Board of Trustees

2017 - 2018 UC Merced Foundation Board of Trustees

Robert Angle
Partner
VII Peaks Capital

John Barnhill, Jr.
Chairman
Barnhill Capital, Inc.

Josh Becker
CEO
Lex Machina

David Benn
Retired Healthcare Executive

Robert Bernstein
Chief of Radiology
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Dorothy Bizzini
Property Manager
Bizzini Properties

Carol Bright Tougas
President
Bright Development

Anita Starchman Bryant
Attorney-at-Law
Starchman & Bryant, Attorneys at Law

Michael Carpenter
President
Leap Carpenter Kemps Insurance Agency

Tony Coelho
Former San Joaquin Valley Congressman

Kathleen Crookham
Former Merced County Supervisor

Kevin Dasso
Vice President, Electric Asset Management
Pacific Gas & Electric

Frank Dean
President & CEO
Yosemite Conservancy

Richard J. Elkus, Jr.
CEO
Voyan Technology

Greg Estep
President and Global Head
Olam Spices & Vegetable Ingredients

Kenni Friedman
Community Leader

Michael D. Gallo
CEO
Joseph Gallo Farms

Robert J. Gallo
Co-President
E&J Gallo Winery

John Garamendi, Jr.
President & CEO
Professional Evaluation Group

William Ross Gentry
Senior Technology Officer
Networks2Action

Eileen Hamilton
Owner
Hamilton Farms

Daryl G. Hatano
Vice President, Government and External Affairs
ON Semiconductor

Ty Jagerson
CEO
Village Power Finance

Art Kamangar
Owner
Kamangar Ranches

George H. Kelley
CEO/Principal
Greenway Golf Management

Lee J. Kolligian
Attorney-at-Law
Lee Jay Kolligian

Gary Kremen
Managing Member
Dogpatch, LLC

Hanimireddy Lakireddy
Cardiologist/Owner
Merced Heart Associates

Vikram Lakireddy
Cardiologist
Private Practice

Monya Lane
Former Associate Director for Engineering
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Cyril Lawrence
Attorney-at-Law
Cyril Lawrence, Inc.

Matthew Lee
Owner and Optometrist
Lee and Associates Family Eye Care

Dorothy Leland
Chancellor
University of California, Merced

John Loll
Treasurer and Vice President
Dodge and Cox Investment Managers

Christine Long
Co-Owner and Vice President
Hilltop Ranch, Inc.

Ranu Mishra
Dentist
Prosthodontics & Implants Dental Center

Amy Neumann
MCSB Board Member
Modesto City Schools Board

Phyllis Nusz
Owner
P J Enterprises

Raymond O’Connor
President & CEO
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.

Ralph M. Ochoa
Founding Partner
The Ochoa and Moore Law Firm

Jack Oswald
Co-founder & CEO
ISOThrive

E. Scott Patton
Owner
Patton & Associates, LLC

Lazar C. Piro
President and Owner
Piro Trading International

Tim Razzari
Co-owner
Razzari Automotive Centers

Jhansi Reddy
Owner
Raj Properties

Carl Refuerzo
Managing Partner and Shareholder
Baker, Manock & Jensen

Curtis A. Riggs
President and CEO
VIA Adventures, Inc.

Grey Roberts
Certified Public Accountant
Grey B. Roberts & Company

Lisa Joy Rosner
Chief Marketing Officer
Neustar

Frederick R. Ruiz
Chairman Emeritus and Co-Founder
Ruiz Food Products, Inc.

Ram Saini
Vice President
Preserve International

Lynn Seppala
Retired
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Jake Sill
Owner and Manager
Cinco7Ventures

Joan Snyder
Owner, CEO
Hollow Road Farms, Inc.

Greg Stangl
Chief Executive Officer
Phoenix Energy

Roger Sturdevant
Executive Vice President
Division Head – Agribusiness
Bank of the West

Peter Swann
Co-Founder and Chief Medical Officer
ISOThrive

Kevin Sweeney
Senior Vice President and Senior Director of Sales
Wells Fargo Bank

Krishna Thondapu
Medical Director
Interventional Pain Center

Robert Tinker
Member, Board of Directors
MobileIron, Inc.

Michael J. Tollefson
Park & Partner Consulting

Vishal Verma
Partner
Edgewood Ventures, LLC

Denise Watkins
Owner
Vancouver Stealth

Roger W. Wood
Community Leader

Lesley Xiong
Physician
Merced Faculty Associates

Rani Yadav-Ranjan
CEO
Purple Leaf, LLC

 

KEY CONTACTS

Jan Mendenhall
Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
Executive Director, UC Merced Foundation
209.228.4407
jmendenhall@ucmerced.edu


Virginia Lerer
Director of Operations, Development & Alumni Relations
209.228.2458
vlerer@ucmerced.edu