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Board of Directors and Trustees

Officers

Chairman
Mr. Stath Karras
Executive Managing Director
Cushman & Wakefield

Vice Chairman
Mr. Vincent Mudd
Principal
Carrier Johnson

Secretary
Ms. Mary Ann Barnes
Senior Vice President & Executive Director
Kaiser Permanente

Treasurer
Ms. Janice Brown
Founder
The Brown Law Group

Mr. Mark Cafferty
President & CEO
San Diego Regional EDC

 

Board of Directors

Mr. David Bialis
Senior Vice President/General Manager
Cox Communications

Mr. Phil Blair
President & CEO
Manpower

Mr. Linden Blue
Vice Chairman
General Atomics

Mr. Larry Blumberg
Executive Director
San Diego Military Advisory Council

Mr. William Bold
Senior Vice President
Qualcomm Incorporated

Ms. Thella F. Bowens
President/ CEO
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

Mr. Bruce Breslau
Sr. Vice President and Market Manager
Union Bank

Dr. Bob Brower
President
Point Loma Nazarene University

Mr. Robert Brownlie 
Managing Partner
DLA Piper

Mr. Robert Bruning
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young

Mr. Malin Burnham
Chairman
The Burnham Foundation

Mr. David Cherashore
Executive Vice President
Evans Hotels

Ms. Melissa Claassen
CFO
TaylorMade Golf Co.

Mr. Tom Clancy
Chair
Software San Diego Board of Directors

Mr. Clark Crawford
Vice President Sales and Business Development USA
Soitec

Mr. Brennon Crist
Market Manager
JP Morgan Chase

Dr. Michael Cunningham
President
National University

Mr. Wayne Darbeau
President & CEO
Port of San Diego

Mr. James Dawe
Firm Member
Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek

Mr. Mike Dee
President 
San Diego Padres

Ms. Jo Marie Diamond
President & CEO
East County EDC

Mr. Rob Douglas
President & COO
ResMed Inc.

Mr. Jerry Engen
Senior Vice President Development
Westfield

Mr. Brad Feldmann
President & CEO
Cubic Corp.

Mr. Yehudi 'Gaf' Gaffen
CEO
GAFCON

Mr. William Geppert
EDC Chairman Emeritus

Mr. Lee Goodman
CEO
Jerome's Furniture

Ms. Cindy Gompper Graves
CEO
South County Economic Development Council

Mr. David Hale
Chairman
Hale BioPharma Ventures

Mr. Marc Halpern
Partner
Abelson Herron Halpern LLP

Mr. Kevin Harris
Principal
Harris Consulting Group

​Dr. Karen Haynes
President 
CSU San Marcos

Mr. Baron Herdelin-Doherty
CEO
YMCA San Diego

Dr. Elliot Hirshman
President
San Diego State University

Mr. Greg Horowitt
Founding Partner & Managing Director
Global CONNECT

Ms. Linde Hotchkiss
Managing Partner
Willis Insurance Services

Mr. Joe Householder
CFO
Sempra Energy

Mr. Don Ings
Retired President
Solar Turbines Incorporated

Mr. Craig Irving
Owner
The Irving Group

Mr. Keith Jones
Principal
Ace Parking

Mr. George Karetas
Founder and CEO
Premier Food Services

Hon. Mark Kersey
Councilmember, District 5 - Interim representative
City of San Diego

Mr. Tim Kelley
President & CEO
Imperial Valley EDC

​Dr. Pradeep K. Khosla
Chancellor
UC San Diego

Mr. Kurt Kicklighter
California Executive Partner
McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

Ms. June Komar
Corporate Executive Vice President
Strategy and Administration
Scripps Health

Ms. E. Marie Landers
Regional Vice President
Wells Fargo Bank

Mr. Andrew Lee
CEO
ESET

Mr. Keven Lippert
VP, General Counsel, Secretary
ViaSat

Dr. Mary E. Lyons
President
University of San Diego

Mr. Henry Esparz
Chairman of the Board
Tijuana EDC

Ms. Kris Michell
President & CEO
Downtown San Diego Partnership

Mr. Rory Moore
CEO
CommNexus

Mr. Carl Morgan
President & CEO
San Diego North EDC

Mr. Tory Nixon
Executive Vice President
San Diego President
California Bank & Trust

Mr. Douglas Obenshain
Partner
Lockton

Ms. Tyler Orion
Interim CEO
CONNECT

Mr. Joseph Panetta
President & CEO
BIOCOM

Mr. Julian Parra
Senior Vice President, Market Executive
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Ms. Joanne Pastula
President
Junior Achievement

Dr. Richard Pattenaude
President
Ashford University

Mr. Tom Pellette
President
Solar Turbines

Dr. James Perkins
COO
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

Ms. Ruby Randall
President & COO
Vistage International 

Mr. Jack Raymond
Chairman
Raymond Companies

Ms. Trindl Reeves
Principal
Marsh & McLennan Agency

Mr. John Reilly
Park President
SeaWorld San Diego

Mr. John Rigby
President
Kyocera International, Inc.

Mr. Greg Rollet
CEO
American Internet Services

Mr. Brett Rosenblatt
Managing Partner
Latham & Watkins

Mr. Jerry Sanders
President & CEO
San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce

Mr. John Sarkisian
CEO
SKLZ

Mr. Seth Stein
CEO
Eastridge Group of Staffing Companies

​Ms. Lori Ann Stevens
Construction Executive, Business Development
Turner Construction Company

Mr. Tom Sudberry
Chairman
Sudberry Properties, Inc.

Mr. Joe Terzi
President & CEO
San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau

Mr. Matt Thoene
Managing Director
redIT

Mr. Peter Townsend
Partner
Perkings Coie

Dr. Randolph E. Ward
Superintendent
San Diego County Office of Education

Mr. Jim Waring
President & CEO
CleanTECH San Diego

Mr. Robert Watkins
President & Chairman
R.J. Watkins & Co.

Mr. Steve Weathers
President & CEO
World Trade Center, San Diego

Mr. Harvey White
Chairman
SHW²

Mr. Stephen B. Williams
Partner
SENTRE Partners, Inc.

Ms. Barbara Wight
CFO
Taylor Guitars

Mr. Thomas Wornham
Retired President
Wells Fargo Bank

Mr. Jim Zortman
Sector VP, Life Cycle Logistics & Support
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

 


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  • As of  Jan. 5, 2014