Gable Heart Beats Foundation

Amy Mayo, MFT

Amy is the Executive Director of Gable Heart Beats Foundation (GHB), a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds and educating families about Sudden Cardiac Arrest and other forms of heart disease. She is the producer for GHB videos and has built the GHB community of musicians, athletes, comedians, and celebrities. Amy also manages her own private practice as a Marriage and Family Therapist, working with teens and families.

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Ralph Barsi

Ralph Barsi runs communications for the Gable Heart Beats Foundation. He has served on its Board of Directors since 2010. Ralph also oversees the global sales development organization at ServiceNow. Ralph is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California, where he met Michael and Michelle Gable, and his wife Kathe.

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Stefan Mayo

Stefan is the Director of Enterprise Sales at Social Chorus and serves on the Board of Directors for the Gable Heart Beats Foundation.  He is a music enthusiast, amateur recording engineer, and is currently planning Segue’s return to the SF music scene.

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Michelle Gable

Michelle is mom to two kids and works full time as Director of Sales for Underdog Media. She graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA and received her Master’s at the University of San Francisco.  In her free time she loves to coach soccer and take her kids to watch the SF Giants and Golden State Warriors.   The Gable Heart Beats Foundation was started in honor of her husband Michael, who passed away suddenly from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and her daughter Grace who survived heart failure and has dilated cardiomyopathy.

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Kathe Barsi

Kathe Barsi is the full-time mother of three school-age boys who dedicates her free time to volunteering and part-time work in health care. Kathe spent more than 10 years as a professional fundraiser in Higher Education ranging from annual fund and event planning, to grant writing and capital giving.

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Steve Lombardi

Steve is the CEO of and serves on the Board of Directors for Gable Heart Beats.  Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, cooking and enjoying the outdoors.  Steve also spends too much time following the University of Michigan and the Golden State Warriors.


Shawna Lombardi

Shawna is a full time mother to two teenage daughters.  Shawna spends her free time helping to run the Pleasanton National Charity League and the Foothill High School Women’s Soccer Program. Shawna also loves to exercise, walk her dogs and spend time with her family.




Our Partners

44 for Life,
Bo Kimble and Dr. Tamara Goode

Heartfelt Cardiac Projects,
Holly Morrell

Heart to Heart Foundation,
Ronny Turiaf

Gather Around
Derrick Gathers (Hank Gathers’ brother)

Nick of Time

Darla Varrenti and Suzanne Apodaca 

Our Community

Joaby Deal – Audio Engineer, One Union Recording,
Brent Deal – Film Director,
Mark Fassler – Sound Engineer
Joe Gaffey – Graphic Designer,
Jonathan Salemi – Film Director,
Jennie Deal – Film Crew
Scott Weiss – Web Designer, Somethumb Design,
Fred Garcia – SF Priority One,

Pete Moore – The Miracles,
Monique and Monette Moore – Pete Moore’s daughters
Lee DeWyze – American Idol Winner 2010,
Andrew Garcia – American Idol Contestant 2010,
Lucille Gathers – Hank Gathers’ mother

SEGUE – Michael Gable (1996-2009), Stefan Mayo, Ralph Barsi, Mark Fassler, Bill Taylor, Justin Achziger, Matt Dirkes, John Pasha, Brian Shindledecker, Rick Garcia, Dan Burke, Martin Burke, Thad Bedard, Graham Burke