TLC Founder - 1975
Master’s Degree - Marriage and Family Counseling, University of San Francisco, 1978
Bachelor of Arts Degree - Wayne State University, 1969
Jim began TLC in 1975 to provide specialized care for emotionally disabled children and their families. With help from our staﬀ, local communities and donors, TLC has expanded our programs to ﬁve counties. Over the years, TLC has grown to over 130 employees oﬀering services to 600 foster care clients annually. Jim has served as a volunteer on a variety of state and local organizations focused on children’s enviromental and educational issues.
With the support of my wife, Tina, and our two daughters, they make everything else I do worthwhile. We love gardening, camping, sports, and just about anything outdoors.
With TLC Since 1993
Chico State University, 1988, BA in Psychology and a double Minor in Child Development and Family Relations
San Jose State University, Master’s in Social Work, 1992
Andy started his career as a Child Care Worker and then returned to school and earned his degrees in child development and social work, He has experience as an in-patient psychiatric worker, a therapist, a school counselor and as a residential program director.
As the Associate Director, Andy oversees human resources, the residential treatment division and a host of other administrative responsibilities.
Andy loves living in Sonoma County, especially as it relates to all of the wonderful variety of culinary delights. He is an avid soccer player and golfer and cherishes spending time with his wife and daughter.
With TLC Since 1999
Cathy was born and raised in LA but graduated from Sonoma State University with a BA in Psychology. Cathy was originally hired as a Child Care Worker but she soon assumed the important role of Administrative Assistant. She was then promoted to Human Resource Assistant and returned to college to earn a Human Resources Certiﬁcate. Cathy is now the Human Resources Manager for the entire agency, over 100 employees.
Even with her busy schedule she makes time to spend with her family and friends, especially indulging in outdoor activities such as camping and ﬁshing.
With TLC Since 2006
Sonia began her career in San Francisco providing administrative support to agents in the insurance industry. She moved to Sonoma County and became the Administrative Assistant for TLC. She manages all administrative aspects for several divisions of the agency. She is usually the ﬁrst friendly face you see entering TLC or that chipper voice you hear when you contact TLC.
She really enjoys hot rod cars, has an interest in kick-boxing and passionately follows her beloved 49’ers.