Our Mission

We restore dignity to people returning home from prison by providing scholarship stipends to empower students to achieve academic and career goals.

Our Strategy Leadership Advisory Team

At Excell Network, we believe that everyone can excel at what they do—we are people helping people returning home from prison. Get to know the great minds behind our organization in San Francisco, California by browsing through this page.

Julio Escobar


Excell Network

Tinisch Hollins

State Director

Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice

Bobby Jones-Hanley

Founder and Executive Director

Pure 1 Organization

Vicky Salgado

Director of Human Resources


Archdiocese of San Francisco 

Jan Potts

Communications Consultant

Melissa Vlach

Social Media Specialist

Archdiocese of San Francisco

Star Plaxton-Moore

Director of Community-Engaged Learning

Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the Common Good

University of San Francisco

Dr. John W. Bailie

President & Associate Professor

International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP)

 Margaret (Peggy) Stevenson J.D.

University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law

Lecturer AY-C, Justice Studies

Director SJSU Record Clearance Project 

Cristina Hernandez

Restorative Justice Director

Office of Social Justice

Diocese of Oakland

Patricia Tu

Business Owner

Excell Network Consultant

Frances Holmes


Certified Nutrition Consultant

Integrative Grief Practitioner

Functional Nutrition & Lifestyle Practitioner

Maria Sanchez-Chan

Comunidad San Dimas Inc.

Executive Board Secretary

Robin Murphy


Cabrillo Unified School District

Margarita Galindo

Tenderloin Neighborhood Development ​Corporation individual giving and Events manager

Cindy Ayala

Marin County Probation Department

Restorative Justice Coordinator

Steve Adami

Director, Reentry Division

San Francisco Adult Probation Department

Yolanda Robinson

San Francisco Sheriff Department

Religious Services Coordinator

Deacon John Storm

Restorative Justice Director

Office of Restorative Justice

Diocese of Santa Rosa

Sister Jean Evans

Sister of Mercy living in Burlingame,


Rev. Joseph Spieler S.J.

Archdiocese of San Francisco

Fr. George Williams, SJ, Ph.D.

Pastor, St. Agnes Parish

Archdiocese of San Francisco

Rhonda Findling

Counselor and Coordinator

Second Chance Program

Santa Rosa Junior College

Mark Miller, SJ, Ph. D.

Associate Professor

University of San Francisco

Rev. Angel Quitalig

Archdiocese of San Francisco

Saint Mark Catholic Church, Belmont

Dinna Bayangos

Saint Mark Catholic Church, Belmont

Communications Outreach Staff

Bill Mallet

Staff Scientist

Bolt Biotherapeutics

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