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
Former 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
Hub International
San Rafael, CA

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

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

Sara Mijares Del Fium '03
Los Angeles, CA

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

Thomas J. Nolan '71 (Tom)
Trial Counsel
Pearson, Simon & Warshaw, LLP
Sherman Oaks, CA

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

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

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)
Vice President of Strategy and Development,
Emerging Business Sector
Trimble Navigation Limited
Newport Beach, CA

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

Michele L. Trogni
Operating Partner
Eldridge Industries
Greenwich, CT

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

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

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