Board of Trustees
- Alan Lane: President and CEO of Silvergate Bank, La Jolla, CA; Chair
- Derry Connolly: President, JP Catholic University
- Dominic Iocco: CEO of Yellow Line Studio Secretary
- Paul Colucci: Real Estate Developer
- Margot Kyd: Retired Executive, SDG&E, San Diego, CA
- Mike Murphy: President and Chief Executive Officer, Sharp HealthCare, San Diego, CA
- Paul Polito: Principal with Polito Eppich (Certified Public Accountants), Vista, CA.
- Don Rez JD: Founder and Shareholder, Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez and Engel Law firm, San Diego, CA.
- Fr. Cavana Wallace: Pastor, St. Margaret's Parish, Oceanside, CA
- Audit Committee: Chair: Paul Polito; Members: Paul Colucci, Wes Fach; Staff: Greg Breen, CFO
- Membership Committee: Chair: Alan Lane; Members: Paul Colucci;
- Strategic Planning Committee: Chair: Mrs Margot Kyd; Members: Alan Lane, Paul Colucci, Derry Connolly, Dominic Iocco, Mike Murphy and Paul Polito. Staff: Greg Breen, CFO
Alan Lane is the president and chief executive officer of Silvergate Bank, a subsidiary of Silvergate Capital Corporation. In addition, Mr. Lane is the president of Silvergate Capital Corporation and is a member of the boards of directors of both companies. Mr. Lane was most recently a senior advisor to Belvedere Capital Partners. He was formerly the President and Chief Operating Officer of Southwest Community Bancorp, Carlsbad, CA. Before that Alan was CEO of Financial Data Solutions, Inc, a recently divested subsidiary of Southwest Community Bancorp. Prior to joining Southwest Community Bancorp, he was President/CEO of Business Bank of California until the bank's sale to Union Bank of California in early 2004. In addition to his financial institution experience, Alan has served as President/CEO or Chief Financial Officer of both manufacturing and retail companies, ranging in size from $10 million to $50 million in annual revenues. Alan is also a member of the Board of Directors of Natural Alternatives International, Inc., a leading formulator and manufacturer of nutritional supplements headquartered in San Marcos, CA. Alan and his wife Debbie live in Temecula, CA, and have five children and a growing number of grandchildren. They attend St Martha's Parish in Murrieta, CA.
Derry Connolly is President of John Paul the Great Catholic University. He has a Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics from Cal-Tech; BSc and MSc in Mathematical Science from University College, Cork, Ireland; holds 8 US patents; has 15 years of industrial experience with IBM and Kodak; and 12 years of academic experience with UCSD. Derry and his wife Lidy have 5 children and a growing number of grandchildren. They attend Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Rancho Penasquitos.
Dominic Iocco is CEO and founder of Yellow Line Studio - an independent media company founded in 2009 to combine their love of entertainment, and passion for social change to create a legacy - a new generation of entertainment professionals and media consumers, united and inspired by their shared stories to have a positive influence on their culture. He is a former Professor of Producing & Entrepreneurship, Dean and Provost at JP Catholic. Dominic, along with his parents built a company that was a pioneer in the highly lucrative, and heavily patent protected inkjet cartridge business. Having developed some key intellectual property in the form of trade secrets around a novel cartridge refilling process, they were able to rapidly grow the business supplying inkjet cartridges to the wholesale market. Their company was acquired in 2007 by the world's largest aftermarket inkjet and toner company. Dominic and his wife Kate have 5 children. They attend Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Rancho Penasquitos.
Paul Colucci owns and operates a private real estate company focused on investment, management, and development of multi-family and office real estate opportunities in Southern California. His expertise includes experience in acquisitions and dispositions, capital markets, strategic planning, investment analysis, investor relations, and asset management. Previously, he worked with Goldman Sachs, Inc. in the real estate investment-banking group in New York City. At Goldman Sachs, he was involved in over $5 billion of CMBS transactions and his responsibilities included underwriting oversight, rating agency and investor relations, and due diligence coordination. He also worked with Batchelder and Partners, a boutique investment bank focusing on mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance advisory services. He is a San Diego County native and a graduate of USD. Paul and his wife Maureen have three children and attend St. Margaret's Parish in Oceanside, CA.
Margot Kyd joined SDG&E in 1980 as a financial analyst and retired 30-years later as Vice President of Supply Management and Fleet Services for SDG&E/Sempra Energy, providing service to 3.4 million consumers in San Diego and Southern Orange Counties, and for SoCalGas, the nation's largest natural gas distribution utility, serving 20.1 million consumers. Previously, she served as Senior Vice President of Business Solutions and Chief Environmental Officer for Sempra, and in various executive positions for SDG&E from 1986-1998, including Vice President of Human Resources and Vice President of Marketing & Customer Service. Margot currently serves on the Board of the Los Angeles Urban League, as Chairman of the Board of Life Perspectives and Catholics for the Common Good, and an area councillor for the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre. Margot is a former board member of the Board of Trustees of the University of San Diego, the National Association of Women Business Owners-L.A. Foundation, the National Minority Supplier Development Council, the Japan Society of San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, the San Diego United Way, and the Arthritis Foundation. She is a former Chairman of the Board for Catholic Exchange and the Women's Resource Committee. Margot graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University with a master's degree in business after receiving her bachelor's degree from the University of Kentucky.
Mike Murphy is president and chief executive officer of Sharp HealthCare. He oversees a workforce of more than 15,000 employees, 2,600 affiliated physicians and 2,100 volunteers. They provide care and service in a fully integrated not-for-profit system that includes four acute-care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two affiliated medical groups, five urgent care centers, three skilled nursing facilities, home health, hospice, state-of-the-art outpatient facilities and a health plan. A Southern California native, Mike is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach and is a certified public accountant. He served as chairman of the board of the Greater San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2005, and he is a member of the board of directors for the State of California Chamber of Commerce. He is also on the board of directors of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and he is a member and supporter of several community-based health and social service organizations.
Paul Polito is a Principal with Polito Eppich - certified public accountants in Vista, CA. Mr. Polito specializes in business consulting, including accounting and tax planning services, and has experience in mergers, acquisitions and sales of businesses. His clients include closely- held businesses involved in mining, manufacturing, real estate development and agriculture. Shortly after graduation in 1969, from Loyola University, he co-founded a publishing and marketing firm, establishing an international distribution network and sold his interest in 1972. While attending graduate school in accounting, he worked as a marketing director for a start-up cosmetic company. After a stint as a State Board of Equalization Auditor, he spent several years with the national and large local accounting firm. In 1981, he established his own accounting firm, which merged in 1989 with Robert H. Carter & Co., predecessor to Carter, Polito & Muscio, Inc. Paul has written numerous articles on business management and succession planning. He is a member of the Palomar College Foundation and serves as Treasurer and Chairman of its Finance and Investment Committees.
Don Rez is a founder and shareholder of Sullivan Hill Lewin Rez and Engel, and is a graduate of Harvard Law School. Mr. Rez has handled all types of commercial lawsuits, including cases involving trade regulation and antitrust; breach of contract; franchisor/franchisee issues; lender liability cases; professional malpractice; and intellectual property. He has been involved in complex multi-district litigation, and his antitrust experience has involved claims of virtually every kind. He regularly advises businesses concerning such issues. Mr. Rez is a co-author of California Pretrial Practice & Forms, a landmark treatise on civil procedure before trial. He has written extensively and has published articles in various legal journals, has co-authored articles for the ABA's Forum Committee on Franchising, and co-edited issues of the ABA's Antitrust Law Journal. Mr. Rez is the Chair of the Civil Litigation section of the San Diego County Bar Association for 2013 and was Co-Chair in 2012. He was one of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California Lawyer Representatives to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference. He is currently on the Board of Visitors of the University of San Diego School of Law. Don is a past president of the Thomas More Society of San Diego and a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He is an active parishioner at All Hallows Catholic Church and has served on the Diocesan Pastoral Council. In addition, Mr. Rez has served on the Board of Directors of Catholic Exchange and is President of the San Diego Chapter of Legatus.
Fr. Cavana Wallace is Pastor of St. Margaret's Parish in Oceanside, CA. He serves at the request of Bishop Robert Brom, Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego.
Deacon Frank Mercardante (served 2006-2011)
Fr Anthony Saroki (served 2006-2011)
Philippe Dardaine (served 2003-2011)
Scott McKenna (served 2003-2009)
Sandy Murphy (served 2009-2011) - now Chair of the Board of Regents
John Wakelin (served 2006-2011) - now member of the Board of Regents
Ed Snow (served 2003-2011) - now member of the Board of Regents
Larry Schauf (served 2005-2011) - now member of the Board of Regents
David House (served 2010-2012)
+ Wes Fach BA, JD died on Saturday, October 27, 2012 after a tough battle with cancer. He was an attorney with over 20 years experience in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He had served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Sicor Inc., a generic drug manufacturer, and Associate General Counsel of Warner Lambert (now part of Pfizer). He also served as legal counsel to several medical device and diagnostics companies in the San Diego area. Before moving to San Diego in 1984, Wes practiced law in New York and San Francisco. He received his B.A. in Mathematics from Harvard College in 1972 and his J.D. from Columbia University in 1975. Wes and his wife Vicki have 6 children and a growing number of grandchildren. Wes and Vicki attended St. Michael's Parish in Poway and had been active in numerous marriage and family life ministries at the parish and diocesan level.
Ed Snow is a Principal at TTM Engineering, an engineering services firm focused on the embedded software market with experience in code management, defect tracking, automated test, regression test, and test management at any point in the product lifecycle. He was formerly Vice President of Engineering at DriveCam, a company that focuses on improving risky driving behavior by predicting and preventing crashes using its exception-based video event recorder. Ed has MSEE in the Real Time Operating Systems from Carnegie Mellon University and has worked with Digital Equipment Corporation and Hewlett Packard. Ed and his wife Anne live in Rancho Bernardo and have 2 children. They attend St Michael's Parish, Poway.
Philippe Dardaine (served 2003-2011)
Scott McKenna (served 2003-2009)