The lean team behind the scenes.


The lean team behind the scenes.

The development, the therapy, the research and the sessions are all possible through the leadership of….

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Andy Dellenbach

JMMF Chief Executive Officer

Andy is the CEO of the Jimmy Miller Memorial Foundation, focused on long term vision, strategy, program development, fundraising and marketing for JMMF. In addition to his CEO role at JMMF, Andy has a solar consulting business – South Bay Solar Company – that helps friends and family save money and transition to clean, renewable energy. Before launching SBSC, Andy had a long and successful career in the advertising and media industry. Andy was a co-founder of Mind Over Eye Inc. a production/postproduction and content creation powerhouse which he sold to Source Interlink Media in 2011.

Prior to forming Mind Over Eye, Andy managed advertising sales for various magazines and media brands for Petersen Publishing including the Latin America territory for Skin Diver (scuba diving), the Action Sports Group (Surfer, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder and Bike) and the NBC-televised action sports festival, the Gravity Games.

Connection to JMMF:

  • Grew up with Jimmy at 4th Street in Manhattan Beach surfing, volleyball, friends
  • Attended UC Berkeley with Jimmy, roommates in college
  • Traveled to San Sebastian, Spain the year before Jimmy went and shared travel notes and surfing tips that motivated Jimmy to venture to Europe the following year
  • Desire to share my and Jimmy’s love of surfing and therapeutic nature of the ocean

Kevin Sousa

JMMF Program & Clinical Director

Kevin is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in private practice in Hermosa Beach, the Clinical Director at The Promises Foundation’s Miriam’s House and runs groups for Clear Recovery’s Individual Outpatient Program. He is a Doctoral Candidate in The Depth Psychotherapy Program at Pacifica. Kevin’s contributions to  the community include teaching and coaching the Mira Costa Surf Team, Program Director at Beachsports and assisting the Beach Cities Health District in addressing mental health issues in the South Bay Community. Kevin is a popular and accomplished professional musician mentoring and performing with aspiring, young local talent. Kevin is an avid waterman and his love for the ocean combined with his passion for assisting people through trauma, loss and a litany of psychological challenges has coalesced in the opportunity to serve our community as a Clinical Director for the Foundation.

Pam Sousa

JMMF Director of Operations, Program Manager

Pam is a native of the South Bay. She has a background in marketing, event operations, administration and travel. She was the co-owner of Liquid Adventures, an outdoor adventure company in Seward, Alaska that specialized in expedition travel in kayaks and Stand Up paddleboards. Pam has a genuine love for the ocean and continues to recreate and spend as much time in the water as possible. Her hobbies include volunteering at church, surfing, yoga and travel. She has a true passion for helping people and sharing her stoke for the ocean.

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