Encore Fellows

Adita Corrales

Playworks, Campbell, CA
Encore Fellow 2017

Adita Corrales will be applying her experience and expertise honed over a 26-year career at Intel in her
Encore Fellowship with Playworks. Playworks connects recess to a positive school experience and
believes in the unique ability of play to bring out the best in children by providing opportunities to learn
teamwork and conflict resolution skills. During her Encore Fellowship, Adita will be using her
administrative, organizational and computer skills in her role as Playworks operations manager.

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Bob Crum

First 5 of Santa Clara County, San Jose, CA
Encore Fellow 2017

Bob Crum is a veteran of the technology industry with 40 years of sales and marketing experience in
computer and communications at HP, Sun and Cisco. In addition, he has startup experience with a small
Dutch company bringing their business to the US, and is the sole proprietor of his own micro-publishing
business. Bob’s Encore Fellowship is with First 5 of Santa Clara County, where he will be implementing
Encore’s Generation to Generation program, tapping age 50+ volunteers to participate in early
childhood education programs.

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Deborah Henken

Encore.org, San Francisco, California
Encore Fellow 2017

Deborah will be using her 30 years experience building marketing organizations and strategies for non-profit organizations, educational institutions and high tech companies such as HP and Cisco for Encore.org. Deborah is utilizing her experience and skills to increase awareness and demand for the Encore Fellowship Network with sponsors, social-impact organizations and with experienced adults desiring to transition into social impact positions.

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Eric Jaeckle

Oregon Mesa, Portland, Oregon
Encore Fellow 2017

Eric will be utilizing his almost 30 years experience in corporate supply chain and purchasing management as a Business Operations Fellow at Oregon Mesa. He will focus on optimizing administrative functions such as Finance, Operations, and IT. Oregon MESA is a pre-college academic program hosted by Portland State University that equips underrepresented students with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), invention, and 21st-century skills.

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John Benoit

Downtown College Prep, San Jose, California
Encore Fellow 2017

John Benoit is utilizing his engineering and problem-solving skills developed over 27 years at Intel in his Encore Fellowship with Downtown College Prep (DCP). DCP was the first charter high school in Silicon Valley and one of a few schools to believe that all students, regardless of prior academic achievement, can and should be prepared for college success. During his Encore Fellowship, John is providing engineering support for DCP’s High School Engineering Design program and Middle School STEM Program.

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Manny Gamboa

Aspiranet, South San Francisco, California
Encore Fellow 2017

Manny is a Senior Project/Program Manager with over 33 years of
Information Technology experience. He recently retired from Intel
Corporation, where he spent 25 years as a Project Manager, overseeing key
programs, projects and service teams for Intel, including Information
Security and Compliance, Quality Assurance & Standards, and various Agile
Development Teams. Manny is currently engaged with the Quality
Assurance Impact team at Aspiranet, working to improve and automate their
Environment of Care collection, review, and reporting process.

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Maria Biggs

City of San Jose, San Jose, California
Encore Fellow 2017

Maria Biggs is a senior business professional with a technology background and extensive marketing
experience working with large enterprise and startup tech companies. Maria is applying her skills in
strategic partnerships, marketing, and program management in her Encore Fellowship with the City of
San Jose where she is working on Volunteer Policy, Procedure and Program Development.

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Quang-Le Phung Trinh

Aspiranet, South San Franciso, California
Encore Fellow 2017

Quang-Le Phung Trinh is a seasoned Systems/Data Analyst with extensive
experience delivering large global business solutions in the high-tech
industry. During her 22 years at Intel, she led functional teams and worked
cross-organizations to design, develop, and implement system capabilities to
address vast, complex business problems. Quang-Le is currently utilizing
her knowledge and passion for all things data to contribute to Aspiranet’s
agency-wide Quality Assurance Data Project.

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Terri Rottman

EarthShare, Portland, Oregon
Encore Fellow 2017

With over 25 years at Intel as a software engineer and program manager, Terri is now the technology project manager for EarthShare Oregon, which connects people to over 100 environmental organizations to make it easy to go green at home, work and school.

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Brad Maihack

ZERO1, San Jose, CA
Encore Fellow 2016

Brad Maihack is a retired executive from Hewlett-Packard where he held a wide range of Financial and
Business Operations leadership positions across many of its businesses. In his most recent role as the
Worldwide Director of Business Operations and Programs, Brad helped expand HP’s presence in the
Cloud Computing market. Brad’s Encore Fellowship is with ZERO1 which presents some of the world’s
most innovative artists working at the intersection of science and technology to develop a
strategic business development plan. He has been asked to become ZERO1’s Interim Executive Director.

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Dennis Kucler

Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio
Encore Fellow 2016

Dennis spent over 30 years in global technology sales and management with companies such as Hewlett Packard, IBM, and Vodaphone. He is using his business development and partnering skills with the Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland to develop a program to provide skills development and job training for at-risk youth.

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Donna Hope

LifeMoves, Menlo Park, California
Encore Fellow 2016

Donna Hope is an experienced administrator and educator in the East Bay and Silicon Valley where she worked for over 35 years advocating for English Language Learners and student’s emotional well-being. Donna joined LifeMoves dedicated to helping homeless families and individuals throughout Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Peninsula return to self-sufficiency and permanent housing. During her fellowship, Donna will leverage her leadership and management skills along with her experience in diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic environments to direct LifeMoves’ broad base of volunteers.

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