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Melinda Stearns

The Emmy nominated television anchor, began her career as an entertainment reporter for television programs including "Entertainment Tonight," KTLA's "Morning News" and "News At 10." She was dubbed one of Oprah Winfrey’s favorite guests appearing on the Emmy award-winning show multiple times. Mindy has also appeared in the Disney smash hit “The Princess Diaries.”

In the past decade, she has shifted trajectory from the television and film industry, focusing her efforts and influence on improving her local and global communities.

The Stearns Family Charitable Foundation, which she founded with her husband, Glenn, focuses on causes primarily involving children.

Glenn and his wife Mindy are both active mentors to young people with adversities through the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans. The Stearns have been honored for their dedication to community service and philanthropy with Starkey Hearing Foundation's "American Couple of the Year Award," Orange County's "Giving Is Living Award,” and the 2014 Athlete's First - Orangewood Children's Foundation's "Golden Heart Award" for leadership and impact on youth. For her philanthropic efforts in Orange County, California Mindy was awarded the distinction of “Woman of the Year.” Mindy and Glenn currently reside at the base of the Grand Tetons, one of their favorite national parks.