Today's SPIRE Working Board steers all our initiatives.
Selected from a pool of extremely well-qualified candidates, they enrich our offerings and community with their individual successes, diverse perspectives + exemplary skills. Combined, they epitomize the whole is greater than the sum of its parts as they navigate the opportunities and challenges in our industry today and set us up to be the innovators of tomorrow.
All hail from Stanford, and all bring an eagerness to contribute. We are grateful to have these leaders at the helm charting our course.
Name: Hana Hardy Gunther
Bio: Ms. Hardy is a real estate transactional attorney for the City of San Jose, supporting the city's economic development and affordable housing goals. She serves as counsel on a wide range of transactional matters including real estate development, acquisition, disposition, municipal law, bond financing and affordable housing finance. Ms. Hardy also advises and provides oversight to the city’s federal and local grants program addressing homelessness and its prevention, education and supportive services to low income residents. She oversees the General Fund to local nonprofit grantees including Catholic Charities, The Health Trust, Law Foundation of Silicon Valley, PATH, and Habitat for Humanity. She has extensive nonprofit leadership experience as former President of the Queen's Bench Bar Association of the SF Bay Area and President of the SF Community Land Trust. She has degrees from Stanford in International Relations and German Studies and received her juris doctor from Santa Clara University School of La