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Jill Asher, Magical Bridge Foundation
Phone: (650) 520-8512

Joyce Reynolds-Sinclair, Ph.D. Announced as Chair of the Magical Bridge Foundation Board of Directors

Palo Alto, CA  November 27, 2018 — Magical Bridge Foundation is honored to announce the appointment of Internationally renowned strategic advisor Joyce Reynolds-Sinclair as Chair of the Board of Directors. Dr. Reynolds-Sinclair brings decades of expertise in designing and delivering virtual strategic services and educational programs that help businesses address challenges and execute strategy effectively.

As Managing Director for GEO Group Strategic Services, Joyce has a long track record of success in leadership coaching, teaming, and development. She has held senior positions in several San Francisco Bay Area organizations including Genentech, UCSF Stanford Health Care, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and Kaiser Permanente, where she focused on organization development and transformational change. She is currently strategic advisor to the Association for Strategic Planning NorCal chapter, co-instructor for IntelliVen’s Strategic Leadership Immersion Program, a facilitator for Stanford University Graduate School of Business programs, member of the San Francisco Bay Area Advisory Board for Facing History and Ourselves, a sustaining member of the President’s Council of Cornell Women, and a Global Adviser for the How Women Lead’s Women Leaders of the World program.

Additionally, we are honored to announce the entire Magical Bridge Foundation Board of Directors team:

Jill Asher, Founder and Co-Executive Director of Magical Bridge Foundation.

Leland Levy, long-time generous donor of Magical Bridge Foundation, former Palo Alto Mayor, and Wells Fargo Advisors Senior Vice President.

Intekhab Nazeer, CFO of Tribal Planet Inc., as Treasurer.

Melissa Rick, from Wilson Sonsini, Goodrich Rosati who provides Magical Bridge Foundation with pro bono legal services, as Secretary.

Olenka Villarreal, Founder and Executive Director of Magical Bridge Foundation.

Holly Wade, Ph.D., longtime Magical Bridge supporter and Assistant Superintendent, Educational Support Services, Cabrillo Unified School District.

Visit here to view the Magical Bridge Team, Board of Directors and Magical Advisors.

About Magical Bridge Foundation

Magical Bridge Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in the heart of Silicon Valley, advocating for and bringing to life innovative and truly inclusive community and school playgrounds. Magical Bridge playgrounds delight and welcome everyone, regardless of ability, disability, size or age. Magical Bridge Playground in Palo Alto opened to the public in April 2015, and is heralded as the nation’s most innovative and inclusive playground. Magical Bridge Playground projects are currently underway in northern California communities of Redwood City, Morgan Hill, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, and the Palo Alto Unified School District. Locations outside the Bay Area for parks and school playgrounds will be announced in 2019. Kindly visit Magical Bridge online at, and on Facebook and Twitter.