Board & Staff

Passion for the CORE mission and delivery of the CORE vision is most important to the individuals that make CORE work. We take pride in helping the youth in serviced communities feel valued and empowered while in our programs. Our unique team is comprised of people who are dedicated to helping teens succeed and persevere. Meet the core of CORE below and find out who makes it successful.


Brett Naftzger, Executive Director


Matthew R. Carrier, U.S. Trust

Rochelle Marrs, Pacific Mercantile Bank

JP McDonald, California Bank & Trust


Brad Lupien, arc

Gary Lipsky, arc

Liam Kennedy, Bain Capital