Leadership

Gregory R. Hillgren, Chairman & President

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  • Founding Member of TPI
  • Past-Chair, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
  • Chair, RSF Foundation Charitable Real Estate Fund
  • USC Marshall School of Business Board of Leaders
  • Chair, Board of Counselors, Masters of Business for Veterans (MBV)
  • Chair, USC Marshall Capital Campaign
  • President, CALVEST Realty Advisors, Inc. – Real Estate Development and Investment
  • Managing Member, Hillgren Holdings, LLC – Real Estate and Strategic Investments
  • Past President, Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club

William Barkett, Advisory Board Member

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  • President, Merjan Financial Corporation
  • Santa Clara University
  • J.D. Pepperdine University
  • USC Marshall School of Business
  • USC Dornsife Board of Councilors
  • San Diego/Imperial Boy Scouts of America Council Executive Board Member
  • Jesuit School of Theology I Santa Clara University Executive Committee Member

Robert S. Brewer, Advisory Board Member

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  • President, Owner of C.W. Clark, Inc
  • U.S. Naval Academy
  • Advisory Board First Pacific Bank
  • Founding Member of La Jolla Golden Triangle Rotary
  • Recipient – Ernie Hahn Visionary Award
  • Past President of:
    • The Bachelor Club of San Diego
    • San Diego Chapter Ducks Unlimited
    • La Jolla Farms Association
  • Member of:
    • The Rancho Santa Fe Community Presbyterian Church
    • Rancho Santa Fe Golf and Tennis Club
    • La Jolla Wine and Food Society

Ryan Clive-Smith, Advisory Board Member

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  • Founding Partner and Director of Business Development, IBIS Capital
  • Wealth Advisor, Stratos Wealth Partners Ltd
  • Former Second Vice President and Wealth Management Smith Barney Inc
  • Former Financial Advisor, La Jolla Group Inc
  • Maritzberg College. BS
  • Kansas State University, MBA
  • Board Member, Starfish Greathearts Foundation
  • NBI Mission Valley Member

Gigi Fenley, Advisory Board Member

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  • Board Member, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
  • University of California Los Angeles

Guy Freeborn, Advisory Board Member & Treasurer

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  • Founding Member of TPI
  • United States Navy – Navy Pilot (Retired)
  • University of Utah
  • Past Director, RSF Golf Club
  • Past Director, RSF Foundation

Scott Freund, Advisory Board Member

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  • President, Family Office Research
  • Former Senior Vice President, Bank of America Private Bank
  • Virginia Tech Bachelor of Science
  • Virginia Tech Monogram Club (Football)
  • DC Touchdown Club Executive Committee
  • Upper St Clair (Pgh, PA) High School Athletic Hall of Fame

Robert H. Goldsmith, Advisory Board Member

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  • Founding Member of TPI
  • Former Chairman, CEO & President of Exten Industries. Artificial Liver
  • Former Chairman & CEO of Rohr Inc. (Now part of United Technologies)
  • Former Vice Chairman & COO of Precision Forge Co. (Now part of Rockwell International)
  • Former Vice President of General Electric Co. Aircraft Engines & Gas Turbines
  • Non-com U.S. Army Transportation Corp
  • Engineer – Allied Chemical & & Dye Corp (Now Honeywell)
  • BSME University of Buffalo
  • MBA Xavier University

William R. Hart, Advisory Board Member & Secretary

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  • Managing Partner, Hart King Law
  • National AV Rated Attorney (Highest Rating, 25 Years)
  • B.A., University of Southern California
  • J.D., Southwestern University School of Law
  • Member, California & Washington D.C. Bars – Admitted to all California State & Federal Courts & U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, Newport Beach Country Club
  • Member, ProVisor Member, Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce
  • Director, Emerald Bay Service District

Bradley R. Hillgren, Advisory Board Member

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  • Principal, High Rhodes Investment Group – Real Estate Investment and Development
  • Former CEO, Lowe Enterprises Real Estate Group
  • Former President/CEO, Lowe Enterprises
  • Hillgren Holdings, LLC (Real Estate and Strategic Investments)
  • University of Southern California
  • Member Board of Counselors, USC Masters of Business for Veterans
  • Member and Former Chairman of Planning Commission for the City of Newport Beach, CA
  • Former Board Member, Goodwill of Orange County, California
  • Board Chair, Western Region of Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Kevin Hillgren, Advisory Board Member

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  • Managing Director and Treasurer, Morgan Stanley, NA.
    • Chairman of Morgan Stanley ALCO
    • Member, Morgan Stanley Risk Committee
  • Past Group Treasurer and Head of Risk, Renaissance Capital
  • Past Managing Director, Int’l Treasurer – Credit Suisse
  • Past International Treasurer – Credit Suisse Boston
  • Past CEO, Victoria Mortgage
  • Past SVP and International Treasurer – Bank of America
  • MBA & B.S. in Finance, University of Southern California

Dr. Kent A. Humber, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Kent A. Humber
  • Veterinarian, Clinical Pathology and Equine Internal Medicine
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal
  • University of California at Davis Foundation Board Member, Emeritus
  • San Diego Sheriff’s Department Reserve Deputy
  • Commercial Pilot

Don W. Oliphant, Advisory Board Member

Don W. Oliphant
  • Founding Member of TPI
  • Captain, United States Marine Corps, Retired
  • President, DWO Enterprises
  • University of Southern California
  • Past Chairman, Knott’s Berry Farm Foods, Inc.
  • Past General Partner, Knott’s Berry Farm
  • Past Chairman, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation

Dr. Paul Overlie, Advisory Board Member

Dr. Paul Overlie
  • Physician/Interventional Cardiologist
  • Colorado State University/University of Colorado Medical School
  • Founding Member, Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital
  • Cardiologists of Lubbock/Texas Physicians Group, Lubbock, Texas
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
  • Fellow, The Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions
  • Clinical Cardiac Research – Heart Attacks – Interventional and Circulatory Support

Gary S. McKitterick, Advisory Board Member

Gary S. McKitterick
  • Partner – Real Estate – Allen Matkins
  • Stanford University
  • Loyola School of Law Los Angeles
  • Chair – Board of Trustees, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, CA
  • Board of Trustees – Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, CA
  • Board of Advisors – UC Irvine Center for Real Estate – The Paul Merage School of Business

Rick Noble, Advisory Board Member

Rick Noble
  • Managing Director, General Counsel – Credit Funds, Fortress Investment Group
  • Past Managing Director, American Commercial Capital & Coronado Advisors
  • Past Partner, Battle Fowler LLP
  • Founder & President, Kiss the Sky to Conquer Diabetes
  • Past President, Rancho Santa Fe Youth Soccer
  • Fordham School of Law, JD; Hamilton College, BA

Russell Penniman, Advisory Board Member

Russell Penniman
  • United States Navy – Rear Admiral (Retired)
  • Managing Partner, Penniman & Associates LLC.
  • Board President, 22nd District Agricultural Association (Del Mar Fairgrounds & Race Track)
  • Vice President, The Irvine Museum
  • Vice President, Joan Irvine Smith & Athalie R. Clarke Foundation
  • Former Chairman, State Race Track Authority and State Race Track Leasing Commission
  • Former Trustee, The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
  • Former Director’s Counsel Member, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
  • United States Naval Academy, BS
  • Harvard Kennedy School, program for Senior Executives in National & International Security Affairs

Daniel Pittard, Advisory Board Member

Daniel Pittard
  • Founding Member of TPI
  • Board of WD-40
  • Past Chairman, Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
  • Former McKinsey Partner
  • Former President & CEO Rubio’s Restaurants
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Harvard Business School

Larry D. Rannals, Advisory Board Member

Larry D. Rannals
  • Lieutenant Colonel, USMC (Retired) following 26 year’s active duty
  • Served 22 years in a Public Relations role as federal civilian employee at MCB Camp Pendleton
  • Texas A&M University
  • Current member, Board of Directors for the Boys & Girls Club of the South Coast Area
  • Current member, Board of Directors for the Exchange Club of San Clemente
  • Presently Retired

Tom Robbins, Advisory Board Member

Tom Robbins
  • Executive Vice President, Racing & Industry Relations Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
  • Member, The Jockey Club
  • Trustee, California Thoroughbred Foundation
  • Chairman, North American Ratings Committee

Jason M. Sabaugh, Advisory Board Member

Jason M. Sabaugh
  • Certified Financial Planner™, UBS Financial Services Inc.
  • USC Marshall School of Business
    • Director of Engagement, Marshall Alumni Association, Executive Board
    • Vice President, Marshall Alumni Association, Orange County
    • 2015 Board Member of the Year, Marshall Alumni Association, Orange County
  • Member, Newport Beach Country Club

Ryan Shea, Advisory Board Member

Ryan Shea
  • President/CEO, Entrepreneur Media Inc.
  • San Diego State University

John P. Snyder III, Advisory Board Member

John P. Snyder III
  • Chairman, Superior Mineral Resources LLC
  • Colorado College
  • Past Director, Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club

Charles J. Yash, Advisory Board Member

Charles J. Yash
  • Founding Member of TPI
  • Former President and CEO of Callaway Golf Ball Company
  • Former President and Vice Chairman of Callaway Golf Company
  • Former President and CEO of Taylor Made Golf Company
  • Former Chairman – National Golf Foundation
  • Past Chairman – Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
  • Former Director and Senior Executive Vice President, Growth in Golf
  • United States Navy – Retired
  • United States Naval Academy
  • Harvard Business School
  • Board of Directors, Integra Center San Diego

William Wynne, Advisory Board Member

William Wynne
  • Former Managing Partner, Lone Bison Investments
  • Former Managing Partner, Seabridge waterfront development Channel Island Harbor, Oxnard, CA
  • Former Managing Developer of Santa Margarita Community, CA
  • Former CFO, Pacific Scenes
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • Harvard Business School

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