CALM Welcomes New Board Members

CALM Welcomes Four New Board Members

Santa Barbara, CA. February 2019 – Andrew Fitzgerald, Juan Guerra, Daalia Reynolds, and Roberto Rodriguez have been named to the CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation) Board of Trustees. The four will be instrumental to CALM and our mission to prevent childhood trauma, heal children and families, and build resilient communities throughout Santa Barbara County.

Andrew Fitzgerald began his career as an investment banker in New York and Chicago and now works for BankNote Capital Corporation, where he manages a network of family-owned community banks across five states. Fitzgerald completed his undergraduate and graduate education at Northwestern University. Fitzgerald and his wife, Carolyn, live in Montecito with their son and daughter. As a family, they enjoy all that Santa Barbara has to offer and feel blessed to be a part of such a wonderful community.

Juan Guerra is currently the Vice President of Global Total Rewards and Technology at Deckers Outdoor Corporation. In addition to his work with CALM, Guerra has volunteered with Junior Achievement U.S.A. and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Born and raised in Colombia, Guerra immigrated to the United States on a swimming scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics. He continued on to receive an MBA at the University of Louisiana at Monroe and a master’s in human resources from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. Guerra and his wife, Sara, live in Ventura with their young son. They frequently visit Mammoth Lakes and enjoy California’s diverse regions from the sea to the mountains.

Daalia Reynolds began her legal career in London as an associate in the U.S. capital markets group of an international law firm. After returning to California, Reynolds held positions with a number of local Santa Barbara law firms and Citrix (now LogMeIn). She is currently Senior Legal Counsel at Deckers Outdoor Corporation. Reynolds earned her undergraduate degree in political science and religious studies from UCSB and her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington DC. In addition to serving on CALM’s board, Reynolds served as a board member for the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation. In her free time, you’ll find her out running on the bluffs, or spending time outdoors with her two very active young boys.

Roberto Rodriguez was born and raised in Guadalupe. After high school, Rodriguez joined the Navy. For Rodriguez, serving our country remains one of the proudest moments of his life. After completing his service with the Navy, Rodriguez attended the EMS Academy at Allan Hancock College. While attending the EMS Academy he found a part-time job as a custodian at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley. Rodriguez knew he had found his calling. He left his custodian position and began working with youth in the Guadalupe area. He is now the Chief Operations Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Maria Valley. Rodriguez is always looking for ways to give back to the community and recently joined the Rotary Club of Santa Maria Valley Breakfast. Rodriguez is married to his childhood friend Marissavel and they have three boys. Rodriguez is an avid swimmer, cyclist, and runner who loves to participate in triathlons.

CALM was founded in 1970 to reach stressed parents before they hurt their children. CALM continues to be the only nonprofit agency in Santa Barbara County focusing solely on protecting the most important relationship in the world by preventing childhood trauma, healing children and families, and building resilient communities.

For more information about all of CALM’s services, please call 805-965-2376, or visit http://calm4kids.org.

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