The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Welcomes
New Members to Board of Trustees
Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara has announced the appointment of the newest members to its Board of Trustees. Since 1949, the Cancer Foundation has been the partner and financial backbone of the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara.
The newest Board members include:
Julie Henley is a consultant and advisor to early stage technology companies. Her consulting engagements focus on strategic planning, optimizing Product and Engineering teams, coaching and mentoring, facilitating large projects, hiring advice, opening relationship doors, tackling communication gaps and connecting people along the way. Julie has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Prior to moving to Santa Barbara, Julie served as a Board Member for the Boys and Girls Club in Venice for 5 years. She is involved with the Business School at Cal Poly and supports local non profits financially and with volunteer time.
David W. Grotenhuis is partner in the real estate investment and development company of Santa Barbara Capital. Santa Barbara Capital has developed and invested in numerous real estate projects over the past 40 years in the Santa Barbara area, the Midwest and in the Pacific Northwest. Mr. Grotenhuis graduated from Westmont College where he was awarded the Wall Street Journal Award as the outstanding graduate in Business and Economics. While at Westmont he met his current partner, Wayne Siemens. They have been partners for over 40 years. Additionally Mr. Grotenhuis is partner in the firm of Cascade Investment Capital headquartered in Portland, Oregon. Prior to forming Santa Barbara Capital, Mr. Grotenhuis was president and principal stockholder of Professional Consumer Services, Inc., a franchisor of ServiceMaster businesses. Mr. Grotenhuis was a founding Board member of The Bank of Santa Barbara and past Board member of Birnam Wood Golf Club where he currently serves as Chair of the Membership Committee.
About the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara
The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation and has been the partner and financial backbone of the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara since its inception in 1949. What began with a gift from Elisha Converse of a one-million volt x-ray machine — one of seven in the country at the time — has grown into more than a half-century commitment to unparalleled cancer care for residents on the central coast. For the past 66 years, thanks to the generosity of patients, foundations and supporters, the Cancer Foundation and its trustees have provided steadfast vision, leadership and support to ensure superior cancer care is available to everyone in Santa Barbara County regardless of means.