Advisory Board

The AMBayArea Advisory Board provides expertise, advice and recommendations to the AMBayArea Board of Directors and Administration. 

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Hannah Kain

Hannah Kain is President and CEO of ALOM, a global supply chain company she founded in 1997 headquartered in Fremont. ALOM implements quality and technology-driven global supply chain management programs for many of the world’s leading brands. She was born in Denmark, taught at Copenhagen Business School, and holds three university degrees. She is a Board member of WBENC and the National Association of Manufacturers and serves on the Advisory Council of The Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University. In 2012 she was inducted into the Silicon Valley Capitol Club wall of fame.

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Steve D. Siner

Steve Siner is an attorney and shareholder with Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel, Inc. He has been in private practice for over 35 years helping individuals and privately held companies in their business, real estate and wealth transfer needs. His specialties include mergers and acquisitions, wealth and estate planning, complex real estate transactions and general business advice and counsel.

Tyler Abbott

Tyler Abbot is a business and financial consultant. He has a master’s degree in taxation and a bachelor’s degree in physics. Previously, he held the position of Director of Finance, and then CEO for Santini Foods, Inc. for more than 20 years. Aside from accounting, finance and tax, his experience includes human resources, legal, manufacturing, lean and supply chain (especially commodities). He has served on several nonprofit boards, and is currently a member of the Alameda County Workforce Development Board.

Hale Foote

Hale Foote is the President of Scandic Springs, Inc. Scandic is the largest spring and stamping company in Northern California, making custom metal parts for companies in the medical, automotive and aerospace fields worldwide. He has used Scandic to work with students and teachers at local schools and universities to promote careers in manufacturing. He is also on the board of directors of Manex and other nonprofits. Before joining Scandic, he practiced law in Washington, DC.