Aubrey Merriman, CEO of LifeMoves, has a vision for ending homelessness in Silicon Valley. And the track record to do it. He knows how to inspire people—whether in government agencies or private businesses, whether clients or staff—to work together. Under his leadership, LifeMoves has dramatically increased opportunities for those who are unhoused and become a powerhouse for change.
An ardent proponent of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, Aubrey puts his passion into practice by building inclusive cultures and conversations that foster collaboration – both inside and outside the organization.
For decades, he has been improving the lives of people throughout Northern California. As CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County, he led the agency through a period of unprecedented growth. He was also Executive Director of Camp Fire USA, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties, the founding Silicon Valley Regional VP for Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada, and Executive Director of Summer Search Silicon Valley.
His leadership has been recognized by the South San Francisco Rotary Club, which honored him with the Paul Harris Fellows Award, and by Boys & Girls Club of America which honored him with the League of EAGLES Gold Award.*
Aubrey was one of 15 researchers nationwide selected to attend the prestigious Community Fellows Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also a graduate of the Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders at Stanford University School of Business and is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum of Silicon Valley.
In his commitment to making a difference in the Valley, he serves on the Board of Directors for Santa Clara Counties Continuum of Care, Opportunity Center HDC, Inc., and HOPE (Housing our People Effectively), IAC (Interagency Council).
*The League of EAGLES Gold Awards from Boys & Girls Clubs of America is awarded to only 15% of the 1,100 member organizations.