Susan Catlin Stilwell

Susan Stilwell is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of AIM. Susan graduated cum laude from UCLA and received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Santa Clara School of Law. After practicing law in San Francisco, Susan moved back to the Monterey Peninsula, where she was born and raised and is the owner and president of Stilwell, Inc., a hospitality company. She has served on numerous non-profit boards, including the SPCA Monterey County, Carmel Chamber of Commerce, and National Junior Tennis League in San Francisco, and was a member of the National Charity League and Carmel Rotary.

Judge Marla Anderson

Marla Anderson has been a judge of the Superior Court of California, County of Monterey, for over 23 years and has presided over a variety of trial calendars, to include criminal, family law, juvenile, probate, and civil law. In addition to her trial court duties, Judge Anderson serves as a member of the Judicial Council of California, the policy-making body of the California judicial branch. Marla received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of California – Davis School Of Law, a Master of Arts in Communications from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor of Arts from Loma Linda University. Judge Anderson was awarded the 2015 Monterey County Women Lawyers Association Lady Justice Award for Lifetime Achievement in Legal Advocacy and Community Service.

Virdette L. Brumm, PH.D.

Virdette Brumm is a clinical neuropsychologist in Behavioral Health Services at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Her clinical focus is on the neurocognitive evaluation of pediatric and adult patients with disorders affecting brain function. Virdette obtained B.A. and M.A. degrees in English Literature from the University of California Berkeley. She received an M.S. and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Southern California and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the UCLA School of Medicine. In addition to patient care, she has conducted clinical research related to neurocognitive dysfunction in pediatric and adult disorders and was a member of the Committee on Clinical Investigations at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.

Jessica Canning

Jessica Canning joined Canning Properties Group, after spending ten years as the global research director of venture capital and private equity for Dow Jones. Jessica graduated from Santa Clara University in 2002 with a degree in economics. Over her career with Dow Jones, she managed teams in San Francisco, New York, London, Barcelona, and Shanghai, and also helped launch a corporate earnings data feed for algorithmic traders. A Pebble Beach native and alumnus of Stevenson school, she coaches their girls’ basketball team.

Catherine Hambley, Ph.D.

Catherine Hambley is the owner and founder of LeapFrog Consulting, which provides executive coaching, leadership, organizational development, and team building. She earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of British Columbia, a master’s in psychology from Cal State Chico and a doctorate in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Catherine has served on numerous nonprofit boards including Hospice Giving Foundation, Big Sur International Marathon, Unchained, and the Center for Photographic Art.

William J. Hill

William Hill is the owner and CEO of Sentry Alarm Systems of America Corp, with operations in Monterey, Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, and San Luis Obispo. Bill attended Indiana University and Harvard Business School. He served as past president of Peninsula Outreach, which provides housing/meals for the homeless and women at risk. He served as president of the corporate counsel at the Crummer School of Business at Rollins College. Bill is a former board member of Orange County Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Christian High School, and the founder and president of ECHS Foundation, which provides educational scholarships to high school children deemed at risk.

Nancy Kotowski, Ph.D.

Nancy Kotowski is the retired Monterey County Superintendent of Schools. She earned her BS from the University of Dayton, Master’s degree from Northwestern, and Ph.D. from USC. In 2010, Dr. Kotowski was recognized by the California County Superintendents Association as the “Champion of Public Education and of Students in California.” In 2014, she was honored by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, receiving the prestigious “Public Official of the Year” award. As a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, Africa, Nancy was recognized as a Volunteer of the Year for her development work in education.

Dean Maynard

Dean Maynard is President of The Maynard Group, Inc., a telecommunications company based in Santa Cruz, which he founded during high school. He has served as an advisory board member with Cisco, is an ongoing SME speaker on hospitality communications systems, is a member of the QYTF steering committee, and is presently the chair of the Diversity Center Santa Cruz annual gala. His company is recognized as one of AT&T’s top partners and works with more than 3,000 clients. Dean volunteers in the community, assisting several organizations with event planning, logistics, and audiovisuals.

Tara Ryan

Tara Ryan is Chief Marketing Officer at Swrve and has more than 25 years experience in managing strategic, global marketing programs for technology businesses. Tara earned a BA from UCLA and a master’s from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

Mark Stilwell

Mark Stilwell retired from senior management at Pebble Beach Company, where he still serves as a consultant on real estate and legal matters. Mark graduated cum laude from Yale and with highest honors from George Washington Law School, where he also served as Editor-in-Chief of The Law Review. Mark previously served on the Board of Trustees for Carmel Unified School District, an elected position from 2013-2019. He has served on numerous other boards, including Carmel Youth Baseball, Carmel Chamber of Commerce, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.