Lisa Truong, Founder & Executive Director: Lisa is a social entrepreneur with 15 years experience in non profit and technology sectors. As founding executive director, Lisa has been responsible for HAMO’s growth from an idea at the kitchen table to a nationally-recognized organization that has positively impacted the lives of thousands of families. She has deep experience leading diverse teams in non profit services and digital environments, including previous roles at Tides and Organic, Inc. She is a graduate of the University of California, at Berkeley. She loves spending time with her two boys, taking dance classes and hiking in the redwoods.
Nora Nicholson, Program Manager: Nora has 15 years of experience working in retail, eCommerce, and consumer product including roles at Gap, Inc., Banana Republic and Macy’s. Her expertise is in financial forecasting, inventory management, and project leadership. Nora is an avid community volunteer, having served as an active member of the board of the directors at the Bayview YMCA in San Francisco. Nora has also served as a fundraising volunteer for Lafayette Partners in Education. She graduated from the State University of New York at Albany. Nora lives in Lafayette, with her husband and two daughters. She is thrilled to be working with HAMO, making a direct impact in the lives of families and children.
Aggie Briscoe, Volunteer, Database Administrator: Aggie is a retired information technology project management consultant. She has worked in various industries including aerospace, healthcare systems, and government. Aggie is a graduate of Texas Southern University. Aggie first became aware of Help a Mother Out by attending the Annual Benefit Tea in 2011. Since then she has been an avid supporter and volunteer. She currently helps HAMO keep in touch with our community by managing HAMO’s donor information database. Each month you can also find her volunteering at our warehouse. Aggie lives in Oakland, where she is able to spend much quality time with her daughter, son-in-law, and two grandchildren. She also volunteers at her grandchildren’s school. When not enjoying her grandchildren, Aggie loves to travel, especially to Hawaii and the Caribbean where she lived for many years.