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Board Officers

 

Patricia A. Crider  Board Chair

P. Crider

Patricia A. Crider has served as GSGLA Board Chair since 2015. As the Vice President, Accounting for Westfield, LLC, Patricia leads the operations and corporate accounting activities for the U.S. portfolio of shopping centers and offices of the world’s biggest shopping center operator with assets valued at more than $50 billion. She has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience and a proven ability to manage complex projects and multiple priorities including financial accounting, budgeting, capital spending and working capital management. Prior to her current post, Patricia was the Planning & Analysis Director at Sunkist Growers, Inc. and Finance Manager at Nestlé, USA. 

 

Cheryl Hundley – Vice Chair

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Cheryl Hundley is the Senior Director of Global Tax for Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. (“GEE”), a leading worldwide provider of inflight entertainment, media content, technology and connectivity solutions to the airline industry, where she oversees all aspects of the Company’s tax strategy. Prior to joining GEE, Cheryl was the Tax Director for The Honest Company, Inc. and served as a Tax Director for PwC LLP providing tax services to high growth, multinational companies at various stages of the corporate life cycle out of both the Greater Los Angeles and Silicon Valley offices. Recently, she also served as an adjunct professor for California State University, Fullerton’s graduate tax program.

Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from San Francisco State University and a Master of Science in Taxation from San Jose State University. She is a licensed CPA with the state of California and a member of the AICPA.

 

Shelley Thompson – Vice Chair

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Shelley B. Thompson, a proud Girl Scout alumna from her days as a Brownie, is an experienced attorney, wealth advisor, and banking executive. She presently works in a counsel role at the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw, practicing law in the area of trusts and estates. Previously she worked at Bank of Hawaii, where she served as a vice chair, chief fiduciary officer, member of the managing committee, and manager of the Investment Services Group. 

Prior to Bank of Hawaii, Ms. Thompson oversaw the wealth management business at a number of major banks, including Wells Fargo Bank, U.S. Bank, and City National Bank. She has also served as a trustee of the Lillian Disney Trust and as a director of a private trust company based in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. 

Ms. Thompson is a member of the State Bar of California. She holds a law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law and a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Active in the community, she has served as chair of the Hawaii Theatre Center and of Child & Family Service, as well as vice chair of the Hawaiian Humane Society. She has also served on the boards of numerous charitable organizations, including the University of San Diego, the Pasadena Humane Society, KCET Public Televisions, and both the Guthrie and Ordway Theaters.

 

Jana Monroe – Secretary

J. Monroe

As vice president of global security, Jana Monroe is responsible for all security functions throughout the company, including executive security and events, employee, facility, and property security, IT security, and any other special security projects.

Jana joins Herbalife from multi-billion dollar utility group Southern California Edison Company (SCE), where she was chief security officer; charged with transforming security services for the Southern California Electric Utility, a major part of the key national infrastructure. Jana’s responsibilities included business continuity, including the creation and management of SCE’s Emergency Operation’s Center; threat management; information asset security; intelligence and risk analysis; investigations; and executive protection. Jana also took on a leadership role in developing external partnerships with federal, state, and local law enforcement, in addition to public/private alliance with security entities in all facets of private industry.

Before entering the corporate arena, Jana had a distinguished 25-year career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Her career included assignments as Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Phoenix, Arizona and LA, California, two of the largest FBI field offices in the U.S.; assistant director, FBI Cyber Division, based in Washington D.C.; assistant SAC in Denver, Colorado; and a number of other investigative and operational leadershiproles across the nation.

Jana holds a B.Sc. in Criminal Justice from California State University and her awards and recognition include Security 500 Organization (and magazine) 2012 award as One of Five Most Influential Chief Security Officers (CSO) in the United States; inclusion on Information Security magazine’s list of top ten cyber security leaders in the United States; and YWCA Top Ten Women of the Year in 2006.

 

Kathryn E. Nielsen – Treasurer

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Kathryn Nielsen is Senior Vice President, Controller for Columbia TriStar Motion Pictures, the theatrical division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, a position she has held since 1995. Prior to joining Columbia TriStar, Kathryn served in Finance and Accounting roles in several entertainment companies, including The Walt Disney Company and Interscope Communications. She is a Certified Public Accountant (Ernst & Young).

Kathryn has served as President of the Board of Directors of Women’s Clinic and Family Counseling Center (WC&FCC), a non-profit organization serving women, men and young adults for the past 8 years and a member of the Board for 15 years. Kathryn has also volunteered her time and resources to Loyola Marymount University (LMU), her alma mater (BS Accounting). She has served as a Regent since 2006 and is Chair of the Regent’s Development Sub-Committee. She is a member of the Dean’s council for the School of Film and Television and while a student at LMU, she was a Loyola Belle, a women’s service and leadership organization.

Kathryn resides in Westchester, California.

 

Directors

David A. Battaglia

D. Battaglia

David A. Battaglia is a partner at Gibson Dunn's Los Angeles office. He joined the firm in 1987 and is a member of the firm's Litigation Department. He consistently has been named one of the Top Attorneys in Southern California and is a member of Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. David has industry experience in Consumer and Class Actions, Education Disputes, Energy and Natural Resources Law, Entertainment Litigation, Infrastructure and Defense Contracting, and Real Estate Matters. He has been admitted to practice law in the US Supreme Court, five federal court circuits, eight federal district courts, and all courts in the State of California and Washington, D.C.

David is a graduate of Georgetown University with honors, and a double major in English and Government. He earned his law degree in 1987 at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.

He currently is on the Board of Directors of Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, Inc., a non-profit organization which helps over 11,000 children annually in the Los Angeles area. He is also the 2014-15 President of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers in Los Angeles. He, his wife Julie, and his two teenagers live in La Cañada-Flintridge, California.

 

Steve Bolkovatz

S. Bolkovatz

Steve Bolkovatz is a Money Market Credit Analyst with The Capital Group, a private company that provides investment management services to individual investors, financial intermediaries and institutions around the world through a broad range of products that include the American Funds. Total assets under management exceed $1.25 trillion. As a credit analyst, Steve recommends short-term investments for cash portfolios of equity, fixed income and money market fund portfolios in addition to assessing the credit worthiness of global trading counterparties. He has worked at The Capital Group for 30 years.  

Steve graduated from the University of California Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics in 1992 and a Masters in Business Administration in 2002.

He lives in Chino Hills with his wife, Yvette, and daughters Lauren, Sophia, and Juliet.  His wife is a troop leader while his daughters Lauren and Sophia are Girl Scouts. Juliet plans to become a Girl Scout when she turns 5. 

 

Gail Boyle

G. Boyle

Gail is a Senior Vice President responsible for the Western US for the Union Bank Fund Finance division, a highly successful practice for the bank. Her clients are fund managers investing in various specialties including Real Estate, Infrastructure, Mergers and Distressed as well as other areas. The primary product provided is subscription lending and the practice has grown over 600% since Gail joined it in 2007. Gail has been recognized within Union Bank as a proven performer and business developer having been the top performer for numerous years within her division and commercial banking. 

Prior to her current role she, she was responsible for corporate banking in Union Bank’s headquarters banking office where she managed a large portfolio of public and private companies located in and around Los Angeles. Prior to joining Union Bank, Gail was a banker with several other major banks in Los Angeles.

Gail received her Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of California at Irvine and her Masters of Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University. She has served on the Santa Monica YWCA board, the LA Youth Board as well as various roles to support the Santa Monica HS Orchestra.

 

Lana Bykova

L. Bykova

Lana Bykova is vice president and district manager for Wells Fargo’s Mid City market for the Los Angeles Community Bank. Bykova oversees more than 185 team members at 10 banking stores in the communities of Los Angeles, Hollywood and West Hollywood. She directs retails sales and service function of 2.6 billion in deposits.

Prior to assuming this position in 2011, Lana worked as district manager for Wells Fargo’s Santa Clarita Valley market for the San Fernando Valley Community Bank. Before, she served as the company’s Pacific Coast and L.A. Bank customer experience consultant. Lana also was store manager of the Hollywood Main store, assistant store manager, assistant Business Center manager, customer service representative and personal banker.

 

Lisa Greer

L. Greer

Lisa Greer is the founder and managing partner of Media Venture Advisors, a boutique management consulting and strategic advisory firm, where her practice combines business consulting, sales and marketing strategies, new business development, and executive training, recruitment, and coaching. She serves on the Fund Development Committee.

Lisa holds a Bachelor degree from UCLA and a Master of Business Administration degree from Pepperdine University.

 

Anthony Kaufman

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As the senior vice president, Asia operations for the Princess Cruises brand, Anthony “Tony” Kaufman oversees multiple sales and marketing teams throughout Asia that are focused on growing the Princess brand throughout the region and supporting the brand’s itineraries in China, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. He also develops Princess Cruises’ strong relationships with government authorities, industry associations, and business partners in the region. Tony also facilitates coordination with the many operating departments that support Princess’ growing Asia deployment.

Tony received his B.A. degree in Communication Studies from UCLA his J.D., cum laude, from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. Born in London, England, Tony resides in the Los Angeles area with his wife Lisa, a former Girl Scout, and their two children, Trevor and Amanda.

 

Chet A. Kronenberg

C. Kronenberg

Chet A. Kronenberg is a Partner at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in the Litigation Department. He was elected to the firm’s membership in 2001.

He has represented financial institutions and other clients in a wide range of high-­profile complex commercial litigation matters, including securities, corporate control and consumer actions. He also has substantial experience in litigation arising out of corporate acquisitions and related transactions. Chet has been actively defending clients in consumer class action lawsuits. He has represented The Blackstone Group, Citibank, GenSpring Family Offices, JPMorgan Chase, Lion Capital, Natixis Caspian, Rosemont Solebury, SAC Private Capital, Sankaty Advisors and ZelnickMedia, among many others. 

Before earning his Juris Doctorate from the New York University School of Law, Chet graduated summa cum laude and earned his B.A. from Tufts University.

 

Megan L. Martin

M. Martin

Megan L. Martin is Vice President, Intellectual Property Counsel at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Her practice focuses on the clearance, prosecution and enforcement of a large international portfolio of trademarks. Megan is an active member of the International Trademark Association ("INT A") and the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel ("ACC-SoCal"). She was named an ACC-SoCal Rising Star in 2012.

Prior to joining Warner Bros. in 2008, Megan was an associate at a boutique IP litigation firm in New York where her practice included trademark and copyright litigation and domain name enforcement. She is a member of the State Bars of California, New Jersey, New York and the District of Columbia. She received her JD, cum laude, from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, NY. While in law school, Megan was named a Ranking Scholar and served as the Executive Editor of the Pace International Law Review.

Megan was a Girl Scout in Ocean County, NJ from second grade through her senior year of high school. During that time, she attended the 75th Anniversary Celebration in Washington DC, served as a Girl Member of the Ocean County Girl Scout Council Board of Directors, attended the 1993 National Convention in Minneapolis and earned both her Gold and Silver Awards.

An avid supporter of many local charities, Megan also volunteers her time as a mentor in a joint program sponsored by Warner Bros. and the Youth Mentoring Connection.

 

Gina McLeod

G. McLeod

Gina McLeod is a Principal with Deloitte Tax in Los Angeles with 14 years of experience in public accounting and tax law. She serves both public and private media & entertainment, technology and consumer business clients. 

Gina is a key member of the Pacific Southwest Clients and Markets team and works closely with the PSW Tax Deputy Managing Partner of Clients and Markets to identify and pursue white space and cross-functional marketplace opportunities.

Gina co-leads the Women’s Initiative for the Pacific Southwest region, and is the Tax regional WIN leader. She is a member of WIN16, the former partner sponsor/dean for WIMAC, and the associate dean for the Ellen Gabriel Fellows program. She is a member of the Tax National Innovation Council and chairs the United Way of Greater Los Angeles Emerging Leaders Council. 

Gina has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California San Diego, a Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, and an LLM in Tax from Golden Gate University School of Law. She is a licensed attorney in the state of California, has two children and her daughter Katie is a successful Girl Scout cookie entrepreneur. Gina was a Girl Scout and earned her Silver Award. She is proud to say she still has her Girl Scout sash.

 

Frances Moreno

F. Moreno

Frances Moreno co-founded and is Managing Partner of Vaco Los Angeles, LLC, a talent agency for accountants and technology professionals serving companies headquartered in the greater Los Angeles marketplace. She is active in the financial community at Financial Executives International for 14 years, Tax Executives Institute for two years, and is a well-regarded financial recruiter and hiring expert for 15 years. 

Frances began her career as a financial analyst for the State of California Department of Health Services and later Cal Trans in 1989-1994. Graduating from San Diego State University in 1994 cum laude with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and a minor in Spanish, she became an Ambassadorial Scholar through the Rotary Foundation to Madrid in 1995, and she earned her CPA license while at Deloitte 1996-1998. Moreno became an executive recruiter in Los Angeles 15 years ago in 1999, first for Robert Half International. When her eldest child was diagnosed with a rare brain disease, Frances eventually launched Vaco Los Angeles, LLC in January 2006 which permits her to have more control of her time and career while giving back to the community.

Frances is proud to be a Silver Award Girl Scout and volunteered as an exhibitor and sponsor at Girltopia to raise funds for Girl Scouts. She’s also been involved for nearly eight years with Kidsave, where she served on the Board of Trustee for five years and chaired the audit committee for two years and the development committee for one year. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. 

 

Michael B. Mulcahy

M. Mulcahy

Michael B. Mulcahy is Senior Vice President and Regional Manager of Citizens Business Bank and is responsible for all of the bank’s business financial centers from the San Gabriel Valley down through the South Bay. 

Michael’s professional career incorporates more than 25 years of commercial banking, private equity and investment banking experience which includes Senior Leadership Positions with Washington Mutual, Wells Fargo Bank and Security Pacific Bank. 

Michael received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and attended the Graduate School of Credit and Financial Management at Stanford University. Michael and his wife Renee have two daughters and live in Manhattan Beach. Michael is interested in furthering the mission of Girl Scouting.

 

Michelle Reagan

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Michelle Reagan is a Vice President and Business Development Officer for Pacific Western Bank located in Century City. She is a business specialist servicing the deposits, credit and other banking needs of the small to middle market business community in the Greater Los Angeles area. She has more than 25 years of experience in finance, investment management, and treasury operations. Prior to banking, she was the Assistant Treasurer for Mattel Inc., and worked at AIG SunAmerica and Coopers & Lybrand.

Michelle grew up in the Chicago area and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from DePaul University, Chicago with CPA/CTP accreditations. Michelle has served on the board of the Financial Executive International (FEI) and is currently on the Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council (LBCREC). She also is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and National Association for Financial Practitioners (AFP).

 

Elena Sacca Smith

E. Sacca Smith

Elena Sacca Smith is part of the Fund Development Committee. She is National Community Relations Manager for Toyota Financial Services, providing oversight and leadership for the company’s social responsibility strategies and employee involvement efforts. Elena is also involved with Boys & Girls Clubs of East Los Angeles. 

 

 

 

Evelynne B. Scarboro

E. Scarboro

Evelynne (Lynne) B. Scarboro is the Senior Vice President for Administration at Loyola Marymount University. She also served as the Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Office of Alumni and University Relations at Georgetown University for seven years. Prior to Georgetown, Evelynne served at both North Carolina State University and the University of Virginia.

Evelynne currently serves on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina State University Foundation and the Organization of Women Executives in Los Angeles.

 

April Spencer

A. Spencer

April is a Media & Entertainment Tax Partner in Ernst & Young’s Los Angeles office and has 20 years of experience providing corporate tax accounting and tax planning services to private and public companies in the distribution, professional services, and media and entertainment industries. Additionally, April is the Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the Entrepreneurial Winning Women programs for the greater Los Angeles area, and she is the West Sub-Area Community Engagement champion for the firm. Earlier in her career, April served as a Subject Matter Professional.

April has a B.A. degree in business economics with an emphasis in accounting from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a master's degree in business taxation from the University of Southern California. April is active in her community and serves as an Advisory Trustee for the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the ALS Association and is a member of United Way’s Women Leaders Steering Cabinet.

 

Tania Van Herle

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As Managing Principal for Harley Ellis Devereaux, Tania Van Herle is responsible for the operation of the firm’s Los Angeles Architecture & Engineering practice. With experience in the technical, management, and business development areas of the practice, she is the corporate treasurer for the firm and has served on the Board since 2006.

With over 20 years of experience in architecture, Tania’s area of specialty is in the design and construction of educational facilities with a specific focus on high performance design. She has a passion for educational and sustainable design and has been devoted to enhancing learning environments to promote better educational outcomes for students.

Motivated to practice architecture and engineering, Tania earned a Bachelor and Masters of Science in Civil Engineering, followed by a Masters of Architecture I, all earned at UCLA. She is proud to have participated as a Brownie and Girl Scout in the Los Angeles area. Tania is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, serves as a member of the CHPS National Criteria Operations & Metrics Subcommittee, and is a graduate of the 2013 Southern California Leadership group.

 

Michelle Wroan

M. Wroan

Michelle Wroan is an audit partner at KPMG LLP. She co-leads the Los Angeles chapter for KPMG’s Network of Women (KNOW). She also leads KPMG’s Executive Leadership Institute for Women in Los Angeles, a program focused on leadership training and coaching for women in the Los Angeles business community. Michelle, who attended UCLA, serves on the Finance/Investment Committee.

 

Frank Wu

F. Wu

Frank Wu is the Managing Director of Protiviti with over 23 years of professional experience working with clients to implement practical solutions in proportion to their business risks exposures. Frank joined Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Board of Directors in April 2012.

Frank leads both Robert Half Legal’s eDiscovery Services and Protiviti’s firmwide eDiscovery and Records Management Solution. He has helped global companies transform the challenges of ad hoc incident response, electronic discovery and records retention projects into sustainable processes within their routine operations. He has over 16 years of “Big 4” experience where he served in the US Forensic Technology Steering Committee, and was responsible for its Forensic and Litigation technology center. He also serves on Protiviti’s firmwide Records Retention and e-Discovery Committee.

In addition to his service on the GSGLA Board, Frank is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, ARMA International, AIIM International and the Sedona Conference.

 

Board Development Committee

Chuck Carroll

C. Carroll

With 40 years as a banker, Chuck Carroll is a Vice President for Citizens Business Bank. As part of the Specialty Banking Group, he is the Manager for the Community Benefit Organizations Department, which specializes in providing banking and investment services to primarily 501(c)(3)s throughout California. Chuck has worked with Security Pacific Bank (now Bank of America) and Imperial Bank (now Comerica Bank).

Chuck attended the Pacific Coast Banking School, Graduated School of Business, University of Washington; and Los Angeles City College and California State University at Los Angeles as a Finance Major in Business Administration. He is the past president of The University Club of Pasadena and Pacific Coast Banking School Class of 1982, and is a past regional commissioner of AYSO Region 13 (Pasadena, Altadena, La Canada).

Chuck is a native of Chicago and now lives in California with his wife and three children. His family are parishioners at Holy Family Parish in South Pasadena.

 

Patricia A. Crider  

P. Crider

Patricia A. Crider has served as GSGLA Board Chair since 2015. As the Vice President, Accounting for Westfield, LLC, Patricia leads the operations and corporate accounting activities for the U.S. portfolio of shopping centers and offices of the world’s biggest shopping center operator with assets valued at more than $50 billion. She has more than 20 years of accounting and finance experience and a proven ability to manage complex projects and multiple priorities including financial accounting, budgeting, capital spending and working capital management. Prior to her current post, Patricia was the Planning & Analysis Director at Sunkist Growers, Inc. and Finance Manager at Nestlé, USA.


Cheryl Hundley

C. Hundley

Cheryl Hundley is the director of tax for The Honest Company, where she manages all aspects of the company’s global tax strategy. Cheryl has participated in and fundraised for marathons and triathlons that support many nonprofit organizations within the community, including the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She serves on the Board Development Committee.

Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Science degree from San Francisco State University and a Master of Science degree from San Jose State University.

 

Jana Monroe

J. Monroe

As vice president of global security, Jana Monroe is responsible for all security functions throughout the company, including executive security and events, employee, facility, and property security, IT security, and any other special security projects.

Jana joins Herbalife from multi-billion dollar utility group Southern California Edison Company (SCE), where she was chief security officer; charged with transforming security services for the Southern California Electric Utility, a major part of the key national infrastructure. Jana’s responsibilities included business continuity, including the creation and management of SCE’s Emergency Operation’s Center; threat management; information asset security; intelligence and risk analysis; investigations; and executive protection. Jana also took on a leadership role in developing external partnerships with federal, state, and local law enforcement, in addition to public/private alliance with security entities in all facets of private industry.

Before entering the corporate arena, Jana had a distinguished 25-year career in the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Her career included assignments as Special Agent in Charge (SAC) in Phoenix, Arizona and LA, California, two of the largest FBI field offices in the U.S.; assistant director, FBI Cyber Division, based in Washington D.C.; assistant SAC in Denver, Colorado; and a number of other investigative and operational leadershiproles across the nation.

Jana holds a B.Sc. in Criminal Justice from California State University and her awards and recognition include Security 500 Organization (and magazine) 2012 award as One of Five Most Influential Chief Security Officers (CSO) in the United States; inclusion on Information Security magazine’s list of top ten cyber security leaders in the United States; and YWCA Top Ten Women of the Year in 2006.

 

Frances Moreno

F. Moreno

Frances Moreno co-founded and is Managing Partner of Vaco Los Angeles, LLC, a talent agency for accountants and technology professionals serving companies headquartered in the greater Los Angeles marketplace. She is active in the financial community at Financial Executives International for 14 years, Tax Executives Institute for two years, and is a well-regarded financial recruiter and hiring expert for 15 years. 

Frances began her career as a financial analyst for the State of California Department of Health Services and later Cal Trans in 1989-1994. Graduating from San Diego State University in 1994 cum laude with a Bachelor Degree in Accounting and a minor in Spanish, she became an Ambassadorial Scholar through the Rotary Foundation to Madrid in 1995, and she earned her CPA license while at Deloitte 1996-1998. Moreno became an executive recruiter in Los Angeles 15 years ago in 1999, first for Robert Half International. When her eldest child was diagnosed with a rare brain disease, Frances eventually launched Vaco Los Angeles, LLC in January 2006 which permits her to have more control of her time and career while giving back to the community.

Frances is proud to be a Silver Award Girl Scout and volunteered as an exhibitor and sponsor at Girltopia to raise funds for Girl Scouts. She’s also been involved for nearly eight years with Kidsave, where she served on the Board of Trustee for five years and chaired the audit committee for two years and the development committee for one year. She lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children.


Kathy Richards

K. Richards

Kathy is an advertising and marketing professional with a successful track record and extensive experience in account management, direct marketing, relationship marketing, strategic analysis and positioning.  She has been a senior executive for several Los Angeles area advertising agencies including Schwartz Rahman Communications, N.W. Ayer & Partners and Gumpertz/Bentley/Fried.
 
She has managed a wide range of accounts including Avery Dennison, the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business Executive Education Program, Guthy-Renker (Proactiv, Meaningful Beauty, Natural Advantage, Reclaim, Winsor Pilates, Sheer Cover), Technicolor, Mattel’s Barbie Collectibles, Mattel’s Hot Wheels Collectibles, carparts.com, Youbet.com, Stagg Chili, the Los Angeles Zoo, La Costa Resort & Spa, In-N-Out Burger, Redken Laboratories, Numero Uno Pizza, Southern California Honda Dealers, Frozfruit Frozen Fruit Bars, and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power.
 
Kathy is a former Girl Scout and Girl Scout leader. She has been the keynote speaker for LADMA & SoCalDMA, and is the former President of the Organization of Women Executives. She also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Coalition for Engaged Education, a non-profit dedicated to improving educational opportunities for underserved Los Angeles youth.

Kathy is a graduate of the University of Southern California and lives in the Hollywood Hills. 

 

Karin Berger Stellar  Chair

K. Stellar

Karin Berger Stellar is a partner at Morris & Berger, a retained executive search firm exclusively working in the nonprofit sector. She previously served as the Chair of the Alumni Board of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

Karin resides in Pasadena with her husband Sean and their two children. As a mother of a Brownie and a Junior Girl Scout, she is reliving her own experience as a Girl Scout many years ago. Karin earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a MPA from the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.