Client Advisory Team
The goal of our Client Advisory Team is to meet bi annually and provide Virginia Bria & Associates with input and advice on ways to better serve our clients needs. The team is comprised of an array of many long time clients who have been the backbone of our firm and represent varying professions, lifestyles and interests. We respect and welcome the input of all clients and strive to customize our services to meet their high expectations.
Educational Administrator, San Francisco Unified School District
Jan has been an educator in the San Francisco Unified School District for over 25 years. Currently she is an administrator in the Research Planning and Accountability Department. Prior to working in San Francisco, Jan traveled throughout Southeast Asia on a sailboat for a few years using celestial navigation. She has lived and traveled internationally. When not working, she resides with her multi-generational family in Marin County, CA. She plans to continue her adventure travel upon her retirement.
Retired Educator, Oakland Unified School District, Community Art Supporter and Activist
Nancy was an educator for over 37 years before early “refinement” as she refers to her retirement. As a retired individual she traveled extensively throughout the world with her husband, Ed, who was a retired engineer. After the passing of her beloved husband of 45 years, she remains an active philanthropist who volunteers her time and support in cultural and historical organizations throughout Northern CA including U.C. Berkeley’s Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and Graduate School of Engineering, Ed’s Alma Mater. With the support of the Marin Community Foundation, the Lims have been active donors to UC Berkeley’s programs throughout the years. She currently resides in Alameda County, CA.
Janne has been an emergency physician for over 35 years throughout the US. In her spare time, Jan enjoys the opera, raising orchids, and volunteering to work with rescue dogs. In addition, she volunteers at the Rotacare which is a free medical clinic in Marin County to provide for indigent individuals who cannot qualify for medical coverage. She currently resides in Marin County, CA with her Irish Wolfhound, Sapphire, and Garth, her Great Dane rescue dog whom she hikes with daily when not traveling for work.
Senior Member of the Technical Staff / Architect at Paypal
Mark does software development and R&D on technologies at PayPal and deploys into their family-remittance money transfer service. Mark has served in various individual contributor and management capacities at AT&T, Sprint, EarthLink, Sun, and Oracle before joining PayPal in 2012. He received his Ph.D. in Physics in 1990, and did postdoctoral work at IBM Research in New York. He currently resides in Sonoma County with his wife and family.
CEO / Administrator
A native Philadelphian Bob received his BA from Temple University and his MA in counseling psychology from Villanova University.
Bob is a retired career CEO with 40 plus years managing a variety of human service agencies including United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, the Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County and the Polly Klaas Foundation. He has worked with national, state and local legislators to help shape public policies in support of the handicapped, the working poor and the needs of children and youth.
Bob is a lover of good music, has been a stage performer, a shade tree mechanic and a boat builder. He and his wife Mary Ellen have been residents of Sonoma County, CA since 1986. They enjoy birding, boating, exploring the natural world and playing with their kitten Razzle.
Amber Diehl is a senior business professional with over 20 years of cross vertical industry experience as a collaborative and creative management team member and IT leader. Amber is currently an independent consultant living in Marin County, CA and works with companies in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In her free time, Amber enjoys designing houses and software, and spending time with her husband and their dog Barney -- all enjoy taking a long walk or mountain bike ride on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County.