Together we can

do more than

any of us alone.

Our mission is to build a stronger, more vibrant San Diego region by accelerating social impact of for-profit
businesses and non-profit organizations.

Cause San Diego is a social impact hub that sparks connection between for-profit businesses and the most urgent issues in our region. We accelerate social change by helping businesses develop and implement social impact strategies while also improving collaboration between public and private sector organizations.

Cause San Diego is a fiscally sponsored nonprofit program of United Charitable, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.


We are forming the Cause San Diego Membership Alliance and we want YOU to join us!

This is more than a membership – it’s a movement of private & public sector professionals and community leaders ready to break down silos to maximize true, systemic change in our region.  

Join us if you are ready to move your Purpose into Action!

Visit our Membership section to learn more and sign up as a Founding Member!

2022 San Diego Cause Conference Recap

2023 San Diego Cause Conference Recap (25th Anniversary)

Cause San Diego Leadership Team

Staci Reidinger, Executive Director/Program Manager

Laura Hall, Professional Development & Educational Programs (K-12 and Higher Ed)

DeLinda Forsythe, Jeff Blanton & Allyn Pon,  Business Development Advisors

Parker Pike, Cause Conference Founder, Nonprofit Advisor

Sitara Sethi, Nonprofit Advisor

Dale Ganzow, Media & Business Development Advisor

Brooke Erol & Debbie Smith, Social Impact Advisor

Laura Hall, Ashley Hayslip & Stanley Martinez, Strategic Business Advisors

Sammi Beatrice & Elle Seeler, PR, Marketing & Promotions

Brandon Joe & Sammi Beatrice, Gen Z Advisors

Cause San Diego Team

Jeff Blanton, CEO, Jailbreak Leadership; Author of Jailbreak Leadership; Conscious Curiosity Podcast Host

Brooke Erol, Founder/Owner, Purposeful Business, Inc. and Your Best Life; Author of Create a Life you Love

DeLinda Forsythe, Former CEO, Innovative Commercial Environments; Author of Inspiring Generational Leadership

Dale Ganzow, Business Development and Nonprofit Media Executive

Laura Hall, Conscious Capitalism SD Board Co-Chair; Author of ABCs of Conscious Capitalism for Kids; WHYZ consulting partner

Ashley Hayslip, Marketing President, Enterprise Bank & Trust

Miguel A. de Jesus, Director of Business Development, CSU San Marcos College of Business Administration; Purpose and Action, LLC Consultant

Brandon Joe, CEO, Treasure Hacks; UCSD Math and Computer Science Major

John Lee, CEO VentureX – Co-Working and Event Space

Cyrille Mahfoud, Portfolio Manager/Chief Compliance Officer, Private Asset Management, Inc.

Stanley Martinez, (Former) VP Investor Relations & ESG, Syniverse Technologies

Parker Pike, SD Cause Conf. founder, Philanthropist, Marketing Professor

Allyn Pon, Chief Product Officer, RippleNami

Lily Razzano, SDSU Public Relations Undergrad

Staci Reidinger, President, Reidinger Public Relations; U.S. Marine (Retired); SDSU Adjunct Professor

Sammi Beatrice Reyes, Social Media Coordinator, Scatena Daniels Communications; PRSA SD/IC Chapter Board of Directors; Fashion your Passion Podcast Host

Elle Seeler, Account Coordinator, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker Public Relations/SDSU ’24 Journalism/PR/Marketing

Sitara Sethi, CEO, Foundation for Developmental Disabilities

Debbie Smith, Director of Community Engagement, TCWGlobal

Kathryn Wells, Tech Marketing and Project Management Professional

Robbie Wentzell, Sales & Marketing Manager, Optima Office

Renee Zau, CEO, DonationMatch

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Cause San Diego is a fiscally sponsored nonprofit program of United Charitable, a 501c3 nonprofit organization.