Our Staff

James P. Mayer
president & CEO

Kate Bosworth
event coordinator and executive assistant

Deb Kollars
policy and communications consultant

Susan Lovenburg
director, partnership for economic prosperity

Fred Silva
senior fiscal policy advisor

Consultants

California Forward relies on the skills and talents of a broad group of consultants who are committed to transforming California’s government through bipartisan reforms. Among those who are currently part of our dynamic team:

Katherine J. Armstrong
project management consultant

Ed Coghlan, Coghlan Consulting
strategic communications consultant

Justin Ewers
housing policy consultant

Kathryn Jett
community corrections/program expert

John Guenther
website services

Nadine Ono
correspondent

Jania Palacios
media relations consultant

Van Ton-Quinlivan
senior fellow, california economic summit

Adam Tumminaro
integrator/developer

Veronica Villalobos Cruz
workforce consultant