Director at Mee Memorial Health System in California.