Vice President of Operations
As Vice President of Operations, Joan provides leadership, management, and vision to achieve the goals and strategic growth of the organization and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. Joan comes to There with Care with extensive, varied experience in non-profit leadership, corporate systems consulting, and academics. Joan served as Chief of Staff and President for a national real-food education non-profit.
Prior to that, her experience included a combined 25 years of corporate systems consulting and academics. As a tenured business professor at Long Beach City College for 13 years, Joan worked with many students of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds having varying and often extreme needs – students who forever positively changed her outlook on life. Joan has a Bachelor of Business Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire and a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.