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Joseph Sanberg

Joe believes that everyone who works – and everyone who wants to but can’t – should be able to afford life’s basic needs and live with financial security. He founded the Golden State Opportunity Foundation to expand financial security to the millions of Californians who work hard yet experience constant financial stress.

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Josh Fryday

Josh Fryday is the President of Golden State Opportunity. Prior to this, he served as Chief Operating Officer (COO) for NextGen Climate, a leading national organization focused on climate change, clean energy and political change.

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Alejandra Campoverdi
Board Member

Alejandra Campoverdi is an advocate for women’s health and empowerment, a First 5 California State Commissioner, a former White House aide to President Obama, and a media executive.

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Wally Adeyemo
Board Member

Wally Adeyemo served as deputy national security adviser for international economics and deputy director of the National Economic Council, serving as President Barack Obama’s senior international economic adviser.

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Laura Capps
Board Member

Laura Capps has spent 20 years developing strategic communications and issue advocacy campaigns for the nation’s highest profile public officials, including President Bill Clinton, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Secretary John Kerry’s presidential campaign, as well as leading non-profit organizations.

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"The promise of America is that hard work should be honored with financial security. We founded Golden State Opportunity to ensure that promise holds true for everyone. We won’t be satisfied by anything less than a future where everyone lives with financial security."