LEADers On The Move

We enjoy seeing what our graduates are doing and how they are making an impact on the world. Share your good news with us via email: lead@sdchamber.org.

Alexandra Eaker Perez (Advance 2018 graduate), Emily Howe (Impact 2020 graduate), and Adriana Ochoa (Impact 2013 graduate) were each named a Woman of Influence in Law. Read more.

Tia Anzellotti, Impact 2021 graduate, is now a Director at Blair Search Partners.

Michele Bart, Impact 2012 graduate, is now Vice President of Stewardship & Operations at Feeding America.

Doug White, Impact 2012 graduate, is now the Senior Regulatory Policy Manager for SDG&E.

Erika Schimmel-Guiles, Impact 2021 graduate, was named among the Fortnightly Under Forty. Read more.

Karen Higareda, Advance 2019 graduate & Current LEAD Board Member, is now a member of the City of San Diego’s International Affairs Board. Read more.

Kenia Zamarripa, Impact 2019 graduate, is now a member of the City of San Diego’s International Affairs Board. Read more.

Kevin Meissner, Impact 2016 graduate, is now the Managing Director for Cushman & Wakefield,

MyMy Lu, impact 2014 graduate, is now the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Peter Callstrom, impact 1998 graduate, was named CEO of the Year, Medium Nonprofit by the San Diego Business Journal.

LEAD Board Member Jason Paguio and the Asian Business Association of San Diego received a $150,000 grant from AT&T. Additionally, Paguio was named CEO of the Year, Nonprofit Rising Star by the San Diego Business Journal.

Carrie Vilaplana, Impact 2015 graduate, is now the Vice President, Banker at J.P. Morgan Private Bank.

Kimberly Becker, Influence 2019 graduate, was named the CEO of the Year, Government Agency by the San Diego Business Journal.

Dennis DuBard, LEAD Board member, graduated from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Kerry McCullough, Impact 2019 graduate, is now the Director of Hospital Affiliations at UC San Diego Health.

Roxanne Kymaani, Impact 2006 & Advance 2020 graduate, is now the System Leader in Residence for the National Equity Project.

Shreya Sasaki, Impact 2017 graduate, is now the Senior Director, Family & Community Services for the Jewish Family Services.

Veronica Villasenor, Impact 2012 graduate, is now a Board Member for Reality Changers.

Valerie Attisha, Impact 2005 & Advance 2020 graduate is now the Vice President of Client & Community Relations at PNC.