Board of Regents

The Board of Regents was instituted in 1973 following the merger of Loyola University and Marymount College. The board serves as the university-wide planning and advisory board charged with the responsibility to provide counsel to the president, senior university administration, and others designated by the president.

2019-2020 Board of Regents

Neil LeVecke, II ’90, Chair
Michael B. Smith ’87, Vice Chair

Maria S. Salinas ’87, Immediate Past Chair


Karl E. Altergott '87
President and CEO
Dunn-Edwards Corporation
Los Angeles, CA

Christina Hammers Baker '90 (Tina)
CB Estate
Pasadena, CA

Gail K. Bernstein '73
Executive Vice President, National Investment Manager
PNC Business Credit
Los Angeles, CA

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

Ronald C. Brown (Ron)
Atrium Holding Company
Scottsdale, AZ

Patrick J. Cain '79 (Pat)
Smith Gambrell and Russell LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Mary M. Chambers '82, JD '86
The Chambers Consulting Group
South Pasadena, CA

Gregory A. Cioth '88
Manager Director
Eastdil Secured
San Jose, CA

Bryan O. Costello '87
Executive Vice President
Costello & Sons Insurance Brokers

Christian M. de Virgilio '82, M.D. (Chris)
Chair of Surgery
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Anthony F. Digiovanni '71 (Tony)
Retired Higher Education Executive
Huntington Beach, CA

Rita P. Garvin '90
Founder & CEO
Garvin Promotion Group, LLC
Scottsdale, AZ

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

James R. Goodrich '72 (Jim)
Retired Vice President and Corporate Officer Northrop Grumman Corporation
Los Angeles, CA

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

James M. Hindman '82 (Jim)
Retired Executive Vice President
Finance and Business Development, and CFO Allergan, Inc.
Irvine, CA

Sean M. Kane '99
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Robert D. Kerslake '58 (Bob)
Chairman Emeritus
Marshall & Stevens, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Jovana M. Lara-Brooks '88
News Anchor
Glendale, CA

J. Neil LeVecke, II '90 (Neil)
LeVecke Corporation
Mira Loma, CA

Thomas M. McGee '89 (Tom)
President and Chief Executive Officer
The International Council of
Shopping Centers
New York, NY

Paul F. Meyerhofer '73
Retired Senior Vice President
CDM Smith
Los Angeles, CA 90017-3255

Sara Mijares Del Fium '03
Senior Manager
Los Angeles, CA

Katherine Wilson Moret '73 (Kathy)
Consultant Moret & Associates
Los Angeles, CA

Thomas J. Nolan '71 (Tom)
Latham & Watkins LLP
Los Angeles, CA

Stephen R. Peters '88, M.D. (Steve)
Partner – Invasive Cardiologist
Roseville Cardiology Medical Associates
Roseville, CA 95661

Maria S. Salinas '87
President & CEO
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Los Angeles, CA

Shira C. Shafir '99
Associate Professor
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Stuart M. Shoen '02
Executive Vice President
U-Haul International
Phoenix, AZ

Michael B. Smith '87 (Mike)
Islands Restaurants
Carlsbad, CA

Donald W. Steiner '88 (Don)
Profit Recovery Partners, LLC
Costa Mesa, CA

Christopher T. Stern '93 (Chris)
Director of Strategy and Development
Trimble, Inc.
Newport Beach, CA 92660-2936

Donald Tarantino '84 (Don)
Area Chairman
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
San Francisco, CA

Michele L. Trogni
Board Member
Deutsche Bank
Riverside, CT

Nicholas J. Vanderwey '88 (Nick)
Grand View Dairy
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Kevin P. Welk '93
The Welk Group, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA 90064-1649

Dwayne A Wilson '80
Former Group President of Industrial & Infrastructure
Fluor Corporation
Aliso Viejo, CA

Stephanie M. Younger '93
Team Leader
The Stephanie Younger Group at COMPASS
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3511