TOGETHER,

WE IGNITE POTENTIAL

In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one matches for youth who want to realize their full potential.

Through mentoring, we aim to decrease the number of disconnected youth in Orange, Riverside and San Bernadino counties. Empowered youth have the potential to change our world

TOGETHER,

WE IGNITE POTENTIAL

In a world of causes, we make a difference by creating professionally supported, one-to-one matches for youth who want to realize their full potential.

Through mentoring, we aim to decrease the number of disconnected youth in Orange, Riverside and San Bernadino counties. Empowered youth have the potential to change our world

OUR PROGRAMS

Big Brothers Big Sisters delivers one-to-one mentoring to youth facing adversity through four program models. We provide the training, resources and support necessary for each matches to succeed.

TRADITIONAL MENTORING

VOLUNTEER:

Adults age 18 or older

THE EXPERIENCE:

Volunteers are matched with children ages 6 to 16. Matches plan activities twice a month based on their own schedule.

BIG COUPLES

VOLUNTEER:

Two adults age 18 or older in a relationship for 2+ years

THE EXPERIENCE:

Two volunteers are matched with a Little Brother age 6 to 16. Big Couples spend time with the child twice a month together or on their own.

HIGH SCHOOL BIGS

VOLUNTEER:

High school students grades 9 – 11

THE EXPERIENCE:

High school volunteers are matched with elementary school students. Mentoring sessions take place once a week after school at the elementary school for one hour and are led by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.

WORKPLACE MENTORING

VOLUNTEER:

Corporate employees at a participating Workplace Mentoring company

THE EXPERIENCE:

Employees are matched with high school students and meet once a month at company headquarters. Sessions last 90 minutes and are facilitated by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.

TRADITIONAL MENTORING

VOLUNTEER:

Adults age 18 or older

THE EXPERIENCE:

Volunteers are matched with children ages 6 to 16. Matches plan activities twice a month based on their own schedule.

BIG COUPLES

VOLUNTEER:

Two adults age 18 or older in a relationship for 2+ years

THE EXPERIENCE:

Two volunteers are matched with a Little Brother age 6 to 16. Big Couples spend time with the child twice a month together or on their own.

HIGH SCHOOL BIGS

VOLUNTEER:

High school students grades 9 – 11

THE EXPERIENCE:

High school volunteers are matched with elementary school students. Mentoring sessions take place once a week after school at the elementary school for one hour and are led by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.

WORKPLACE MENTORING

VOLUNTEER

Corporate employees at a participating Workplace Mentoring company

THE EXPERIENCE:

Employees are matched with high school students and meet once a month at company headquarters. Sessions last 90 minutes and are facilitated by a Big Brothers Big Sisters program specialist.

OUR LEADERSHIP

SLOANE KEANE, CEO

Sloane Keane is an advocate for social change through youth mentorship. She joined Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2013 as the director of development, charged with creating new funding strategies that tripled agency revenue and doubled the number of matches supported annually.

Since becoming CEO in 2018. Keane has continued the growth trajectory for the network’s second-largest agency nationwide. She is commited to strengthening the organization’s impact on disconnected youth across Orange, Riverside, and San Bernadino counties.

OUR LEADERSHIP

SLOANE KEANE, CEO

Sloane Keane is an advocate for social change through youth mentorship. She joined Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2013 as the director of development, charged with creating new funding strategies that tripled agency revenue and doubled the number of matches supported annually.

Since becoming CEO in 2018. Keane has continued the growth trajectory for the network’s second-largest agency nationwide. She is commited to strengthening the organization’s impact on disconnected youth across Orange, Riverside, and San Bernadino counties.

OUR LEADERSHIP

SLOANE KEANE, CEO

Sloane Keane is an advocate for social change through youth mentorship. She joined Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2013 as the director of development, charged with creating new funding strategies that tripled agency revenue and doubled the number of matches supported annually.

Since becoming CEO in 2018. Keane has continued the growth trajectory for the network’s second-largest agency nationwide. She is commited to strengthening the organization’s impact on disconnected youth across Orange, Riverside, and San Bernadino counties.

JENNIFER O'FARRELL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INLAND EMPIRE

JESSICA ROMLEY

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

HAZEL GONZALES

DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE & CULTURE

ALLISON HATA

VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

LAURA MARCUM

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

KEITH MATAYA

DIRECTOR OF GRANTS

LAURIE PETERSON

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

JENNIFER O'FARRELL

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, INLAND EMPIRE

JESSICA ROMLEY

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

HAZEL GONZALES

DIRECTOR OF PEOPLE & CULTURE

ALLISON HATA

VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

LAURA MARCUM

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

KEITH MATAYA

DIRECTOR OF GRANTS

LAURIE PETERSON

VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Todd Pickup – Board Chair
Navin Narang – Vice Chair
Cary Hyden – Secretary
Erin Boyl – Treasurer
Patty Arvielo
Steve Borowski
Tim Crosson
Peter Desforges
Tom Duddy
Paul Fruchbom
Caroline Siefert-Sabo
Matt Stowe

Jeff Swindell
Gary Wilson
Henry Walker

GOVERNING BOARD

Tim Andrews
Matt Bailey
Rudy Baldoni
Ellen Bancroft
Kurt Belcher
Phil Berry

Steve Blanc
Dale Camera
Bob Cluck
Brad Coleman
Brian Davis
Nori Ebersole
Chris Flick
Mike Fox
Rob Friedman
Elliot Gordon
Steve Holley
Chris Ivey
Scharrell Jackson
Blake Johnson
Guy Johnson

John Lennell
Tracy Miller-Weiner
Dave Moellenhoff
Scott Nelson
Jim Pickell
Chris Reedy
Thomas Reyes
Mark Rutherford
Tim Ryan
Marilyn Stemper
Brian Stevens
Gus Theisen
Kim Thompson

OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

EXECUTIVE BOARD

Todd Pickup – Board Chair
Navin Narang – Vice Chair
Cary Hyden – Secretary
Erin Boyl – Treasurer
Patty Arvielo
Steve Borowski
Tim Crosson
Peter Desforges
Tom Duddy
Paul Fruchbom
Caroline Siefert-Sabo
Matt Stowe
Jeff Swindell
Gary Wilson
Henry Walker

GOVERNING BOARD

Tim Andrews
Matt Bailey
Rudy Baldoni
Ellen Bancroft
Kurt Belcher
Phil Berry
Steve Blanc
Dale Camera
Bob Cluck
Brad Coleman
Brian Davis
Nori Ebersole
Chris Flick
Mike Fox
Rob Friedman
Elliot Gordon
Steve Holley
Chris Ivey
Scharrell Jackson
Blake Johnson
Guy Johnson
John Lennell
Tracy Miller-Weiner
Dave Moellenhoff
Scott Nelson
Jim Pickell
Chris Reedy
Thomas Reyes
Mark Rutherford
Tim Ryan
Marilyn Stemper
Brian Stevens
Gus Theisen
Kim Thompson

OUR FINANCIALS

It’s your money that keeps us going and enables us to start more kids on the right path, so you have every right to know how it is used. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County & the Inland Empire is a 501c3 (tax-exempt) organization.