Neil Giuliano Chief Executive Officer
Neil G. Giuliano was appointed CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation in December, 2010, bringing over three decades of executive leadership experience to the foundation. Established in 1982, San Francisco AIDS Foundation is one of the oldest and largest AIDS organizations in the world. Through education, advocacy and direct services for prevention and care, everyday the foundation confronts HIV in communities most vulnerable to the disease.
Before joining the foundation, Giuliano served as president of the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and executive producer of GLAAD Media Awards. At GLAAD, he expanded the organization’s media advocacy and anti-defamation work to include religious and faith-based communities, sports and advertising media. Under his leadership, the GLAAD Media Awards appeared for the first time on BRAVO, VH-1 and Logo television networks.
In 1994, Giuliano became the youngest person ever elected mayor of Tempe, Arizona, a post he held for a decade. For six of those years, Tempe (pop 175,000) was the largest city in America with an openly gay mayor. He served on the board of directors of the National League of Cities, and in 2003, Tempe earned the “All-American City” award, a coveted honor bestowed on local governments demonstrating exceptional success in problem solving. Concurrent to his work as a public official, he held numerous senior roles at Arizona State University, including director of federal relations and co-chair of the final presidential debate of the 2004 election.
Giuliano has received numerous awards and honors for his work in public policy and community activism. He was named to the “Out 100” by Out Magazine in 2005 and was invited as a distinguished lecturer to the William J. Clinton School of Public Service at the Clinton Presidential Library in 2009. He recently completed a memoir, “The Campaign Within,” to be published in 2012.
Giuliano received a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s in higher education from Arizona State University, where he served as student body president in the early 1980’s. He has also completed the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Advanced Program for State and Local Officials.
Nancy Durlester DuBoisVice President, Talent and Operations
Nancy Durlester DuBois oversees human resources and administrative operations for the foundation. Prior to joining San Francisco AIDS Foundation, she was director of human resources and office operations at Future US, Inc. in South San Francisco.
Previously, Nancy was director of information technology and office operations at International Data Group in San Mateo. She lives in Albany, CA with her wife Holly and their son Sam. She earned her bachelor’s degree at California State University, Chico.
James LoducaVice President, Philanthropy & Public Affairs
James Loduca directs legislative affairs and health policy, communications, development, social marketing and health publications, overseeing all fund raising, community engagement and mobilization initiatives for the foundation. Previously, he was executive director of Worldbike, a nonprofit bike company powering rural development in East Africa.
James has nearly two decades experience in leadership positions in the United States and abroad. He has served in a variety of roles in the private and social sector, where his career has focused on improving the health of underserved communities, including at Gilead Sciences and with Kaiser Family Foundation, amfAR, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Genentech. He earned a B.A. from University of California, Berkeley and a degree in Spanish from La Universidad Compultense, Madrid. In his free time, he’s an avid endurance athlete, having participated in every AIDS/LifeCycle since its inception in 2001 and conquering several marathons and triathlons. He lives in San Francisco.
Bob RybickiVice President, Programs
Bob Rybicki is responsible for HIV prevention and care programs and services. Prior to joining the foundation, Bob served as chief executive officer of Westside Community Services, which provides outpatient mental health and substance abuse services for communities of color in San Francisco.
He has held leadership positions with the National Brain Tumor Foundation, Youth and Family Enrichment Services, Shanti and the Chicago Department of Public Health. Bob earned a B.A. from Loyola University, an M.A. in communications from the University of Illinois and M.Div. in theology from Saint Mary of the Lake Seminary. Bob lives in San Francisco with Lee, his partner of 14 years.
Jon ZimmanChief Financial Officer
Jon Zimman oversees all accounting, budget and information technology operations. Before joining the foundation, Jon served for six years as CFO of Posit Science, a leading developer of brain fitness software programs.
He has held senior management or consulting roles with several start-up and high-growth companies, including MandrakeSoft (now Mandriva), SiteRock Corporation, Total Entertainment Network (TEN). Prior to relocating to the Bay Area, Jon served in a variety of management positions in New York at ABC, Warner Communications, and Western Union. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA at Harvard University. Jon lives in San Francisco with his partner, Glenn.