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Michael L. Mau J.D. ’93 recently completed two years of service as a commissioner with the city of Pacifica Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission—as well as a liaison to its senior services division, including one year as commissioner at large, and one year as the commission chair. He also served as a neutral member for the city’s rent advisory task force.
Lauren Downum J.D ’93 is a director and private wealth advisor at Union Bank in San Francisco. Previously, he was at Wells Fargo for 18 years, serving 11 years as senior vice president and wealth advisor.
Katey Dallosto ’93 writes, “My fellow classmate, Christina Mifsud ’93, and I had a wonderful time in Florence, Italy. She is a knowledgeable tour guide and will customize any tour on the needs of her clients. While I was in Rome, I presented my new book, Fortune Cookie Leadership. It was a wonderful trip! Grazie Mille!”
Sarah Bonini J.D. ’93 is the new assistant director of service and spirituality for Alumni Relations. For the past eight years, Bonini has worked in Campus Ministry and with the Northern California Innocence Project.
Frank Nguyen J.D. ’94 is vice president of intellectual property and licensing for Intuitive Surgical, a pioneer in the field of robotic-assisted surgery.
Mark Litton MBA ’94 has been appointed to the role of president and CEO of Alpine Immune Sciences, a company specializing in immunotherapies to treat cancer as well as autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Litton joins Alpine from Alder BioPharmaceuticals, where he served as chief business officer and treasurer since co-founding the company in 2004.
Frank Castillo ’95 is president and CEO of Feeding Northeast Florida. The organization works with local grocery stores, manufacturers, and farms to transform high-quality food that would normally go to waste into meals for local children and families, seniors, and veterans—distributing about 12 million meals a year.
Susan Woodhouse J.D. ’96 has been listed as an up-and-comer by Human Resource Executive magazine and Lawdragon for the 2018 annual rankings guide.
Tricia Timm J.D. ’96 has joined data platform company Looker as general counsel and corporate secretary. She brings over 20 years of experience to Looker and will oversee the company’s global legal affairs and corporate compliance program in addition to providing support to the Looker board of directors. As a champion of gender and ethnic diversity in the workplace and of building cultures of inclusion, she will also help drive the company’s diversity initiatives.
James “Doug” Moffat MBA ’96 became executive vice president, regional president of Pinnacle Bank, and is heading up expansion in the Bay Area.
Shauna L. Chastain ’91 J.D. ’96 has been appointed to the Solano County Superior Court as a judge. Chastain has been a sole practitioner since 2007. She was an associate at Mattice Law Offices from 1998 to 2007 and at the Law Offices of Lynne Yates-Carter from 1996 to 1998. She is certified as a family law specialist.
Kevin J. Albanese ’96, J.D. ’08 received the 2018 Businessman of the Year Award from the Silicon Valley Organization.
Michael Reiter J.D. ’98 is on the planning commission of the city of Redlands. He practices municipal law with Milligan, Beswick, Levine & Knox.
Kelley Kulick J.D. ’98 is a deputy public defender for Santa Clara County. She was featured in an April 2018 Frontline article about her client, Lukis Anderson, who was cleared of murder charges after his DNA was found on a victim’s fingernails via secondary transfer (Anderson had never met the victim.)
Aaron Weast ’99, innovation engineering director at Nike and co-founder of the new startup Drink Shrub, shared his experiences as an innovator for the footwear and sports apparel giant at the School of Engineering Nike Entrepreneurial Mindset Challenge Kick-off Lunch on Jan. 26, 2018.
Keith Wattley J.D. ’99 received an Obama Foundation Fellowship. He is founder and director of UnCommon Law in Oakland, a legal nonprofit that represents California prisoners serving life terms with the possibility of parole.
Scott Shipman J.D. ’99 is vice president and chief privacy officer at Intuit.
David Sangster MBA ’99, member of the advisory board for the M.S. in supply chain management and analytics program and EVP of operations at Nutanix, is one of ten recipients of the 2017 FORTUNE Partners Top Service Leaders Award.
Mark Ravizza, S.J., M.Div. ’99 has been named a general counselor for the Society of Jesus by Father General Arturo Sosa. Fr. Mark previously served as an associate professor of philosophy at SCU and has been deeply involved in the Casa programs in El Salvador and the Philippines.
Brent Gonzalez ’99 and wife Jaime welcomed their first future Bronco, Hannah Marie, on Easter morning, April 1, 2018.
Brayden Yoder ’00 wrapped shooting on his latest short film, Last Taxi Dance, which he wrote and directed. The story is told through a dance between a native Hawaiian woman and a U.S. soldier in the aftermath of WWII and captures a pivotal point in Hawaii’s history.
Jane Duong Davaransky ’00 received the 2018 Staff Sustainable Stanford University Award for creating a commuting program for SLAC Accelerator Laboratory. The program incentivizes the alternative commute by encouraging employees to forgo single occupancy vehicles in favor of sustainable forms of commute.
Sarah (Barr) Stone ’01 and husband Mark welcomed Hannah Kate on Dec. 15, 2017. Hannah joins proud big sister Haley Jane. Sarah oversees marketing for a local real estate developer, and Mark works in finance. The family resides in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
Melissa Segura ’01 was named a winner of the George Polk Awards for local reporting. At BuzzFeed News, she wrote a series about a Chicago police officer accused of framing at least 51 people for murder, which also covered how others were affected by this injustice. Since publishing her pieces, seven innocent men have been exonerated and dozens more convictions are under review.