Board of Directors

Todd Hoff

Todd Hoff

Todd Hoff is the Chief Executive Officer at Select Medical. 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.

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 more than 20 free programs and services to the community and has invested $2.9 million back into the community under Dayna’s leadership.

Curtis Gabhart

Curtis Gabhart

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. 

In less than a decade Curtis has advanced rapidly in the Commercial Real Estate Industry which is reflected through his numerous achievements and affiliations. Curtis is the past President of the San Diego Commercial Realtors Association, 2009 Board of Directors of the CCIM San Diego Chapter, has appeared on TLC’s Flip This House and was nominated for the Deal Maker of the Year Award in 2008. Curtis’s passion for mentoring and sharing his learning is furthered through his membership on the Policy Advisory Board at the University of San Diego Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate.

Eric Cusick

Eric Cusick

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. 

Eric Cusick es Ejecutivo de Trabajo Auto Realizado en DPR Construction y ha estado con la compañía por más de 20 años. Cusick ha sido miembro activo con ATPF desde 2012.

Linda Rosas Townson

Linda Rosas Townson

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. 

Linda Rosas Townson es la Vicepresidenta Senior de Community Media Corporation. Linda es experta en publicaciones con más de 15 años de experiencia en gestión. Townson ha sido activa con ATPF desde el 2008.

Pablo A. Fernandez

Pablo A. Fernandez

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. 

Pablo A. Fernández nació en Guatemala y creció en California, en un hogar holístico que combinaba una rica herencia latina con principios de salud y bienestar progresistas. Su amor por la comida y la salud lo inspiró a crear Secret Table en 2012 con más de 10 años de experiencia en el campo de las finanzas en su trayectoria. Fernández ha sido un miembro activo de ATPF desde el 2014.

Tony Mauriello

Tony Mauriello

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.

Tony Mauriello es el Consejero General de Generation NEXT Franchise Brands. Tenía una práctica jurídica transaccional empresarial centrada en la representación de las empresas públicas, las fusiones y adquisiciones, la gobernanza empresarial y la financiación de capital de riesgo en bufetes de abogados internacionales, entre ellos Skadden Arps, Latham & Watkins, y Wilson Sonsini durante 14 años antes de unirse a la compañía como su primer consejero general a tiempo completo. Con licencia para ejercer la abogacía en California y Nueva York, Mauriello se graduó de la Facultad de Derecho de la Duke University en el 2003. También es profesor adjunto en la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de San Diego y padre dedicado de tres hijos.

Laura Bonafede Odom

Laura Bonafede Odom

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. 

Laura es agente de bienes raíces en CSR Real Estate Services ubicada en San José, CA. Laura y su familia han sido donantes de la ATPF desde el 2003 y han recaudado más de 230,000 dólares para nuestra fundación en los últimos 15 años. Laura ayuda a facilitar los programas y servicios de ATPF Bay Área. Es madre de cuatro hijos, tres de los cuales son trillizos.

Alexandra Taccone

Alexandra Taccone

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. 

Alexandra es agente de Courtesy Real Estate ubicado en San Diego, CA. Alexandra y su esposo Paul, han sido partidarios dedicados y donantes de la ATPF desde el 2012. Alex era educadora escolar con 17 años de experiencia de docente, 4 años de experiencia en Intervención de Desarrollo de Relaciones (RDI) y también es madre de dos niños.

Phil Senescall

Phil Senescall

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.

Wendy Garafalo

Wendy Garafalo

Wendy Garafalo is the owner of EVOL, a company whose mission is to shift the way people see autism and to promote the value in neurodiversity.  She was inspired to start this business after something amazing her son Luca did after his autism diagnosis at the age of 4. 

EVOL's corporate wellness programs, apparel, and yoga/mindfulness retreats are designed to make you feel the LOVE, and a portion of all proceeds goes towards helping kids and adults on the spectrum to get the support they need to thrive.

Since 2016, Wendy has raised over $25,000 for ATPF through her iam-love.org proceeds, two Aces for Autism Golf Tournament Fundraisers, and being a Creating Brighter Futures Table Ambassador at our 2018 Luncheon.

Justin Nahama

Justin Nahama

Justin practices law differently. His practice centers on his core values of empowering and protecting others, giving back to the community and leveraging battle-tested teams to spark meaningful change in the healthcare, fitness and technology industries. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps as a trial lawyer and trusted advisor to senior military commanders, Justin joined private practice. Leveraging his extensive trial experience as Chief Prosecutor, creative business instincts and global network, Justin developed a next-generation approach to protect businesses, entrepreneurs, investors and venture capital teams.