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Leadership and Staff


Soraya M. Coley

Soraya M. Coley

Sylvia A. Alva
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Sylvia A. Alva

Theresa Mendoza
Interim Vice President for University Advancement

Theresa Mendoza

Danielle L. Manning
CFO and Vice President for Administration, Finance and Strategic Development

Danielle L. Manning

Lea M. Jarnagin
Vice President for Student Affairs

Lea M. Jarnagin

John W. McGuthry
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

John W. McGuthry

G. Paul Storey
Executive Director for the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation

G. Paul Storey



Interim Vice President, University Advancement
Theresa Mendoza

Interim Associate Vice President, University Development
Richard Nordin

Associate Vice President, University Relations
Tim Lynch

Executive Director, Advancement Services
Natalie Graff (’07, marketing management and international business; ’16, MBA)

Executive Director, Alumni and External Relations
Melissa Riordan

Associate Athletic Director for Development
Paul Bubb

Director of Development, College of Business Administration
Jeff Cox (’08, marketing management)

Director of Major Gifts, The Collins College of Hospitality Management
Gina Johnson

Director of Development, College of Education & Integrative Studies
John Huynh (’10, management and human resources)

Senior Director of Development, College of Engineering
Carrie Geurts (agribusiness and food industry management)

Director of Development, College of Environmental Design
Jenkins Shannon (’92, MBA)

Director of Development, College of Science
Anthony Todarello

Director of Development, Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture
Reginald Clause

Director of Major Gifts, Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture and College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Kristen Daley (’99, communication)

Director of Development, Rose Float and Student Affairs
Krista Spangler (’97, marketing management)

Director of Corporate Relations
Lynnette Lozoya

Director of Planned Giving
Dan Wood

Director of Donor Relations and Stewardship
Connie Schmitz (’88, English)

Director of Leadership Annual Giving
Kayhan Ahmadi (’09, psychology)

Director of Special Events and Projects
Helen Yniguez

Annual Report Editor
Esther Chou Tanaka

Assistant Editor
Gary Fong

News Editors
Emily Velasco (’10, communication), Melanie Johnson (’97, English), Cynthia Peters

Graphic Designer
Ani Markarian

Tom Zasadzinski

Dan Lee, Andres Cardenas

Michelle Magcalas (’00, CIS),
Mercedes Quiroz

Trevor Henderson (’03, electrical and computer engineering)

Distribution and Support
Tambra Williams