Board Of Directors
Wiley Anderson grew up in the Bay Area and has always enjoyed exercise, outdoor adventures and travel. After studying Computer Science at Princeton, he returned to the Bay Area and joined as an early employee at Blue Martini Software. Now Wiley spends his time investing in technology companies. Wiley enjoys teaching a class at a local school that focuses on building “cool” science-oriented projects and is on the board of the Friends of the Palo Alto Junior Museum. Wiley lives in the Bay Area with his wife and two children.
Amy Burnett grew up in Michigan, and after multiple cross-country moves, relocated back to the bay area in 2010. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Bucknell University, where she was a varsity athlete in Track and Field. She moved to San Francisco after graduation and began a career in Staffing/Recruiting at Andersen Consulting (later became Accenture). She then worked at Netcentives where she managed North America customer service teams and developed branded customer loyalty programs. After relocating to NYC, she became a certified Pilates instructor and has been teaching part-time for almost 10 years in New York, Boston, Ann Arbor and the Bay Area. While in Ann Arbor, Amy was a Trustee of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and a founding member of a community giving circle at the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation. She now serves on the Board of Directors for the San Francisco Ballet and is an active volunteer at the Phillips Brooks School and My New Red Shoes. Amy and her husband, Grady, a bay area native, live in Menlo Park with their three young children.
Nancy Ford is a Managing Director in the Consumer Retail Group at Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts (KKR) in Menlo Park, where she joined in 2017. Prior to that she was a Managing Director at FFL Partners, a San Francisco-based middle market private equity firm with $4B of capital under management. Nancy joined FFL in 2003 after graduating from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Prior to Stanford, Nancy spent two years at Thomas H. Lee Partners, a private equity firm in Boston after having started her career at Goldman Sachs in the investment banking division in New York. Nancy was an Economics major at Duke University and is an avid Duke basketball fan. Nancy loves running and SoulCycle and spends most of her weekends watching her kids play sports. Nancy lives in Atherton with her husband and three children.
Ashley Giesler is a Partner at Anacapa Partners, a private equity firm focused on supporting entrepreneurs in their acquisition of nano-cap companies through the search fund model. Ashley has over 20 years of experience advising, operating and investing in high growth private equity and venture backed companies. Immediately prior to joining Anacapa, Ashley was an executive at Sunrun, a residential solar company, where she led the project finance and legal teams responsible for equity, debt and project finance transactions and was instrumental in developing the strategy and infrastructure necessary to support the company’s rapid growth. From 2002 to 2011, Ashley was a member of the senior management team at Asurion Corporation, a global leader in technology solutions services. During this time, she led the execution of multiple transformative acquisitions and equity and debt recapitalizations of the company. In addition, Ashley co-led the development of Asurion’s 5 year strategic plan and advised on the Company’s international expansion in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Ashley graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Order of the Coif from UCLA Law School. She lives in Menlo Park, CA with her two teenage sons, Charlie and Jack, and their beloved puppy Tanner. Ashley is passionate about children’s health and fitness, and she enjoys running, hiking and watching her sons play baseball.
Russell Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D.
Russell Hirsch, M.D., Ph.D. is a Managing Director of Prospect Venture Partners. Russell co-founded Prospect Venture Partners II and III, as dedicated life science funds with over $1 billion in capital under management. Prior to establishing Prospect Venture Partners II and III, Russell was a member of the Health Care Technology Group at Mayfield. He joined Mayfield in 1992, served as a Venture Partner from 1993 to 1994 and as a General Partner from 1995-2000. Russell played a key role in Mayfield’s investment activities in the biotechnology and medical device sectors. As an Associate, he participated actively in the incubation of Millennium Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Takeda) and as a General Partner he was responsible for the incubation of Intuitive Surgical Devices (NASDAQ:ISRG).
Prior to Mayfield, Russell was at the University of California San Francisco from 1984-1992 where he was engaged in biomedical research. His work, published in a variety of respected journals, focused on important aspects of hepatitis B viral replication. His descriptions of the reverse transcription and packaging functions of polymerase gene products merited publication in Nature.
Ashley Hunter founded The Fit Kids Foundation in January 2011 and currently serves as the Executive Director. Ashley grew up in Wayzata, MN where she attended The Blake School. She went on to Middlebury College and graduated in 1998 with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, Ashley spent 2 years as an investment banking analyst with Robertson Stephens in San Francisco. She went on to conduct investor relations for Commtouch Software and spent 2 years as a substitute teacher for elementary aged children at the Phillips Brooks School in Menlo Park. Ashley is very active in the non-profit world. She is the Co-Founder and former Co-President of Circle of Friends, now called Ambassadors for Packard Children’s Hospital, an organization that supports Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. In addition, Ashley is a former board member of the San Francisco Zoological Society and is a former member of the Joint Development Committee at Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. Currently, Ashley is a member of the Ambassadors Honorary board, an Advisory Board member at Wender Weis Foundation for Children and an advisor at Hunter Trust. Ashley remains active as alumni of Middlebury College and conducts alumni admission interviews in the Bay Area. Ashley grew up as an avid athlete and is passionate about health, fitness and helping children. Ashley lives in the Menlo Park area with her 4 children.
Andrew Logan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist operating a private practice in Woodside, CA. In his private practice, he focuses on how one’s thoughts impact one’s feelings, improving communication, and on the mental health benefits of balanced self care, including physical fitness. He is a Board Certified Professional Counselor and a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Prior to becoming a therapist, Andrew worked in high-tech marketing for two successful start-up companies, S3 Incorporated and NVIDIA Corporation, lastly as a Director of Corporate Marketing. He received a degree in writing from St. Lawrence University and a degree in counseling psychology with an emphasis on marriage and family therapy in graduate school from Notre Dame De Namur University. He also received training in cross-cultural communication and therapy for diverse populations. Andrew has shared his expertise as a volunteer, trustee and board chair of Phillips Brooks School. Before opening his private practice in 2008, Andrew spent seven years as a clinician at CHAC, a mental health agency in Mountain View, which included a four year placement counseling adolescents at Graham Middle School. Personally, Andrew is married to his college sweetheart with two teenaged children. He is an avid surfer and is passionate about the environment, writing, guitars, and attending live music.
Wendy McAdam grew up in Bay Area and, after several years in the East and the Midwest, she moved back to California permanently in 2000. Wendy earned her Bachelor’s degree in History from Colgate University and an MBA from Stanford University. After graduating from Business School, Wendy worked as brand manager for General Mills in Minneapolis. She left General Mills to join Concept Shopping, a start-up software company for retailers to help them monetize loyalty card data. After moving back to California in 2000, she worked at Intuit in marketing for their Merchant Services Business. She has been involved in several capacities with Positive Coaching Alliance since 2000 and currently serves on their National Board. Wendy and her husband, Tim, live in Portola Valley with their 3 children. She has served on the Board for Windmill School and for the Portola Valley Schools Foundation. She loves watching and participating in sports of all kinds.
Sanjay Morey was born and raised in San Luis Obispo and moved to the Bay Area in 2006. Growing up on the central coast and being the son of a Food Science professor, he has been actively involved in sports/outdoor activities and nutrition all of his life. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is currently responsible for managing a private equity investment firm, Twin Ridge Capital Partners, which he co-founded in 2011 and prior to which he was a senior executive at the private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis and Roberts (KKR). Sanjay serves on several corporate boards and is on the Leadership Council of Positive Coaching Alliance. Sanjay lives in Menlo Park with his wife and three young sons.
Dave Stevens was born in the Midwest, grew up in a constant state of motion as part of a career military family, attended school on the East Coast, and finally found home after coming to the San Francisco Bay area in the early 90s. He has spent more than 25 years in the enterprise technology sector as an entrepreneur and founder, a product and technology innovator, and an operating executive. Always with a passion for matching the world-class innovation of Silicon Valley to relevant business, social, and environmental challenges.
He received his BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and continues to be active performing scholarship finalist interviews and recruiting for the Jefferson Scholars Foundation.
He currently spends his work time investing in and mentoring early stage companies and entrepreneurs and serving on the board of directors for vArmour Networks, Sandvine, Trustwave Holdings, Allscripts, and SlashNext.
He is passionate about kids, health and fitness and spends much of his spare time outdoors golfing, biking, hiking, fishing and generally pursuing any other activity that reminds him what it was like to not have to stop frequently to rest.
Dave, his wife Ann, and their three kids live in Atherton, CA.
As Vice President and General Manager of Adobe’s Document Cloud and Creative Cloud enterprise businesses, Ashley Still helped lead the transition of Adobe’s business and products from desktop software to SaaS, driving record-breaking business growth. Ashley and her team are putting design, mobility and artificial intelligence at the center of customer experience to usher in a new era of innovation for Adobe’s diverse customer base – whether it’s e-signing a contract from an airplane, or producing the latest Hollywood film. Prior to her current role, Ashley was Senior Director of Product & Marketing for Adobe Primetime, an Emmy-award winning Internet television platform used by major media companies such as Comcast, Turner, NBC Sports and more to transform their television experiences.
Ashley earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in economics and international studies from Yale University and her Master’s degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Charlotte Zanders Waxman
Charlotte Zanders Waxman grew up in the Netherlands and moved to the United States at the age of 18. After earning her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics-Economics from Brown University she worked in New York City for Morgan Stanley’s Fixed Income Trading Division. Since her move out West, Charlotte has been an active volunteer in the community and has served on the board of various non-profits focusing on the welfare of children. She is involved at the Philips Brooks school where she co-chairs the Annual Fund and conducts Alumni Admission Interviews for Brown University. She loves to play tennis and run. Charlotte and her husband Alan live in the Bay Area with their 4 young children.
We are grateful to the following past board members
for their service and ongoing support of Fit Kids
- Awara Mendy Adeagbo
- Jill Burns
- Rod Burns
- Scott Carter
- Karli Cleary
- Suzanne Crandall
- Matt Doyle
- Ned Gibbons
- Bing Han
- Katie Husak
- Tim Kerns
- Erik Kuld
- Amy Kunihiro
- Margaret Munzig
- Beth Osborne
- Travis Parsons
- Tori Pickett
- Sharon Purcell
- Rachel Rosenberg
- Sarah Rye
- Ryan Tollner
- Amy Wender-Hoch