Our Foundation

Our Foundation

Our foundation was established to support the mission and programming efforts at Alphapointe. Our purpose is to empower people with vision loss to live, work and be independent.

Advocacy and Awareness

As we strive to meet the ever expanding needs of our vision loss community, Alphapointe Foundation is committed to building awareness of the organization and ensuring it has the funding and resources it needs to fulfill its mission.


Dedication and Determination

Alphapointe Foundation provides direct services to nearly 1,000 people with vision loss through rehabilitation and education, and has reached nearly 5,000 through innovative community outreach programs. Be a visionary. Get involved today!


Our Events

Alphapointe Foundation engages with the community to empower people with vision loss and increase the awareness of the many services offered.

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Foundation Board of Directors


David Westbrook, Chair
Management Consultant 

Melissa Jobe, Treasurer
Director, Intellectual Property, T-Mobile

Lyn Petro, Secretary
Occupational Therapist, Advocate

Gina Gowin
Executive Director, Alphapointe Foundation







Laura Allen
Head of Strategy, Accessibility and Disability Inclusion, Google

Hilary Butler
Brand Director – Sustainable Brands, Fetzer Vineyards

Michael Corless
Retired Sr. VP and Commercial Relationship Manager for Central Bank

James Day

Grant Gooding
Founder & CEO, PROOF Positioning

Dan Gedman
Owner, President and CEO of Outrider

Jy Maze
President, Maze Freight Solutions

Reinhard Mabry
President & CEO, Alphapointe

Ed Marquette
Attorney, Kutak Rock, LLC







Jack Muhlstein
Retired CEO of Golden Fortune Industries

Beth Nichols-Kelloff
Retired Financial Advisor

Amy Peterson
Vice President of Human Resources, Huhtamaki, Inc. 

Daryl Randolph, Sr.
Senior Pastor, Center of Hope Ministries

Dennis Ridenour
President & CEO, Bio Nexus KC

Laurent Roy
Beverage Consultant 

Rick Taylor
Sales Manager, Summit Litho, Inc.

Mike Williams

Terri Wright
Retired Business Analyst