Kenya Beckmann has been a leading fundraising professional for more than twenty years in higher education and healthcare. Kenya joined Providence in September 2019 and serves as the regional chief philanthropy officer for Southern California. In her role and as a member of the regional executive leadership team, Kenya leads a team that is responsible for fundraising in each of Providence’s Southern California hospital foundations. In July of 2020, Kenya began work, alongside her peers, to support specific projects focused on reducing health disparities throughout Southern California.
Born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley, Dave studied business administration at California State University Los Angeles and, at age 19, demonstrated his prowess for sales by becoming the youngest salesman at a local HVAC manufacturer. His success and an entrepreneurial spirit led Dave and a business partner to acquire ToroAire in Long Beach and has grown the business into one of the largest providers of commercial HVAC engineered products in the Southland. Dave has served as President of ToroAire since 1981. He is a Life Member/Fellow of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers.