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Meet our executive team and board leadership.

Alzheimer’s Family Center is fortunate to work with a highly qualified passionate and dedicated team of executives and board members.


Joanna Richardson-Jones, MBA, RD Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer
Joanna joined Alzheimer’s Family Center as Chief Executive Officer in August 2013.
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Traci Roundy, RN

Senior Director of Programs
Traci Roundy joined Alzheimer's Family Center in February 2014. She was Manager of Nursing for four years and is now serving as Senior Director of Programs.
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Cheryl Alvarez, Psy.D.

Director of Clinical Research and Education
Cheryl Alvarez, Psy.D. is a licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Director of Clinical Research.
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Cherrylyn Jucaban

Director of Operations
Cherrylyn joined Alzheimer’s Family Center in August 2014. She manages AFC’s accounting, finance, contract, and facility operations.
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Becky Barney-Villano

Senior Consultant for Grants and Fund Development
Becky Barney-Villano began consulting with Alzheimer’s Family Center in 2014 and currently serves as Senior Consultant for Fund Development and Grants.
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Aimee Ruiz, SHRM-CP

Human Resources Manager
Aimee Ruiz joined Alzheimer's Family Center in July 2006. She is a certified professional through the Society for Human Resources Management.
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Mercedes Tomioka, MD

Medical Director, Alzheimer's Family Center
Dr. Tomioka has been practicing Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine-Geriatrics since 2003. She is currently affiliated with Hoag Medical Group. Dr. Tomioka has been serving as Alzheimer's Family Center's Medical Director since October 2017.
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Alzheimer’s Family Center has a couple of words to say to our board members: “Thank you!”

Board Officers
Board Chair:

Mary Lou Shattuck,
Community Volunteer

Tiffany Scurry,
VP Legal & Chief Compliance Officer, Western Digital

Peter Foulke,
Retired Executive Vice President, Hoag Hospital
Retired CFO, YMCA Orange County

Board Members
Sheryl A. Bourgeois, Ph.D.,
Non-profit Executive

Marissa Demes, Regional Banking Manager
Pacific Premier Bank

Laura DeSoto, Mariner’s Food Pantry Leader

Kimberly Geigele Oswald, President,
Associated Properties, Inc.

John F. Gentile, M.D., President,
South County Urgent Care

Jeffrey Harpster, Executive Director,
Specialty Operations at St Jude Heritage Medical Group

Martin Kleinbart, D.P.M, Southern California Market Director,
Universal Health Services

Richard Milo,
Principal at Deloitte

Gwyn Parry, M.D., Director of Community Medicine,
Hoag Hospital

Aaron Ritter, M.D., Psychiatrist,
Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag Hospital 

Tom Sparks, Managing Partner,
Sparks Enterprises, LP

Michael Stephens, Retired President,
Hoag Memorial Hospital

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