Roger Brooks, Job Forum Vice Chairman
Roger backs up the Job Forum with leadership oversight as needed and particularly with contributions to our efforts to explore new forms of outreach.
Bill Pollak, Director of Special Events
Bill spearheads and helps develop special events to help Job Hunters and build awareness. These include industry-focused events, joint sponsored events, “University Nights at the Job Forum” where we work with university alumni or career groups to offer a job search event. The Job Forum and an organization co-host an event, providing an exciting evening of networking, career advice. We provide turn-key career events to organizations, associations, businesses who partner with us to offer a special Job Forum branded for their group. (Please contact Bill Pollak at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill out the volunteer form below if you are interested in co-hosting an event with the Job Forum.) Non-profits or industry associations are welcome to sponsor a career event along with the Job Forum.
Penni Hudis, Job Forum Director of Fundraising
Penni helps to attract the financial and sponsorship support necessary for our Job Forum community service efforts to continue. She is providing the necessary vision, leadership, and fundraising skills that will enable the organization to achieve its fundraising targets and embark on more regular advertising and a needed organizational development program.
Christina Sahagun, Tina Choi, Kathy Mark and Anurag Jain, Co-Directors of Panelist Recruitment and Onboarding
Christina, Tina, Kathy and Anu help to interview, vet, train and welcome new panelist volunteers. (Please fill out the Job Forum Volunteer Form if you are interested in volunteering with the Job Forum) They are assisted by other Job Forum volunteers, who help us to identify great additional talent from SF Bay Area businesses and non profits who may want to join us as members of the Job Forum panel.
Don Siler, Manager of Outreach and Networking
Don helps us by spearheading efforts to network on behalf of The Job Forum and keeps us aware of individuals to meet and opportunities to collaborate around the SF Bay Area.
Kathy Mark, Special Projects Manager
Kathy contributes to the special initiatives of The Job Forum both by participating and contributing in leadership roles at our events and by contributing “behind the scenes” in a wide variety of valuable ways and on projects.
Ellie Dailey, Social Media Manager
Ellie has been working globally in Corporate Recruitment for the past 20 years.
Initially with Investment Banks in London to Sovereign Wealth Funds in Dubai & the Middle
East, to Regional Talent Acquisition leadership for VISA in Singapore & Asia. She’s been working with Tech firms in the Bay Area for the past 6 years. She is also assisting in keeping the Job Forum’s followers across all social media platforms up to date and engaged.
Mansi Gandhi, Job Forum Social Media Volunteer
Mansi is a digital marketing professional with skills in Social Media Marketing, SEO, SEM, Display Advertising, Email Marketing, and Google Analytics. Previously, she worked for 6 years for an Investment Bank as part of their compliance team. She has a Digital Marketing Nanodegree from Udacity, Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai and is also a certified Company Secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. Mansi is an enthusiastic professional focused on professional growth and has a constant desire to learn. Outside of work, Mansi enjoys spending time with her husband and son.
Nancy Longo, Communications and Job Forum Video Producer; Kyuri Kim, Photographer and Videographer
Nancy plans, shoots, develops, and keeps current the video marketing for the Job Forum and assists with marketing and social media ideas. Kyuri Kim has been a videographer and photographer since 2005. She was trained at Academy of Art University. Kyuri volunteers with The Job Forum providing photos and videos for the events and sponsored talks.
Roger Brooks, Laura Haggerty, Arthur Young, and Bill Pollak, members of the Job Forum Marketing Committee
The group works to identify marketing outreach programs to build awareness that the Job Forum offers job search coaching at Wed evening meetings. The marketing committee meets during the year to provide input and ideas, working with Janet Beach and Jessica Weber.
Arik Warren, Job Forum Marketing Assistant
Arik supports and assists Janet Beach, the Chairman, in organizing the approximately 50 Job Forum events per year and works to increase awareness of the Job Forum and communicate to job seekers about the free Wednesday evening Job Forum meetings. He keeps the Job Forum volunteer directory up to date and handles the regular listing of the Job Forum in various online community listings, Eventbrite, MeetUp, SF Business Times, SF Chamber of Commerce, Monster, and so on.