Board of Directors
Jamie Tozzi, Chair
Tozzi has served in various leadership roles at Microsoft for the last 15 years, and is presently General Manager of the Microsoft Dynamics AX business in the United States, where she oversees a cross-functional team of technical, sales, marketing, and partner professionals. Prior to Microsoft, she served as a consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers, advising national and international organizations on matters of business process and infrastructure development. Throughout her career, Tozzi has been recognized as a top leader and has won many awards, including the highest award category available to Microsoft employees worldwide.
Tozzi holds a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Marketing and Communications from Boston College.
Tozzi is a mother to three boys and an active community member in Charleston. She and her husband Jeff are philanthropists with a deep passion for helping children thrive and realize their full potential. They have established academic and sports scholarships for children in the local community, and have donated their time and resources to other important causes.
Kimberly Archer, Vice Chair
Kimberly Archer of Russell Reynolds
Associates works with US-based and international nonprofit organizations in identifying and assessing
top leadership talent. She works closely with Boards on succession planning and CEO recruitment. In addition, she works
within organizations to recruit other senior leadership roles and has a
functional expertise in external relations including communications and
marketing, advocacy/policy, and government affairs, as well as fundraising and
business development. Kimberly is located in Washington, DC and serves as the Nonprofit Sector leader for the
Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA is the Founder and CEO of BayouClinic, Inc. and served as the 18th United States Surgeon General. She is currently the NOLA.com/Times Picayune Endowed Chair of Public Health Sciences at Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Benjamin specializes in prevention policies and health promotion among individuals as well as large populations, especially concerning obesity, childhood obesity, and children’s health. She has special interest in rural health care, health disparities among socio-economic groups, suicide, violence, and mental health.
Patricia (Patty) Dailey Lewis, Esquire
Patricia Dailey Lewis, Esq. is the Executive Director of the Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children. Prior to this position, Mrs. Lewis served as Deputy Attorney General and Director of the Family Division of the Delaware Department of Justice (DDOJ). Mrs. Lewis has worked in the field of family and child advocacy and protection since 1985, when she joined the Delaware Department of Justice. Prior to being the Division Director, she was the statewide leader for the Families at Risk unit of the Delaware Department of Justice. An impassioned advocate for children, she has served as a commissioner on the Child Protection Accountability Commission, the Child Death, Near Death, and Stillbirth Commission, the Governor’s Steering Committee for the Protection of Children, the Victims Advisory Council, and more. Since 1989, Dailey Lewis has served as an Adjunct Professor at Delaware Law School. Mrs. Lewis is an authorized Facilitator of Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children® child sexual abuse prevention program.
Anton J. Gunn
Anton J. Gunn is the Chief Diversity Officer of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health Center where he is responsible for oversight and execution of the Medical Center’s diversity initiatives and innovative community health programs. Previously, he served as a senior official in the Obama Administration as the Director of External Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), where he advised President Barack Obama and Secretary Kathleen Sebelius on public engagement strategies to introduce Main Street to the Affordable Care Act. Anton was also a 2014 Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Lyndon Haviland, MPH, DrPH, Chief Executive Officer
Haviland, MPH, DrPH , is a former member of the Executive
Board of APHA and recipient of two of its highest honors, Friend of the Student
Assembly and the Director’s Citation. With more than 25 years experience in
domestic and international public health, Dr. Haviland has led various public
health campaigns, initiatives and organizations.
Gareth Hedges, JD
Gareth Hedges is Chief Claims Officer for The Redwoods
Group. Prior to this position, Gareth has served as General Counsel, Director
of Consulting, and as a Risk Management Specialist focused on Aquatic and Child
Vada Hill was named Chief Marketing Officer for Jackson Hewitt in November of 2014.
Hoffman is a Partner at
Andrews Kurth of Dallas,
TX. Rob represents clients across the United
States in all aspects of complex litigation, including contract breach, fraud,
malpractice, construction, insurance coverage, bad faith claims and class
action suits. Rob looks at each case as a collection of puzzle pieces, with the
fervent confidence that there’s always a way for the pieces to successfully
come together in his clients' favor. The proof: Rob
has won virtually every case he’s handled
over the last decade, whether by a favorable jury verdict, dispositive motion,
or settlement for a few pennies on the dollar.
Children's Advocate and Philanthropist
Cathy Huber comes to Darkness to Light
with a goal of working to expand child sexual abuse prevention education and
awareness efforts in the Pacific-Northwest. A devoted children’s advocate,
Huber embodies the grassroots activism responsible for much of Darkness to
Light’s growth to date. She and her husband George, president and founder of
Equity Investment Group, Inc., have served on a variety of charitable
organizations and are known throughout the Midwest for their philanthropic work.
Connecticut & South Carolina
Partner and Global Director of Human Capital (retired), Ernst & Young
Herb Jansen retired from Ernst & Young as Partner and Global Director of Human Capital. Prior to Ernst & Young, Herb was a leader at Arthur Andersen for over 20 years, responsible for the Northeast area tax practice and member of the US Tax Leadership Team and Chairman’s Advisory Committee. Jansen is a CPA with extensive background in executive management, including strategy development and operations management as well as taxation and compensation and benefits.
David Repinski is the President and Chief Client Officer for the Americas for Cunningham Lindsey Group Ltd., a Tampa based loss adjusting and claims management firm with more than 7,000 employees operating out of 800 offices in 62 countries. Prior to joining Cunningham Lindsey in 2015, David was the chief executive officer of Crawford & Company’s U.S. Property & Casualty business.
Repinski has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance claims industry in a wide range of operational, sales, marketing and executive roles. He spent most of his career at a major worldwide claims management organization, where he last served as executive vice president for global corporate development. He also was president and chief executive officer of that company’s U.S. operation, achieving double-digit year-over-year revenue growth and significantly improving profit margins during his six-year tenure. Previously, David held positions as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the U.S. operations and senior vice president of both field adjusting services and sales and marketing for that same division.
Repinski’s claims adjusting career began at Crawford & Company in 1991 as a multi-line field claims adjuster, a position he held for three years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgia State University in Atlanta and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), a global network of business leaders.
Sebastian Steadman is an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he engages with senior executives to help solve his clients’ toughest problems, drive change, and create value. Steadman completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the College of Charleston and earned a Master’s in Business Administration from the Citadel Graduate College. He has completed several nationally recognized training certifications in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations, Six Sigma process improvement methodology, Microsoft Project IIL Orange Belt Certification, and LaMarsh Certified Managed Change Practitioner.
Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, MJ, LCSW
Viola Vaughan-Eden has provided child and family counseling services to the Southeastern Virginia community for more than 25 years. Following her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in 1987, she worked for eight years as a psychotherapist in Norfolk at The Barry Robinson residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally troubled youth. Next, she was a founding staff member of a Child Abuse Program that eventually became a nationally accredited Children's Advocacy Center at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters. Since 2002, she has been in private practice in Hampton Roads offering mental health services to trauma victims and their families. In 2003, she completed her dissertation on parenting sexually abused children earning a PhD in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Currently, she is Associate Professor and PhD Program Director with The Ethelyn R. Strong School of Social Work at Norfolk State University.