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.

Yessica Diaz Roman, Advance Class of 2020

Yessica Diaz Roman (20) was recently appointed to the City of San Diego’s Human Relations Commission by Mayor Todd Gloria.

Stacie Perez (22) is now the Vice President of Programs at Episcopal Community Services.

Carol Dedrich (17), Hernán Luis y Prado (15 & Board Member), and Dixon Smith (12) were named in the Top 50 Influential Veteran Business Leaders list by the San Diego Business Journal.

Nancy Maldonado (20) is now the Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer at Rady Children’s Hospital.

Jerry Sanders, Julie Coker (22), Betsy Brennan (06 & 18), Jason Paguio, Mark Neville (15), James Sly (15), Jason Anderson (08), Tamara Craver (20), Carol Dedrich (17), Peter Callstrom (98), Casey Castillo (09), Paul Downey (96), Lisette Islas (21), Rudolph Johnson, III (94), Grant Oliphant (22), Liz Ramirez (20), Nancy Sasaki (93), Chéri Pierre (05), Elizabeth Schott (22), Sean Spear (21), Tonya Torosian (13), Sidd Vivek (22), Dr. Timothy Keane (20), Dr. Lisa Ordóñez (20), Dr. Nancy Rohland-Heinrich (01 & 17), Dr. Mark Sanchez (21), Gordon Boerner (93), Steve Espino (90), Karen Harrison (05), Peter Heald (13), Julian Parra (09), Manuel Rodriguez (21), Alan Prohaska (15), Nathan Rogge (02), Jane Finley (15), Rob Douglas (16), Melissa Hayden-Cooke (15), Steve Jennings (16), James Mackay (17), Steve Brass (17), Kimberly J. Becker (18), Tom Pellette (10), Caroline Winn (02), Clifford “Rip” Rippetoe (20), Joe Stuyvesant (09), Roxana Velásquez (11), Reid Carr (10), Steve, Cologne (12), AnneElise Goetz (13), Dr. Steven Jones (20), Alessandra Lezama (19), Pat Sullivan (14), Seth Stein (14), Dan Broderick (05), John Frager (16), Michael Neal (00), Eric Northbrook (16), Sam Attisha (11), Phil Blair (83), JoDee Jacob (03), Stath Karras (95), Susan Lew (87), Lidia S. Martinez (11), Armon Mills, Garry Ridge (16), and Jim Schmid (85) were all named in the 500 Most Influential People in San Diego list by the San Diego Business Journal.

Walt Bishop (23) was awarded the Staffer Who Gets Sh*t Done Award by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Maren Dougherty (23) & Nancy Maldonado (20) are now Board Members at transcenDANCE Youth Arts Project.

Dr. Lisa Ordóñez (20) & Nancy Sasaki (93) were recently named 2022 Businesswoman of the Year by the San Diego Business Journal.

Jordan Marks (19) is the newly elected San Diego County Assesor / Recorder / Clerk.

Vivian Moreno (16) was re-elected as a Councilmember for District 8 in City of San Diego.

Shira Jacobs (23) is now a Director at Blair Search Partners.