Board of Directors 2024

Our Board of Directors is a team of people elected by the Chamber shareholders, the Membership, to represent their interests and ensure that the Chamber is a catalyst, convener and champion on their behalf.

We are proud to introduce you to your 2024 Board of Directors!

Brittany Doyle Riley, 2024 Board Chair

Doyle Quane Family Law

Brittany Doyle Riley is an attorney at Doyle Quane, a law firm in downtown Danville specializing in trusts and estates and family law. Her practice focuses on estate planning, trust administration and probate matters. Brittany also devotes substantial time to the firm’s corporate practice and assists clients with business formation, business succession planning, and corporate governance matters. She is especially passionate about helping young families plan for their business and financial futures. Prior to attending law school, Brittany worked with the Clinton family in various roles, ultimately serving as personal aide to Chelsea Clinton.

Brittany earned her JD from Harvard Law School and her BA from the University of Miami. She is a proud third generation Danville resident and currently lives near vibrant downtown Danville with her husband, Brad, and son, Finnigan.

Rick Shumway, Past Chair

Stanford Health Care|ValleyCare

A nationally recognized, results-driven health care executive, Rick Shumway is the President & CEO at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare (SHC-VC). SHC-VC is a comprehensive health system that is a key part of Stanford Health Care. With it’s base in Pleasanton, CA, it serves a large portion of the East Bay, and is home to a range of both complex, and community-based healthcare services.
Rick has spent the majority of his career in large academic medical centers, and has worked hard to integrate these systems directly into the communities that they serve. Prior to joining SHC-VC, Rick served as the Chief Administrative Officer – the lead executive position – at the 780-bed University of Cincinnati Medical Center. UC Medical Center is the only Level 1 trauma and academic medical center within the greater Cincinnati, OH region and the surrounding tri-state area.
Prior to his role at in Cincinnati, Rick served as Executive Director at University of Utah Health Care in Salt Lake City, UT, which is comprised of four hospitals, 12 community-based clinics, 1,200 board-certified physicians, and 19 affiliate regional partners. He has also held senior leadership positions at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA, the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA, and at Intermountain Healthcare’s Utah Valley Hospital in Provo, UT.
Rick resides in Danville, CA with his wife Sarah, and is the father to three active boys. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, and takes advantage of the beautiful California weather to fish and camp whenever he can.

Uday Kumar, 2025 Chair-Elect

Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery

Uday Kumar is a senior business consulting executive with proven experience leading teams across large-scale, high-value programs and initiatives. During a career spanning 20+ years, he has worked in countries across North America, South America, Asia, Europe and Australia delivering results across diverse industries, with a specific focus on professional services, systems consulting, and solutions delivery. He specializes in crafting solutions by integrating technology, people, process and bringing in new business as a face of the company.
In 2016, Uday and his wife Nisha decided to become entrepreneurs combining their skills. Nisha who loves to experiment with flavors in the kitchen and Uday with his business experience decided to open Smallcakes in Danville which as a licensee allowed Nisha to experiment flavors, products. It also provided them an outlet to give back to the community they love by donating to first responders, nurses, teachers and homeless shelters in the area. Uday has been engaged with philanthropic activities in India working with NGOs to help orphans, fishermen and others in need.
Uday earned his Master’s in Business Administration degree from the University of Connecticut and has a Bachelors in Engineering degree from Mysore University in India. Uday lived in Michigan, Connecticut before moving to San Ramon 14 years ago with his wife. He enjoys the outdoors, travelling, trying new cuisines, loves gardening, hanging out with his wife and their two kids and friends.

Tim Argenti, 2024 Board Member & Chair, Economic Vitality & Government Affairs

Republic Services

Tim is Past Chair of the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce. Due to his extensive community relations and government affairs experience, he has served on several East Bay Chamber Boards of Directors, both as Chair and as Director.
Currently, he serves as Community Relations Manager for Republic Services. Tim has an extensive background in the East Bay serving non-profit organizations, including his current role as Vice Chair of Meals on Wheels Diablo Region.

David Behring, 2024 Board Member

The Wheelchair Foundation

David has served as President of the Wheelchair Foundation since 2003. The Wheelchair Foundation is a non-profit organization that seeks to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult who needs one, but cannot afford to buy one. To date the organization has provided over 1,200,000 wheelchairs to people in 156 countries. Prior to that, he was President of the Blackhawk Museum and later spearheaded “The Spirit of the Old West” Gallery. From 1993-1997 David was President of the Seattle Seahawks and was in the local homebuilding and land development professions before that period.
David has always been active in community service and has been a Rotarian for over 20 years, belongs to the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley and the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, has served as President of the All-Wars Memorial and is a longtime Board Member of Leadership San Ramon Valley.
A graduate of Princeton’s history department, he has always loved history and served for 6 years on the Boards of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History and National History Day. David has been active with WWII veterans and is an Honorary Lifetime Member of the Vietnam Veterans of Diablo Valley. David has traveled extensively around the world and enjoys visiting military and historical sites. David has lived in Danville since 1980, is married to May and has a 26- year- old married daughter living in Texas and a 22- year- old son attending Wake Forest University in North Carolina.

Keva Dodd, 2024 Board Member

Whim House

Steve Glaski, 2024 Board Member

Vice President, Relationship Manager, Heritage Bank of Commerce

Steve Glaski is Vice President, Relationship Manager for Heritage Bank of Commerce in Danville, where he delivers strategic financial solutions and ideas to help local companies grow, improve cash flow, and invest in their future.

Steve has been in the community helping local companies with their business banking needs for over 16 years. He grew up in Danville and graduated from University of California Santa Cruz with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management and Economics.

Steve currently lives in San Ramon with his wife Kelly and enjoys playing guitar, golf, baseball, and snow sports in his spare time.

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Liz Hansen, 2024 Ambassador Liaison to the Board, Agent at RE/MAX

As a RE/MAX® agent, Liz Hansen is dedicated to helping her clients find the home of their dreams. Whether you are buying or selling a home or just curious about the local market, she would love to offer her support and services. She knows the local community — both as an agent and a neighbor — and can help guide you through the nuances of our local market. With access to top listings, a worldwide network, exceptional marketing strategies and cutting-edge technology, Liz will work hard to make your real estate experience memorable and enjoyable.

Kim Lindeberg, 2024 Board Member

The Lindeberg Group

My name is Kim Lindeberg. I am the President of The Lindeberg Group, Inc. located in my home in Danville. As of December 31, 2019, I am officially retired from Telecom after 46 years.
I joined the Chamber in 2004 when I opened a retail store with a friend in the heart of downtown Danville. In 2005 I was Ambassador of the Quarter and in 2006 I was Ambassador Chair and in 2011 I was Chairman of the Board of the Chamber. I love this community and have lived in Danville since 1983. I am very happy to be serving again on the Board of Directors and I look forward to engaging in our many events throughout the year.

Paige Meyer, 2024 Board Member

Chief, San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

Chief Paige Meyer joined the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District on March 18, 2013. He currently serves as a Board Member, Vice Chair for the East Bay Regional Communications System Authority, President of Leadership San Ramon Valley, on the Police and Fire Fallen Heroes scholarship committee, he was a Honorary Airforce Commander with Travis Airforce Base and is an active member of the Contra Costa County Executive Fire Chiefs, serving as President of both the Executive Chiefs and County chiefs from 2014-2019.

Prior to being hired by the SRVFPD, Chief Meyer began his career 30 years ago, as a volunteer Firefighter with the City of Stockton and later as a Public Safety Officer, with the City of Sunnyvale, he then served at the City of Vallejo Fire Department, holding the positions of Firefighter, Engineer, Captain, Battalion Chief and Fire Chief. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Administration from California State University at Chico as well as a Fire Science degree. He lives in the Town of Danville with his wife, Molly and their 3 beautiful children Kailey, Ellie, and Lincoln.

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Randy Negi, 2024 Board Member

Randy Negi is a longtime restauranteur who has owned and operated several different concepts over the last 37 years. He currently owns Bridges Restaurant, The Vine & Spirits and is a Co-owner of Danville Brewing. Outside of Danville, he also has four Cafes in San Francisco. 

The restaurant business has been his focus from a very early age, first as a busser to ultimately an owner and every position in between. He graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a BA in Hospitality Management.

He has been a part of the Danville business community since 2004. He is passionate about his restaurants and to leading his teams to provide the best hospitality and dining experience possible. 

Randy has lived in Danville for 27 years with his wife, Colleen and 3 grown children. He is excited to be a new chamber board member and looks forward to supporting the town he loves and calls home.

Glenn Novotny, 2024 Board Member & Finance Chair

Founder of Glennhawk Vineyards and Emerald Pet Products, Managing Director of GMMR,LLC

Glenn Novotny is the Founder and Owner of Glennhawk Vineyards and Emerald Pet Products as well as the Managing Director of GMMR,LLC, a real estate developmerrt organization based in Danville, CA. He is also on the Board of Directors of Bay Alarm. He currently consults with founders and businesses interested in either selling or buying businesses.

Glenn worked at Central Garden & Pet (NASDAQ – CENT) for 17 years; as President and COO from 1990 to 2003 and CEO from 2003 through 2007. Glenn was instrumental in taking Central public in 1993 and growing it from sales of $200 million to $1.7 billion through organic growth and over 40 acquisitions to create the largest pet supply and second largest garden supply company in the U.S. He also worked at Weyerhaeuser Corporation from 1970 to 1990 in a variety of operating, strategic planning, sales and executive management roles. He served as CEO of Weyerhaeuser Garden Supply from
1988 to 1990.

Glenn has served on numerous public and private boards of directors and has significant entrepreneurial experience. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Central Garden & Pet, Pet Food Express, VeriTainer Corp., AngioScore, Ditan Corporation, Confirma, Freedom Innovations, Nexus BioSystems, Trupanion Pet Insurance, Reeb Millwork, Radio Systems, Edge Systems (HydroFacial), and Bay Alarm. He also has significant experience in Mergers and Acquisitions in several industries and completed over 75 transactions in his career. He also was an Operating Partner at Telegraph Hill Partners, a San Francisco based private equity firm, investing in medical devices, life sciences, and healthcare companies from 2008-2015. G1enn received a BA from Chadron State College in Nebraska and graduated from the Harvard Business School Program for Executive Management Development.

Dipak Rao, 2024 Board Member

Co-Founder and CEO, Ayutherapy Ayurveda Wellness Center

Dipak Rao is the Co-Founder and CEO of Ayutherapy Ayurveda Wellness Center in Downtown Danville.

Having worked in multiple Sales and Marketing roles in the Hi-Tech industry across Europe and America for the past 23 years, Dipak recently decided to switch his purpose to pursue some important personal ambitions and goals, including giving back to our local community of Danville.

In 1996, Dipak co-founded a hot sauce business in his homeland of Great Britain. He remembers how tough and unforgiving those days were when he first started. He hopes that that through his work with the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce, he can contribute to support small businesses and the local community to thrive and meet their potential.

Dipak’s wife and business partner, Archana Rao, is an incredible Ayurvedic (Indian Herbal Medicine) Practitioner and is also the inspiration and face of Ayutherapy. Ayutherapy works with clients to heal chronic pain and illness, or simply show them how to balance and live in harmony with Mother Nature. Dipak and Archana are parents to three lovely daughters and have lived in the Danville Area since 2007.

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Shayna Ronan, 2024 Board Member

Founder, I Can Do That Performing Arts Center

Shayna Ronan is a native of Walnut Creek and discovered theater at the age of 9 under the direction of Edward Belasco in the Belasco Theater Company. 

Over the next ten years, she performed locally with numerous theater companies and trained with The Ballet School, Lawrence Pech and private vocal instructor Lucia Scardigno. She moved to New York in 2001 and graduated with a degree in Psychology, Linguistics, and Philosophy from New York University. 

Shayna is a proud mother of two young boys who teach her every day how to be curious, bold, and full of humor. She is overjoyed to be bringing her love of theatre to a new generation of performers and to provide the Bay Area with some OUTSTANDING musical theatre!!

Jeremy Soine, 2024 Board Member & Membership Chair

CEO, Face Reality Skincare

Jeremy Soine has the been the CEO of Face Reality Skincare for the past two years. After 16 years in business, Face Reality moved to Danville in 2021, and is located at the Rose Garden Shopping Plaza.

Face Reality is a leading professional skincare brand, partnering with Estheticians across the United States, and specializing in helping clients to treat acne—with a success rate of more than 90%.

Prior to Face Reality, Jeremy has been successful in other high-growth, consumer-branded companies—wine, food start- ups, and other beauty companies.

Jeremy has been a resident of Danville since 2008, where he resides with his wife Jennifer and two children, who both attend San Ramon Valley High School. When he’s not working, he enjoys playing golf at Diablo Country Club, cycling around the area, and cheering for his kids while they compete in soccer and tennis.