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P. Gregory Frey

Greg Frey '83
P. Gregory "Greg" Frey

Graduation Year: 1983

Hometown: Honolulu, Hawaii

Current Residence: Honolulu, Hawaii

Major at Santa Clara: History

Occupation: Managing Attorney at Coates & Frey, AAL, LLLC and Member & Owner, The P.I.A.E Group, LLC (dba Pacific Ink & Art Expo and aka Hawaii Tattoo Expo)

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Favorite memory from Santa Clara 

  • Formal name change of USC (University of Santa Clara) to SCU
  • Creation of lifelong SCU friendships
  • Meeting my college sweetheart sophomore year (& now supportive wife since 1986)
  • Continuation of my family's SCU legacy (Grandfather, Uncle, Wife & [eldest] Daughter)
  • Games & worldwide travel as a four-year player & member of The SCUTS
  • Life & times senior year living at "The Rugby House"
  • The El Camino Real "splitting" our SCU campus
  • Graduation ceremonies senior year in the SCU Rose Garden

Extracurricular activities while a student at SCU

  • Four-year player & member of The (then Top Ten Collegiate ranked) SCUTS Rugby Team (#3), then mentored by Official Team Photographer, Fr. Richard Coz, S.J.
  • Four-year Member / Brother of Sigma Phi Epsilon, CA Lambda Chapter
  • Resident Assistant (R.A.), 5th Floor Dunne
  • Freshman Orientation Advisor
  • Intramurals player
  • Security @ ASASCU Concerts & Festivals

My hobbies and interests

  • Classic cars, motorcycles & bicycles
  • Memorabilia collecting (everything "Gilligan's Island", animation art, horror & True Crime, pinball machines & flyers, movie and television autographs & posters)
  • Tattoo art & artistry
  • Timepieces, watches & clocks
  • Philanthropic endeavors & (Volunteer) Board Service
  • Boats & water activities
  • Los Angeles Rams & U.H. Rainbow Warriors (Season Tickets Holder)

Things I am good at...

  • Completing on-line forms & applications
  • Listening & learning (& contributing only when helpful & relevant)
  • Bringing people together with common passions, goals & energy
  • Leading and guiding Boards & Committees
  • Support of family & friends, during both "good & bad" times
  • Loyalty (is everything)

Expertise that I have acquired in my life and career that I bring to my term of service on the SCU Alumni Board

  • Business management & ownership (of profitable & successful small businesses & companies)
  • "The Aloha Spirit"
  • Professionally trained mediator (i.e., "people" & interpersonal communication skills)
  • Skilled public speaker (i.e., speeches, presentations on television & radio)
  • Quick thinker (under pressure & against deadlines)
  • Ability to surround myself with exceptionally skilled, polished, energetic & smart people to advise & consult