Board Members

Veronica Dorato, Esq., President

Veronica Dorato is SCLO’s Board President. Veronica received her B.S. degree in Nursing from the University of New Mexico in 1990, and has been a registered nurse since that time.  Subsequently, Ms. Dorato graduated cum laude from the University of New Mexico’s School of Law. During law school, Ms. Dorato was active in the Student Health Law Association and the National Italian American Bar Association.  She also, was an SCLO law student intern. Following law school, Ms. Dorato served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Michael Bustamante of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. Subsequently she worked at a prominent insurance defense law firm that focused on personal injury defense, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice and general litigation. She intermittently acts as a visiting professor of Clinical Law at the University of New Mexico’s School of Law. Ms. Dorato is a partner in a law firm that she co-founded and represents individuals pursuing workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. She also serves as guardian ad litem for seniors in guardianship/conservatorship cases.  Ms. Dorato’s hobbies include traveling, running, tennis, and spending time with her family.

Carol Tucker Trelease – Vice President

Carol Tucker Trelease is SCLO’s Board’s Vice-President. She is also the Executive Director of a local family foundation.  In addition, Ms. Trelease volunteers for several organizations including St. John’s Episcopal Cathedral, La Vida Llena, Compansion and Choices, and the League of Women Voters of Central New Mexico.  Ms. Trelease has received many awards including: the YWCA’s Women on the Move; the Democratic Party’s Outstanding Women of New Mexico; and New Mexico’s Senior Hall of Fame.

Linda Murphree, CPA – Treasurer

Linda Murphree, of Urbielewicz Murphree CPAs PC, has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1982 and has held CPA licenses in Idaho, California and New Mexico. Linda has national accounting firm experience working on public company audits including Boise Cascade Corporation. Her experience also includes nonprofit, governmental and bank industry audit experience. Linda is a member of the New Mexico Society of CPA’s and in conjunction with our ElderCare practice, a member of the NM Association of Continuity of Care (NMACC) and the New Mexico Estate Planning Council.

Kathy Brandt – Secretary

KATHY BRANDT is a Family Law practitioner who often serves as a Guardian ad Litem in child custody cases involving high conflict families.  She holds an undergraduate degree from Seattle University and a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling and Juris Doctor from UNM’s School of Law. After law school Ms. Brandt clerked for the Honorable Mark B. McFeeley in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and served as a New Mexico Public Defender for eight years. Subsequently she directed the Children’s Safehouse of All Faiths’ Receiving Home. She authored an article,”The Mentally Ill We Will Always Have With Us”, NMTLA, February 1995 and was president of the Albuquerque Bar Association in 2005.  Her community interests include serving on the Sandia National Laboratories Human Studies Board and formerly serving on the Board of Reading Works, Inc., a non-profit agency providing one-on-one tutoring to adults in Bernalillo County.  She was a member of the NM State Bar Leadership Institute in 2004, a former member of the Judicial Standards Commission and a member of Task Force for the 1993 Revision of the N.M. Children’s Code.

 Brad Yablonsky – Board Member

Brad Yablonsky is a Financial Advisor with UBS Financial Services. His focus is helping clients and prospects in understanding Social Security Maximization Strategies and integrating those benefits with other assets to maximize spendable income and reduce overall risk. Originally from New Jersey, Brad traveled to Albuquerque in 2001 ‘just to visit’, though now proudly calls it home. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University and holds Series 7, 66 and Insurance licenses. Brad volunteers for PB&J Family Services, Cuidando Los Ninos and All Faiths Receiving Home. While not working, he enjoys performing and teaching as a drummer and percussionist.

 Ryan Jaramillo – Board Member

Ryan Jaramillo is a health insurance agent with over 20 years of experience. Skilled in Sales, Health Insurance, Team Building, Compliance, Customer Service and Management. Strong sales professional with a degree from Central New Mexico Community College in Integrated Studies.

Lynne Carlberg – Board Member

Lynne Carlberg joined Haverland Carter Lifestyle Group as Corporate Director of Human Resources in 2014. Ms. Carlberg brings over 20 years of recruiting and human resource expertise from government and commercial contracting environments. She has performed human resource functions in: health care, hospitality, environmental safety and remediation, civil engineering, and information technologies. Prior to joining Haverland Carter, Ms. Carlberg served as Senior Human Resources Generalist at Los Alamos Technical Associates corporate office in Albuquerque, NM. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. She holds an active Senior Professional Human Resources Certification (SPHR), and is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP).

Tiffani Luna, CPA – Board Member

Tiffani Luna of Verian Advisors and CPAs (formerly Urbielewicz, Murphree CPA’s) works in the firm’s Eldercare Division. She has 21 years of experience in auditing nonprofits, governmental, pension plans, and construction in New Mexico. Ms. Luna has been a member of the New Mexico Society of CPAs for 25 years.

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