Greg currently serves as CEO of Shadowbox, Inc. (dba Shadowbox Solutions in CA); a digital healthcare startup connecting healthcare providers, diagnostic laboratories, and other healthcare vendors to improve the experience, security, and efficiency of patient data exchange. Previously, Greg was Vice President of Strategic and Community Affairs and an original investor with Millennium Health, where he helped grow the company to more than 1,500 employees and 1.8BN in enterprise value. Greg’s business career also includes work as CFO of a start-up in the defense and action sports space, EVP of a political economics start-up division in the macroeconomic firm founded by Dr. Arthur Laffer, the world-renowned economist, VP of a start-up in a lower, middle-market sell-side investment bank, CEO of a start-up consortium of defense contractors delivering software to the US Air Force and Navy.
Greg’s early business acumen was developed through organizing two freshmen Congressional offices, managing a $20 million campaign for the US Congress, serving as one of the youngest District Directors in the US, leading policy staff on the ’96 Telecommunications Reform Act, and running as a candidate himself for the California State Assembly. Still active in community affairs, Greg served as Chairman of the Board of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association, Co-Founder and the 1st Executive Director of the Safe Homes Coalition, and numerous other volunteer positions with non-profits throughout the region.
Greg earned his BA in Political Science from UC San Diego and his MBA from UCLA’s Anderson School of Business.
Scott Silverman, Executive Director & CEO
Scott is the Executive Director and CEO of the Safe Homes Coalition. He’s well known as a Crisis Coach, behavioral health advisor, and is founder of Confidential Recovery—an intensive substance abuse recovery program for adults. As the author of Tell Me No, I Dare You: A Guide for Living a Heroic Life, Scott shares strategies for living an authentic and fulfilling life.
Scott has received numerous awards and honors including being named CNN Hero of the Week and the City of San Diego honored him by selecting February 19 as “Scott Silverman Day” for his contributions to the community. Previously, Scott founded Second Chance, an organization dedicated to breaking the cycle of substance abuse, unemployment, poverty, and homelessness. For over 15 years, Scott assisted more than 25,000 people in San Diego with job readiness training, employment placement assistance, mental health counseling, case management, and affordable housing referrals to people who desire to change their lives.
He has extensive knowledge and experience regarding the relationship between substance abuse, unemployment, poverty, homelessness, substance abuse, and incarceration. He is a frequent speaker to political, business and community groups.
Sandy Nolan is the Treasurer for the Safe Homes Coalition and a San Diego-based entrepreneur. After losing her oldest son at the age of 24 to a heroin overdose, Nolan became an advocate for drug abuse prevention and serves as a mentor to families and individuals dealing with drug abuse. Nolan serves as treasurer on various organization boards that help bring awareness to prescription drug abuse. She received a bachelor’s degree in science and in finance from Long Beach State University.
Sue Harris serves as the Secretary for the Safe Homes Coalition. She also works in the credentialing department for a large medical group, and is the Operations Manager for a small non-medical caregiving agency. Sue’s oldest son, at age 15, started experimenting with prescription medications which rapidly escalated to opioid addiction. After 7 years of treatment, she watched her 22-year old son lose his battle from a heroin/fentanyl overdose. Sue is very open about sharing her story to help others. She’s involved in various organizations to reduce the stigma of addiction in honor of her son. She believes and supports the mission of the Safe Homes Coalition to help prevent prescription drug abuse.