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Board of Directors

work2future Foundation Board of DirectorsThe guiding force of the work2future Foundation lies within our committed Board of Directors which is comprised of individuals representing diverse industries within the Silicon Valley private and public sectors. Their experience and expertise aid in the development and implementation of targeted strategies and solutions that meet local workforce investment needs. Our Board is responsible for the overall health and effectiveness of the organization.

Our current Board of Directors are:


Joe Foster – Interim Chairperson

Vice-President and Credit Analyst/Commercial Lending, Heritage Bank of Commerce

Mr. Foster has a lengthy history in banking, including an emphasis on commercial underwriting and the nonprofit sector. In his role as Interim Board Chair, Joe is a tireless advocate for fiscal accountability and helps to keep the Foundation connected to the local nonprofit community.


Frank Romero, Member

General Manager and Controller, Continuum, an Amplitude Laser Brand

As a skilled and highly experienced finance professional, Mr. Romero has decades of experience in managing all aspects of accounting, including financial reporting, cash management, forecasting, and auditing. Franks bring with him a passion for community service and dedication to transparency.


Leslie Parks, Member

Interim Economic Development Manager, City of Redwood City

Ms. Parks is a well-recognized key player in workforce development throughout the Bay Area. Having worked with public and private entities on numerous multimillion dollar projects, Leslie continues to demonstrate a commitment to positive economic development by fostering partnerships and lending her expertise to projects that include numerous government entities and private industry.