Leadership Staff


 

Doug Biggs
Executive Director
510-898-7849

Originally form Los Alamos, NM, Doug has been at the agency for 13 years and is responsible for ensuring APC fulfills its mission. By working with external partners, Doug is working to secure the future sustainability and growth of the agency. Fun Fact: He loves spending his free time cycling.

 

Michael Radding
Director of Programs
510-898-7873

Michael grew up in Walnut Creek, but is well-traveled, having lived in Boston, Mexico City, Las Vegas, and Chicago before settling with his wife and two kids in Alameda, where they have lived since 1999. As Director of Programs, he implements, supervises, and evaluates APC’s support services, employment services, and children and youth                                             services. Fun Fact:  In his younger days, Michael enjoyed adventurous travel, including                                             hopping freight trains and traversing the Sahara desert by jeep.                                            

Qassim Moon
Director of Finance & Administration
510-898-7838

Qassim calls San Bruno, CA home and has been with APC for two years. He works hard to ensure the financial health and stability of the agency by supervising accounting staff, preparing the yearly budget, reviewing monthly revenue and expenses with managers, preparing for audits, and maintaining the agency’s insurance policy. Fun Fact: He is                                              not a fan of fun facts.

 

Mckay Williams
Human Resources Manager
510-898-7803

Mckay’s hometown is Bakersfield, CA, but he has been in the Bay Area for 10 years and at APC since 2016. His job as the Human Resources Manager is to ensure that APC is following all regulations and laws surrounding employment to protect the staff and company. Fun Fact: Mckay also works as a political writer for The Good Men Project                                              and has published two books.

 

Brandy Muñiz
Fund Development Manager
510-898-7845

Brandy comes from San Diego, CA and has been at APC for 3 years. Manager of the Fund Development Department, Brandy oversees the coordination of volunteers, grants, special events, and incoming donations. Her responsibilities also include maintaining community relations and partnerships. Fun Fact: Brandy was introduced to non-profit                                              work at a young age when she would spend her summer breaks at her mother’s work.                                              The non-profit helped those from the LGBTQ community who were HIV positive.

 

Hameeda Sharifi
Property Manager
510-898-7819

Hameeda first began at APC as a volunteer in 2004 and has since held various positions at the agency. As Property Manager, Hameeda supervises Property Management and Facilities staff as well as oversees the housing application process. She collaborates internally with the Services and Finance Departments and externally with Alameda                                              County Housing & Community Development, City of Alameda Housing Authority, and                                              Building Futures for Women and Children to ensure APC families maintain eligibility for                                              our supportive housing. Fun Fact: Hameeda likes to decorate cakes.

 

Sara Christensen
Children & Youth Services Manager
510-337-0652

Sara is from Grants Pass, OR and has been at APC for 6 years. She manages the Children & Youth Services department through a holistic lens to ensure that youth are provided with opportunities and tools to empower themselves and their futures. To accomplish this goal and create quality programming, she manages her staff, collaborates with                                              support specialists, and forms partnerships. Fun Fact: Sara loves to peruse Pinterest,                                              especially for project ideas for the children enrolled in program.

 

Kevin Looney
Education & Employment Services Manager
510-898-7824

Born in Tenesseee, Kevin recently joined the APC team after working 16 years in workforce services in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. As the Education & Employment Services Manager, Kevin implements the On-the-Job Training programs, builds the workforce service plans, and oversees the Career Center. Fun Fact: Kevin is an avid sports                                              enthusiast; he loves basketball and jogging.

 

Jeff Bridge
Ploughshares Nursery Manager
510-898-7814

A Bay Area native from Concord, Jeff has worked at APC for 5 years. He manages Ploughshares Nursery, a social enterprise of APC, where he grows and sells plants. Fun Fact: Jeff’s favorite animal is the platypus, the only mammal that lays eggs.