Board of Directors & Officers

Jason Sgrignoli – Chairman of the Board

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJason J. Sgrignoli has been on the Board of Directors since 2013 and involved with Steven’s Hope in several ways since 2005.  Jason is a Principal, Financial Advisor, and a Certified Financial Planner, TM of his own practice with Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., specializing in wealth management and retirement planning for individuals and corporations.  He has been in the financial industry since 2001 and holds a double concentration MBA from University of La Verne.  Jason is also nationally recognized by the Certified Financial Board of Planners and holds several securities and insurance licenses. Mr. Sgrignoli also serves as a Director of the Officer/Youth Program for the Upland Police Foundation since 2007 where he assists in activity scholarships for children in the Upland area. Mr. Sgrignoli resides in Alta Loma with his wife, Christine, and two daughters.

Tony Cappelli – President, Executive Director

Tony Cappelli, a co-founder of Steven’s Hope for Children,  has served as President and Executive Director since its inception. He spent over twenty years in the mortgage industry, served on the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association and as President of the Inland Empire Sales and Marketing Council (1996).  Tony is married to Sandy Cappelli and they have two children.

Sandy Cappelli – Vice President, Programs/Operations Director

Sandy Cappelli is co founder of Steven’s Hope for Children and has been on the Board of Directors since 2002. She has a Masters Degree in Business and has owned her own insurance agency since 1993. She is currently Vice President and Director of Operations of Steven’s Hope for Children. It was her experience as a mother that led to the formation of Steven’s Hope. She has also written a book, “Because of a Promise” about her journey with Steven, the inspiration behind Steven’s Hope for Children.

 Lee  Kimmel – Treasurer, Director

Kimmel BOD-webLee Kimmel has been on the Board of Directors since December 2012. Lee is the owner of Kimmel & Associates, a CPA firm in Upland, California. He has over 20 years experience in auditing and taxation of both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He has established some great relationships and values the time he gets to spend with many local business owners and friends.


Don Perchlack – Secretary

Don is one of our most active Members.  He has been a benefactor, donor and friend of Steven’s Hope for over six years.  Don presently is the owner of a successful local Printing and Promotional Company, Lion Press and has been an entrepreneur for most of his career.   Don believes that the good fortune he enjoys in his personal and professional life is a direct result of giving back.  Don serves on the Board because he can see first hand how each and every donation, no matter how small or big, makes it swiftly and directly to those families that truly are in need.

Clay Maile, Director

Clay Miale is the Director of Sales & Marketing for the Radisson Ontario Airport Hotel   19 years of experience in the hospitality business previously working for Marriott. He is an instructor for Hospitality Management at Chaffey College Chino Campus. He lives in North Rialto with his wife Ivonne and step son Michael.

Phil Hakopian


Associate Board Members

Glenn Rowan

Glenn L. Rowan has served on the Board of Directors from 2008-2014. He has over 25 years experience in both public and private accounting and assists the organization in a financial advisory position. Mr. Rowan is a business consultant for Sepe MHE and Bingo Innovation and currently serves on the board of several local organizations. He is married to Susie Rowan, has two teen-age kids, and two dogs:”Lambeau” and “Nitschke”.

Rolando Gutierrez

Richard Munkvold

Andy Nguyen

Damon Santos

Johnny Scharnweber

Brett Strauss

Lulu Tyner