New to the board
Three new members and one ex officio member were elected to SCU’s Board of Trustees this spring.
Steve Sordello ’92, MBA ’01 is senior vice president and chief financial officer at LinkedIn, where he oversees finance, business operations, facilities, and corporate development. Since he joined LinkedIn in 2007, the company has grown from $32 million to more than $1 billion in revenues. He helped LinkedIn go public, making it the first major publicly traded social media company. Prior, Sordello served as CFO at TiVo and as CFO for Ask Jeeves.
Richard “Rich” D. Haughey ’72 is a recognized leader in environmental services and engineering at Golder Associates, a global consulting, design, and construction company. He was previously an executive at EMCON Associates, an earth science, engineering, and environmental consulting firm. He and wife Mary “Ginny” Haughey ’73 have been members of the SCU Board of Regents since 2010 and are parents of two SCU alumni: Michael P. Haughey ’99 and Nicholas V. Haughey ’02.
Rachel Manfre ’09 is the recent-student graduate member of the board. She studied communication and served as student government president, played volleyball, and led retreats through Campus Ministry. She is a second-generation Bronco from Santa Cruz County and manages a Target store with $70 million in annual sales in San Bruno, Calif.
Kirk Syme joins the board as an ex officio member. He is founder, president, and CEO of Woodstock Development, a company that develops, owns, and manages commercial properties in the Bay Area, as well as residential and resort properties in Northern California.
Building a house for the 2013 Solar Decathlon. That, and changing the world.
Telling a delicious tale of food and family with chef David Cordúa ’04.
Taut and tranquil moments in Afghanistan—an essay in words and images.
The Dalai Lama’s first visit to Santa Clara.
Building safer houses in Ecuador. Research on capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica. Helping empower girls in The Gambia. And this is just the beginning for the Johnson Scholars Program.
The annual State of the University address, including some fabulous news for the arts and humanities. And the announcement of Santa Clara 2020, a new vision for the University.