Our Benefactors

$25,000 - $49,999 Endowment Benefactors

Robert Adelizzi

With a career spanning four decades, Robert Adelizzi has over 40 years experience in banking, real estate finance,

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Fred Anderson*

Fred Anderson was the founder and chairman of the board of Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc., a privately owned

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Dick Baker*

Richard Baker has been a Bay Area homebuilder for more than 20 years, leading three respected companies in the

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Douglas F. Bauer

Doug serves as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of TRI Pointe Group.

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Stephen P. Beinke

Steve Beinke is one of the founding partners of Blackhawk. Originally from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Steve came to

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David P. Carlson

Dave was born and raised in Walnut Creek, California. He followed in his father’s footsteps and obtained a Bachelor of

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Donald Chaiken

Donald Chaiken, a native of New York City, grew up in Miami, Florida. He is a graduate with highest honors from the College

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Gary M. Cusumano

Since 2004, Gary Cusumano has served as chairman of NewhallLand, one of the most important land development

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Douglas P. Dahlin

Doug Dahlin is one of California’s premier residential architects. As president of Dahlin Group for nearly 30 years, he has been

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Charles W. Davidson

Charles W. Davidson, 80, was born and raised in Eastern Oklahoma. Davidson attended East Central Oklahoma State

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Dawn Davidson

After graduating from Woodbury University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design/Architecture, Dawn

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William A. Davidson

Over the past two decades, Davidson Communities has built more than 4,000 homes throughout California. "We build

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Fremont DeArmond*

Fremont DeArmond retired on December 31, 2010, after serving for many years as Senior Vice President and Director of First

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Robert W. Duff

Robert Duff is a nationally recognized expert on all phases of real estate development. During his more than 40-year

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Colleen Edwards

Colleen Edwards is founder and president of EMC, one of the West’s premier communications agencies and a leader in

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Carole Eichen*

The growth of Carole Eichen Interiors has mirrored the evolution of the subdevelopment housing

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Howard Englander

Howard Englander is a 43-year veteran of the housing industry.  Howard’s real estate career commenced in 1972 at

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Doyle Heaton

Doyle Heaton is one of those fortunate people who discovered his life’s calling at a very young age.  As a 12 year

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William C. Hezmalhalch

Founder of the firm in 1981, Bill Hezmalhalch is president of William Hezmalhalch Architects, Inc. (WHA), a comprehensive

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F. Scott Jackson

F. Scott Jackson is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy (1967-BS) and the University of Denver College of

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Lynn L. Jacobs*

Lynn Jacobs graduated from Radcliffe College, Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese, and in 2007 enrolled in

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Wes & Jewel Keusder

A third generation homebuilder, Walter W. Keusder, Wes, is the current owner and President of Keusder Homes. Keusder

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Paul Johnson

Mr. Johnson is responsible for the design and implementation of all Ranch Mission Viejo community development.  He

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Sandra Kulli

Sandra Kulli consults with builders, MPCs, mixed-use developers, and cities on marketing strategy, working with

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Carl W. Lagoni, AIA

Carl Lagoni possesses a passion for meeting client and market challenges with innovative design concepts and

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Randall Lewis

A 30-year veteran of the real estate industry, Randall W. Lewis is a principal and executive vice president of Lewis Operating

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David J. Lucchetti

In 1970, Dave was hired by Anderson Lumber Company, a division of Pacific Coast Building Products, Inc. A year later he

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David E. MacLellan*

Dave MacLellan was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended the Ben Avon public schools

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Layne Marceau

Layne Marceau is President of the Northern California Division of Shea Homes.  He joined the company in 1995 as Vice

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William R. Mazza

William R. Mazza was a general building contractor and licensed real estate broker. He maintained his business for

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Gary L. McDonald

Gary McDonald, chairman and CEO of Gary McDonald Homes (as well as Gary McDonald Development Company), is a

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Robert B. McLeod

Bob is the founder and true visionary behind the growth and evolution of Newland in becoming one of the nation's

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Cheryl A. O’Conner

Cheryl is the Executive Director of HomeAid’s Northern California chapter.  O’Connor served as CEO of the Building

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John Orr

John was born on May 23, 1938 in northern New Jersey and attended elementary school and high school there. He is the

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Doug Pardee

J. Douglas Pardee is Chairman of the Board of Pardee Construction Company. Doug exemplifies community

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George Pardee*

George M. Pardee, Jr., now retired, is the former Chairman of the Board of Pardee Construction Company. George

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Hoyt Pardee*

Hoyt S. Pardee is co-founder and Chairman of Weyerhaeuser Mortgage Company. He is also Chairman of Weyerhaeuser

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Michael Pattinson

Michael "Mick" Pattinson is the President of Barratt American, a Carlsbad-based homebuilding company.

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Jeffrey M. Pemstein

Jeffrey Pemstein has over 29 years of professional experience in land development, home building, and construction. Since

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James M. Peters

Homeowners fortunate enough to live in a home built by Jim Peters can rest assured that their home is as functional as it

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Robert Rivinius

Robert Rivinius is the Chief Executive Officer of the California Building Industry Association (CBIA), an

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John J. Ryan, Jr.

In 1996, John Ryan started the Bay Area operation as both business group President and Partner in Brookfield Bay Area

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Gary Ryness

Gary Ryness is founder and President of The Ryness Company, currently the largest new homes marketing

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Dave and Lori Sanson

Founded by Dave and Lori Sanson, over the past 25 years DeNova Homes has earned a reputation as one of the most

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Stephen J. Scarborough

Since joining Standard Pacific in 1981, Mr. Scarborough has led the company’s homebuilding activities in Orange County

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Bert Selva

Bert Selva is president and CEO of Shea Homes, the largest, privately-held homebuilder in America which operates in

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Nathan Shapell*

Nathan Shapell, is the Founder, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Shapell Industries in Beverly Hills, California.

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Bruce C. Smith

Bruce C. Smith is President of Smith Quality Homes, a family-owned company with a 65-year history of quality projects and

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Harry L. Summers*

For nearly five decades, Harry L. Summers was one of San Diego's leading residential, commercial and industrial

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Lawrence H. Webb

As CEO of John Laing Homes’ parent company, WL Homes, H. Lawrence (Larry) Webb oversees one of the top-five

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Michael Winn

Michael Winn began his homebuilding career in 1969, as a construction laborer during high school and college. After

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Thomas P. Winn

Tom Winn was raised in Boston with his three brothers. He watched his Dad work in a series of jobs which motivated him

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Bob Yoder

Bob Yoder is President of Shea Homes Southern California, a division of Shea Homes, which is one of the largest, privately

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