Board & Members at Large

Board Members

David Stamper
President

Senior Communications Executive
David has served on the board of directors since 2017. He has more than 25 years of agency and corporate experience as a senior public relations executive in Los Angeles working with major brands across a wide variety of industry sectors including AEG, Amazon, Disney, The Emmy Awards, Levi Strauss, Mattel and Visa. He currently advises companies on message development and spokesperson training as well as specializing in event management. He has an MA from the University of London and is an Adjunct Professor at USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. David lives in Sherman Oaks and Palm Springs with his husband Ted McNamara.

Warren R. Wimmer
Vice President

Energy and Banking Analyst, Wimmer Associates, LLC
Warren has supported the Alliance for Housing and Healing for over 25 years. He is a principal and Co-Founder of Wimmer Associates, an investment counsel located in Pasadena, California where he specializes in the energy and banking sectors. Warren has been married to his wife Kathy for 26 years. They have two sons and live in Pasadena.

David Flores
Treasurer

Branch Manager, Wells Fargo Bank
David has volunteered with the Alliance for Housing and Healing since 2014. After attending the Best In Drag Show in 2012, he has not only been a "dog" on stage, but has twice been a contestant, first as Miss New Mexico, D'vida Loca in 2014, and most recently as runner-up Miss Washington, Damzel Indistress in 2018. As a Branch Manager for Wells Fargo, he as advocated for grants from the Wells Fargo Foundation and has proven successful with over $25k in corporate sponsorship. David lives in Hollywood and dedicates a lot of his time to supporting local nonprofits. When he's not volunteering in the community, he enjoys dancing and having fun with his friends.

Woody Sides
Recording Secretary

Vice President, Envision Rx
Woody has served on the board of directors for since 1995. A sales executive with over 25 years’ experience in managed health care, he is currently Vice President of National Accounts with EnvisionRx, a national pharmacy benefit management company. A graduate of Florida State University, Woody has enjoyed living in Belmont Shore/Long Beach since 1991 and is also a long-standing board member of Leadership Long Beach and serves on Equality California's Equality Council.

Members at Large

Carlos Antonio
Member at Large

Interior Designer and Business Owner
Carlos joined the board in 2019 after participating for two years in Design for Good as a featured designer. His passion for the marginalized members of our community spurred him to action and to join the board. Carlos is an accomplished designer, curator and artist. His many projects have been featured in Architectural Digest, the Los Angeles Times and many others. Carlos is a native Angelino whose clients have dubbed his style “contemporary with soul”.

Denis Cagna
Member at Large

Executive Director, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP
Denis has been on the board for four years. He is an Executive Director at Ernst & Young in their Consulting practice. He has twenty-five years of experience in process transformation, large-scale project management, and financial management. He has also lived in Japan, China, and Egypt where he managed the development of computer applications for private and public organizations. Denis has a BA in Accounting from Indiana University and an MS in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He and his husband Carlos Medina live in Los Feliz. Denis is an avid bicyclist and amateur Southern California historian.

Rodney Collins, M.D.
Member at Large

Psychiatrist, MRH Medical Group
Dr. Collins joined the board in early 2017. He is a Board-Certified Addiction Medicine/Psychiatrist . He attended Howard University-College of Medicine in Washington, DC and finished his medical training at UCLA/Olive View Medical Center in Sylmar, California. He has found a passion helping those people infected and affected by HIV and AIDS . He has been a Psychiatric consultant for AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), Oasis clinic at King/Drew Medical Center and AltaMed, Daniel Lara Clinic since 2000. In these clinical settings he has assisted thousands of patients and family members of those living with HIV. In his spare time, Dr. Collins enjoys skiing, snowboarding, travelling, theater, cards games, dominoes, yoga, concerts and dining out with friends.

Richard Franceschini
Member at Large

Senior Vice President, Production Resources, Warner Bros. Pictures
Richard recently joined the board in 2019. Richard has been a physical production executive at Warner Bros. for the past 22 years. He manages a department responsible for negotiating product placement and integration deals on behalf of Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema. Richard and his team are the bridge between Fortune 500 companies, global brands and A-list film makers. During his tenure he has achieved over 80 film credits. Richard currently lives in Nichols Canyon.

Shane Hall
Member at Large

Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
Shane has been on the board since 2017. As a resident of downtown Los Angeles he sees the impact of homelessness and mental illness every day. His deep concern for those he sees suffering was his reason for joining the board. Shane is a Senior Vice President, Private Client Advisor at U.S. Trust where he leads a team of wealth management professionals providing financial service to high net-worth families, foundations and nonprofit organizations..

Mark Honzel, M.D.
Member at Large

Physician and Owner, MRH Medical Group; Medical Director, Miracles Acute Inpatient Detox of Brotman Hospital; Partner and Affiliate Physician, Klean Treatment Center
Dr. Honzel has been on the board for four years. Dr Honzel has been practicing Addiction Medicine and HIV Medicine for the past 23 years and is currently the addictionologist for 3 centers in the Los Angeles. He also has a busy office practice in Addiction Medicine, HIV Medicine, and Pain Management in Beverly Hills, CA. Having previously served on the boards of the West Hollywood Drug and Alcohol Recovery Center and the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House, Dr Honzel is now proud to serve on the board and as co- Medical Adviser for the Alliance for Housing and Healing.

Michael E. Kraut, Esq.
Member at Large

Managing Attorney, Kraut Law Group
Michael attended a Best in Drag show a decade ago. Impressed with Alliance for Housing and Healing and their work, Michael became a sponsor for the show in 2012. He became a board member in 2015. Michael opened his criminal defense law firm, Kraut Law Group, in 2008 after spending over 14 years as a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles. Michael graduated from Cornell University and attended Case Western Reserve School of Law and completed his legal studies at Harvard Law School. Michael and his husband Dan live in Los Angeles and welcomed twin boys in 2013.

Brian Schield, Esq.
Member at Large

Partner, Jackson Lewis P.C.
Brian has been on the board since 2009. He is a Principal in the Los Angeles office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has more than 25 years of experience in business-related immigration matters where he works with clients ranging from large international companies and organizations to individuals and families. His immigration work has involved executives, managers, financial personnel, students, research scientists, engineers and other technical and professional occupations, doctors, medical and legal personnel and their families. Brian lives in Los Feliz with his husband Bryan Hollingshead.