Program Schedule

10:30am - Luncheon Registration & Social Responsibility Resource Fair


11:00am – 11:10am - Opening Remarks


11:10am – 11:30am - “Compassion & Mental Health” with Keynote Speaker, Richard Afable, M.D.

  • Dr. Afable shares how BeWellOC, a community-based mental health organization, will bring together public, private, academic and faith-based organizations to provide a viable solution to mental healthcare in Orange County.


11:30am – 12:15pm     Lunch


12:15 pm – 1:45 pm       Panel Sessions

The Influence of Corporate Philanthropy & Social Impact

Listen to a dialogue with grantors on their priorities and partnerships with social service agencies & non-profit organizations, and the impact of their social responsibility initiatives within the communities they serve. 

Panelists Include:

  • Rockette Ewell, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility & Foundation, U.S. Bank
  • Tina Javid, Public Affairs Manager, SoCalGas Co
  • Stacie Sasaki, Vice President & Global Head of Campus Recruitment, PIMCO
  • Jack Toan, Vice President of Wells Fargo Bank & Wells Fargo Foundation

The Value of Partnerships

Panelists will explore the collaboration among higher education, community organizations and non-profits who provide a benefit to the diverse needs of communities  and address social issues such as homelessness, veteran and foster youth needs.

Panelists include:

  • Keith Curry, Ed.D., President/CEO, Compton College
  • Becks Heyhoe, Senior Manager, United to End Homelessness, Orange County United Way
  • Brigadier General (CA) Denton Knapp, Director, Goodwill OC’s Tierney Center for Veterans Service
  • Chris Simonsen, CEO, Orangewood Foundation