KENDAL AT SONOMA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Spencer D. Hamrick, Jr.

Spencer D. Hamrick, Jr., of Charlotte, North Carolina, is National Sales Manager for Commercial Banking at Wells Fargo Equipment Finance. He has been with Wells Fargo since 1980 in various positions in commercial banking and real estate financial services. In Richmond, Spence served as Greater Richmond Chamber Chairman and on the boards of the Virginia Performing Arts Foundation, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Virginia Capital and Virginia Conference for Community and Justice. In Greensboro, North Carolina, he was Vice Chair of the Greensboro Metropolitan YMCA and the Greater Greensboro Housing Foundation; chairman of Guilford College Alumni Board, Leadership Greensboro Graduate, and board member of the Rotary Club of Greensboro, and the World Affairs Council. He holds a BA in economics from Guilford College. As a member of The Kendal Corporation Board for nine years, Spence chaired the New Opportunities Committee.

Paul Kuenstner

Paul Kuenstner is Vice President of the Fidelity Foundation outside Boston, working with nonprofit organizations around the country. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2000, Paul was in corporate real estate for 15 years at four large companies up and down the East Coast, managing people, properties and projects. A registered architect, Paul has a degree in English literature from Swarthmore College, a master’s degree in architecture from Colombia University and an MBA from New York University. He is on the board of ThinkingBeyondBorders.org and international gap-year program for students. Paul has worked with many gardens over the years on restoration projects, new gardens, technology projects and is a board member of the American Public Gardens Association.

Rob Lippincott

Rob Lippincott is Managing Director for i2 Education. He has a 30-year track record leading learning innovation, while achieving financial success for public and private enterprise. Before working with the Impact Investing firm, i2 Capital, he served as a senior executive at PBS, Discovery and Pearson. He led the creation of media and technology products that are used in more than half of U.S. schools. Active on the boards of NAMLE, Enlearn and the Sandbox Summit, he has served on the Board of Sidwell Friends School and of Cambridge Friends School. Rob taught at Newtown Friends School, Abington Friends School and Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Gregory W. McClune

Gregory W. McClune is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. A member and former chair of the firm’s national Labor and Employment Practice, Mr. McClune advises a wide variety of clients in virtually every aspect of labor and employment. He is also a member of the Health Care Industry Team. Mr. McClune is a graduate of the University of Cape Town, South Africa (LL.B., 1968; B.A., 1965). He practiced as an attorney in Rhodesia before emigrating to the United States in 1977. He has lived in San Francisco continuously since 1977, and served as a board member of the San Francisco Zen Center for six years.

Zesho Susan O’Connell

Zesho Susan O’Connell currently serves as the Spiritual Director of the Zen Inspired Senior Living Community Project, Enso Village. She was on the Board of Directors of San Francisco Zen Center for 10 years as Vice President, then President of San Francisco Zen Center,and before that for two years as an elected member.  She began Zen practice in 1987 and became a resident of Zen Center in 1995. She received priest ordination from Tenshin Reb Anderson in 1999, was head monk (shuso) in 2004, and was given Dharma Transmission in 2017. She has lived at all three practice centers at SFZC and served in a number of senior training positions. Susan attended UC Santa Barbara and UCLA in film and television and worked as a professional actress from 1967 to 1990. She has produced several films, including Tell Me a Riddle, and a movie for television.  She is a co-producer of A Confederacy of Dunces, now being developed at Paramount Pictures. Susan is a founder of Northern California Women in Film, a founding member of the Delta Psi chapter of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority at UC Santa Barbara, and a founding officer of No Abode Hermitage. She has served on the boards of Women in Film and Make-A-Circus.

William Rosenzweig

William Rosenzweig has spent his career as an entrepreneur, educator and venture investor. Will was founding CEO of The Republic of Tea, the company that created the premium tea category in the U.S. In 2007, Will co-founded Physic Ventures, the first venture capital firm focused on supporting early-stage companies in health and sustainability. Will is co-author of The Republic of Tea: How an Idea Becomes a Business, named one of the 100 Best Business Books of all time. In 2010, Will was honored with the Oslo Business for Peace Award for his leadership in the area of ethical business. In 2014, he chaired a U.S. national commission on health promotion and the prevention of chronic disease. In 2016, Will was recognized as one of the seven shapers of the future of food by Bon Appetit magazine. A longtime faculty member at the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley, Will developed the country’s first MBA courses in Social Entrepreneurship and Social Venture Development. Will leads the Food Venture Lab and Edible Eductation 101 course (with Alice Waters) at UC Berkeley and serves as an Advisor Board Member at The Food Business School of the Culinary Institute of America.

Susan S. Temple

Susan S. Temple, of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, retired in 2013 as Associate Head of Westtown School, having served as the principal of the lower school for 10 years before that. Susan is a former member of the Westtown School Board of Trustees, former member of the Kendal-Crosslands Board of Directors and a former member of The Kendal Corporation Board of Directors. She is a member of the Downingtown Friends Meeting. Before her work with Westtown School, Susan was a school counselor and practiced child and family therapy.

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