Our People

Staff

Dr. Hei-ock Kim

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Board of Directors

Adriana Brunner

VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, MYPOINT CREDIT UNION

Sarah Hassaine, President

DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION, RESMED

Miranda Heerah

SENIOR PRINCIPAL, STRATEGY AND CONSULTING, ACCENTURE

Norma Jasso, Treasurer

REGULATORY CASE MANAGER, SDG&E (RETIRED)

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Linda Kavanagh

VP HUMAN RESOURCES, COX COMMUNICATIONS (RETIRED)

Dr. Hei-ock Kim

FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Tom Lemmon, Vice President

CHAIR & CEO, SAN DIEGO COUNTY BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL FAMILY HOUSING CORPORATION (RETIRED)

Adrianna O'Donnell

DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY, SAN YSIDRO HEATLH

Nancy Mancilla, SECRETARY

PRESIDENT & CEO, ISOS GROUP

Advisory Council

LAURA BENEDICT

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY, THE NATURE CONSERVANCY

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GEORGIA CASE

PRINCIPAL, IDEA GROUP

Jessica Crawford

JESSICA CRAWFORD

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, SHARP METROPOLITAN MEDICAL CAMPUS

Annette Greg

Annette Gregg

SVP OF EXPERIENCE, MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL

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Steph Groce

FOUNDER & CEO, BUILT BY PNINDUSTRIES, INC

JEN KEYES

CFO, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

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TRACEY MUELLER-GIBBS

VISIONARY/FOUNDER, ROWAN’S YELLOW TREEHOUSE

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Jerry Yen

CEO & CO-FOUNDER, ADVICE ANALYTICS

Research Advisory Committee

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Ryan Karlsgodt

SR ASSOCIATE, STRATEGIES 360

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Jessica Keach

SR RESEARCH & PLANNING ANALYST, SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

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Benjamin Mendoza

COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE FOR THE NINTH COUNCIL DISTRICT, CITY OF SAN DIEGO

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ALAN GIN, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics, University of San Diego

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Murtaza Baxamusa, PhD

PROGRAM MANAGER FOR REGIONAL SUSTAINABILITY AND CLIMATE ACTION, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO

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Dr. Jennifer Rosen

SOCIOLOGIST

Kyra Greene, PhD

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTER ON POLICY INITIATIVES

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Eduardo Velasquez

SR RESEARCH MANAGER, SAN DIEGO REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORP

EMERITUS & ALUMNI

David Alvarez

David Alvarez, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Dr. Tina Ngo Bartel, Alum

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Sophie Bierly, Alum

STAFF

Brian Cohen, ALUM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FOUNDING MEMBER

Susan Davis, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stephen Josephs, Alum

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Steve Makoff

STEVE MAKOFF, EMERITUS

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FOUNDING MEMBER

STEPHANIE GAINES, ALUM

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Lisa Marie Harris

LISA MARIE HARRIS, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FOUNDING MEMBER

Kaitlin Hewell, ALUM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Andaye Hill Espinoza

Andaye Hill-Espinoza, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TARA JEYARATNAM, EMERITUS

ADVISORY COUNCIL

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Kendra Jones, ALUM

STAFF

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Sean Karafin, ALUM

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Martin Kleckner III, ALUM

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Shanté Lampkin

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Dan McAllister, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Karen Azhocar McManus, ALUM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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PAMELA GRAY PAYTON, ALUM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FOUNDING MEMBER

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Cristina Sanchez-Kerr, Alum

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Gina Spidel, Alum

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Maria Stacey

Maria Acela Reed Stacey, ALUM

ADVISORY COUNCIL

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Jane Tanner, Alum

BOARD OF DIRECTORS, FOUNDING MEMBER

Tiffany Thomson

TIFFANY THOMSON, EMERITUS

ADVISORY COUNCIL

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Connie Wedel, Alum

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

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Katie Zanoni, Ed.D., ALUM

RESEARCH ADVISORY COMMITTEE