End Overdose

Employees

Anthony Banuelos

Director of Operations

A.J. Banuelos is End Overdose's Director of operations. After years of addiction, he is a living testament to change! Rather than being a part of the problem at hand, he is taking action to be a part of the solution. He is a survivor of opioid overdose himself and knows the dangers of abuse, has lost people close to him, both family and friends. His passion is to help others in there struggles, he is currently enrolled in CCAPP to become a Drug and Alcohol Counselor, to be an agent of change, to help guide people and discover their full potential.

Destiny Martinez

Fulfillment Leader

Destiny Martinez, is a full time mother, the oldest of seven and a backbone to many things, such as people and movements, no matter how big or small it may be. Destiny is a fulfillment leader and advocate for End Overdose. She is inspired by a lifelong journey of heartbreak due to addiction that opened her eyes to stand tall and step forward to lend her open heart and arms, because addiction was taking over loved ones. Being with End Overdose accomplished her goal in life thus far in being able to help others. Destiny was inspired by her brother in law Anthony Banuelos, Director of Operations. She stands proudly with us to make extra step for change.

Gianna Uy

Director of External Affairs and Programs

Gianna graduated cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a B.S. in Psychobiology and a minor in Public Affairs. During her time as an undergraduate student, she co-founded End Overdose's first university chapter and helped integrate End Overdose's training and resources into UCLA's greek life community. In her current position, Gianna focuses on End Overdose's program development at universities and high schools across the United States. Through fostering collaborations within and between communities, she hopes to increase access to life-saving resources for everyone who needs them.

Maddie Ward

Programs Coordinator & UCLA Chapter President

Maddie Ward is a fourth year undergraduate student at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) studying cognitive science. As a UCLA student, Maddie has gained experience fighting for more affordable and accessible essential drugs and treatments as the External Relations Board Member for UCLA’s chapter of Universities Allied for Essential Medicines– experiences that led her to End Overdose. Now, she serves as the President of UCLA’s End Overdose chapter along with completing research and design for End Overdose headquarters. Through the opening of the UCLA chapter, Maddie hopes to eliminate drug-related overdose on the UCLA campus and beyond.

Mike Giegerich

Director of Communications

Mike Giegerich is a former music publicist with over seven years of experience working alongside a list of acclaimed artists. He has seen the effects of the opioid epidemic on both family and friends while in recovery himself. His passion for combating the overdose crisis and public relations led him to End Overdose where he now spearheads communication to the media and our growing community. Through his role, Mike hopes to shine a light on End Overdose’s lifesaving work and all of the people who make it possible. Alongside his communications duties, he’s developing End Overdose's outreach to the alternative music community that kick-started his career years ago.

Theo Krzywicki

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

As the CEO of End Overdose Theo brings firsthand experience and deep personal commitment to the fight against the opioid crisis. Recognizing the power of education and accessibility, he has been the driving force behind End Overdose's mission to ensure that everyone, regardless of their background or profession, has the skills and resources to respond effectively to an overdose.