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Heather Cleary

Heather Cleary

Heather Cleary is Peninsula Family Service’s Chief Executive Officer since January 1st, 2016. A San Mateo resident and a Bay Area native, she joined Peninsula Family Service in 2010 as Chief Financial Officer. She received her degree in Business Administration from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and got her professional start as an accountant at Arthur Andersen where she earned her CPA license. She obtained her Master’s in Public Administration degree at San…

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Rob Lajoie

Rob Lajoie

A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, Rob joined Peninsula Family Service in 2012 after spending over 30 years in the financial services sector. As Vice President of Financial Empowerment, he oversees our vehicle loan program, Lending Circles, Start2Save, Second Careers and financial workshops. Outside of work, Rob continues his community involvement by serving as co-chair of the Luminaria sub-committee for the American Cancer Society’s Pleasanton Relay for Life, and has been a Kainos…

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Susan Houston

Susan Houston is a recognized leader in the field of services for older adults in San Mateo County, California. For more than twenty years, Susan has provided direct services, managed programs and staff, and successfully developed and implemented new services based on the changing needs of older adults and the community at Peninsula Family Service. Susan has a Bachelor of Arts in both Social Work and Spanish and has completed Masters level courses in Counseling/…

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Vikki Davis

Throughout my 15 years of professional experience in HR leadership and consulting roles, my expertise consists of strong performance in all of the HR disciplines. Among my strengths are demonstrated relationship-building skills, strategic management and team-building capabilities, as well as my commitment to maintaining a work environment that values human capital. Specialties: Human Resources management, leadership development, employee relations, performance management, workforce planning, recruiting, talent management, compensation strategy, wage and salary administration, employee benefits, legal…

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Inessa Shishmanyan

Inessa Shishmanyan

Inessa moved from Boston to the Bay Area in 2010. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science from the Armenian Polytechnic University of Yerevan. She also holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Management and Negotiation from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. After moving to California, she attended Santa Clara University, where she earned a graduate certificate of advanced accounting proficiency. Inessa has built her career in the non-profit sector as she believes in…

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