Board of Directors 2021
Derek is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Section. His practice is concentrated in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and securities matters and capital markets.
He serves as outside corporate counsel to several public and private companies in a variety of industries, including apparel, Internet, technology, financial services, environmental services, manufacturing, and travel and leisure. Mr. Dundas regularly represents clients ranging from emerging growth companies to those seeking venture capital to large publicly held corporations.
Mr. Dundas represents issuers, private equity firms and investment banks in public and private debt and equity offerings.
Prior to joining Rutan & Tucker in 2007, Mr. Dundas was a partner in the corporate department of Latham & Watkins LLP. Mr. Dundas received his J.D. in 1996 from the Georgetown University Law Center, after receiving a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, at Los Angeles in 1993.
Board Members 2021
Albert Chang M.D. is a Board-Certified Pediatrician who has been providing care to the Orange County community for the past 20 years. He obtained his Medical Doctorate and Master of Public Health degrees from Boston University School of Medicine, with a focus in Social and Behavioral Sciences. He trained in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and completed a Preventive Medicine Residency at UCLA.
Dr. Chang has worked with the Orange County Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, integrating a Childhood Injury Prevention program, and was a Pediatric Consultant for the county’s California Children’s Services program, providing medical evaluations and direction for children with special needs. He has been involved with several First 5 Orange County (Proposition 10) programs, including a PBS television program called “Help Me Grow”, where he helped to provide and develop educational vignettes.
Currently, Dr. Chang is the Medical Director of the Student Health Center at University of California, Irvine, overseeing the clinical operations and care delivery to the over 30,000 student population. In addition, he works in close collaboration with other UCI departments (Disability Services, Counseling, Student Affairs) developing a safe and secure community, and ensuring the overall health and well-being of each student and employee on campus.
Damion was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where in high school he was ranked 9th overall linebacker prospect in the nation by scout.com. Damion played football for the University of Alabama.
Shortly after, Damion played for the Philadelphia Eagles, then claimed off waivers by the San Diego Chargers on November 3, 2014, which is now known as the Los Angeles Chargers.
Presently, Damion has been drafted to the Cleveland Browns
Professional Football Player, Cleveland Browns
Lisa Rossi, Owner, Director-Special Projects
Lisa Rossi is an Owner and Director of Special Projects at Avanti Restaurant Solutions, based in Costa Mesa, CA. Avanti Restaurant Solutions is a kitchen equipment and restaurant provider that specializes in chain development and fast, casual dining.
Ms. Rossi’s primary focus is the people of Avanti – from recruitment to talent development, she ensures all members start their career prepared with Avanti’s DNA, which contributes to the high-performance and high-integrity culture.Previously, she was a Board Member of one of Northern California’s largest professional theatre companies: B Street Theatre.
As a founder,Member of the Board of Directors, and part of the Executive Team at SKH, Ms. Rossi’s focus on people is what helps keep Avanti moving Forward Faster for team members and clients alike.
Creative Consultant at Cartoon Network
Lisa O’Brien is a producer and development consultant specializing in children’s media with 25+ years of experience, creating TV and digital content for preschool through tween audiences. She has spent the bulk of her career as a development/current series executive at Sprout and helped build the brand and produce popular series like: NINA’S WORLD, PAJANIMALS, and FLOOGALS.
Ms. O’Brien also spearheaded the rebrand of NBC Universal Kids, and cultivated an entirely new slate of original content including Emmy-nominated series AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR JUNIOR, TOP CHEF JUNIOR, THE NOISE, THE BIG FUN CRAFTY SHOW, and NORMAN PICKLESTRIPES.
In addition to her creative skills, she is a leader with extensive management experience. Ms. O’Brien is extremely passionate about mentorship and seeing team members learn and grow in their own careers.
Ms. O’Brien is committed to making high-quality programming for young audiences, and her experience will bring SKH’s programs to the next level.
Danielle Garcia, Manager, Corporate Partnerships Activation at Anaheim Ducks
Danielle Garcia is the Manager, Corporate Partnerships Activation at Anaheim Ducks based in Anaheim, CA. Danielle is also a Managing Partner with Ballers Philanthropy, where she oversees all aspects of the organization including marketing proposals, public relations requests, administrative duties and more. She also supports outreach community initiatives, fundraising events, and serves as a representative for athletes at community events.
Danielle attended University of La Verne where she earned a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and management and master’s degree in Organizational Leadership.
Danielle is committed to help our future youth by using her background in marketing and experience in public relations to help fulfill the Serving Kids Hope mission.
Alexander Wison is a Senior account Executive at PBS SoCal ( KOCE-TV). His analytical and creative professional combination of knowledge and passion for great stories.
With also an excellence knowledge in sales and project management.
Alexander Wilson attended the University of Pepperdine where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media Production and Theatre.
He also attended NYU School of Professional Studies where graduate with a certificate in Nonprofit Arts Management.
Senior Account Executive, PBS SoCal
Born and raised in a small town of 5,000 people in central Pennsylvania, Chuck attended and graduated from Dartmouth College in the mid-1960’s with a psychology major.
He earned a Master’s and Doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Dr. Horn served in the U.S. Navy for four years and was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA and Balboa Naval Hospital in San Diego, CA.
After the Navy Dr. Horn was a professor at the California Graduate Institute where he taught psychotherapy, statistical methods and research design for 12 years, as well as serving as an Associate Professor at the University of California at Irvine, Medical School, Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Horn brings a deep understanding of the psychological needs of at risk children and families to the Serving Kids Hope board.