Board of Regents

Board of Regents for 2022-2023

The Board of Regents was instituted in 1973 following the merger of Loyola University and Marymount College. The board serves as the University-wide ambassador board charged with assisting the President and the University with community relations, fundraising, alumni and student engagement, and other duties as assigned by the President.

2023-2024 Board of Regents

Michael J. Gaviña ’02, MBA ’07, Chair
Stephanie M. Younger ’93, Vice Chair
Michael B. Smith ’87, Immediate Past Chair


Melissa Blake ’95
Television Writer - Producer
Good on Paper, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA

Martha E. Blaney, PharmD, P ’23
Project Leader, Oncology Early Development
El Granada, CA

Joseph R. Bronson
Managing Director, Strategic Advisor
Cowen & Co.
San Francisco, CA

Scott P. Brown ’87, P ’19, ’20
Manhattan Beach, CA

Lisa C. Burrell ’84
Winter Park, FL 

Eric Castelblanco ’86
Managing Attorney
Castelblanco Law Group, APLC
Studio City, CA

Bryan O. Costello ’87, P ’12, ’13, ’16
Executive Vice President
Hub International
San Rafael, CA

Carlos Cruz-Aedo ’86, M.B.A. ’92
Executive Director
Tennis Lovers for Charity
Torrance, CA

Christian M. de Virgilio ’82, M.D., P ’13
Chair of Surgery
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Torrance, CA

Anthony F. Digiovanni ’71
Retired President
Claremont Lincoln University
Long Beach, CA

Kedric D. Dines ’86
Senior Vice President
Mizuho Bank, Ltd.
New York, NY

Lysandra Sapp Donigian ’00
Head of Global Talent Development
Seattle, WA

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

Gabriella C. Gomez ’95
EVP of Policy, Advocacy, and Communications
Strada Education Network
Indianapolis, IN

Darryll Harrison Jr. ’00
Vice President, Global Technology Communications
General Motors Company
Los Angeles, CA

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

James M. Hindman ’82
Retired Executive Vice President
Finance and Business Development, and CFO 
Allergan, Inc.Irvine, CA 
Irvine, CA

Lynn Kimmel Johnson ’80
Senior Executive Vice President
Calsurance Associates
Orange, CA

Sean M. Kane ’99
Santa Monica, CA 90401 

Robert C. Klausner ’93
Chief Operating Officer
Capital Group Companies, Inc.
Irvine, CA

Danny Q. Le ’91, M.B.A. ’94
Los Angeles, CA

J. Neil LeVecke II ’90, P ’18, ’21
LeVecke Corporation
Mira Loma, CA

Channing R. Lindsay ’96
Associate Group Director & Vice President
Flagstar Bank
Newport Beach, CA

Sara Mijares Del Fium ’03
Vice President and Controller
Southern California Gas Company
Los Angeles, CA

Jim T. Negus ’94, MBA ’95
Los Angeles, CA

Angelica N. Nwandu ’12
Founder and CEO
The Shade Room
Los Angeles, CA

Quinn P. O’Donnell ’90
EdgeSkills, Inc.
Manhattan Beach, CA

Vincent P. Pangrazio ’85, JD ’93
Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary
SiTime Corporation
Cupertino, CA

Christopher M. Pearson ’06
Senior Vice President, Development Planning & Government Affairs
Hudson Pacific Properties
Los Angeles, CA 

Kristina H. Philpott ’84, M.D.
Palo Alto Medical Foundation   
Palo Alto, CA

Raul F. Salinas ’82, P ’25
Partner-in-Charge – Los Angeles
Frost Brown Todd
Los Angeles, CA

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

Erithe A. Smith ’79
United States Bankruptcy Court
Santa Ana, CA

Michael B. Smith ’87, P ’14, ’17
Islands Restaurants
Carlsbad, CA

Christopher T. Stern ’93
Vice President and Managing Director
Trimble Inc. | Trimble Ventures | Trimble Foundation Fund
Newport Beach, CA

Stephanie M. Younger ’93
The Stephanie Younger Group, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA