EXECUTIVE TEAM Alfred Cheung

Alfred Cheung, CEO and Co-founder
Alfred has over 16 years of technology management experience within the philanthropic and government programs management sector. He held CIO positions in government agencies and national foundations. A multifaceted career, Alfred worked as a business associate at Deloitte, started a venture in a creative work space, principal consultant for data and analytics on state and national campaigns. He also took part in a U.S. Air Force research study on veterans’ care and it's system effectiveness.

Alfred developed smarter data and technology based on market driven models to improve compliance and other operating efficiencies for funders and services providers so that they can focus on their clients and communities.

 

 

  Tony Ferguson

Anthony Ferguson, Business Affairs and Development and Co-founder
Tony has been practicing contractual law for the last 25 years. He has extensive affordable housing development experience in the Chicago, IL areas. Tony has been involved in a number of startups focused on both business development and channel partnership building. He is committed to building businesses and the community and has expertise in structuring and negotiating profitable deals that deliver long-term value.

 

 

  Quy Nguyen

Quy Nguyen, Product Manager and Co-Founder
Quy has over 13 years of experience in managing and deploying software projects for non-profit organizations, small businesses, and corporate entities. He specializes in full stack web development technologies and consultation in the areas of open-source content management system, enterprise, e-commerce, and custom build solutions. 

Previously held positions at Dell, Progress, Applied Materials, Solta Medical, Confoe, and Embarcadero Technologies, he has written applications for real time service coordination, business process management, time management tracking, customers outreach, systems data integration, analytics, and dashboard reporting. 

His works currently span across the GoodMojo platform to help government agencies, socially engaged organizations, service providers, and change-makers better coordinate with people and social services.

 

 

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Kate Yoak, Interim VP of Engineering
Kate is a software engineer first, technology executive, tech founder and a start-up enthusiast with nearly twenty years of building start-up products. She focuses on providing vision and execution for turning business ideas into successful products backed by technology.

Kate values culture as the vehicle that brings the best in people: creativity, ingenuity, dedication and passion. Kate had the opportunity to attend Caltech on scholarship, she is passionate to provide mentorship to kids that will be the next generation engineers.

 

 

  Blair Bolden

Blair Bolden, VP of Business Development
Mr. Bolden has been in various sectors of technology for over 20 years.  Blair's career has spanned manufacturing and process design in Aerospace and Silicon Valley to sales and business development.  Blair’s strategic and business development skills has enabled key organizations to scale at an accelerated rate resulted in an IPO of an early internet-based telecommunication startup.

Blair lives by the motto of his fraternity of more than 30 years, “first of all, servants of all, we shall up lift all.” It is with this passion that Blair founded Parents of Children of African Decent designed to close the achievement gap in public education system. It has been a model that since been accepted throughout the Oakland unified school district.

 

 

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Charlie Jurczak, Chief Developer
Charlie has more than 16 years of experience in developing and maintaining grants management systems. He has been in the software development industry for over 30 years. He holds advanced degrees in both electrical and software engineering.

Charles worked in a number of Fortune 500 companies like AT&T, Bank of America and Apple. His work includes QuickTime, a media player that has been a favorite digital authoring tool in professional production studios for years.

In the past several years, Charlie has also worked on several software development projects for the City and County of San Francisco. One of the projects has enabled the city’s public works department to report and provide assessments of worksites by mobile devices.

 

  Astrid Zometa

Astrid Zometa, Program Success
Astrid is a program administrator with an emphasis on processes, procedures, and systems. She has worked with low-income communities of color throughout her professional life; focusing on community, economic, and workforce development programs.

She brings a unique perspective to our team, having been a direct service provider in the early years of her career with the Mission Economic Development Agency. Astrid then moved on to working in city government at the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Community Development, Mayor’s Office of Housing, and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. As a seasoned program officer, Astrid provided technical assistance and support to her portfolio of grantees and worked to create new programs that would benefit low-income populations.

As a result of her experience, Astrid has in-depth understanding of the challenges both municipalities and non-profits face. Within our team, her focus is on bridging knowledge and information between our users and our product development team.

 

     
DATA & OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS  chun kevin

Kevin Chun, Ph.D.
Kevin M. Chun, PhD is Professor of Psychology and Co-Founder of Asian American Studies. He completed his BS in Psychology at Santa Clara University, PhD in Clinical Psychology at UCLA, and Psychology Internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

His research focuses on family acculturation processes and their relation to health and psychosocial adjustment for Asian American immigrants. Dr. Chun is currently Co-Principal Investigator for the "Chinese Family Diabetes Education Project," a collaborative research study between UCSF, USF, Cameron House, and North East Medical Services in San Francisco. This four-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is the first in the nation to develop and test a cognitive-behavioral type 2 diabetes management intervention for Chinese American immigrants.

 

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Phillip Akutsu, Ph.D.
Phillip D. Akutsu is a professor of psychology at California State University. Phillip previously was a faculty member in the American Culture Program and Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at UCLA where he served as a research associate at the National Research Center on Asian American Mental Health and completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Mental Health and Social Welfare Group at UC-Berkeley. For several years, he was a research fellow with the Center for Mental Health Services Research at UC-Berkeley and a faculty member with the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto, CA. before joining the faculty at University of Michigan. His research focuses on the negative impact of prejudice/discrimination for ethnic minority groups, problem conceptualization and recognition of mental illness, and the help-seeking and service delivery systems for ethnic minority groups.

 

  Kafi Payne

Kafi Payne, Ed.D.
Kafi’s prior experience include serving as the Director of Talent Development in Oakland Unified School District, supporting recruitment and employee development, Kafi Payne held positions as Manager of New Teacher Support & Development, Coordinator of Beginning Teacher Support & Assessment, Site Administrator, and middle and high school teacher. Kafi earned her BA from Emory University and MAs in education and education leadership from San Francisco State University and REACH Institute, respectively. Her research focuses on the development of coaching practice. She focuses on the understanding of data and program alignment.

Kafi spends her creative energy as an amazing dance and yoga instructor. 

 

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Grant Gealy
Grant is a recent graduate of University of California Berkeley. He attained his BA in Economics after studying aboard at London School of Economics on developmental economics and solo growth model, specifically the concept of multiple equilibrium.

Grant honed in his skills through development and implementation of new sale models with several companies. Notably, an energy renewable incubator mentoring new energy companies.

Grant bridges between the GoodMojo data and outcome experts and the engineering team to ensure our bench-to-practice model runs smoothly.

 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

 

Alfred Cheung, CEO and Co-founder
Alfred has over 16 years of technology management experience within the philanthropic and government programs management sector. He held CIO positions in government agencies and national foundations. A multifaceted career, Alfred worked as a business associate at Deloitte, started a venture in a creative work space, principal consultant for data and analytics on state and national campaigns. He also took part in a U.S. Air Force research study on veterans’ care and it's system effectiveness.

Alfred developed smarter data and technology based on market driven models to improve compliance and other operating efficiencies for funders and services providers so that they can focus on their clients and communities.

 

Anthony Ferguson
Business Affairs and Development and Co-founder

Tony has been practicing contractual law for the last 25 years. He has extensive affordable housing development experience in the /chicago, IL areas. Tony has been involved in a number of startups focused on both business development and channel partnership building. He is committed to building businesses and the community and has expertise in structuring and negotiating profitable deals that deliver long-term value.

 

Quy Nguyen, Product Manager and Co-Founder
Quy has over 13 years of experience in managing and deploying software projects for non-profit organizations, small businesses, and corporate entities. He specializes in full stack web development technologies and consultation in the areas of open-source content management system, enterprise, e-commerce, and custom build solutions. 

Previously held positions at Dell, Progress, Applied Materials, Solta Medical, Confoe, and Embarcadero Technologies, he has written applications for real time service coordination, business process management, time management tracking, customers outreach, systems data integration, analytics, and dashboard reporting. 

His works currently span across the GoodMojo platform to help government agencies, socially engaged organizations, service providers, and change-makers better coordinate with people and social services.

 

Kate Yoak, Interim VP of Engineering
Kate is a software engineer first, technology executive, tech founder and a start-up enthusiast with nearly twenty years of building start-up products. She focuses on providing vision and execution for turning business ideas into successful products backed by technology.

Kate values culture as the vehicle that brings the best in people: creativity, ingenuity, dedication and passion. Kate had the opportunity to attend Caltech on scholarship, she is passionate to provide mentorship to kids that will be the next generation engineers.

 

Blair Bolden, VP of Business Development
Mr. Bolden has been in various sectors of technology for over 20 years.  Blair's career has spanned manufacturing and process design in Aerospace and Silicon Valley to sales and business development.  Blair’s strategic and business development skills has enabled key organizations to scale at an accelerated rate resulted in an IPO of an early internet-based telecommunication startup.

Blair lives by the motto of his fraternity of more than 30 years, “first of all, servants of all, we shall up lift all.” It is with this passion that Blair founded Parents of Children of African Decent designed to close the achievement gap in public education system. It has been a model that since been accepted throughout the Oakland unified school district.

 

Charlie Jurczak, Chief Developer
Charlie has more than 16 years of experience in developing and maintaining grants management systems. He has been in the software development industry for over 30 years. He holds advanced degrees in both electrical and software engineering.

Charles worked in a number of Fortune 500 companies like AT&T, Bank of America and Apple. His work includes QuickTime, a media player that has been a favorite digital authoring tool in professional production studios for years.

In the past several years, Charlie has also worked on several software development projects for the City and County of San Francisco. One of the projects has enabled the city’s public works department to report and provide assessments of worksites by mobile devices.

 

Astrid Zometa, Program Success
Astrid is a program administrator with an emphasis on processes, procedures, and systems. She has worked with low-income communities of color throughout her professional life; focusing on community, economic, and workforce development programs.

She brings a unique perspective to our team, having been a direct service provider in the early years of her career with the Mission Economic Development Agency. Astrid then moved on to working in city government at the San Francisco Mayor’s Office of Community Development, Mayor’s Office of Housing, and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency. As a seasoned program officer, Astrid provided technical assistance and support to her portfolio of grantees and worked to create new programs that would benefit low-income populations.

As a result of her experience, Astrid has in-depth understanding of the challenges both municipalities and non-profits face. Within our team, her focus is on bridging knowledge and information between our users and our product development team.

DATA & OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS

 

Kevin Chun, Ph.D.
Kevin M. Chun, PhD is Professor of Psychology and Co-Founder of Asian American Studies. He completed his BS in Psychology at Santa Clara University, PhD in Clinical Psychology at UCLA, and Psychology Internship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.

His research focuses on family acculturation processes and their relation to health and psychosocial adjustment for Asian American immigrants. Dr. Chun is currently Co-Principal Investigator for the "Chinese Family Diabetes Education Project," a collaborative research study between UCSF, USF, Cameron House, and North East Medical Services in San Francisco. This four-year study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, is the first in the nation to develop and test a cognitive-behavioral type 2 diabetes management intervention for Chinese American immigrants.

 

Phillip Akutsu, Ph.D.
Phillip D. Akutsu is a professor of psychology at California State University. Phillip previously was a faculty member in the American Culture Program and Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology at UCLA where he served as a research associate at the National Research Center on Asian American Mental Health and completed a post-doctoral fellowship with the Mental Health and Social Welfare Group at UC-Berkeley. For several years, he was a research fellow with the Center for Mental Health Services Research at UC-Berkeley and a faculty member with the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in Palo Alto, CA. before joining the faculty at University of Michigan. His research focuses on the negative impact of prejudice/discrimination for ethnic minority groups, problem conceptualization and recognition of mental illness, and the help-seeking and service delivery systems for ethnic minority groups.

 

Kafi Payne, Ed.D.
Kafi’s prior experience include serving as the Director of Talent Development in Oakland Unified School District, supporting recruitment and employee development, Kafi Payne held positions as Manager of New Teacher Support & Development, Coordinator of Beginning Teacher Support & Assessment, Site Administrator, and middle and high school teacher. Kafi earned her BA from Emory University and MAs in education and education leadership from San Francisco State University and REACH Institute, respectively. Her research focuses on the development of coaching practice. She focuses on the understanding of data and program alignment.

Kafi spends her creative energy as an amazing dance and yoga instructor. 

 

Grant Gealy
Grant is a recent graduate of University of California Berkeley. He attained his BA in Economics after studying aboard at London School of Economics on developmental economics and solo growth model, specifically the concept of multiple equilibrium.

Grant honed in his skills through development and implementation of new sale models with several companies. Notably, an energy renewable incubator mentoring new energy companies.

Grant bridges between the GoodMojo data and outcome experts and the engineering team to ensure our bench-to-practice model runs smoothly.