Speakers

2017 Spring Seminar Speakers

 
Shirin N. Berjis

Senior Manager, Tax, Economic & Valuation Services, KPMG LLP

Ms. Berjis has determined the fair value/fair market value of business enterprises in a broad range of industries, including Aerospace & Defense, Gaming, Lifesciences, Biotechnology, Hi-Technology, Pharmaceutical, Asset Management, and Waste Management, among others. The securities valued included common stock, preferred stock, options, warrants, and partnership interests.

Ms. Berjis has reviewed third-party valuation reports and analyses for financial and tax reporting purposes and has conducted numerous engagements involving the valuation of the following intangible assets: developed and in process research and development (IPR&D) technology; non-compete agreements, license agreements; and patent portfolios, and more.  Prior to her current position at KPMG, Ms. Berjis was employed by the TransactionAdvisory Services - Valuation practice of Ernst & Young LLP and as a Certified Public Accountant with Crowe Horwath LLP. Ms. Berjis is also an Accredited Senior Appraiser by the American Society of Appraisers and Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

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Aaron Dyer

Senior Vice President and Business Banking Team Leader, City National Bank

Aaron Dyer is a Senior Vice President and Business Banking Team Leader with City National Bank's Personal & Business Banking Division. Based in Los Angeles, he is responsible for a team of Relationship Managers focusing on the lending and banking needs of companies with $3MM to $20MM in annual sales and their owners.  

Prior to joining City National, he was a Business Banking Manager at Citibank. Dyer has more than 15 years of experience working in the financial services industry.  

Dyer earned his bachelor's degree from Colorado Mesa University and his masters of business administration from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He resides in Sherman Oaks with his wife and two boys.

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Holly Han

Director, Special Projects and Steinbeck Family Business Seminar, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Holly Han is an entrepreneur and business strategist who has founded and led media, technology, consumer products, and fashion businesses in New York and Los Angeles for the past two decades.

Ms. Han began her career at Vera Wang and developed product for Bloomingdale’s and Anthropologie, authoring the Vault Career Guide to the Fashion Industry. She received her MBA from UCLA Anderson, where she received fellowships from the Young President’s Organization and Asian Business League. She also holds degrees from UC Berkeley, the Fashion Institute of Technology, with additional studies at Caltech and Parsons School of Design, and was a professor at Marylhurst University’s MBA program.

Ms. Han was a co-founder of MyShape, an innovative online retailer with over 700,000 members backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Tenaya and featured in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. She also founded Dahlia, establishing a new model for the pearl industry disrupting Tahitian market hegemony. As COO of SmartWear, she developed a new class of patented energy-generating textiles in partnership with DuPont, Nike, the NIH, NSF, and NASA. She restructured luxury chocolatier John Kelly Chocolates as COO with a focus on profitability and targeted expansion. She was a founding Account Director for the Taproot Foundation in Los Angeles, providing pro bono consulting for deserving nonprofits. She is on the Board of Directors for CHAMPS Charter High School.

She is Director of Special Projects at the Price Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UCLA Anderson, where she led the Knapp Innovation, Creativity, & Knowledge Conference for Women, Entrepreneurs Conference, Steinbeck Family Business Seminar, and the Woo Greater China Business Conference, as well as counseling students and alumni on entrepreneurship. As Managing Director of 64North, Ms. Han leads business strategy, branding, and digital media for clients including Adobe, MIT, Target, Yves Saint Laurent, and Motown's Berry Gordy. 

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Sabrina Ironside

Co-Owner, General Manager – The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories

Sabrina Ironside is the Co-Owner and General Manager of The Gourmandise School of Sweets & Savories. Prior to this venture, she held variou positions at The Walt Disney Company, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox and Paramount Pictures. At the studios she honed her skills in marketing, licensing and promotional partnerships like The Simpsons “Butterfinger” campaign with Nestlé. She has also found herself producing large scale events such as national tours for The X-Files and General Motors for Fox; the Yo Gabba Gabba Live musical tour while working at Wildbrain Entertainment; and Easter at the Hollywood Bowl for her church in 2014.

After 20+ years working in entertainment marketing, in 2015 Co-Owner Chef Clémence Gossett approached her about replacing her business partner in the school. At the time, she was between jobs and thinking about her next professional pursuit. Clémence’s proposition sounded risky, but exciting, and by the end of the year, their new partnership was formed. Clémence’s culinary background and Sabrina’s business experience seems to have created a “recipe for success”. The Gourmandise School has seen 40% growth over the past year, and the school is building out a brand new larger facility in their Santa Monica Place location.

Sabrina is a graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Business with an emphasis in Marketing. She grew up in Southern California, lives on the west side and is grateful that her commute to work is less than 7 miles. #TheCalifornians

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Clémence Gossett

Clémence, a great lover of sweets, was born in Paris. A frequent patron of pastry shops, she quickly developed a palate for all things flaky, buttery, sweet and chocolatey.

At eight, Clémence moved with her family to Washington, DC, where she spent year perfecting her croquembouche and chocolate chip cookies. Her summers were spent training for dishwashing olympics in her grandparent’s Auberge in the Luberon region of France, and at age 11, she made a cake that made its way onto the dessert table.

After years of baking, Clémence took a break and went off to Syracuse to study film and anthropology. She moved to L.A., worked at Fox and met the most delicious friends who encouraged her to start a dessert company (typing was clearly not a skill honed in the kitchen). Gourmandise was born out of a kitchen in Venice, and The Gourmandise School grew out of a passion for teaching the company’s favorite recipes. 6 years and many satellite kitchen classrooms later, Clémence met Hadley in one of her classes. In 2011, the two opened The Gourmandise School in Santa Monica, CA. In 2017, she partnered with Sabrina Ironside, a former Fox colleague, to grow the business and the brand. Clémence lives in a delicious house with her husband Satie and children Malcolm, Olivia and Xavier. Clémence is also a food writer, Master Food Preserver, recipe developer and food consultant. And chocolate lover.

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Heath Gregory

CEO & President, Baron Equities, Inc.

Heath Gregory joined Baron in November 2006, to direct the expansion and management of Baron's portfolio. He brings over 18 years of executive management and business development experience from the technology and real estate industries. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Redlands and MBA from the University of Southern California.

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Timothy Lappen

Founder & Chair, The Family Office Group & The Luxury Home Group at the law firm of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Tim Lappen's practice, spanning more than 40 years, emphasizes representing clients as their "outside general counsel" in virtually any legal matter of importance to them, anywhere in the world. Tim's work involves myriad family office matters, luxury homes, business, general residential and commercial real estate, entertainment, hospitality, intellectual property, tax, labor, litigation, land use and more. He also represents entertainers, athletes and others with regard to a variety of projects, including estate planning, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, philanthropic and general business advice.

Tim is particularly well-known for his pioneering work with local, United States and international family offices as well as anyone who has an interest in a luxury home - buyers, sellers, lessors, lessees, developers, architects, general contractors, lenders, borrowers and owners who need advice on such disparate matters as contracts, boundary disputes, litigation, land-use and zoning and even labor and employment issues involving the household staff. His expertise extends to projects involving general business law. He is especially effective in his work with family-owned and other closely-held businesses as he can advise such clients on a wide range of topics. As one of the founding directors of the twice-yearly UCLA Anderson Steinbeck Family Business Seminar, he speaks often on the matters of particular importance to such clients.  

As founder and chair of his law firm's Family Office Group and his law firm's Luxury Home Group, Tim has presented at conferences and moderated a number of panels, including the Milken Institute Global Conference and, most recently including the Lido Consulting Eleventh Annual Family Office Investment Symposium, including the Private Family Office Roundtable and the Family Office Panel Discussion and a panel at Haute Living's Third Annual Los Angeles Luxury Real Estate Summit with some of the top real estate agents in Southern California.


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Alfred E. Osborne, Jr.

Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Professor, Global Economics, Management and Entrepreneurship

Alfred E. Osborne, Jr. is Senior Associate Dean of UCLA Anderson. In this role, he oversees a variety of key areas and initiatives within the school, including resource development, alumni relations, corporate initiatives, marketing and communications and executive education. Dr. Osborne is also professor of Global Economics & Management and founder and faculty director of the Harold Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at UCLA. The Price Center serves to organize all faculty research and student activities and curricula related to the study of entrepreneurship and new business development at UCLA Anderson. A corporate governance expert, Dr. Osborne formed a Director Education and Certification Program designed to help officers and directors of private firms prepare for the higher level of scrutiny that comes when they take their companies public. This program also educates directors and officers regarding SEC regulations, FASB considerations, Nasdaq rules and the current best practices in corporate governance.

Dr. Osborne is also an expert in social entrepreneurship who has developed several programs that apply business models to the nonprofit world. For more than 13 years, The Price Center has created and run some innovative management development programs, including four in partnership with health care giant Johnson & Johnson. Other programs include The Institute for the Study of Educational Entrepreneurship (ISEE) and the UCLA/Los Angeles County Office of Education Head Start Leadership Institute. Dr. Osborne currently serves as a director of Kaiser Aluminum and the Heckmann Corporation, and has served many years on the corporate boards of Times Mirror Company, US Filter Corporation, Greyhound Lines, Inc., First Interstate Bank of California, Nordstrom, Inc. and K2, Inc., among others. He has served as an economic fellow at the Brookings Institution and directed studies at the SEC that contributed to changes in Rule 144, Regulation D, and other exemptive requirements to the securities laws designed to lower costs and improve liquidity and capital market access to venture capitalists and emerging growth firms alike.

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Richard Pink

President, Pink's Hot Dogs & Former Managing Director, Clarion Partners

Richard Pink is President of Pink's Hot Dogs, "A Hollywood Legend Since 1939," and recently retired as Managing Director of Clarion Partners, a $45 Billion national real estate investment company. Richard received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, a Juris Doctorate degree from Loyola University School of law, which was earned concurrently with a Masters of Business Administration degree at University of Southern California. Pink's was started in 1939 by Richard's parents, Paul and Betty Pink, with a pushcart they purchased for $50, which money they borrowed from Richard's grandparents. Paul and Betty operated the hot dog stand with about 30 employees until 1985 when they retired.  At that point, Richard, his wife, Gloria, and his sister, Beverly, took over the operation of Pink's. Since that time, Richard has created over 35 combinations of hot dogs and a dozen combinations of hamburgers to satisfy the variety of tastes of its loyal patrons, who include many movie and TV stars. As the Pink's name grew nationally due to media appearances, large restaurant operators came to the family wanting to license the Pink's name and products in various amusement parks, hotels, arenas and several county fairs. Pink's now has 15 locations plus one in the Philippines.  Pink's also has an active catering business.  

At Clarion Partners, a $45 Billion real estate investment firm, headquartered in New York, Richard was Managing Director until he retired from Clarion one year ago.  At Clarion, Richard was responsible for opening and staffing the Los Angeles regional office and was directly involved in the acquisition of over $1 Billion of real estate in California including office buildings, industrial properties, apartment complexes and retail buildings. Richard has over 45 years of real estate experience including senior executive positions in the acquisition, development, financing, leasing, brokerage and management of commercial properties throughout the U.S. including the legal documental of real estate transactions.  Richard also represented German capital for 10 years including the acquisition of properties in Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.  Richard started in real estate at the age of 19 as a residential salesman while attending undergraduate, graduate and law courses in college.              

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Robert Rivinius

Executive Director, Family Business Association of California

After serving for 30 years as President & CEO of the California Building Industry Association, a large statewide organization representing the homebuilding industry at the Capitol, Rivinius now is a principal of The RHR Group, and serves as Executive Director of the new Family Business Association of California (FBA), which represents family businesses on public policy issues.

FBA was founded by a group of leading family business owners and now has 140 prominent family businesses, and those who serve the needs of family businesses, involved throughout California.   A graduate of the California State University, Sacramento School of Business and Public Administration, Rivinius has received the Outstanding Alumnus award from the Business School and the Distinguished Service award from the CSUS Alumni Association.  Rivinius holds a certificate in International Business from the American Graduate School of International Business, and his forty-year career in organizational management includes serving as President & CEO of the Greater Los Angeles World Trade Center Association, serving the international business community in Southern California.  

Rivinius has served on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Association Executives, as President of the National Association of Home Builders Executive Officers Council, and as President of the Sacramento Society of Association Executives, which in 1985 named him Association Executive of the Year.  In addition, he served as President of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Sacramento.   In 1987 Governor George Deukmejian appointed Rivinius to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, which at the time had 1.5 million students on 108 campuses.  He was reappointed by Governor Wilson and served as President of the Board in 1993.   For ten years Rivinius served on the Board of Directors of HomeAid America, a national organization that has built over 300 multi-unit shelters for the temporarily homeless.  He was inducted into the California Building Industry Hall of Fame in 2004. 

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Jonathan Schreter ('02), CIC

Executive Vice President, Bolton & Company

For the past 13 years, Jonathan Schreter has served commercial property & casualty risks, primarily for charter and independent schools (K-12) and higher education clients, as well as middle-market businesses in the technology, manufacturing and entertainment industries.

With a diverse background that began in marketing and advertising, Jonathan combines creative thinking and analytics to offer a consultative approach to risk management. He works with progressive school and business leaders who appreciate his commitment to mitigating unexpected losses.

Jonathan earned his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2000 and his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research in 2010. He is Past President of the Independent Brokers & Agents Association of the San Fernando Valley, current President of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network in Los Angeles, and serves as Treasurer on the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors of Inner-City Arts, a non-profit program that unlocks the creative potential of inner-city children in downtown Los Angeles.

These accomplishments pale in comparison to his 10-year marriage to his wife, Jennifer and their two children, Samantha and Blake.

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Margaret Shih

Board of Visitors Term Chair Professor in Management and Organizations & Senior Associate Dean of FEMBA and Full Time MBA Programs, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Margaret Shih is the Board of Visitors Term Chair Professor in Management and Organizations and Senior Associate Dean of FEMBA and Full Time MBA programs at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her research focuses on the effects of diversity in organizations. In particular, she focuses on social identity and the psychological effects of stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and stigma in organizations.

Prior to joining the faculty at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, Professor Shih served on the faculty at the University of Michigan for 8 years, and also worked at the RAND Corporation. She serves on the executive committee for the International Society for Self and Identity and is a consulting editor for the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. She was also an editor for the special issue of the Journal of Social Issues. She has received fellowships and grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institute of Mental Health, Social Sciences and Humanities of Research Council of Canada, John Templeton Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Education
Ph.D. Social Psychology, Harvard University
M.A. Social Psychology, Harvard University
B.A. Psychology, with honors, Stanford University

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Frances Stroh

Award Winning Author and Fulbright Scholar

Frances Stroh is the award-winning author of BEER MONEY: A Memoir of Privilege and Loss, which chronicles the rise and fall of the Stroh Brewery Company, a fascinating American saga, and one linked inextricably with the decimation of Detroit, its longtime headquarters. In her memoir, Ms. Stroh recounts the demise of a dynasty and brings to life the fractured family at its center: her own. Though she eventually forged her own path, attending college on a Fulbright scholarship and becoming an installation artist as well as an investor, Ms. Stroh's experience was formed by the profligate spending, alcoholism, drug abuse, and rebellion that came with a $700 million fortune, and predicated its loss. She now advises family businesses on thoughtful succession and setting up future generations for personal success.

Education and Honors:
Duke University, BA '89
Chelsea College of Arts, London, MA '96
Fulbright Scholarship '95-'96
Michigan Notable Book Award '17

Charity:
10% of the sales of BEER MONEY is donated to 826michigan's Detroit tutoring center, a non-profit that serves children from under-served schools. 

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Eric Sussman

Senior Lecturer, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Since 1995, Eric has been a lecturer in accounting and real estate at the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, where he has been voted Teacher of the Year thirteen times by Anderson’s MBA students, and has been awarded the Citibank Teaching Award (1998) and the Neidorf Decade Teaching Award (2008), both voted upon by a committee of faculty members. He has also received recognition by Businessweek as one of the Top Ten Most Popular Business School Professors in the country.

He teaches in the areas of cost/managerial accounting, financial accounting (beginning through advanced), financial statement analysis, equity valuation, corporate financial reporting, and real estate investment and finance to undergraduate, graduate, and Executive Education students. He created Insight FSA, an analytical software tool to automatically and critically measure, evaluate, and report upon the financial accounting and corporate reporting risk for all public companies via Edgar On-line.

In addition, he has advised numerous Full-time and Fully Employed MBA field study teams and consulted for large and small firms, nationally and globally, and is a frequent lecturer on varied financial, accounting, and corporate reporting topics. He has led student travel groups to Brazil, China, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, and Abu Dhabi. He has served as an expert witness and consultant for commercial litigation, involving matters of corporate financial reporting and disclosure, audit effectiveness, valuation, real estate due diligence and related practices, and overall damage analyses.

Outside of campus, Mr. Sussman is president of Amber Capital, Inc., Manager of Fountain Management, LLC and Clear Capital, LLC, and Managing Partner of Sequoia Real Estate Partners, and the Pacific Value Opportunities Funds, which have acquired, rehabilitated, developed, and managed over two million square feet of residential and commercial real estate in the past 20 years. The firms' portfolio presently consists of industrial, multi-family residential, single-family residential, and retail properties (approximately 2,200 residential units and some 500,000 square feet of commercial space).

He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Causeway Capital’s group of funds (International Value, Emerging Markets, Global Value, and Global Absolute Return Funds, which collectively have nearly $8.0 billion in assets), sits on the Board of Directors of Pacific Charter School Development, Inc. and Bentley-Forbes, LLC; and was former Chairman of the Presidio Fund and former Audit Committee Chair of Atlantic Inertial Systems, Inc., a producer and manufacturer of electromagnetic sensors. He received his MBA from Stanford, with honors, in 1993, after graduating Summa cum Laude from UCLA in 1987. He is a licensed CPA in the State of California.

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Jeremy Tillman

Co-Founder, Dapper Goat

After graduating from the UCLA Anderson School of Management with an MBA in marketing and entrepreneurship, Jeremy founded a successful marketing agency. During his career, he has had the pleasure of serving some of the world's most notable brands including Qualcomm, Marriott International, American Heart Association, EDS, Tenet Healthcare, Hilton Hotels, UCLA, and the U.S. Navy. Committed to giving back, Jeremy is actively involved in several non-profits, including have been a founding board member and principal benefactor of an award-winning repertory theatre.

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Sara Tucker

Director of the Coaching and Team Skills Program, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Sara Tucker is director of the Coaching and Team Skills Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Her team exercises have been adopted in the full-time, FEMBA and EMBA programs, as well as in the masters in financial engineering (MFE) program. She also coaches and teaches leadership among executives and graduate students. Previously, Ms. Tucker directed the Applied Management Research Program, overseeing 80 graduate student teams each year as they undertook strategic projects for outside organizations or started their own businesses.

Prior to joining UCLA Anderson, Ms. Tucker was an international project manager at the Getty Conservation Institute, developing and monitoring archaeological site conservation projects in the United States, Africa, China, Latin America and Eastern Europe.Ms. Tucker has a B.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson. She has studied in Russia, Taiwan, Korea and Japan, and speaks Mandarin Chinese and Spanish. She is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation, the principal accrediting body of coaches internationally, and a certified somatic coach with extensive training in coaching that addresses the whole person.

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Miguel M. Unzueta

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Miguel Unzueta is an Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He joined the faculty at UCLA in 2006 after earning his PhD in Organizational Behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Professor Unzueta's research explores how people understand their position within social and interpersonal hierarchies and the impact this understanding has on their perceptions of self, others, and group-based inequality. His latest research explores the manner in which people define diversity and the impact that particular diversity definitions have on the representation of underrepresented group members in organizations. His research has been published in top management and psychology journals including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. In recognition of his research record, he was awarded the Eric and "E" Juline award for excellence in faculty research at UCLA in 2012.

Professor Unzueta teaches courses on managerial psychology (MGMT 409) and negotiations (MGMT 286) in both the FEMBA and full-time MBA programs. In 2010, Unzueta was awarded the George Robbins Teaching Award at UCLA Anderson. More recently, he was selected by MBA blog Poets and Quants as one of the best 40 business school professors under age 40. Outside of UCLA, Miguel Unzueta has conducted trainings on decision-making, negotiations, diversity, and implicit bias to various educational institutions and companies including the Scripps Research Institute, the Office of Head Start, Inner City Law Center, and the Oklahoma City Thunder basketball team.

Professor Unzueta is currently a consulting editor for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and the Journal of Social Issues. He is also the faculty director for the UCLA Anderson/Johnson & Johnson Management Development Institute - a program designed to enhance the leadership and management skills of managers and leaders of sub-Saharan African organizations devoted to delivering health care services to underserved populations throughout Africa.

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Elaine Hagan ('91)

Elaine Hagan is executive director of the Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, which oversees teaching, research, extracurricular and executive development programs related to entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Elaine joined the Price Center as its chief operating officer in 1991, assumed her role as executive director in 2003 and serves as a member of the Center's Board of Advisors. In addition to her responsibilities within the Center, Elaine is actively involved in technology commercialization efforts at UCLA through the Technology and Innovation Partners (TIP) Program, and as an ex-officio member of the advisory committee for the UCLA Teaching Incubator, which is based in the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) on the UCLA campus. She is also a member of the consortium advisory committee for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities Program, offered at seven universities across the United States. Elaine has served as a resource and advisor to growing companies and entrepreneurial programs around the world, and works closely with the venture capital and private equity communities. Previously, she worked in Stanford University's Office of Development, and served on the turnaround management team of a privately-held manufacturing firm in San Diego. Elaine received her bachelor's degree from the University of California at Irvine, where she studied mechanical engineering and the social sciences. She earned her MBA from UCLA Anderson.

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Bill Bloomfield

Board Chair, Baron Equities Inc.

Bill Bloomfield has lived in Southern California nearly his entire life. He received his undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, followed by an MBA from Harvard in 1973 when he was only 22. Bill started B and B Refrigerator Rentals while at Cal, a firm that became the largest college refrigerator rental company in California. After Harvard, he joined his family's business, Web Service Company, an operator of commercial laundry equipment for apartments and college dormitories. (Note: Web Service and it's successor Wash Laundry have operated the laundry equipment in UCLA's dorms since 1949.) For 33 years Bill helped build Web to a firm that operated over 45,000 laundry rooms in 26 states, the largest in the country at that time. Along the way, Bill started Baron Equities, an apartment and commercial property firm he still Chairs, that is run by his nephew, Heath Gregory. He also founded Web.com, which was sold to Interland in December, 2005. Web Service was sold in 2008.

Since retiring, Bill has been involved in nearly all levels of politics, including service to Senator McCain as his national director of volunteers during the senator’s 2007-2008 presidential campaign, and Bill’s own run for Congress in 2012. He has been involved in many initiative campaigns in California and Washington. Last year, he and his wife Susan assisted 18 candidates for California's State Legislature by helping lead the independent expenditure coalition efforts on their behalf, winning 16 of the 18 races.

Bill currently serves on the boards of California Common Cause, the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation, as well as several for-profit companies. He has been an active Rotarian for over 35 years. Bill and Susan have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.

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