Progress to Date

Funds Raised 2019: $268,466

61% of ATPF 2019 Operating Budget

Children Screened: 19,294

SLP Students Trained at SJSU: 2,300

 2019 Giving Tuesday Telethon

Board of Directors

Todd Hoff

Todd Hoff

Chief Operating Officer at Crozer-Keystone Health System, ATPF Board Chairman & Co-Founder

Todd Hoff is the Chief Operating Officer at Crozer-Keystone Health System. He brings over 25 years of executive experience in healthcare systems, non-profit and for profit corporations. 

Dayna Kay Hoff, M.B.A.

Dayna Kay Hoff, M.B.A.

Volunteer Executive Director & ATPF Co-Founder

Since 2003, Dayna Hoff has transformed the autism community in San Diego and the Bay Area through her role as Founder and Volunteer Executive Director of Autism Tree Project Foundation (ATPF). ATPF, which Dayna founded with her husband, Todd, when their son, Garret, was diagnosed with autism at the age of 2 ½, is the only autism foundation in the region that focuses on combining the three areas of Research, Early Intervention and Programming. ATPF provides 20 free programs and services to the community and has invested $2.6 million back into the community under Dayna’s leadership.

Curtis Gabhart

Curtis Gabhart

President, Gabhart Investments Inc.

Curtis Gabhart is the President of Gabhart Investments Inc. Gabhart brings over 18 years of real estate investment and relations experience. He has been active with ATPF since 2013. 

Christen Kugener

Christen Kugener

Owner of Le Caramel

Christen Kugener is the Owner and Founder of Le Caramel and The Basket Corner. Her product is sold at Whole Foods, Coronado Del Hotel, Warwick's La Jolla & The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, just to name a few locations. Kuegner has been active with ATPF since 2011.

Eric Cusick

Eric Cusick

Self Performed Work Executive at DPR Construction

Eric Cusick is a Self Performed Work Executive at DPR Construction and has been with the company for more than 20 years. Cusick has been active with ATPF since 2012. 

Linda Rosas Townson

Linda Rosas Townson

Senior Vice President at Community Media Corporation

Linda Rosas Townson is Senior Vice President at Community Media Corporation. Linda is an expert in publishing with over 15 years of management background. Townson has been active with ATPF since 2008. 

Pablo A. Fernandez

Pablo A. Fernandez

Founder and Producer of Secret Table

Pablo A. Fernandez was born in Guatemala and raised in California and grew up in a holistic home that combined a rich Latin heritage with forward-thinking health and wellness principals. His love for food and health inspired him to create Secret Table in 2012 with over 10 years of experience in the field of finance under his belt. Fernandez has been active with ATPF since 2014. 

Shane Brennan

Shane Brennan

Director of VIP Marketing Hakkasan Group, Partner at Enlightened Hospitality Group & ATPF Board Officer

Shane Brennan is the Director of VIP Marketing for the Hakkasan Group of OMNIA San Diego, Owner of Holsem Coffee, Investor in Suja Juice and Partner with the Enlightened Hospitality Group for over 12 years. Some of his San Diego (and beyond) projects include Stingaree, Searsucker & Herringbone, to name a few. Brennan has been involved with ATPF since 2008.

Tony Mauriello

Tony Mauriello

General Counsel at Generation NEXT Franchise Brands

Tony Mauriello is now General Counsel at Generation NEXT Franchise Brands. He had a corporate transactional law practice with a focus on public company representation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and venture capital finance at international law firms, including Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins, and Wilson Sonsini for 14 years prior to joining the company as its first full-time General Counsel. Licensed to practice law in California and New York, Mauriello graduated from the Duke University School of Law in 2003. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of San Diego School of Law and dedicated father to three children.

Laura Bonafede Odom

Laura Bonafede Odom

CSR Real Estate Services

Laura is a Realtor at CSR Real Estate Services located in San Jose, CA. Laura and her family have been dedicated donors to ATPF since 2003 and have raised over $230,000 for ATPF over the past 15 years. Laura helps facilitate ATPF Bay Area Programs and Services. She is a mother to four children, three of whom are triplets.

Alexandra Taccone

Alexandra Taccone

Courtesy Real Estate Agent

Alexandra is an Agent at Courtesy Real Estate located in San Diego, CA. Alexandra and her husband Paul have been dedicated supporters and donors to ATPF since 2012. Alex is a former school educator with 17 years of teaching experience, 4 years of Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) experience, and a devoted mother to two boys. 

Phil Senescall

Phil Senescall

Director of Sales & CFO at Professional Maintenance Systems

Phil Senescall is the Director of Sales and CFO of Professional Maintenance Systems (PMS). Since 2008, he has spearheaded PMS’ development and tripled the company’s size. He is a member of BOMA (Building Owners and Managers Association) and currently serves on their Government Affairs and Community Service committees. Phil took on a leadership role in the community after his son Jack’s autism diagnosis in 2015 and has been serving on ATPF's Board of Directors since June 2019.