IIBA chapter boards are run by volunteers passionate about advancing the business analysis profession.


Mufaro Nyachoto

Mufaro is a Certified Business Analysis Professional fascinated by the junction of business analysis, change leadership, and organizational culture.  I believe in a positive mindset and collaboration.
‘If you can’t explain it to a six-year-old, you probably don’t understand it yourself.’ - Albert Einstein


Jay Ashford

Jay Ashford is a consulting project manager and business analyst. He is the founder of ATS Partners, an Oakland-based consulting and training firm that helps guide clients along their journey from current state to future state in support of strategic organizational goals. Outside of work, Jay has volunteered with several local civic and community organizations.


Larry Staley

Earlier in his career, Larry was a project manager - business analyst, who gained senior-level experience in a variety of sectors including financial services, healthcare, and utilities usually working in a hybrid role combining his PM and BA skillsets.  However, in the last few years, he has transitioned into the dynamic area of environmental sustainability.  He uses his business analysis and data analytics skillsets to address local, regional, and even global sustainability challenges.  He is currently pursuing consulting opportunities in related work areas.  He has been a long-term member of the IIBA Bay Area Chapter and is passionate about ensuring its success by aligning the use of business analysis with the various Silicon Valley IT work disciplines.  He is a resident of Foster City and is very involved in his community serving in a variety of leadership volunteer activities.

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Vice President (VP) Event Planning 


Past President