Board Members

Anthony Orefice
Medical Supplies Professional

Anthony is the owner of Wheelie Medical Supply and has a long career serving the disability community. In 1994, he was involved in a motorcycle accident, resulting in paraplegia. Every day since he considers “bonus time” from God and works every day to live life to the fullest. He went on to establish a thriving business and is champion the needs of people with disabilities. Anthony enjoys wheelchair sports, off-roading, and outdoor activities. His greatest joy comes from spending time with his wife and son.

Anthony is the owner of Wheelie Medical Supply and has a long career serving the disability community. In 1994, he was involved in a motorcycle accident, resulting in paraplegia. Every day since he considers “bonus time” from God and works every day to live life to the fullest. He went on to establish a thriving business and is champion the needs of people with disabilities. Anthony enjoys wheelchair sports, off-roading, and outdoor activities. His greatest joy comes from spending time with his wife and son.

Doug Friedman
Attorney

Doug is a partner at Chudacoff, Simon, Cherin and Friedman, specializing in personal injury law and dedicated to helping safeguard the rights of those who have suffered serious injuries and disabilities. Doug’s first spinal cord injury client was Andrew Skinner’s roommate, they developed a strong bond and friendship. Doug’s firm was one of the first sponsors of Triumph. Doug joined the Board because he wanted to play a part in spreading hope to others going through one of the hardest experiences anyone would ever have to face.

Doug is a partner at Chudacoff, Simon, Cherin and Friedman, specializing in personal injury law and dedicated to helping safeguard the rights of those who have suffered serious injuries and disabilities. Doug’s first spinal cord injury client was Andrew Skinner’s roommate, they developed a strong bond and friendship. Doug’s firm was one of the first sponsors of Triumph. Doug joined the Board because he wanted to play a part in spreading hope to others going through one of the hardest experiences anyone would ever have to face.

Jeff Harrison
Attorney

Jeff is a partner at Metz Harrison, specializing in civil rights litigation. He has been involved in hundreds of cases protecting the rights of the disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jeff was introduced to Triumph by a friend and was enamored by the impact the organization makes on people’s lives. Jeff began volunteering and joined the Board in 2015. Jeff’s favorite outreach activities are visiting people who are newly injured at Christmas and the Wheelchair Sports Festival.

Jeff is a partner at Metz Harrison, specializing in civil rights litigation. He has been involved in hundreds of cases protecting the rights of the disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Jeff was introduced to Triumph by a friend and was enamored by the impact the organization makes on people’s lives. Jeff began volunteering and joined the Board in 2015. Jeff’s favorite outreach activities are visiting people who are newly injured at Christmas and the Wheelchair Sports Festival.

Julie Skinner
Board Member

Julie’s son Andrew suffered a spinal cord injury in 2004, so the work that Triumph Foundation does to help others with SCI is near and dear to her heart. One of her desires is to have Triumph grow so that every person and their family in Southern California affected by SCI gets the care and support they need. Julie particularly enjoys attending many of the holiday party outreaches that Triumph does during the holidays. She is married to her wonderful husband Jay, has three children, and four grandchildren. Julie works for the City of Santa Clarita and is active in her church and community.

Julie’s son Andrew suffered a spinal cord injury in 2004, so the work that Triumph Foundation does to help others with SCI is near and dear to her heart. One of her desires is to have Triumph grow so that every person and their family in Southern California affected by SCI gets the care and support they need. Julie particularly enjoys attending many of the holiday party outreaches that Triumph does during the holidays. She is married to her wonderful husband Jay, has three children, and four grandchildren. Julie works for the City of Santa Clarita and is active in her church and community.

Richard Hollman
Real Estate Investments

Richard served as President of The Hollman Company, a commercial real estate brokerage firm, and Managing Partner of Zero Vacancy LLC a commercial real estate partnership. His brother, Bill, became a quadriplegic following a car accident in 1995 and passed away in 2013. Richard honors his brother’s memory though his volunteer work and service on our Board.

Richard served as President of The Hollman Company, a commercial real estate brokerage firm, and Managing Partner of Zero Vacancy LLC a commercial real estate partnership. His brother, Bill, became a quadriplegic following a car accident in 1995 and passed away in 2013. Richard honors his brother’s memory though his volunteer work and service on our Board.

Robert Rohan
Professional Peer Mentor

Robert brings over 25 years of experience in peer mentoring to Triumph Foundation’s board. Robert was injured in a bicycling accident in 1989 becoming a C-6 quadriplegic. Robert served on the board of Triumph’s predecessor W.Y.N.G.S. and he is now a supervisor in the peer mentoring program at Ranch Los Amigos Hospital. Robert has been called “the mentor’s mentor” due to his wealth of experience and knowledge, and his passionate heart for others with disabilities. Robert is happily married to his wife Ellen, has two stepchildren Melody and Ben, and is a grandpa. Robert’s biggest inspiration is his mom and dad, Jim and Chris Rohan.

Robert brings over 25 years of experience in peer mentoring to Triumph Foundation’s board. Robert was injured in a bicycling accident in 1989 becoming a C-6 quadriplegic. Robert served on the board of Triumph’s predecessor W.Y.N.G.S. and he is now a supervisor in the peer mentoring program at Ranch Los Amigos Hospital. Robert has been called “the mentor’s mentor” due to his wealth of experience and knowledge, and his passionate heart for others with disabilities. Robert is happily married to his wife Ellen, has two stepchildren Melody and Ben, and is a grandpa. Robert’s biggest inspiration is his mom and dad, Jim and Chris Rohan.

Tiffany Gentry
Photographer

Tiffany discovered Triumph Foundation when her ex-husband became a paraplegic. Triumph visited his hospital room, delivered a Care Basket & provided encouragement, friendship & support. Seeing firsthand the importance of the Foundation’s work, she became involved as a volunteer and then a member of the Board. Tiffany is a professional photographer & also works part time for UCLA adaptive recreation. At Triumph events you'll likely find Tiffany with a camera in hand documenting the event or in a sports chair playing wheelchair basketball.

Tiffany discovered Triumph Foundation when her ex-husband became a paraplegic. Triumph visited his hospital room, delivered a Care Basket & provided encouragement, friendship & support. Seeing firsthand the importance of the Foundation’s work, she became involved as a volunteer and then a member of the Board. Tiffany is a professional photographer & also works part time for UCLA adaptive recreation. At Triumph events you'll likely find Tiffany with a camera in hand documenting the event or in a sports chair playing wheelchair basketball.

Tommy Hollenstein
Artist

Tommy’s dream of becoming an artist was nearly stifled by a mountain biking accident that left him paralyzed. However, inspired by the emotional bond with his first service dog, Tommy began to paint. His work - often featuring wheelchair tire tracks - has been shown and sold in galleries around the world. With his work, Tommy seeks to inspire all people to move beyond their expectations and limitations: “Go do something you dreamed about as a child. That’s what I did.”

Tommy’s dream of becoming an artist was nearly stifled by a mountain biking accident that left him paralyzed. However, inspired by the emotional bond with his first service dog, Tommy began to paint. His work - often featuring wheelchair tire tracks - has been shown and sold in galleries around the world. With his work, Tommy seeks to inspire all people to move beyond their expectations and limitations: “Go do something you dreamed about as a child. That’s what I did.”