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Stefany is a Brazilian native, who now calls Southern California her home. Growing up, she used to bike around her neighborhood in São Paulo, and for the longest time, she saw her mother biking to and from work. After an accident on her way to work, her mother became terrified of riding her bike in the city, and Stefany dreamed of the day she could change that scenario for people like her mom. With a background in tourism and hospitality management, she spent seven years helping people make their dream travel come true. These days, when she is not supporting the CalBike team, you can find her hiking with her dog, volunteering at the local animal shelter, or biking by the beach. shelter. Email Stefany.
Kevin is a Chicago native and resident of Los Angeles. He has spent nearly a decade working in fundraising and special events for community-based organizations. Before joining CalBike, Kevin worked for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, where he managed development duties and led production of their Annual LA River Ride. Prior to living in Los Angeles, Kevin worked for education nonprofit Intonation Music in Chicago, and spent many years performing with bands and promoting local music around town. Kevin is a committed commuter cyclist, and holds a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from DePaul University in Chicago. Email Kevin.
Dan likes to make sure all the numbers add up at CalBike and other arts, education, and advocacy nonprofits around the SF Bay Area. When he’s not at his computer or bicycling between locations, he often has a stringed instrument in his hand, playing a square dance, or learning traditional folk tunes of the Americas.
Nicolay grew up in South Africa, Canada, and Germany. He now lives in beautiful Marin County with his two young children. His professional life has revolved around making a difference in sustainability, health, and social justice with non-profit organizations and triple bottom line businesses. Communication is his passion. He loves to connect to harness the power of community. Reach out to him on Linkedin or email Nicolay.
Laura is a freelance writer and bike advocate delighted to bring together her two passions in her work for CalBike. She is a past East Bay Bicycle Commuter of the Year and serves on the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee in Emeryville. She writes for a wide range of organizations and online publications on topics including personal finance, tech, and, of course, bicycling. Email Laura.
Jared has a background in policy research, rooted in social justice, that connects to grassroots power to achieve transformative policy goals. His work at CalBike focuses on building connections with community-based justice-centered organizations across California, and connecting bicycling, and sustainable transportation more generally, with intersecting issues such as housing, climate, and environmental justice. Prior to CalBike, Jared worked in the social justice research space for 10 years focusing on issues of immigrant integration, regional equity and racial desegregation. Email Jared.
Originally from Tampa, Florida, Andrew has made Southern California his home since attending USC, where he graduated with a BFA and BA in Theatre and Communications, respectively. Having seen the transformative effect of active transportation on his own mental and physical well-being, Andrew is adamant about creating new transportation options for all Californians. He spends most of his time when he’s not working with his young daughters, crafting the perfect cold brew, and playing roller hockey for the Burbank Isotopes.
CalBike is represented in Sacramento by Platinum Advisors. Beau Biller and Steve Wallach match their impressive knowledge and experience about transportation with strong reputations among decision makers in the halls of government in Sacramento.
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