Board of Councilors

gerostock-img-7The Board of Councilors is comprised of distinguished professional, academic, and community leaders who provide counsel to the dean of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.  Members play an active role in advocating with friends and colleagues the outstanding quality of USC Davis programs, as well as serve as ambassadors for the school to the outside community. In addition to advising the dean on issues relative to the USC Davis School, Board of Councilors members assist in securing financial and volunteer support.

Chair

Shari Thorell ’65
President

ST Enterprises, Inc.

Members

Vandana Agarwal
President and CEO
New Hope Cancer and Research Institute

Bruce Blomstrom
Founder, Pasadena BioScience Collaborative
Director Emeritus, Pasadena Angels

Richard W. Cook ’72
President
Cook Company

Nadine Nardi Davidson ’67
Senior Travel Planner
TravelStore

Jeannine English
Former President
AARP

Robert T. (Tom) Flesh ’72
CEO
Community Asset Management

Elie Gindi
Founder and CEO
Eldergadget.com

Jeffrey L. Glassman
Managing Director
Covington Capital Management

Jami Morse Heidegger
Founding Partner
Retrouvé

Henry (Hank) Hilty
President
A.F. Gilmore Company

Miriam Hinrich
Co-Director
Hinrich Foundation

Paul Irving
Chairman, Milken Institue Center for the Future of Aging
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, USC Leonard Davis School

Mercedes Kerr ’95
Executive Vice-President
Welltower

Andrew Lebowitz ’03
CEO
ASL Healthcare Properties, LLC

Bill Mathies ’81
CEO
Consulate Health Care

Rick Matros ’77
President, CEO and Chariman Board of Directors
Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc.

Karen McCaffrey ’76
Vice President
The McCaffrey Group

Peter Mullin
Chairman
Mullin Barens Sanford Financial

Mei-Lee Ney
President
Richard Ney & Associates Asset Management, Inc.

Richard (Dick) O. Oxford ’62
Chairman Emeritus
Dial Industries

Alfred A. Plamann
Retired President and CEO
Unified Grocers, Inc.

Keith W. Renken
Retired Senior Partner
Deloitte and Touche

James G. Reynolds ’73
Retired CFO
Health Care Property Investors

Todd Schuster
Private Investor

John H. Seiter ’66
Retired EVP, Capital Guardian Trust Company
Retired Member of Board of Directors, The Capital Group

Loren B. Shook
President and CEO
Silverado

Kathy Smith
Founder
Kathy Smith Lifestyles

Sharon Tedesco
President
Sharon and Joseph Tedesco Foundation, Inc.

Patricia Will
CEO
Belmont Village

Mike Yamano
Chancellor
Yamano College of Aesthetics

 

Board of Councilors Emeritus

Alan Davis ’70
Director, The Why Not Initiative
President, The Leonard and Sophie Davis Fund