The Team


Michael, Darren and Sam are childhood friends who share a passion for service.  Together they operate The Futures Project with the goal of creating opportunities for the youth in their community.  

Through The Futures Project, Michael, Darren and Sam have donated over $280,000 to 22 different organizations within the Bay Area and started a full four-year scholarship at their alma mater Cardinal Newman High School.


President | Michael Santos

Michael is an Associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in San Francisco. He graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC in 2016.Michael completed his undergraduate degree at Santa Clara University, majoring in business management and played on the basketball team. 


Vice President | Sam Tesconi

Sam works in the marketing department at Quivira Winery in Healdsburg, California.  He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Political Science.


CFO & Secretary | Darren Harter

Darren is a Transaction Advisory Services Manager at RSM US LLP in New York City. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Accounting. Previously Darren worked as a CPA at Moss Adams for six years in San Francisco.