Board of Directors

Board of Directors


Board Chairman

“I am incredibly honored to be stepping into the board chair role for the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation. I look forward to working with both the board and staff to continue to act as good stewards for our donors’ funds, and to position the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation for continued success in connecting our donors with regional and global needs.”

Board Resources


Alyce Ashcraft
VP, Ashcraft Investment Company

Terry Atkinson
Atkinson Management Consulting

Ed Blodgett
Retired, Director, Brandes Investment Partners, LLC

Todd Buchner
Partner, Multi-family office

Kevin Crawford (Board Secretary)
City of Carlsbad, City Manager

William Davidson (Board Chairman)
Chief Executive Officer, Sapienter Group

Elaine Dodge
Associate Director, MiraCosta College Development & College Foundation

David Down
Retired, Managing Director of KPMG

Mark Emkjer
Retired, CEO of WebMD

Mike Gregoire
Retired, Commercial Real Estate

Mark Holmlund (Immediate Past Board Chairman)
Retired, EVP and CIO of Pacific Life Insurance Company

Stella Larsen
VP, Wealth Strategist, The Northern Trust Company

Lou Mezzullo
Consulting Partner, Withers Worldwide

Glenn Oratz
Managing Director, UBS

Mark Petrie
Principal, Aspiriant

Daniel Platt (Board Treasurer)
Retired, EVP, Special Assets Group of Pacific Western Bank

Paula Powers
Retired, Attorney, Trusts and Estates and Taxation with Debevoise and Plimpton

Steve Simpson
Managing Partner, CoastEdge Partners, LLC

Robert Stine
Retired, President & CEO, Tejon Ranch Company

Gordon Swanson
CEO/Investor, Cran Chile

Donna Walker
President, Pulido Walker Foundation

Kate Williams
Retired; Community Volunteer

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