Coradorables Advisory Board
Klopp was the founder of The North Face, where he served as President and CEO for over 20 years. Klopp led The North Face to its position as the largest and most technically advanced company in its industry and one of the largest privately held companies in the San Francisco East Bay. After selling his highly successful company, he began an international management consulting firm, HK Consulting, with offices in Berkeley, CA and Tokyo, Japan. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book on leadership: “Conquering The North Face, an Adventure in Leadership” as well as a recently released best selling book on business in Silicon Valley entitled, “Almost—12 electric months chasing a Silicon Valley dream.”
Bernadette Rivero is president of The Cortez Brothers, Inc. international, creative broadcast production company. The broadcast arm works with advertising agencies and Fortune 500 brands to film branded internet content and TV commercials; the creative arm creates compelling content for advertisers, global feature films in wide release and national TV (experience and clients include ABC, Disney, Fox, Paramount, NBC, PBS, The Players’ Tribune and others). She has served as a judge for the Emmy Awards and PromaxBDA, and oversees a team that cares deeply about crafting good stories, well-told and well-executed, that can travel the globe.
Dennis M. Robinson
As a Senior Philanthropy Advisor at Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Dennis passionately embraces the privilege of facilitating the philanthropy that donors choose to engage in. He has held advancement leadership roles at major universities from the Midwest to the West Coast, Southern Poverty Law Center and St. Francis Medical Center Foundation in Los Angeles. In 2010, he coordinated the relief efforts of the St. Francis Trauma Team’s emergency surgical missions to Haiti after the earthquake. Their 3 medical missions into Haiti brought medical care to 6,350 patients. Dennis was later invited to ceremonies in Beijing, China to accept an international peace award for his work in Haiti and an appointment to the executive board of a foundation based in Shanghai. He has been an advisor to Olympian Edwin C. Moses both in pre-development of the Edwin Moses Global Institute in Atlanta, Georgia and the Board of Advisors / Laureus Sport for Good Foundation-USA. Dennis worked in municipal government and community development in his hometown of Dayton, Ohio and served as a visiting professor in Al Gore’s Family-Centered Community Building course at Fisk University.