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Dr. Julie Gould, OB/GYN, MD, Co-Chair   Julie has worked as an Ob-Gyn physician in the West LA area for the past 6 years. It is her passion for women and children which led her to get involved in Harvest Home, first as a volunteer and then as a board member. Currently in her second year on the board, Julie serves as the Co-Chair and head of the Board Development committee. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her 2 teenage children and walking her dog.

Dr. Julie Gould, OB/GYN, MD, Co-Chair

Julie has worked as an Ob-Gyn physician in the West LA area for the past 6 years. It is her passion for women and children which led her to get involved in Harvest Home, first as a volunteer and then as a board member. Currently in her second year on the board, Julie serves as the Co-Chair and head of the Board Development committee. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with her 2 teenage children and walking her dog.

Katie McNayr, Co-Chair   Katie is passionate about serving people in Los Angeles and loves the way Harvest Home equips women to become the best mothers they can be through a holistic approach to their programs. She is inspired by the transformation that the women of Harvest Home work so hard for, leading to lasting change from generation to generation. She is on the directing team for Pepperdine University's Songfest program and has worked in event planning, ministry and in University Student Affairs. She lives with her husband, Alec and their three young children.

Katie McNayr, Co-Chair

Katie is passionate about serving people in Los Angeles and loves the way Harvest Home equips women to become the best mothers they can be through a holistic approach to their programs. She is inspired by the transformation that the women of Harvest Home work so hard for, leading to lasting change from generation to generation. She is on the directing team for Pepperdine University's Songfest program and has worked in event planning, ministry and in University Student Affairs. She lives with her husband, Alec and their three young children.

Barton Crist, Treasurer   Barton is a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting, where he has been advising CFOs and transforming finance organizations for the past twelve years. He started supporting Harvest Home after being introduced to the organization through his home church, Vintage, and has now joined the board to provide guidance and oversight of the budget and finances. Barton lives in Brentwood with his wife, Kari, who is also an active volunteer with Harvest Home.

Barton Crist, Treasurer

Barton is a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting, where he has been advising CFOs and transforming finance organizations for the past twelve years. He started supporting Harvest Home after being introduced to the organization through his home church, Vintage, and has now joined the board to provide guidance and oversight of the budget and finances. Barton lives in Brentwood with his wife, Kari, who is also an active volunteer with Harvest Home.

 
Pamela Cole, Secretary   Pamela brings to Harvest Home a unique set of organizational, administrative and communication skills, thanks to her background in the entertainment industry as a talent agent for twenty one years and in real estate working for her and her husband’s company, Cole Commercial. Pamela aligns her faith with her daily purpose; she believes that investing in people, education and unconditional love are key components to help implement change. Pamela is honored to be a part of the transformative hope that Harvest Home inspires.

Pamela Cole, Secretary

Pamela brings to Harvest Home a unique set of organizational, administrative and communication skills, thanks to her background in the entertainment industry as a talent agent for twenty one years and in real estate working for her and her husband’s company, Cole Commercial. Pamela aligns her faith with her daily purpose; she believes that investing in people, education and unconditional love are key components to help implement change. Pamela is honored to be a part of the transformative hope that Harvest Home inspires.

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Amy Adams

Amy is passionate about empowering people and organizations for growth. Her higher education experience running the career center at Pepperdine University has positioned her to support the moms and babies of Harvest Home through strategic oversight as well as organizational and resource development. As a mom of two young girls, she is passionate about walking alongside the mothers of Harvest Home as they develop the mindset, skills, and confidence that will transform their own lives and those of their children. Amy and her husband Jeremy live with their girls in Santa Monica.

Lorri Benson   Lorri Antosz Benson is a writer, author, family advocate, and a former award-winning television producer, and internationally syndicated columnist. Her books explore family issues such as eating disorders, parenting, and her most recent project is a three- book series on adoption. The second in the series, released Fall 2018, is  Adopting Hope , which followed  To Have And Not To Hold . Lorri’s work has led her to start a family advocacy company called Family Matters, and she is a speaker/expert on eating disorders, adoption and resources for parents. She and her husband Steve reside in Santa Monica, CA. They have four children and five grandchildren.

Lorri Benson

Lorri Antosz Benson is a writer, author, family advocate, and a former award-winning television producer, and internationally syndicated columnist. Her books explore family issues such as eating disorders, parenting, and her most recent project is a three- book series on adoption. The second in the series, released Fall 2018, is Adopting Hope, which followed To Have And Not To Hold. Lorri’s work has led her to start a family advocacy company called Family Matters, and she is a speaker/expert on eating disorders, adoption and resources for parents. She and her husband Steve reside in Santa Monica, CA. They have four children and five grandchildren.

 
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Kirsten Bosch

Kirsten has been a passionate supporter of Harvest Home for many years and is honored to be serving on the board. She loves the holistic approach the organization takes to provide a safe shelter to at-risk women and their children by meeting their physical, emotional and spiritual needs. More importantly, the women’s stories of perseverance, redemption and second chances are inspiring to her. Kirsten has worked in the Financial Services industry for 10+ years and is excited to apply her skillset in project management, organization, problem resolution, relationship building and team management to the development and growth of Harvest Home’s mission.

Heidi Larson Howell   Heidi is a labor, immigration, and employment attorney with more than 10 years’ experience in the field. As a women’s advocate and skilled labor attorney, Heidi lends her wisdom and experience to Harvest Home, helping to guide the strategic mission of our organization, as well as navigate HR issues. Born and raised in the mid-west, Heidi moved to California to attend Pepperdine Law School. She was listed as one of the top women attorneys in Southern California in LA Magazine in 2015. Heidi lives in Culver City with her husband and child.

Heidi Larson Howell

Heidi is a labor, immigration, and employment attorney with more than 10 years’ experience in the field. As a women’s advocate and skilled labor attorney, Heidi lends her wisdom and experience to Harvest Home, helping to guide the strategic mission of our organization, as well as navigate HR issues. Born and raised in the mid-west, Heidi moved to California to attend Pepperdine Law School. She was listed as one of the top women attorneys in Southern California in LA Magazine in 2015. Heidi lives in Culver City with her husband and child.

Jennie Korneychuk   Jennie LOVES babies. She was drawn to Harvest Home as a place to spend time with her teen daughter and share their love of chubby thighs, sweet giggles, and baby laughter. It didn’t take long for Jennie to fall in love with the moms, as well. She values her roles as volunteer and board member for creating relationships and using her skills, knowledge and trial by error experience to help the young women of Harvest Home build the families they dream of. Jennie is a TV Producer, Public Relations professional, wife to Dan, mom to Maddy and step-mom to Lara & Sasha. She loves all of those jobs – not necessarily in that order.

Jennie Korneychuk

Jennie LOVES babies. She was drawn to Harvest Home as a place to spend time with her teen daughter and share their love of chubby thighs, sweet giggles, and baby laughter. It didn’t take long for Jennie to fall in love with the moms, as well. She values her roles as volunteer and board member for creating relationships and using her skills, knowledge and trial by error experience to help the young women of Harvest Home build the families they dream of. Jennie is a TV Producer, Public Relations professional, wife to Dan, mom to Maddy and step-mom to Lara & Sasha. She loves all of those jobs – not necessarily in that order.