Beth Pattee is committed to making a profound difference in the lives of others. Prior to co-founding WhatCanWe.org™, she helped people discover their passions and purposes as a Certified Life Coach and independent business consultant. Beth managed public relations, program development, and program management for the Mark Taper Center for Health Enhancement at UCLA Medical Center. She is passionate about all animals, especially her three dogs, Norton, Pebbles, and Minnie Mouse.
For the past 23 years, Shannon Delgado, co-founder of WhatCanWe.org, has co-owned Delgado Group Insurance. Additionally, she volunteered as VP of Ways and Means for her local PTA board, where she chaired numerous fundraising events that netted over $100,000. An avid animal lover, Shannon has a desire to apply her experience to help offset the often crippling cost of veterinary expenses animal rescue organizations incur. Shannon has two dogs, Brody and Roscoe.
A veteran prosecutor of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Bob Ferber has specialized in and supervised city-wide prosecution. He was instrumental in the formation of the L.A. Animal Cruelty Task Force, a dedicated team of LAPD detectives and animal control officers who investigate animal cruelty and neglect. His unique violence-prevention program, “Baron’s Buddies,” uses handicapped, unwanted animals to teach reverence for life and compassion for both animals and people.
Tom Gowan has a reputation as an energetic, creative problem-solver and results oriented executive. Tom has written marketing strategy for Fortune 500 companies. He also served as Vice President Promotion for E! Entertainment Television, VP Marketing, Looney Tunes and Cartoon Network Licensing, worldwide for Warner Bros., Consumer Products. He is now a strategic businesses consultant in the Los Angeles area.
Debbie Morgan has been a CPA for over 14 years. She is the founder of Deborah A. Morgan, CPA, a tax and accounting firm that provides services to individuals, small businesses, and nonprofits. Her passion is helping business owners overcome their fears of dealing with their accounting and tax matters so they can focus on their passion – their own business. Debbie has two dogs, Dozer and Daizy.
Bonnie Quintanilla, CEO of Corridor Communications, is known as a dynamic, creative strategist who has guided Fortune 500 companies, emerging enterprises, and nonprofits with powerful, relevant marketing campaigns for 25+ years. Her passion for bringing Wall Street-class marketing strategies to nonprofits led her to WhatCanWe.org. Bonnie lives and works with her rescued Golden Retriever, Cooper.
Mr. Spielfogel has been a practicing litigator for over 27 years. He received his A.B. degree in Economics from the University of Michigan, and attended Wayne State University Law School and Loyola Law School, earning his law degree in 1983. He is admitted to practice law in the State of California, the United States District Courts of California and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal. He is a member of the Los Angeles County and Ventura County Bar associations.