Board of Directors

Thanks to our Board of Directors for their commitment to guiding the vision of Inspiration Transportation and bettering the community through equitability and sustainability.

Matthew Gillian
CEO and Chairman

After 10 years in the music industry, and the birth of my son in 2015, my interest in green technology led me to start a non profit, Inspiration Transportation. Our mission is to inspire the utilization and education of sustainable technologies, while helping to implement these technologies in underprivileged communities.

Lauren Ruff

Lauren is continuing the legacy built by her father, Dale Garabedian, for making a difference in the community. Lauren has worked diligently to help build and grow Payroll by The Garabedian Group and is passionate about their firm making an impact in the payroll space.

JePahl White 
Vice President 

JePahl White is a social entrepreneur with over 20 years in community based organizing, advocacy and program development within various sectors of the cannabis industry. He is also a member of the CSU Fresno Ethics Board.

Stacy Williams

Stacy Williams is an entrepreneur with 25 years of sales and management experience.  The mother of 3, who spends her “spare time” as a social justice organizer and activist.

Brandon Esraelian
Board Member 
Courtney Carillo
Board Member

Born and raised in Fresno, he graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2008 with a degree in Economics and an emphasis in Accounting and a minor in Philosophy. He currently serves as the Treasurer of the Fresno County Young Lawyers Association, and is an associate attorney with the law firm Richardson, Jones & Esraelian.

With a degree in Electronic Media Management from Cal State Northridge, Courtney has spent the past 6 years paving her way in the entertainment industry. The past 4 years with RocNation have allowed Courtney to be privy to the intersection between pop culture and activism.

Hal Bolen 
Board Member 

Hal graduated and was admitted to the California Bar in 1976. His practice focuses on real estate, finance, corporate, taxation and general business. He has and continues to serve on community boards such as The Fresno Business Council, Operation Clean Air, Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, The Lively Arts Foundation, The Ag Lenders Society of California, AgOne Foundation, Fresno Coalition for Art, Science and History, Fresno County Bar Association and Fresno County Young Lawyers Association.

Inspiration Transportation

3120 W. Nielsen Ave. Suite #102

Fresno, CA 93706

1 (800) 425-1524

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Inspiration Transportation is a 501(c)3 public charitable organization founded in 2017.