Welcome New Board Members: Rick Rodriguez and Robert Tapia

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The Whole Child is honored to welcome Rick Rodriguez and Robert Tapia as new members of our Board of Directors.

Rick Rodriguez is the CEO and Founder of Rodbat Management Inc. (RMI), a professional security organization that has been providing clients in 18 states with consistent quality in security services since 1996.

Mr. Rodriguez is also the former Mayor of the city of Downey and was instrumental in helping The Whole Child to secure a $300,000 grant in 2018.

“I’m excited to be part of an organization that not only provides an opportunity for success for families in need, but also provides real hope for a better tomorrow,” said Mr. Rodriguez.

“We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Rodriguez to our Board of Directors,” said Constanza Pachon, CEO at The Whole Child. “As a community champion and longtime public servant, he has his finger on the pulse of our local communities and we look forward to working with him.”

Robert Tapia is a loan officer with American Advisors Group, where he works with senior families to assist them in achieving their financial goals as they move into retirement. Mr. Tapia is also the Board president of the Golden Rule Community Development Corporation, whose mission is the investment in the development of affordable housing for extremely low to moderate income households in local communities.

“I am honored to be a member of the Board of Directors for The Whole Child and I look forward to its continued success,” Mr. Tapia said.

“Mr. Tapia has been a supporter of our organization for several years, and we are humbled by his eagerness to join our Board of Directors,” said Ms. Pachon. “He played an important role in securing a $1 million legacy gift for TWC, one that will greatly assist us in opening our second headquarters and Family Solutions Center in Downey.”