Vice Chancellor, University Advancement, UCI
WHY: Heads fundraising for school, tapped in 2016. Manages more than 100 staff members, responsible for current $2B funding push.
RECENT: 2018’s big donation: Samueli family’s $200M gift to support health sciences. Largest gift in UCI history and one of largest donations given to a U.S. public university.
NOTABLE: Prior to joining UCI, led successful multimillion-dollar fundraising campaigns at Scott & White Healthcare Foundation as VP for philanthropy and communications.