Formerly Landlord Liaison Partnership

Santa Barbara Homeless Shelters Housing Board

Our Board Members

Glenn Bacheller - President

Glenn's career began in marketing with General Mills and led to the Chief Marketing position for Dunkin Donuts. He was then either President or CEO of Baskin Robbins, Noah's Bagels and Jamba Juice. He bought a Boston based home health care company and grew it to one thousand employees before selling it in 2016. Glenn moved to Santa Barbara in 2008 and he has been both an active volunteer and philanthropist. He primarily focuses on the environment, homelessness and seniors. He has been a partner in Social Venture Partners and was recognized as a Community Champion in 2017. Glenn serves on the board of the County Housing Authority non-profit and on the Steering Committee for SBACT’s homeless initiative. He is also a member of CoC Strategy & Planning group.

Glenn has been involved with Partners in Housing Solutions since its inception and has served as a member of the advisory committee, primary fundraiser and consults on business issues. Glenn was involved in the founding of PHS and is Board President.

Time: 2 – 5 hours per week

Dan C. Engel – Vice President

Dan is a venture capitalist that serves on the boards of a number of Santa Barbara county non-profits and organizations related to homelessness. Dan has been a software entrepreneur since 1997. Until 2013, Dan was CEO & Co-Founder at FastSpring, an eCommerce platform for 4,000 software companies worldwide. FastSpring was acquired in 2013 by Pylon Capital and again in 2018 by Accel-KKR.

Prior to FastSpring, Mr. Engel led online customer acquisition/advertising for Google. Before Google, he was VP of Market Development at Picasa, a digital photo consumer software company sold to Google in 2004 (now known as Google Photos). Previously, he led customer acquisition/revenue generation for GoToMyPC & GoToMeeting software until 2004, a business division that in 2016 was acquired from Citrix by LogMeIn for $1.8 billion. Dan has appeared in various publications, including Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal. Dan graduated from Tulane University in 1998 with a degree in Finance

Dan helps in the areas of marketing, strategy, fund raising, community networking, and board governance.

Time: 2 – 5 hours per week

Sue Hollingsworth - Treasurer/Secretary

Retired CPA who formerly was the owner of Sue Hollingsworth, CPA (2003-2017), managing partner of Hollingsworth, Van Winkle, and Fox, LLP (1999-2003), and principal in Ristau and Company, CPAs (1991-1999). Formerly served as Chair of Salvation Army (Modesto Citadel) board, and treasurer of Modesto Sister Cities International and Court Appointed Special Advocates of Stanislaus County. She has extensive experience working with clients and staff during her public accounting career. She possesses knowledge of financial statement preparation, business management, and systems design.
She oversees preparation of our internal financial statements and annual budget.

Time: 3 to 8 hours per week.

Ian Silverberg - Board Member

  • Advisor, Investor, Business Owner, Real Estate
  • Other board affiliations – Served on the Board for Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center.

Mr. Silverberg has over 25 years of experience in both commercial and residential real estate investment/syndication and has managed successful real estate ventures in Monterey, California, Santa Barbara, California Park City, Utah, Merced, California, Crested Butte, Colorado, Austin, Texas, Costa Rica and New Zealand. Mr. Silverberg additionally has over 25 years of business ownership, management and consulting experience in various capacities, including overseeing the acquisition, development, management, and successful sale of a 30,000 square foot premier athletic club in Santa Barbara, California; founding Affinity Medical Fitness, Inc., a medically integrated wellness/physical therapy clinic; founding Silverberg Management, Inc., a strategic consulting and management company, and recently stepped down from a 5 year term as CEO of Foundation Training. Mr. Silverberg has been actively involved in the non-profit sector for over 10 years, having sat on the Board of Cal Coastal, The C3H Coordination Committee, and as a member of Social Venture Partners in Santa Barbara. He has been awarded two patents, and is an active investor, business mentor and philanthropist, a private pilot, an avid health/wellness enthusiast, and resides in Santa Barbara, CA with his wife Courtney and two children Lauryn (9) and Ashton (5). He and his family spend time in both Costa Rica and New Zealand where they have ongoing community building projects.

Ian has been involved since the inception of the program and will continue to provide guidance on strategic, operational and growth-related issues.

Time: 2-5 hours per week.

Gene Stockwell- Board Member

Gene is a VP/Commercial Banking Officer at Montecito Bank and Trust. With over 30 years of experience as a banker in financial services, Gene has extensive knowledge in accounting and finance.

Chris Mulvihill, Board Member

Originally from Sacramento, Chris moved to Santa Barbara in 2012. He graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2016 and recently obtained his CPA license. He has worked at various local bookkeeping and accounting firms throughout the Santa Barbara area. As of 2020, he is a Senior Staff Accountant at Walpole & Co., LLP, where he specializes in individual and business taxation, and business accounting. He has extensive knowledge of financial statement analysis and tax regulation.

He assists with monthly bookkeeping and financial updates, as well as helping plan and organize the annual budget

Samuel McKaig- Board Member

Samuel McKaig is an American creator and consultant known for his work in the entertainment industry, real estate, and marketing. Sam serves on the board of directors for Partners In Housing Solutions and helped create a real estate marketing and tech platform, ListItMarketing.com, that works with real estate businesses, professionals, brokers, and property managers across Santa Barbara County. Sam directed the TV documentary "Stunt Sport" released by Fox Action Films and distributed by Artist View Entertainment, reality competition show TrickStar, and multiple commercial campaigns. Sam is a 5th generation local and has been involved in Santa Barbara real estate as a member of the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and California Association of Realtors. He resides in Santa Barbara California and enjoys working on projects that benefit the youth.