Board of Directors

Board of Directors

 Board Resources


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 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

Jane Allison Austin
Elder Care Services Consultant and Attorney

Ed Blodgett
Retired, Director, Brandes Investment Partners, LLC

Thomas Buchholz, M.D.
Medical Director, Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ted Butz
Community Volunteer

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

William Davidson (Board Chairman)
Chief Operating Officer, Amionix and
CEO, Sapienter Group

Elaine Dodge
Associate Director, MiraCosta College Development & College Foundation

Mark Emkjer
Retired, CEO of WebMD

Kent Freundt
President & CEO, Freundt & Associates Insurance Services, Inc.

Mike Gregoire
Retired, Commercial Real Estate

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

Ken Little
Partner & Managing Director of Investments; Brandes Investment Partners, LLP

Lou Mezzullo
Consulting Partner, Withers Worldwide

Matt Miller
Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Miller Commercial Properties

Richard Montaño
Real Estate Investor

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

Razia Richter
CEO, Retailpivot Consulting

Denise Stillinger
Biology Professor, MiraCosta College

Robert Stine
Retired, President & CEO, Tejon Ranch Company

Gordon Swanson
CEO/Investor, Cran Chile

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