Vanessa Frank began her career in fashion public relations in New York working at Chanel and later transitioned into community outreach and philanthropy in Los Angeles.  Vanessa’s achievements are measured in lives changed and community impact.  She currently serves on the Board of Advisors for The Zimmer Children’s Museum.

Vanessa is actively involved in providing economically challenged inner-city students in Los Angeles the opportunity and skills to attend college.  Vanessa co-founded and oversees 4sight4children at UCSD, which provides critical eye care to children who would not otherwise have access to it.  Vanessa is involved with Joyful Heart, an organization that helps the lives of women and children who have been victims of abuse.

Vanessa also published a cookbook, Compliments of The Chef, with 100% of the profits benefiting The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Vanessa is on the Los Angeles Badger Board and an active member of Los Angeles Badger Women.