Operational Leadership Team

Mary Flores

Vice President of Business Operations, Integrated Facilities Services

Responsible for operations support, contracts management and business development to the federal sector. Flores has more than 20 years of experience in project management and operations oversight. She serves on the board of Child Advocates of Placer County (CASA).

Tony Lopez

Vice President of Operations, Manufacturing & Logistics Services

Responsible for corporate oversight of PRIDE's logistics and warehousing operations nationwide. Lopez has 15 years of operational experience in warehousing, distribution, and logistics management. He serves on the boards of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Don Nelson

Vice President of Field Operations

Responsible for oversight of base wide operating support services on military installations nationwide. Nelson has more than two decades of professional experience in the military sector, supervising facilities and utilities operations on military installations across the country. Nelson is an Air Force veteran with 24 years of active duty service.

Sharon Mendy

Vice President of Rehabilitation Services

Responsible for development, implementation, and oversight of rehabilitation programs for diverse populations. Mendy has more than 25 years of experience in developing and implementing programs for people with a wide range of barriers to employment, in multiple states. Mendy is a board member of Cottage Housing.

David Wickersham

Vice President of Quality, Environmental Health and Safety Programs

Responsible for development, implementation and oversight of the corporate quality, environmental health and safety programs nationwide. Wickersham has more than 27 years of diversified experience managing quality, evaluation, standardization and training programs on military installations, nationally and internationally. Mr. Wickersham is an Air Force veteran with 23 years of active duty service.

Michael Laperche

Vice President of Risk Management

Responsible for the design and implementation of strategies to evaluate and reduce corporate risk while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and policies. Mr. Laperche has more than 25 years of diversified risk management experience in construction, government and information technology. He holds an MBA degree and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP).

Donna Walters

Vice President of Human Resources

Responsible for all human resource management aspects of new service startups across the country, including personnel recruitment, referral networks, training and development, employee and labor relations, policies, procedures and practices, as well as coordination with local, state, and federal government agencies. Walters has more than 20 years’ experience in personnel development and human resources management, including supports for individuals with disabilities.