Meet our Board of finance, policy, and legal advocates.
With over 35 years of financial services industry experience, Nancy has helped many individuals, families, and businesses pursue their financial goals. Prior to becoming an independent advisor, Nancy managed and directed the $400 million investment and insurance businesses for Affinity Federal Credit Union, and before that, she was with Bank Leumi, where she held many key positions, including acting as President, Director and COO of the Bank’s broker dealer subsidiary. She also led the Bank’s Domestic Private Banking initiative and served as the Bank’s Trust Officer. Nancy holds several securities industry licenses through LPL Financial, Member FINRA/SIPC.
Kyle Inselman, M.Ed.
Kyle Inselman is a career advisor and instructor at the University of Denver. In addition to his work in career guidance, Kyle is a writer and speaker focusing on trans inclusion and gender in employment and higher education, with over ten years of experience in facilitating trainings to a variety of audiences. Kyle is president-elect of the Collegiate Career Services Association of Colorado and Wyoming, and serves as co-chair of the National Career Development Association’s Committee on Diversity Initiatives and Cultural Inclusion.
Tandra LaGrone, an African American and Native American lesbian, is the Executive Director at In Our Own Voices and considers herself an activist, organizer, and cultural critic. Tandra previously was director of Girls Incorporated of the Greater Capital Region, one of the country’s largest organizations for girls’ rights. She is an advocate for HIV/AIDS treatment in the African American community, especially for women and young black men. The Albany native has worked as a domestic violence, youth, and LGBT advocate for over 30 years. Tandra has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of New Paltz. She has given presentations, as well as led panel discussions and workshops, during a variety of activist and academic conferences and events on Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, and Transgender (LGBT) issues with a particular focus on the people of color community (POC).
Toni Newman is a Consultant for the Transgender Strategy Center based in Los Angeles. Toni is a 1985 graduate of Wake Forest University and current candidate for her Juris of Doctorate (JD). Toni was the Executive Director for St. James Infirmary and the Development Director for Maitri Compassionate Care, HIV/AIDS hospice in San Francisco and previously served as the Interim Director of Development & Communications at the To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Center in Los Angeles and as a Strategic Fundraiser, Volunteer Recruiter, and Legislative Aide for Equality California. Toni worked with EQCA to raise money to win marriage for the LGBTQ community in California.
Regina Washington, DrPH
Dr. Regina R. Washington has over 15 years of combined experience in community nonprofit, governmental, and academic institutional leadership related to strategic planning, organizational improvement strategies, building teams, and program development, implementation, and effectiveness. Currently, Dr. Washington serves as Vice President/Chief of Staff for IAPAC and a thought leader, implementing organizational systems and problem-solving strategies, and assuring program effectiveness. She previously served as Director of LGBT HealthLink, a program of CenterLink, working toward eliminating health disparities within LGBTQ communities.
Spencer Watson, J.D.
Spencer is the Founder and Executive Director of the Center for LGBTQ Economic Advancement & Research. Spencer is a May 2018 graduate of Berkeley Law, where their studies emphasized consumer financial protection, prudential regulation, lending discrimination, and civil rights. Spencer interned at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Fair Lending, and at Consumer’s Union. Before law school, Spencer worked in various non-profits, including as a counselor offering financial and credit education to clients.