Board of Directors

Todd Hoff

Todd Hoff

ATPF Board Chairman & Co-Founder 

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.

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.

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 the 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 $3.2 million back into the community under Dayna’s leadership.

Wendy Garafalo

Wendy Garafalo

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

Eric Cusick

Eric Cusick

Eric Cusick is a Self Performed Work Executive at DPR Construction and has been with it for more than 25 years. Cusick has been active with ATPF since 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. 

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 principles. His love for food and health inspired him to create Secret Table in 2012 with over ten years of experience in finance under his belt. Fernandez has been active with ATPF since 2014. 

Tony Mauriello

Tony Mauriello

Tony Mauriello is now General Counsel at Generation NEXT Franchise Brands. He had a corporate transactional law practice focusing 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 before 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 a dedicated father to three children. Tony has been active with ATPF since 2016.

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 a 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.

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. 

Michelle Rowley, M.S., BCBA

Michelle Rowley, M.S., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst that has over 10 years of experience  working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families. Michelle joined Butterfly Effects as a Senior Behavior Analyst in 2019, servicing San Diego, California.

Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree at San Diego State University and majored in Child Development.  Following earning her bachelors, she went on to Simmons College where she obtained her master’s degree in Behavior Analysis. 

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, four years of Relationship Development Intervention (RDI) experience, and a devoted mother to two boys.

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.