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Kalynn Blakely
Development and Communications Associate

A San Diego native, after completing his studies in economics and French at the University of Mary Washington, Kalynn returned to the best coast and found a new home in San Francisco. Since moving to the Bay, he has worked in nonprofit event planning and operations. He is excited to bring his compassion and project management experience to Clinic by the Bay’s fundraising and communications strategy.

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David Wallace
Executive Director

David offers more than 20 years of experience managing various non-profits, serving communities in need, and working with volunteer groups worldwide. His career has been dedicated to serving a vast array of constituencies, including individuals with developmental disabilities and their families, queer youth, the working poor, at-risk youth, and the Black community around HIV/AIDS. David lived and worked abroad for several years, serving the U.S. Peace Corps — recently, he was the Director of Management & Operations for Peace Corps in Lesotho, and from 1997–1999 he was a volunteer in Kazakhstan. He has one son, Kyle, whom he adopted out of the foster care system.

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Chase Cho
Volunteer Program Manager

Born and raised in San Francisco, Chase first started volunteering at our clinic as a Chinese interpreter in 2014. He also took on more duties as a scribe, helping physicians spend less time charting and more time engaging with patients. In his spare time, Chase enjoys coaching dragon boat, brewing up new ice cream recipes, and spending time with his Shar Pei Wally.

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Viela DuPont
Office Manager

A San Francisco native, Viela was born and raised in the Excelsior/Outer Mission. She has worked in local brokerage operations for the last 30 years, primarily in staff and project management.

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Karen Fenton, RN
Clinic Manager

Karen has been a Registered Nurse for 30 years. Her background and experience includes Oncology, Pain Management and Emergency Nursing. She has worked as a Nurse Manager for 14 years at Seton Medical Center; in the Regional Block Suite for 8 years, followed by the Emergency Department for 6 years. She has been with Clinic By The Bay since July 2016.

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David Goldschmid, MD
Acting Executive Director, Medical Director

David brings more than 30 years of clinical experience to our patients. David has practiced emergency medicine, internal medicine and occupational medicine in hospitals throughout the Bay Area and in private practice. Most recently, he has served as the Medical Director of Emergency Services at Seton Medical Center.

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