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Meet the Board Directors

Sarah Aragon

Sarah Aragon, '21
Student
CSUSM

Joe Bear

Joe Bear
Retired Community Leader

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Leslie A. Braun, Esq.
Attorney and Judge Pro Tem/Settlement Attorney
The Oracle Lawyers

 

Sam Clarke

Sam Clarke
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Management 
College of Business Administration,
 CSUSM

Kyle Casement

Kyle Casement, '11
Senior Manager, SEC Reporting
Zentalis Pharmaceuticals

Tommy Friedrich 
Tommy Friedrich
Vice President
Cresa

 

Ron Gerevas

Ron Gerevas
Retired Heidrick & Struggles

Emilie Hersh

Emilie Hersh
Principal
Unbuttoned Innovation

Neal Hoss

Neal Hoss
Interim Executive Director, CSUSM Foundation


CFO & Vice President
Finance and Administrative Services, CSUSM

 

Tony Jackson

MajGen Anthony (Tony) Jackson
Board Chair, CSUSM Foundation


US Marine Corps, Retired

Julie Jameson

Julie Jameson 
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, CSUSM

Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals

Nathaniel Keifer-Wheals, '09
Director of Client Strategy
OptumRx

 

Carleen Kreider

Carleen Kreider
Retired Community Leader

Barbara Mannino

Barbara Mannino
Retired
CEO Emeritus, Vista Community Clinic

Lou Monville

Lou Monville
Senior Vice President
Raincross Corporate Group

 

President Ellen Neufeldt

Ellen J. Neufeldt, Ed.D.
President, CSUSM Foundation


President, CSUSM

Tony Pack

Anthony J. Pack
Retired Public Utility CEO

Esther Phahla

Esther Phahla
President & CEO
Esther N. Phahla CPA, A Professional Corporation

 

Toni Ritchey

Toni Ritchey
Attorney
Fischer & Ritchey, LLP 

Jason Simmons

Jason Simmons
Vice President of Operations, Dexter Development Group and Consultants Collaborative

Taylor Sutherland

Taylor Sutherland 
Senior Wealth Advisor
Halbert Hargrove

 

Sarah Villarreal

Sarah Villarreal
Interim Treasurer and Secretary, CSUSM Foundation


Chief of Staff, Office of the President
CSUSM

Steve Wagner

Steve Wagner
Co-Founder and President
Stone Brewing Co. 

David Wilson

David Wilson
Registered Investment Advisor, Business Owner
Vector Financial Solutions

 

Emeritus Director

Jack Raymond

Jack Raymond
Chairman and CEO
The Raymond Companies

 
 
 

Finance and Investment Committee Directors

Andreas Rauterkus

Andreas Rauterkus, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Dept. of Finance Chair
College of Business Administration, CSUSM 

Chris Tresse

Christian F. Tresse
Principal
Bernstein Private Wealth Management 

Larry Witt

Larry Witt, CFA
Investment Consultant
Meketa Investment Group 

 

Audit Committee Directors

Thomas Kenaya

Thomas Kenaya, CPA
Audit Manager
Squar Milner 

 
 
 

Staff

Tina Bell

Tina Bell
Associate Vice President for Resources, Planning and Advancement Services
University Advancement, CSUSM

Margaret Chantung

Margaret Chantung
Associate Vice President for Communications
University Advancement, CSUSM 

Donna Day

Donna Day
Secretary to the Foundation Board
University Advancement, CSUSM

 

Theresa (Tere) Mendoza

Theresa (Tere) Mendoza
Interim Vice President, University Advancement
CSUSM