Mrs. Robb is a resident of Rancho Santa Fe. Her passion is animals. Her animal family includes 11 birds and 10 dogs. She has been a long supporter of Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Downtown Dog Rescue, Stray Cat Alliance, Last Chance at Life, Frosted Faces,...

Dr. Keith Richter is a graduate of Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine. After completing his internship and residency, Dr. Richter served on the Internal Medicine staff of Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston and as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Tufts University...

Amber N. Yoo is co-founder and Vice President of  SKY Facial Plastic Surgery. Founded in 2010, the highly regarded medical practice and surgery center in northern San Diego County has won numerous awards, including one of the fastest growing companies led by a University of...

Jarrett serves as General Counsel & Co-Founder at Spearhead Capital, LLC, and focuses his practice on Wealth Transfer, Philanthropy Planning, Income Tax Planning, and Trusts and Estates. His experience includes all facets of wealth and philanthropy planning, specifically pertaining to areas of charitable split interest trusts,...

Dr. Tammy L. Stevenson is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine specializing in neurology and neurosurgery. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and is proficient in neurosurgery including brain and spinal tumor removal, spinal...

Dr. John Hart received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Auburn University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. He completed a one-year internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City, and followed with a two-year residency in Internal Medicine. He continued there...

Wendy A. Khentigan, M.D. is a psychiatrist in private practice in Encinitas since 1994. She graduated from New York Medical College and completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of California San Diego. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and...

Dori Slater Vance’s lifelong passion for all animals led her to her career in veterinary medicine. She is a cum laude graduate of the University of California, Davis, and spent nearly 20 years in the veterinary field. She was an influential advisory committee member to...

Dr. Arash Sarlati graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine after his passion for rescue animals led to his departure from a successful career in economics to pursue his dream of becoming a veterinarian. He has a special interest in animal behavior and in...

Stephanie relocated from Portland, OR to San Diego and immediately began working for La Jolla Veterinary Hospital in 2006. She left her position as Hospital Director in 2021 to join The FACE Foundation. She also founded Paws and Pints La Jolla, a fundraiser in La...

Christine Spencer is a native of Southern California and has lived in San Diego most of her life. She has worked in almost every area of non-profit fundraising for over 14 years. Christine received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Texas Christian University. While...

Annie has been involved in the area of animal welfare for her entire life. Her previous experience includes over ten years with the San Diego Humane Society as the Education Manager, where she developed and implemented their humane education programs. Prior to her work at SDHS, she worked...

Patty has been in the animal welfare sector for nearly 2 decades. She worked for the SPCA of Tampa Bay for three years prior to moving to California. She then worked for the San Diego Humane Society for eight years. Patty has extensive experience in...

As a passionate animal advocate and nonprofit professional, Rachel has been involved in the animal welfare community for nearly a decade. Her experience includes work and internships with the Humane Society of the United States, Compassion Over Killing, and Expand Animal Rights Now, a law...

Maureen Sullivan, MBA, grew up in a military family and calls San Diego home. She has worked in the corporate and non-profit arenas and believes building solid relationships are key to success. Maureen received her Bachelor of Arts in History from UC Santa Barbara and...

With three decades of experience, Karen has made a career in non-profit animal welfare. In 1992, she moved from Indiana to Southern California where she obtained a degree in Urban Geography and Environmental Studies from UCLA. Karen worked full time while in school in a...

Lisa has been writing the FACE Foundation blog since July 2014. With Master’s degrees in English and Library and Information Science, she has been a librarian for many years, and is currently working as a freelance writer. Originally from New Jersey, Lisa has also lived in...

Susan Roll, owner of Carlsbad Golf Center since 2003, is a twenty-one year PGA Class A Professional and an LPGA Life Member. Working as a golf professional since 1990, Roll has received numerous awards including 2011 SCPGA Golf Professional of the Year, 2011 PGA National...

Elyse Dittrich was born and raised in Carlsbad, where she has loved animals since as long as she can remember. Growing up with dogs, cats, birds, lizards and horses, it was only natural that she would end up volunteering wherever there were animals! She has...

Stephanie, a San Diego native, has had a love for animals for as long as she can remember. She attended Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and is pursuing an advanced degree in Human Development at Arizona State University. She, along with her family, compete in...

Mike entered the financial services industry in 1997 after graduating from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and moving to San Diego. After spending over 16 years with a Fortune 100 Financial Services Firm as both an Advisor and a Branch Manager, Mike moved his practice...