Jaime Lehman   Chairperson of the Board   Jaime is the Founder and Executive Director of For Goodness Cakes. Her favorite cookbooks include Alice Water’s  The Art of Simple Food  and Donia Bijan’s  Maman’s Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart in an American Kitchen , both of whose authors helped to inspire a deep love of cooking for others. 

Jaime Lehman
Chairperson of the Board

Jaime is the Founder and Executive Director of For Goodness Cakes. Her favorite cookbooks include Alice Water’s The Art of Simple Food and Donia Bijan’s Maman’s Homesick Pie: A Persian Heart in an American Kitchen, both of whose authors helped to inspire a deep love of cooking for others. 

Jaime Lehman
Chairperson

  Ryan Laughlin   Director   Ryan Laughlin is a Producer in the video game industry. He currently works in the Live Services group at Riot Games and helps keep League of Legends' service running 24/7 across the globe. When he's not working you can find him playing guitar, learning the art of making deliciously smoked meats, and perfecting his chili recipe. 

Ryan Laughlin
Director

Ryan Laughlin is a Producer in the video game industry. He currently works in the Live Services group at Riot Games and helps keep League of Legends' service running 24/7 across the globe. When he's not working you can find him playing guitar, learning the art of making deliciously smoked meats, and perfecting his chili recipe. 

Ryan Laughlin
Board Secretary

  Dan Anderson   Director   Dan is a corporate communications leader driven by a passion for connecting and inspiring people through content – words, images, music … food! As a Southern California native, he volunteers with philanthropic groups that feed, educate and entertain his community. Dan enjoys curating recipes and his music collection for dinner parties with friends.

Dan Anderson
Director

Dan is a corporate communications leader driven by a passion for connecting and inspiring people through content – words, images, music … food! As a Southern California native, he volunteers with philanthropic groups that feed, educate and entertain his community. Dan
enjoys curating recipes and his music collection for dinner parties with friends.

Dan Anderson
Director

 
  Thomas Gilsenan   Director   Thomas, a native of Palo Alto, CA, has spent a majority of his adult life living in Los Angeles where he built his business, DZ Solutions. As a businessman, Tom saw an opportunity to use his success to give back and has made this objective a fundamental part of his company’s culture. A baker in a past life, Tom sees For Goodness Cakes as great opportunity to combine two of his passions and take part in a cause he believes in. When he’s not at work, Tom loves spending time with family, distance running, pilates, and cute dogs – especially pit bulls. 

Thomas Gilsenan
Director

Thomas, a native of Palo Alto, CA, has spent a majority of his adult life living in Los Angeles where he built his business, DZ Solutions. As a businessman, Tom saw an opportunity to use his success to give back and has made this objective a fundamental part of his company’s culture. A baker in a past life, Tom sees For Goodness Cakes as great opportunity to combine two of his passions and take part in a cause he believes in. When he’s not at work, Tom loves spending time with family, distance running, pilates, and cute dogs – especially pit bulls. 

  James Harris   Board Treasurer   James is a corporate finance professional and CPA with a broad background in the financial services industry.  Currently he’s Finance Director for the US, Canada and Latin American regions for a global payments and FX risk management firm.  James is a Southern California native who volunteers and supports organizations that focus on the local music and arts scene as well as hunger and social issues across Los Angeles.   James enjoys traveling, cooking, Jiu Jitsu, beach activities and mostly spending time with his fiancée and their children.

James Harris
Board Treasurer

James is a corporate finance professional and CPA with a broad background in the financial services industry.  Currently he’s Finance Director for the US, Canada and Latin American regions for a global payments and FX risk management firm.  James is a Southern California native who volunteers and supports organizations that focus on the local music and arts scene as well as hunger and social issues across Los Angeles.   James enjoys traveling, cooking, Jiu Jitsu, beach activities and mostly spending time with his fiancée and their children.

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Thomas Gilsenan
Director

James Harris
Board Treasurer

Lori Edwards
Director