MaryAnne Contreras is the owner of the event planning company Swank Santa Barbara. She has been involved with AHA! as a Development Committee member and has been instrumental in the success of AHA!’s two yearly fundraisers, Hike for AHA! and AHA!’s Sing It Out. MaryAnne brings passion, style, humor, and integrity to all her endeavors. She was formerly the president of the Montecito Educational Foundation and has volunteered with many local non-profits including Storyteller and The Breast Cancer Resource Center.
Marla McNally Phillips is Co-CEO of Emerald Forest Entertainment, a worldwide music publishing company. Marla is also a theatrical producer whose most recent production, UNDER MY SKIN, had a successful run on Broadway and in Pasadena. She was Vice President of the Granada Theater’s Board of Directors for many years, sat on the board of Education First, has been a member of the Dream Foundation’s Dream Circle, as well as an active supporter of the Neil Bogart/TJ Martell Foundation, Girls Rock and the Women’s Fund. Marla is passionate about the arts, kids, education, the ocean, and having fun.