Hidden Villa has opened trail access via reservation system. Go to our visit page to find more information.

John Austin

John is currently Deputy Director of The Garden Project which works with at risk youth in San Francisco. His background includes a BA from University of Vermont, a MBA from Champlain and years in real estate on Wall Street. He particularly connected with Hidden Villa during on an outing with the Garden Project since it reminded him of his experience growing up on sustainable farms across the USA and he particularly connected with The Duveneck’s mission of diversity in community.

Jerry Elkind

Jerry first experienced Hidden Villa in 1971, shortly after his family arrived in Palo Alto from the East Coast, when a friend took him to meet Josephine and Frank and to hike their trails.  He and his wife, Linda, and their children have had a continued affection for...

Peter Hartzell

Peter’s business career includes being an executive at Cummins Inc., owning and operating a local, specialty construction company and recently founding a firm, Skills Gap Bridge which works nationally with schools, businesses, and government agencies to build...

Lisa Monzón

As an Independent Consultant, Lisa has spent the past 30 years serving many organizations committed to helping people and planet. Lisa graduated from Stanford University with a BA in international relations and attended graduate school at University of Michigan’s Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise, a dual Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Science program. – add

Ana Akhtar

Ana joined the Hidden Villa Board in 2015 and is involved in the governance and development committee. She earned a B.A. from Middlebury College and a Masters in Accounting from University of Miami. Ana is in non-profit consulting where her focus is helping clients...