John Christian, Esq, KM (Board Chair) <br><em> Attorney, Executive Director, Real Property Support Corporation for the Archdiocese of San Francisco </em>
A seasoned attorney with more than 33 years of experience practicing civil and business law, John Christian was in private practice for much of his career. He provided general counsel for the Archdiocese of San Francisco, as well as a variety Catholic institutions and other clients. Mr. Christian now provides in-house counsel for the Archdiocese of San Francisco. The recipient of the Archbishop Alemany Award for Christian Service from the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Mr. Christian also was named as a Top Lawyer of San Francisco by the San Francisco Chronicle. Currently, he serves as President of the Board for the Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California, and as a Board member of the St. Mary’s Medical Center Foundation.
William J. Cumbelich, KM<br><em> Executive Vice President, CBRE </em>
A respected leader in commercial real estate, Bill Cumbelich became Executive Vice President with CBRE in December 2013, following the acquisition of The CAC Group, which he co-founded in 1990. Under his leadership, CAC grew to become the largest independent brokerage firm in San Francisco, and one of the premier institutional boutique real estate services companies in the United States. The CAC Group completed many of the largest and most significant transactions in San Francisco from 1990-2013, representing in excess of 19 million square feet in San Francisco and Seattle. Mr. Cumbelich is the Secretary of the Board for the Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California. He received his BA in Economics from the University of Notre Dame.
John Rengel, KM
Elizabeth Connell, Esq, DM<br><em> Attorney, Founder & President, Sand Hill Insurance Services</em>
Elizabeth Connell has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2015. She currently chairs the Bylaws Review Committee and is a member of the Annual Gala Committee. An attorney with a background in corporate law and business strategy in the technology sector, she is founder and president of Sand Hill Insurance Services, which consults with companies to design and fund executive benefit plans, and with individuals on financial risk management strategies, with a focus on protecting family wealth and ensuring business continuity. Ms. Connell graduated from Phillips Academy Andover, Duke University, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She and her husband, RADM Kenneth Bernard, live in the Bay Area, and have grown children and grandchildren in California and Europe.
Sara K. Cumbelich, DM<br><em> Strategic Marketing & Advertising Consultant, SKC Communications</em>
After leaving Procter & Gamble, Sara Kachadoorian Cumbelich blazed a storied career in advertising, working with renowned agencies keye/donna/pearlstein, BBDO and JWT. She spearheaded campaigns for major brands including Macintosh, Microsoft, Sprint, Visa and Blue Cross. She left the industry as a VP and account director to launch a one-woman consulting practice.
Mrs. Cumbelich currently serves as Development Chair for the Order of Malta Clinic and as VP of Marketing for the Piedmont Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and served on the Modern Art Council of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art for a decade. She holds a BA in Journalism from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.
Thomas Greerty, Esq, KM<br><em> Retired Attorney</em>
As a graduate of the JFK School of Law, Mr. Greerty practiced personal injury, probate and employment law for 30 years. He is one of the founding members of the Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California and continues to serve in a Governance role. He also has the distinction of being a founding member and current Executive Director of the Pope Francis Legal Clinic, located next door to the Order of Malta Clinic at the Cathedral of Christ the Light. Mr. Greerty is a trustee of the Cathedral of Christ the Light Corporation Board and former board member of the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley. He was inducted into the Oregon State University Hall of Fame along with the infamous “Giant Killers” OSU 1967 football team.
Charlotte Kiesel, DM
L.J. Michael Lambert, KM <br><em> Retired Financial Services Executive</em>
After graduating Santa Clara University, Michael Lambert had a successful 40-year career in financial services, retiring in 2005 as a Senior Vice-President of UBS (United Bank of Switzerland).
Mr. Lambert has been involved in founding parish councils and provided more than 10 years of fundraising leadership to Immaculate Heart Radio, culminating in the purchase of the San Francisco station KSFB (K St. Francis Bay) 1260 AM. He is a consecrated member of the Hospitalite Notre Dame de Lourdes and a founding Board member of the Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California. Invested into the Order of Malta in 1991, Mr. Lambert helped start the Sacramento location. He is a Knight in Obedience and member of the Subpriory of Our Lady of Philermo.
Timothy McInerney has more than 30 years’ experience resolving legal issues on projects involving hospitals, prisons, commercial buildings, schools, bridges and geothermal plants. He also has extensive business experience in analyzing and drafting construction contracts. He has represented clients in disputes involving bid protests, OSHA violations and licensing matters. He also represents various business entities and individuals in real estate disputes and general business litigation matters. Mr. McInerney has taught Fundamentals Construction Law for U.C. Berkeley Extension since 1998.
Rick A. Medeiros, KM<br><em> Health System Executive, Qiagen</em>
Mr. Medeiros is a senior sales executive with sales management and marketing experience in the areas of clinical and molecular diagnostics.
Louis M. Meunier, KM<br><em>Former Executive Vice President, Macy’s</em>
Louis Meunier is a long-standing business leader in California and in the retail industry nationwide. He began his career with Macy’s, retiring as executive vice president in 2011. He represented the company’s external affairs initiatives in all Western states, plus Hawaii and Guam. Mr. Meunier has served as chair of the California Retailers’ Association; San Francisco Travel Association; co-chair of the San Francisco Center for Economic Development; vice chair of the California Travel and Tourism Commission; and finance chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. He received the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research (SPUR) Silver Spur Award for his visionary work in transforming San Francisco’s Union Square. A strong advocate of the power of education to transform lives, he serves on the board of Educational Results Partnership, and has served on the advisory board for the Kalmanovitz School of Education at St. Mary’s College of California. As a volunteer, Mr. Meunier currently directs operations at the Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California.
Dr. Thomas Wallace, KM
Dr. Dan L. Field, KM<br><em> Former Physician, The Permanente Medical Group</em>
Dr. Dan Field’s distinguished career in medicine began at The Permanente Medical Group where he practiced until his retirement in 2016. A specialist in emergency medicine, Dr. Field continues serving patients at Adventist Heath Clear Lake and MED7 Urgent Care. Over the years he has volunteered as a Clinical Faculty member at the University of California at Davis, as a physician with the Sacramento County Sherriff’s Department, and as an instructor at California North State University Medical School. He serves on the board of directors for The Order of Malta Clinic of Northern California and is a member and fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Jack L. Hockel, KM<br><em>Retired Orthodontist</em>
Dr. Jack Hockel practiced a pioneering approach to orthodontics for many years, and has edited a national orthodontic journal for more than two decades. A graduate of UCSF, he practiced general dentistry for more than 40 years, before turning his attention to orthodontic treatment known as Crozat orthopedics... He has published and lectured extensively (including a book published in 2008) about this unique approach to orthodontics, especially through the American Academy of Gnathologic Orthopedics. He published Crozat Arch Development in 2008, a definitive explanation of Crozat mechanics. His hobbies include saxophone, gardening, cooking, and computers. He and his wife Judie have six children, 26 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Dr. John Lenehan, KM
Dr. Michael J. Matly, Prov.<br><em> Managing Director, Montreux Equity Partners</em>
Dr. Michael Matly is a Managing Director at Montreux Equity Partners, bringing significant experience in the health services and technology sectors. He has been actively involved in Montreux's late-stage investments in health services and technology. He currently serves on the boards of Tiger Connect, Kareo, Pure Life Renal, and Pulmonx and actively supports Montreux’s investment in KNOW Foods. Before joining Montreux, Dr. Matly led Business Development and New Ventures at the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, where his responsibilities included new venture incubation, new product development for Mayo Clinic’s consumer offerings, and strategic initiatives between Mayo Clinic and Fortune 100 companies. Dr. Matly is a founding advisor to Rock Health, a leading digital health incubator based in San Francisco.
Chuck Wirth, Prov.<br><em>Retired Health Care Executive</em>