Mission Matters

Trustees

New to the board

by SCM |
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.

Fall 2013

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She runs the game

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