Events> Alumni Weekend 2019> Saturday Sessions
 

May 4, 2019
James Bridges Theater (Melnitz Hall), UCLA, Westwood

 

The Personal & Professional ROI of Non-Profit Engagement: Making the Most of Your Support

Saturday Sessions brought together the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network to explore the world of non-profit organizations. Attendees gained insights from non-profit leaders and experienced board members on how to make the most of their support of non-profit organizations and learned about opportunities to get involved in a special, rapid fire board pitch.

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Featured Presenters

 

Robert Hart ‘83
Founder, Chief Executive, and President, TruAmerica Multifamily
(Board: former Chairman of the Board, Chrysalis)

Nike Irvin '89
Founder, ZWN Inc.
(Boards: The Broad Center; The Riordan Foundation; Vice-Chair, Southern California Grantmakers)

Mark Loranger
CEO, Chrysalis

 

Sessions Information

 

Dispelling the Myths about Working with or for Non-profits

Nike Irvin '89 | Founder, ZWN, Inc.
David Cooley | Director, Alumni Career Services

Gain a realistic perception of the opportunities and challenges that come with the non-profit sector. Learn about the importance of performing due-diligence on organizations in order to make an informed decision about getting involved. Gain insights on leveraging the skills and experience you acquired in the professional world for non-profit organizations to achieve professional success and satisfaction.

Board Service: What You Need to Know – Insights from Current Board Members

Julie Lacouture '06 | Founder, Good Ways Inc
Andrea Almeida Mack '94 | Managing Director & Senior Consultant Relations Executive, The TCW Group Wendy Spinner '89 | VP, Senior Wealth Strategy Group, UBS Private Wealth Management
Steve Tao '89 | VP Current Programming, The CW Network

Board members representing a variety of industries share how they came to be involved in their respective boards, lessons they learned along the way, in addition to critical factors to consider when exploring board opportunities.

Chrysalis: The Growth and Evolution of a Non-Profit

Robert Hart '83 | Founder, Chief Executive, and President, TruAmerica Multifamily (Board: former Chairman of the Board, Chrysalis)
Mark Loranger | CEO, Chrysalis

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Learn how this organization-which launched 35 years ago with $2500-has managed to survive, thrive and evolve into a multi-million-dollar organization that serves thousands in Los Angeles County.

Shoot Your Shot: Rapid Fire Board Pitch

Find your opportunity for involvement as representatives of various non-profits “pitch” their organizations and board needs.

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Dispelling the Myths about Working with or for Non-profits

Gain a realistic perception of the opportunities and challenges that come with the non-profit sector. Learn about the importance of performing due-diligence on organizations in order to make an informed decision about getting involved. Gain insights on leveraging the skills and experience you acquired in the professional world for non-profit organizations to achieve professional success and satisfaction

David Cooley Director, Alumni Career Services
Nike Irvin '89 Founder, ZWN, Inc.
( Boards: The Broad Center; The Riordan Foundation; Vice-Chair, Southern California Grantmakers)

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Board Service: What You Need to Know – Insights from Current Board Members

Board members representing a variety of industries share how they came to be involved in their respective boards, lessons they learned along the way, in addition to critical factors to consider when exploring board opportunities.

Moderator: Julie Lacouture '06 Founder, Good Ways Inc
Andrea Almeida Mack '94 Managing Director & Senior Consultant Relations Executive, The TCW Group
( Boards: Goodwill Industries of Southern California; Toigo Alumni Endowment; Riordan Programs at UCLA; The Westmark School)
Wendy Spinner '89 VP, Senior Wealth Strategy Group, UBS Private Wealth Management
( Boards: Fulfillment Fund, CHAMPS Charter High School; Hugh O'Brien Youth Foundation; Curtis School; Past President, UCLA Anderson Alumni Network; Artists for Change in Los Angeles)
Steve Tao '89 VP Current Programming, The CW Network
(Board: CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment); Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association Board; Founding Member and Former Board Member of the Claremont in Entertainment & Media (CEM))

11:00 a.m. - 11:15 p.m.

Break

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Chrysalis: The Growth and Evolution of a Non-Profit

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Learn how this organization-which launched 35 years ago with $2500-has managed to survive, thrive and evolve into a multi-million-dollar organization that serves thousands in Los Angeles County.

Robert Hart '83  Founder, Chief Executive, and President, TruAmerica Multifamily
(Board: former Chairman of the Board, Chrysalis)
Mark Loranger CEO, Chrysalis

12:15 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Shoot Your Shot: Rapid Fire Board Pitch

Find your opportunity for involvement as representatives of various non-profits “pitch” their organizations and board needs.

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