Board of Regents

Board of Regents for 2022-2023

The Board of Regents was instituted in 1973 following the merger of Loyola University and Marymount College. The board serves as the University-wide ambassador board charged with assisting the President and the University with community relations, fundraising, alumni and student engagement, and other duties as assigned by the President.

2022-2023 Board of Regents

Michael B. Smith ’87, Chair
Michael J. Gaviña ’02, MBA ’07, Vice Chair
J. Neil LeVecke II ’90, Immediate Past Chair


Melissa Blake ’95
Los Angeles, CA

Martha E. Blaney, PharmD
Project Leader, Oncology Early Development
El Granada, CA

Joseph R. Bronson
Managing Director, Strategic Advisor
Cowen Group, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Scott P. Brown ’87
Manhattan Beach, CA

Eric Castelblanco ’86
Castelblanco Law Group
Studio City, CA

Bryan O. Costello ’87
Executive Vice President
Hub International
San Rafael, CA

Carlos Cruz-Aedo ’86, M.B.A. ’92
Executive Director
Tennis Lovers for Charity
Torrance, CA

Christian M. de Virgilio ’82, M.D.
Chair of Surgery
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Anthony F. Digiovanni ’71
Retired President
Claremont Lincoln University
Long Beach, CA

Lysandra Sapp Donigian ’00
Head of Global Talent Development
Seattle, WA

Marta Fernandez ’82
Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Gabriella C. Gomez ’95
Deputy Director, U.S. Policy and Finance
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Washington, D.C.

Michael J. Gaviña ’02, MBA ’07
Purchasing Director
F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Darryll Harrison Jr. ’00
Executive Director, Global Technology Communications
General Motors Company
Los Angeles, CA

David A. Herbst ’91
Founder & Partner
Vectis Strategies LLC
Los Angeles, CA

James M. Hindman ’82
Retired Executive Vice President
Finance and Business Development, and CFO Allergan, Inc.
Irvine, CA

Lynn Kimmel Johnson ’80
Chief Operating Officer
Calsurance Associates
Orange, CA

Sean M. Kane ’99
Santa Monica, CA 90401 

Robert C. Klausner ’93
Chief Operating Officer
Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Irvine, CA

Danny Q. Le ’91, M.B.A. ’94
Los Angeles, CA

J. Neil LeVecke II ’90
LeVecke Corporation
Mira Loma, CA

Sara Mijares Del Fium ’03
Assistant Controller
Southern California Gas Company
Los Angeles, CA

Thomas J. Nolan ’71, JD ’75
Trial Counsel
Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
Sherman Oaks, CA

Quinn P. O’Donnell ’90
EdgeSkills, Inc.
Manhattan Beach, CA

Vincent P. Pangrazio ’85, JD ’93
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
SiTime Corporation
Cupertino, CA

Christopher M. Pearson ’06
Vice President of Development and Planning
Hudson Pacific Properties
Los Angeles, CA 

Kristina H. Philpott, M.D.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation   
Palo Alto, CA

Raul F. Salinas ’82
Los Angeles, CA

Shira C. Shafir ’99
Associate Professor
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA

Erithe A. Smith ’79
United States Bankruptcy Court
Santa Ana, CA

Michael B. Smith ’87
Islands Restaurants
Carlsbad, CA

Christopher T. Stern ’93
Vice President and Managing Director
Trimble Inc. | Trimble Ventures | Trimble Foundation Fund
Newport Beach, CA

Donald Tarantino ’84
Executive Vice President
Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Stephanie M. Younger ’93
Team Leader
The Stephanie Younger Group at COMPASS
Los Angeles, CA