Mary McBride

Board President

Mary is an Educational Specialist for K-12 at Ocean Grove Charter School, having served for many years as a K-6 teacher in the San Jose area.  She is the recipient of several awards from various school districts and has served in leadership and event coordinator roles in a variety of school and district committees, including … Continued

Coleman Andrews

Board Vice President

Coleman is CEO and Chief Investment Officer of RMWC, managing strategies primarily in private credit markets. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the DAPER Investment Fund, a co-investment fund of the Stanford Management Company, which directs the investment of the Stanford University endowment. He also serves as a global advisor to … Continued

Juliana Andersen

Board Vice President

Juliana has served on the board of First Resort Pregnancy Care Center, coordinating successful fundraising events, as well as working on board governance and vision-casting.  For several years she pursued a career as a teacher and Instructional Specialist in California and Switzerland, teaching first through third grades at a school for learning differences, as well … Continued

Cheryl Townsend Wood

Cheryl became passionate about women’s health issues following mission trips to Kenya and Ethiopia, and inspiration from her daughter, a public health professional. Through their many discussions, she learned that many girls drop out of school when they begin menstruation, and she began exploring solutions to this problem. Cheryl began her active involvement with Achungo … Continued

Kathy Fisher

Achungo Volunteer Coordinator (Ambassadors)

Kathy Fisher grew up in suburban Philadelphia, moving to the Boston area to attend Gordon College, where she subsequently lived and worked for 11 years. She completed a Master’s degree in Counseling and an advanced degree in School Psychology and held positions at a private school as a counselor, teacher and admissions officer. After moving … Continued

Monte Fisher

Executive Director

Monte Fisher grew up in Palo Alto, California, eventually completing a computer science degree and spending almost 25 years in software (development, consulting, professional services) at many well-known technology companies before finding his real career with Achungo.  He is married to Kathy and their somewhat dispersed household includes Aaron, Ryan, Jason and Katya. As part … Continued