Board of Directors

Keith McCoy, Chair

Keith is President and a Founding Partner of UrbanMix Development, LLC. With more than 30 years in the real estate development industry, he has a broad range of experience and expertise in developing mixed income/ mixed use neighborhoods. Keith has held senior management positions with international development companies and has established new development operations in Northern California. He is passionate about creating enduring communities and providing housing opportunities for people at all economic levels.

Pamela Jordon-Woodard, Vice Chair

Pamela has many years experience working with non-profit organizations, serving on the Board of Directors of the Arizona State Board of Regents Commission, The California Youth Services Coalition, It’s My Miracle, and Embracing the Dream. She has also served as an Advisor to the Board of Directors for Girls Inc., American Heart Association, and Bay Area Community Connection. Pamela has initiated fundraising strategies, capital campaigns, and secured grants resulting in a supplement of over 8.7 million to fund several programs. Pamela is an ordained minister, a former Dean of Students at the School of Urban Mission, and co-founder of the Kobe Project, a non-profit that educates communities and improves the lives of those affected by mental health conditions.

Jennifer M. Pigza PhD, Secretary

Jennifer is Associate Provost and Executive Director of the center for community engagement and social justice education at Saint Mary’s College of California, a long-time partner with APC. With over 25 years of experience in higher education and non-profit partnerships, Jennifer is dedicated to building organizations that advance equity and transform systems of oppression. A native of the east coast, Jennifer has lived in Oakland for nearly 20 years. Her early career was invested in anti-poverty programs, family support services, and domestic violence advocacy and support. You can also find her in the alto section of the Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir.

James Edison, Treasurer

James is the Managing Principal for Willdan Financial Services. He specializes in public/private partnerships and the benefits of economic development to municipalities, and state, regional and national governments. His experience includes local and regional economic impact studies, fiscal impact evaluations, new government formation strategies, and the creation of impact fees, assessments and special taxes to fund infrastructure and public facilities.

Tami Flores, Board Member

Tami Flores is the Director of Banking and Payments at Lively, Inc. She has spent over ten years in the alternative assets industry in operational roles and many years building community through volunteer work in the Bay Area. She is passionate about addressing the housing crisis and creating paths for everyone to obtain a better quality of life. Currently a resident of Oakland, she fell in love with Alameda fifteen years ago and hopes to retire on the island.

Matthew Goldenberg, Board Member

Matthew is a newer Alamedan and the Presentations Manager at a MedAffairs agency. He has a decade of experience defining, coordinating, and managing impactful meetings and engagements in the Commercial Real Estate and Medical industries. He is passionate about finding novel solutions and technologies that offer a path to lower frustration and quicker results – particularly in terms of building self-reliant communities and sustainable projects.

Lisa Maxwell, Board Member

Lisa Maxwell is a partner at the law firm Burke, Williams and Sorensen. She has extensive experience representing and advising private clients and public agencies on complex real estate transactions and leasing negotiations. She previously served as Assistant City Attorney for the Cities of Oakland and Alameda and, as Alameda’s Community Development Director, led the team to secure grant funding to build Dignity Village – transitional supportive housing for nearly 50 unhoused Alameda community members.

Michele McGarraugh, Board Member

Michele is an Alameda native who has served on APC’s board since 2011. Her experience as the owner of an investigation firm has enabled her to contribute a multitude of skills to the APC mission, chief among them are coordination, planning, and inclusiveness.

Randy Rentschler, Board Member

Randy is a Consultant at WSP USA, a multinational engineering and design firm. He is an Adjunct Instructor at the UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy. After more than twenty years working at the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Randy retired from his role as Director of Legislation and Public Affairs.

Corinne Stubbs, Board Member

Corinne is a Digital Marketing Specialist at Zephyr, a leader in design and innovation. Her focus is on public policy trends toward social justice, international issues, and sustainability.