Board of Directors

George Jackson, Treasurer

President of The Gym, World Fitness Enterprise USA Inc. Partner with Muscle Sport Productions and CFO of the Fitness People Inc.

Jeran Fraser, Director

Jeran runs Incubate Ventures in Carlsbad and has a passion for building a startup ecosystem in North County, San Diego, as well as giving his time to charities. He is married with two children and he spends his free time surfing with his boys and camping.

Kurt Ergene, Director

Kurt is Sales Director for Jade Global, an Advisory, Integration, Testing, Cloud & Consulting Services, Business Solutions and IT Outsourcing company for multiple technology platforms. Kurt's passion is serving in the community for MTF but also for the La Costa Youth Baseball. He helped create the Grand Slam 4 Mitchell baseball charity tournament. He is married with two teenage children and lots of animals.

Marcus Shaw, Director

Proven professional and history of success in the Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, and Financial Industries. Well developed business acumen and natural customer focus. Skilled in leadership management and strong services professional.

Kelly McLaughlin, Director

Licensed REALTOR for 15 years with a passion for North County living and building lifelong relations. Skilled in negotiating contracts, leading groups, public speaking, creative marketing ideas, encouraging people, asking thought provoking questions, active listening skills and problem solving. Married for 25 years with 2 children, active in Venture Church women’s ministry. Kelly enjoys Yoga, Paddle Boarding, & Cooking. Grateful for opportunities to serving nonprofits

Officers & Advisors

Brad Thorp, CEO/Co-Founder

Brad Thorp CEO/Co-Founder of the foundation. He has been in the health & fitness industry for 28 years and his experience in strategy, sales, business development and management experience includes successfully building and leading start-up organizations to achieve strategic objectives.

Beth Thorp, Executive Director/Co-Founder

Beth Thorp, Co-founder/Executive Director: She wears many hats for the foundation, business development, family intake service, event coordinator, spoke's person and much more. Previously President of Powerful Impressions and Image Management Company. Beth was a sought after corporate trainer and author. Hobbies travel, long walks with her Golden-doodle, exercising, cooking and spending time with family & friends.

Kenny Wood, Youth Leadership Director

Kenny is MTF Youth Leadership Director is heart is in training future servant leaders. What gets me up in the morning is providing people the opportunities and direction to reach their full potential both professionally and personally. Professional Project Manager for The Ken Blanchard Company he manages learning & development engagements globally. Married with two beautiful daughters.

Advisory Board

Ray Pearson, Strategic Planning

VP Affiliate Sales & Marketing; Western Region at Content Management Inc.

Lee Anne Johanson, Accountant

CFO consulting, financial management, operations, mergers & acquisitions, human resources, risk management, benefits administration, facilities management, system implementation, Quickbooks expert level advise. Turn-key tax ready financial statements and tax service. CFO, Controller, Accounting staff recruitment and placement.

Carly Dadson, Esq. Labor Relations