Board of Directors

 

 

Natalie Hill
President/Executive Director

Prior to founding HoldYou Foundation, Natalie worked as Foundation Manager in corporate philanthropy for nine years for an organization that supported community non-profit organizations throughout Southern California. She is passionate about the non-profit sector and has initiated fundraising efforts for many charitable causes.  She has also served on the Board of Directors for Friends of El Faro, which sustains an orphanage in Tijuana, Mexico. For many years, she and her friends traveled to Casa Hogar Sion to work at the home and care for the children. 

Natalie lives in Los Angeles with her husband Dominic, who is a teacher and musician, and their daughter Simone. Together, they enjoy finding adventure in their vintage camper "Georgie.”

 

Laurel Carini
Secretary

Laurel is thrilled to be a part of HoldYou Foundation and its mission to help other parents and families who are in the same position she once was. When a child is suddenly struck with a tragic accident or illness; the only thing a parent wants to do, is take care of them. Laurel feels very blessed that she was able to rely on outside support which gave her the ability to be there for the crucial days in Taylor’s recovery. HoldYou is Laurel’s opportunity to pay it forward; bring the support she received to others in need, and be a part of a foundation that will make a difference.

 

Sean Cooley
Treasurer

Sean Cooley is an accomplished film and commercial Producer living in Los Angeles. Sean brings decades of volunteer and fund raising experience with local non-profits including the L.A. Shanti Foundation, The Liberty Hill Foundation and The Friends of El Faro. He is also a Trustee of the Producers Health Benefits Plan, a multi-employer group health benefits plan providing health insurance to thousands of commercial production employees nationwide. 

 

Jake White
Board Member

Jake is responsible for the communication and marketing initiatives of the HoldYou Foundation.  He is currently involved or has held volunteer positions with local philanthropies including: Minds Matter, L.A. Shares, and IABC-LA. He is an independent marketing consultant specializing in launching innovative solutions and providing branding and public relations support. Jake remains involved with several programs from his alma maters The University of Kansas and University of Southern California.

 

Tiffany Harris
Board Member

Tiffany is the Co-Founder and CEO of Shane's Inspiration, a global non-profit dedicated to creating social inclusion for children with disabilities through the creation of inclusive playgrounds and education programs that unite children of all abilities. She currently serves on the advisory board of Ready To Succeed, an innovative Career Accelerator program on a mission to increase the college and career success of underrepresented and former foster youth.  Tiffany is honored to be serving on the Board of Directors for the HoldYou Foundation and looks forward to being a part of the future growth of this vital and life sustaining organization for children and their families.

 
 

Advisory Board

 

 

Sam kraemer
General Counsel, pacific union La

Judith enright
attorney, enright & ocheltree, llp

Nicole Balsamo
Executive VIce president, external affairs, segerstrom center for the arts

Randi kreeft
Gallery Director, The loft at Liz's

Hollis dohr
student ambassador