Our Board of Directors is a select group of smart, accomplished individuals that play a critical leadership role in our work. The board is comprised of corporate leaders, experts, and inspiring thinkers who help define goals and steer FACES SF’s strategic plan. They have a deep, personal commitment to the mission of FACES SF and together with staff, they work to build better futures for children and their families.

Leon Mwotia

Board Chair | Apple
Leon is an accomplished manager with over 10 years of strategy and operations experience at fast-growing marketplace companies and is currently a Lead in Payments Marketing at Apple. He possesses deep functional expertise in International Expansion, Strategic Initiatives and reimagining the Customer Experience. He moved to San Francisco in late 2016 and has been enamored by the city ever since. Working as a Member of the Board of Directors of FacesSF is his way of celebrating this city, its wonderful inhabitants and making San Francisco a fairer more hospitable place for all her citizens.

LiAnna Davis

Board Secretary | Wiki Education
LiAnna brings more than a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector to her role as board member of FACES SF. In her day job as Chief Programs Officer and Deputy Director for Wiki Education, she oversees all programmatic activity, including development, implementation, and evaluation. As the mother of young twins, LiAnna is deeply committed to FACES SF's work to support San Francisco families.

Rita Lee

Treasurer | Cerity Partners
Rita is an investment manager and wealth advisor spending the past 20 years helping clients reach their financial goals at every stage of their lives. Her clients include corporations, business owners, professionals, non-profit organizations, and individuals. Some of her biggest fans are those who've benefited from her divorce expertise, where her warmth and thoughtfulness have brought much to calm fraught situations. Rita believes that making deliberate and informed financial decisions sets the foundation for long-term success. Therefore she is a big proponent of teaching the younger generation to form healthy financial habits. Rita has lived in San Francisco for more than two decades. During this time, she has observed several boom/bust cycles. Keeping the city a livable one is a high priority for her. The mission of FACES to provide quality childcare and early childhood education, holistic family support and workforce development redevelopment aligns very well with Rita's values.

Rui Bao

Board Member | Belmont-Redwood Shores School District
Rui is thrilled to be joining the FACES SF Board to build upon its amazing work as a pillar of the community. She is currently the Chief Business Official at Belmont-Redwood Shores School district, where she oversees finance, facilities, and operations at the K-8 district. Previously, she worked at Caliber Public Schools building operational foundations and spearheaded the opening of new schools while overseeing strategic planning, data, and professional development. Before working in education, Rui has worked at McKinsey & Company, United Way, America's Promise Alliance, and Anheuser-Busch. She transitioned to a full-time career in education because of her deep belief that it is the most important lever for changing lives in our society, and is excited to continue to further this mission through working with FACES SF.

Deundra Hundon

Board Member | SisterWeb
Deundra has been a resident for over 30 years of the Bayview/Hunters Point community. Currently, she is the Director of Workforce Development at SisterWeb, a San Francisco Community Doula Program. Before working at SisterWeb, for 15 years, Deundra was the Director of Student and Family Services at Summerbridge San Francisco, founded at San Francisco University High School. Summerbridge is an educational enrichment program for low/middle-income middle school students. Deundra is also a small business owner, previously co-owner of Universal Martial Arts Academy, only the second martial arts school on the 3rd Street corridor in the BV/HP. Prior, Deundra held the Office Manager position at Whitney Young Child Development Center (now known as FACES SF). Currently, she is a co-owner of Bare With Me: A Mother-Daughter Doula Duo, private labor & birth business. Deundra is super-duper, excited to return to FACES SF as a member of the board after over 20 years of supporting and advocating for her community.

Thomas Igeme

Board Member | Turn/River Capital
Thomas is Head of Talent at Turn/River Capital, an SF-based growth equity firm. Prior to joining Turn/River, Thomas led global scaled learning at ServiceNow, founded, a learning tech startup and was co-founder and CFO of Right To Education for All Children (REACh), a non-profit that exists to increase awareness of and support for education in Kenya, Guatemala and Bangladesh. Thomas has also previously held leadership positions at LinkedIn and Boston Consulting Group. Thomas is excited to deepen his connections to this amazing city, as he supports the San Francisco families and their young children that form the bedrock of our community, with FACES SF.

Deborah Mintz

Board Member | Third Sector
During a “three-plus” decade career, Deborah has worked across the government, non-profit and private sectors to help people achieve their dreams and ambitions by catalyzing innovation in K-12 and higher ed, housing, workforce development, and government operations. Deborah is currently a Senior Fellow at Third Sector, a non-profit advisory firm that partners with communities and government to deliver better and more equitable outcomes for people who receive publicly funded services. Deborah moved to SF with her husband and two daughters almost twenty-five years ago. She has served on the boards of Music in Schools Today, the San Francisco Opera Guild and the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco and Marin. She is excited to join the FACES Board and work with the team in support of San Francisco families and their young children–our city’s most important asset.

Suna Mullins

Board Member | Sotheby's International Realty
Suna was born, raised, and is now raising her children in San Francisco. She is passionate about ensuring that all children have access to and receive an excellent education. As a former educator with AmeriCorps’s Teach for America and the Knowledge is Power Program, she witnessed firsthand the power of the early education learning experience. Presently, Suna is a realtor in San Francisco where she uses collaborative problem-solving, negotiating and marketing skills to assist her clients in residential transactions throughout the city. Suna has actively volunteered at both her children’s public schools and is honored to have the opportunity to serve the Board of FACES SF to further its mission in provide accessible, high-quality early childhood care and education to all San Franciscan children and families.

Join Us!

Responsibilities of a Board Member include:
2 or 3-year term commitment, attend quarterly meetings, serve on a Board sub-committee, such as the Finance, External Relations or Governance , and be an active participant in community and fundraising events. If this sounds like an opportunity that you wish to explore, please email for more information.