Team

Cindy Campbell – Founder

Cindy Campbell is the Founder of Human Connexus Foundation. In 1999, Cindy created a white paper about starting a non-profit organization that supported people who need help to get them through a personal crisis. Coming from a supportive family, Cindy knows what it is like to have people in your life that will lend a hand. Since she values this support, she turned the white paper into reality by create a non-profit organization that extends a helping hand to others.

In addition to her responsibilities at Human Connexus Foundation, Cindy is the Principal Organizational Development Consultant for C2 Leadership focusing on leadership and team development programs. She is also a yoga instructor teaching at various studios in the Bay Area. She has a Bachelors of Science from Arizona State University and worked in High Tech Industry for over 20 years. She has been on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, the NOVA Private Industry Council and led the Corporate Sponsorship Committee at Workforce Silicon Valley.

Tonni LeBaron – Secretary of Board of Directors

Tonni LeBaron has worked at Intel Corporation for 36 years. Her background with Intel includes Procurement, Marketing and is currently a manager with Customer Support. After raising two children, her passion is transitioning to giving back to the community by spending her spare time participating in community service efforts for Rebuilding Together and Sacred Heart and now Human Connexus!

Annie McKiernan – Fundraising Events Director and Board of Directors

Annie graduated from San Jose University with a degree in Business Administration and after many years in the high tech industry decided to take time off to raise a family.  While at San Jose State, she was part of the Delta Sigma Pi Business Organization which gave her the opportunity to volunteer for organizations such as The Second Harvest Food Bank, Sacred Heart Community Service, and the Anti Graffiti Program in San Jose.  A few years ago, she also launched her own floral business, Pixie Floral, and has donated many arrangements to the annual Human Connexus fundraising events. Most recently, she has volunteered countless hours at her children’s schools. Annie serves as a member of their school’s PTA organization, is the chairperson for their school’s gardening program, and is a chairperson for the annual Spring Fling fundraising event.  She has always loved being able to give back to the community, and is very excited about helping Human Connexus with it’s fundraising events.

Danielle Hill – Social Media Manager

Danielle is currently a Licensed, Certified Teacher and teaches 1st Grade in Colorado.  She graduated from Saint Norbert College in De Pere, WI with a Bachelor of Arts in Education.  She is an avid volleyball player having played throughout college and being nationally ranked.  She continues to be involved in the sport by coaching High School girls teams.  She is pleased to be a part of the Human Connexus Team where she can contribute to the rewarding mission of helping others.

Rick Schmidley – Operations and Board of Directors

Rick is one of the founding members of Human Connexus Foundation. He oversees Finance and Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis. He additionally shapes and reviews foundation strategies, reviews results, and helps set the overall direction of the organization. He also leads the Information Technology strategies & plans to deploy tools and solutions that support the foundation’s work.

Rick is currently the Vice President of Corporate Finance at KLA-Tencor Corporation. He has a passion to provide help and assistance to families in need due to an unforeseen or uncontrollable circumstance. Human Connexus Foundation was created to provide individuals with means through the most direct & efficient manner without the extra overhead and expenses.