Reach Your Potential
Reach Your Potential (RYP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of local youth. Through the Great American Triathlon event, RYP hopes to make a difference in the greater-Sacramento community by supporting local charities who share our vision for a brighter future.
Ken McGuire – Chair
Ken McGuire is the President/CEO of Innovations Health Systems, a multi-service holding company of entities that address the needs of the communities in which they operate. Prior to co-founding IHS in 2012, Ken served as president and CEO of Rocklin-based Horizon West Healthcare, Inc., overseeing 27 healthcare facilities in California and Utah. Ken has served on a number of for-profit and non-profit boards, including current duties as board chair for Innovations Health Systems, Inc. and Reach Your Potential, a non-profit supporting various children’s charities. He also has previously served as board chair for Child Advocates of Placer County (CASA).
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Managerial Economics as well as a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University of California at Davis, where he also served as an adjunct professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, teaching courses in Corporate Turnarounds and Integrated Change Management. Ken lives in Meadow Vista with his wife, Julie. They have two adult children and have recently welcomed their first grandchild.
Nicole Young – Member
Nicole Young graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1994 with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. She has been a Professional Engineer since 1997 and holds licenses in California, Nevada, and Hawaii. She continues to work on Land Development projects with an emphasis in residential grading plans in El Dorado County. She loves living in the Sacramento area, but made Shingle Springs her home, where she has raised 2 kids (and 2 dogs, 3 goats, and 6 chickens).
Nicole is an accomplished athlete, has overcome a life-threatening infection in 2010, and continues to stay in shape with running, doing home workouts, and mountain biking in the foothills. She continues to race periodically and enjoys anything outdoors, including cutting, splitting, and hauling wood to keep her home warm and cozy for the winter months!
She fell in love with “non-traditional” races and has a passion for staying in shape, working out with friends, sharing new experiences, traveling, and spending quality time with her family.
Drisha Leggitt – Member
Drisha Leggitt is the Vice President of Corporate Relations for Innovations Health Systems (IHS). In this role, Ms. Leggitt is responsible for the corporation’s marketing/communications, public affairs/government relations, media relations, business development, corporate citizenship, and other partnership/community/corporate relations for all aspects, products and divisions of IHS.
Ms. Leggitt is an internationally recognized business development, marketing and public relations professional who has led successful, award-winning, global and regional marketing, public relations/affairs, funds/investor relations, strategic planning, and execution for such corporations, governmental, and nonprofit organizations as: Hewlett-Packard Company, Agilent Technologies, TSI Semiconductors, LCS Technologies, Enosi Life Sciences, Anpac Bio-Medical Science Company, and Nicolas’ Garden and others.
Donene Vukovich – Member
Donene has worked in the health and wellness field for many years as a running coach, massage therapist, personal trainer, and health educator. A life-long runner herself, she started her coaching business to help runners prepare for races while remaining injury free, achieve personal records, and most importantly, to have fun. She has coached in a variety of settings from groups of runners training for their first Ironman, 6 year olds in summer running camp, high school athletes preparing for US Junior Olympics, to 40 year old moms training for their first half marathon. In 2012 she was named Girls High School Track Coach of the Year by the Sacramento Running Association. Donene was a nationally-ranked junior in the 800 M and 1600 M, and she has numerous 1st place results in the XTERRA Nor Cal Trail Running Series (along with podium finishes at XTERRA Nationals), the Eppie’s Great Race, and other running and cycling races.
Donene graduated summa cum laude from Sacramento State earning a bachelor’s degree in Health Science with an emphasis in Community Health Education. She is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). She is a happily married mother who lives in Sacramento.
Rich Hanna – Member
Mr. Hanna owns and operates Capital Road Race Management, Northern California’s premier race management and timing company. Founded in 1999, Capital Road Race organizes and/or times nearly 100 annual running events including Run to Feed the Hungry (the nation’s largest Thanksgiving Day running event), Urban Cow Half Marathon and the California International Marathon. Through their events, Rich and Capital Road Race have assisted countless charities in raising millions of dollars over the past twenty-two years.
Rich has also authored or co-authored five running-related books including the best-selling Ultimate Guide to Marathons and the Ultimate Training Journal. A 2:17 marathoner and US Olympic Trials marathon qualifier, Rich has shared his running knowledge by coaching over 3,000 marathoners and half marathoners through The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program and his non-profit running group Harey Tortuga Fitness.
Kek Roys – Member
Kek Roys is the Vice President of Healthcare Risks of Bender Insurance Solutions, the largest and only employee-owned commercial insurance brokerage in the Sacramento region. Kek was recruited to create the Healthcare division for BIS in 2013. Kek achieved profitable revenue growth for BIS and developed a highly regarded reputation within the healthcare community. Kek is passionate about guiding Healthcare Organizations to Become an Employer of Choice while protecting their assets and maximize their net worth through tactical risk financing and benefit strategies. Kek serves clients not only in the Healthcare, but Property, and Non-profit industries as well.
Kek earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences emphasis in Neurological, Physiological and Behavioral Biology. She has earned her designation as a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM). Kek lives in Elk Grove with her husband Scott and their two children.
Don Kleinfelder – Member
Don Kleinfelder is the Executive Director for Child Advocates of Placer County, a role he assumed in 2006. Under his guidance, Child Advocates has grown the Placer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) from serving 25 foster youth with a $125,000 budget in 2006 to over 400 foster and at-risk youth with a $1.2M budget in 2021-22. He also oversaw the creation of several Family Services programs, including Family Mentors and Prosper Placer, which serves over 100 at-risk parents annually. This “Whole-Family Approach” reflects the realization that to address the needs of the child without also considering the needs of the parent(s) often makes change difficult or impossible.
Mr. Kleinfelder holds a MS in Hydrology/Hydrogeology from the University of Nevada-Reno, and prior to entering the non-profit sector, worked in the private sector as a hydrogeologist, focusing on groundwater remediation. He is a past Board Member for the Nonprofits’ Insurance Alliance of California, the California CASA Association and the Knack and Buena Hazard Foundation. He is the former co-chair of the Placer Collaborative Network and the former Chair of the Placer County Community Services Commission. Don has also been a CASA volunteer for five teenage foster youth.