The Dean’s Development Council supports the dean and the Lam Family College of Business in fundraising, business and corporate engagement opportunities, and general promotion in support of the mission of the college.
Specifically, the council enables effective partnerships between the business community and the college in integrating business education with real-world innovations, developing a pipeline for student careers and faculty research, and developing sources of investment in support of the goals of the college.
The development council shall be comprised of individuals appointed by the dean of the Lam Family College of Business. Every effort will be made to ensure that membership of the council reflects the diversity of the college, the campus, the region, and the State of California.
Generally, members are selected based on their status and experience as senior-level executives, business leaders/owners, entrepreneurs or community leaders. Each member is expected to contribute time, talent, and financial support. The Council will have alumni representation, although no set proportion of alumni is required.
Kimberly Brandon (B.A., '84)
Commissioner President, Port of San Francisco
Kimberly Brandon graduated from San Francisco State University, Class of 1984. She is currently the senior vice president/wealth adviser at Morgan Stanley. She has served on the San Francisco Port Commission since 1997.
Special Advisor, Golden State Warriors
Jennifer Cabalquinto is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Golden State Warriors. In this role, she oversees all day-to-day and long-term financial planning and accounting for the organization. With over 25 years of finance leadership experience in a variety of start-up, turnaround, and high growth business environments, Cabalquinto most recently served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Universal Studios Hollywood from 2007-2013.
Scouting Director, State Farm
Loretta Doon (B.A., '73)
Retired CEO, California Society of CPAs and California CPA Foundation
SF State Alum
Loretta Doon is the chief executive officer for the California Society of CPAs and Cal CPA Education Foundation. She has been recognized by Accounting Today as one of the most influential persons in accounting and has been named by the San Francisco Business Times as one of the most influential women in business. She holds a master’s degree in education from San Francisco State University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Hawaii. She has an active CPA license in the state of California.
Jeff Drimmer (B.S., '83)
Head of Logistics, Farmers Business Network
SF State Alum
Accomplished senior level global logistics leader with over 30 years of management experience driving organizations to achieve results. Broad base of business experience including international/domestic transportation and logistics, distribution operations, procurement, and strategic sourcing. Results-oriented thinker with a demonstrated history of success in global multi-site operations and strategic logistics management. A strong negotiator skilled in the establishment of cross-functional teams, strategic alliances and partnerships as well as providing a vision for success. Successful in driving customer satisfaction, streamlining operations and maximizing profitability.
Gilman Louie (B.S., '83)
Partner, Alsop Louie Partners
Gilman Louie is a partner of Alsop Louie Partners, a venture capital fund focused on helping entrepreneurs start companies. He is also the founder and first CEO of In-Q-Tel, a private nonprofit venture capital firm that invests in private companies on behalf of a wide range of United States intelligence agencies. He serves as a member of the board of directors of the Markle Foundation and is chairman of the board of the Federation of American Scientists. Gilman is a graduate of San Francisco State and an adviser to the US intelligence community.
Nanette Lee Miller (B.A., '71)
Retired Equity Partner, Marcum LLP
Nanette Lee Miller serves as Marcum LLP’s West Coast Partner-In-Charge of Assurance Services and Co-National Leader of its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) and Non-Traditional Family Practice. Marcum is a top 15 national CPA firm. Ms. Miller was the 2010 recipient of the AICPA/CalCPA Women to Watch - Experienced Leader Award and earlier this year, for a second time, she was named one of the Most Influential Women in Business by the San Francisco Business Times. She has served on many San Francisco not for profit boards and audit committees.
Okorie Ramsey (B.S., '92)
Vice President, Finance Compliance Officer & SOX, Kaiser Permanente
Okorie L. Ramsey serves as the Vice President, Finance Compliance Officer & SOX of Kaiser Permanente. In this role, Mr. Ramsey is developing and implementing an accountable and comprehensive finance compliance program to support Kaiser Permanente's Finance Organization in adherence with applicable federal and state laws, regulations, internal policies and standards to enhance the Kaiser Permanente Finance organization compliance environment. Mr. Ramsey serves on several non-profit boards including the Board of Trustees for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants Education Foundation, the Accounting Career Awareness Program, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Council and LIFE Courses, Inc.
Joel R. Redmon (B.S., '81)
Senior Pastor, Church of the Valley
Joel R. Redmon is managing director for MetLife–Real Estate Investments in the San Francisco regional office. He earned his bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting from San Francisco State.
Mohamed Saber (B.S., '12)
Consultant, Bain and Company
Senior Management Executive and President, Joseph Phelps Vineyards
Clarice Turner is a globally recognized senior management executive and president of Joseph Phelps Vineyards, where she is responsible for leading strategy, structure and culture for sustained profitability and future growth, while nurturing the next generation of this iconic winery’s family owners. Prior to joining Phelps, Turner was CEO of Carneros Associates, a strategic advisory firm she founded to guide businesses in transition. Her pedigree as a senior management executive of best in class companies in the food and beverage industry, including Starbucks, Boudin Bakeries, Yum! Brands, and PepsiCo. Turner earned an MBA concentrating in International Business, and a BA in Geology from San Francisco State University.
Principal, Inside the Mountain Consulting
Active in the community, Yamauchi serves on the boards of the Sacramento Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce and on the California Asian Chamber of Commerce. He is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum, Mountain Valley Chapter, and serves on the Wells Fargo Community Board of Advisors. In 2009 he was selected as CFO of the Year by the Sacramento Business Journal. Yamauchi holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard University and is a certified public accountant (inactive status) with previous experience at a Big Four accounting firm (formerly Coopers and Lybrand), now PricewaterhouseCoopers.