100MARIN was created by a group of local, community-minded business professionals, with the following complementary objectives:
  1. To increase each circle member’s overall giving impact
  2. To develop and strengthen the network of individuals who are passionate about the local non-profit community.

Nina Gardner, JD | Filice Insurance

Nina is a founding member of 100MARIN and serves as the organizations CEO. Professionally, she is Partner and Executive Vice President with Filice Insurance.

Filice Insurance is the largest, privately-held employee benefits brokerage in Northern California, and as such, has premier status with all the carriers. They serve non-profits and companies ranging from early stage venture-backed startups to publicly traded companies with 5,000 employees. Filice provides the entire gamut of employee benefits brokerage services, including but not limited to benefits planning, employee support and advocacy, technology resources, HR compliance & consulting, health informatics and workplace wellness. They continue to refine their model and drive measurable results for their clients. They are at the forefront of cutting edge solutions and strategies to create sustainable benefits programs that bend the cost curve downward.

Prior to joining Filice, Nina was an employment law attorney with Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold and Littler, Mendelson, both large, national law firms. Prior to law school, Nina worked as a manager of a broadcast union, N.A.B.E.T and as a paralegal for Wild, Carey & Fife.

Nina holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature with highest honors from U.C. Berkeley and a J.D. from Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall School of Law) at U.C. Berkeley. Nina serves on the board of Marin Economic Forum and Marin Business Forum which she helped found.  In the past, Nina has served on the Board of the Kentfield Schools Foundation, LIFT and Ross Valley Women’s League.

Jonathan Leidy CFA, CFP® | Portico Wealth Advisors

Jonathan is a founding member of 100MARIN and currently serves as the organizations CFO. Professionally, he is a founder and principal of Portico Wealth Advisors, a comprehensive wealth management firm based in Larkspur, CA.

Portico works with affluent clients throughout the Bay Area, focusing primarily on serving the needs of entrepreneurs and executives. The firm also provides fiduciary-level advice to organizations that sponsor 401(k), 403(b), and other ERISA/non-ERISA retirement plans as well as to their employees.

Working with individuals/families, Jonathan’s primary responsibilities include relationship management, financial planning, and oversight of new client acquisition. Jonathan also leads the firms Retirement Plan Services division.

Prior to Portico, Jonathan worked for several, local Registered Investment Advisors. He began his career at Charles Schwab & Co., where he was a Vice President.

Jonathan has a BS in Managerial Economics and Mathematics from UC Davis. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® charter holder and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certificant. He sits on the board of the Marin HR Forum and is also an Honorary Board Member with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay. A Marin County native, he resides with his wife, Erin, in Larkspur.

Paul Olbrantz |
Cross Country Mortgage

Paul is a Senior Retail Loan Advisor with Cross Country Mortgage, a direct lender headquartered in Petaluma Ca. The company originates mortgages across the United States. In addition to conventional lending programs, Cross Country also offers specialized “Non-QM” mortgage programs to clients in need of bank statement qualifying or Alt-Doc mortgages. Paul specializes in residential purchase and refinance home mortgages, and has special incentives available to “Heroes”,-people who serve in Government or public servant type employment (Doctors, Nurses, policy, fire, teachers, etc).

Paul obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and his MA in Taxation from Golden Gate University and has been a successful Mortgage Loan Originator for over ten years.

Paul spends most of his free time with his two children and two step children. He enjoys coaching his son’s baseball and football teams, hiking, mountain bike riding, and in 2010 completed a half-iron man competition in Hawaii is just over 6 hours.

David Haydon |
Il Davide Restaurant

David, owner and chef at Il Davide Restaurant in San Rafael, has spent his career (and life for that matter) perfecting his culinary art and restaurant philosophy. All of his hard work over the years has definitely paid off  - Il Davide will celebrate its 20th anniversary this June! The restaurant continues to be one of Marin’s most popular spots and David can be seen at events all across the county giving back to the community that has been so loyal to him.

Kevin Kearney

Kevin is a Senior Marketing Specialist with Coldwell Banker Realty, a residential real estate company based in Greenbrae. He helps families experience a smooth real estate transition and serves all of Marin. “I consider my biggest gifts to my clients to be my deep-seated Midwest values, calm demeanor and two decades of experience," he says. 

Kevin obtained his bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Southeast Missouri State University and has been a successful Realtor for almost 20 years in San Francisco and Marin County.

His free time is dedicated to his family and his hobbies including hiking, golf, woodworking and volunteering in the community. In addition to 100Marin, he has served on the Board and former Chair of HandsOn Bay Area. He also donates time and money to Home for a Home, the food bank, 10,000 Degrees and the Okizu Foundation.

Linda Jacobs | CEO, CVNL

Linda has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) since 2002. CVNL advances nonprofits and volunteerism by strengthening leadership, encouraging innovation, and empowering individuals in the communities they serve. CVNL knows that passion alone isn’t enough when it comes to creating strong nonprofits.  The CVNL team works with aspiring and established leaders every day to help them build the skills and connections that can take their impact to the next level.

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