Athletic Director Council

 

The Cal Poly Athletic Director Council (“Council”) is comprised of up to 18 volunteer members. The Council members have diverse backgrounds but share a common purpose. The mission of the Council is to assist the Athletic Department in providing a quality academic and competitive athletic experience for its student-athletes and promote the interests of Cal Poly Athletics throughout the campus, local community, and state. 

Members: 

Robin Baggett Ron Burk Catherine Cardoza Conner Alison Fleury 

Victor Glover Tim Gonzalez Alan Iftiniuk J Johnson Kelley Lashley Mike Mantle 

Kelly McInerney Jon Monett David Mossman Jason Novi Leslie Orradre John Ronca Ted Tollner 

 

 

 

  

 

Robin Baggett

Robin Baggett is the sole managing partner for Tolosa winery in San Luis Obispo and Alpha Omega winery in Napa Valley. Born and raised in Salinas, Robin attended Cal Poly on a baseball scholarship. In 1988, he was inducted into the Cal Poly Athletic Hall of Fame, and in 2001, Cal Poly’s new baseball stadium was named after him. His 40-year career as an attorney includes an eight-year stint as General Counsel to the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.

Robin began his wine career in 1988 as a grape grower, planting more than 750 acres of grapes in San Luis Obispo and in 1998 establishing Tolosa, which specializes in Burgundian-style wines. In 2006, Robin and his wife Michelle moved to Napa Valley with the vision of creating world-class Bordeaux wines. They founded Alpha Omega, a winery that handcrafts finesse-driven, complex and balanced wines expressing the aromatic profile of the best Napa Valley has to offer.

In 2017, Robin expanded his portfolio by acquiring a significant interest in Perinet, an estate vineyard and modern, architecturally-designed winery in the prestigious Priorat DOQ region of Spain. Robin sits on the boards of the Napa Valley Vintners, Wine Institute, Festival Napa Valley, The First Tee of Monterey County and Cal Poly’s Athletic Director’s Council. He and Michelle established the Alpha Omega Foundation and are active supporters of the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

Robin sits on the boards of the Napa Valley Vintners, Wine Institute, Festival Napa Valley, The First Tee of Monterey County and Cal Poly’s Athletic Director’s Council. He and Michelle established the Alpha Omega Foundation and are active supporters of the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

 

Ron Burk

 

 

 

Catherine Cardoza Conner

Catherine Cardoza Conner is a Cal Poly Alumni (Agricultural Business 94’) and played on the Women’s Soccer team under current Coach Alex Crozier. Catherine is originally from Modesto, Califonia, but currently resides in Loomis, California, with her husband Brian and two daughters, Aynsley and Daryn. Catherine is Managing Partner of the Cardoza Family Partnership, a real estate development and investment company.

She is an active member in her community and currently sits on the Board of Girls Scouts Heart of Central California and The Body Positive. Other charitable and non-profit involvement includes past board member for Sutter Health Central Valley Region, Gallo Center for the Arts, Stanislaus Community Foundation, and Omega Nu Phi Gamma Chapter. Catherine enjoys yoga, running, hiking, tennis and most of all watching her girls play sports. She has a passion for Cal Poly and the outdoors which is why she loves coming back to San Luis Obispo.

Catherine enjoys yoga, running, hiking, tennis and most of all watching her girls play sports. She has a passion for Cal Poly and the outdoors which is why she loves coming back to San Luis Obispo.

  

 

 

Alison Fleury

Alison Fleury is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Sharp HealthCare; San Diego’s leading integrated healthcare delivery system and a 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Fleury is responsible for Sharp’s strategic planning, long-term financial planning, and financing initiatives, as well as the purchase and sale of real estate and health-related businesses, and the formation of joint venture and affiliation arrangements. Fleury has 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She joined Sharp in 1991 and held several financial leadership positions, including Vice President of Finance, before being promoted to her current role in 1997. Prior to joining Sharp, she was a manager and firm-designated healthcare specialist of Deloitte. 

A San Diego native, Fleury received her Bachelor of Science Degree from San Diego State University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and received the Outstanding Accounting Graduate Award from the School of Business. In 2015, Fleury received the Women Who Mean Business Award from the San Diego Business Journal, and in 2014 she was recognized as one of California’s Most Powerful and Influential Women by the California Diversity Council. In addition to her position on Cal Poly’s Athletic Director Council, she is a Cal Poly Executive in Residence and serves on the Boards of Directors of the Health Research and Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association, YWCA of San Diego County, and Sharp Health Plan. Fleury is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California. 

 

  

 

Victor Glover, Jr.

Victor J. Glover, Jr. was selected as an astronaut in 2013 while serving as a Legislative Fellow in the United States Senate. The California native holds a Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from Cal Poly, in addition to a Master of Science in Flight Test Engineering, a Master of Science in Systems Engineering and a Master of Military Operational Art and Science. Glover is a Naval Aviator and was a test pilot in the F/A‐18 Hornet, Super Hornet, and EA‐18G Growler. He and his family have been stationed in many locations in the United States and Japan and he has deployed in combat and peacetime. 

Glover was selected as one of eight members of the 21st NASA astronaut class. In 2015, he completed Astronaut Candidate Training, including scientific and technical briefings, intensive instruction in International Space Station systems, spacewalks, robotics, physiological training, T‐38 flight training and water and wilderness survival training.

He was named one of Jet Magazine’s inaugural 40 under 40 in 2013 and he has Military decorations that include a Navy Commendation Medal and two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. In addition to the Athletic Director’s Council, Glover is also on the Dean’s Advisory Council of the College of Engineering at Cal Poly.

Glover is married to the former Dionna Odom of Berkeley, California, and they have four children.

Tim Gonzalez

Tim was born in Hawaii, grew up in Southern California, and moved to Diablo, California in 1993 with his wife Cathy and their two sons Geoff and Kevin.  He received a Bachelor’s degree from University of California, Santa Barbara in 1978 and earned his Master’s degree from Harvard University in 1980.

Tim retired in 2012 as the CEO of RREEF, an institutional real estate investment management firm, based in San Francisco. During his 22 year tenure at RREEF, he also served as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for two real estate investment trusts with $13 billion in assets, directed RREEF’s investment activities, and managed the portfolios of the firm’s largest clients.

He has served as a board member of various real estate industry organizations and is currently active on an Advisory Councils at Cal Poly University in San Luis Obispo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Iftiniuk

Alan Iftiniuk has been the President & CEO of French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC) in San Luis Obispo, California, since September of 2004. Mr. Iftiniuk is committed to fulfilling FHMC’s mission which is to deliver compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare, serving and advocating for the poor and disenfranchised, and partnering with others in the community to improve the quality of life. He is frequently consulted as an advisor on various healthcare and leadership topics. 

Among Mr. Iftiniuk’s significant accomplishments is leading the successful financial turnaround at FHMC. Until 2007, FHMC had not made positive strides financially in more than a decade.  Another significant accomplishment: Mr. Iftiniuk was an integral part of the Senior Management Team at Dignity Health (/formerly known as Catholic Healthcare West) which turned the corporation from losing $300M/yr, into a profitable company - at the end of the fiscal year 2004 Dignity Health had a net income profit of $246M. 

Mr. Iftiniuk’s current objective is to capitalize on FHMC’s strengths and help FHMC fulfill its commitment to the community to deliver compassionate, high-quality, affordable healthcare, with equal access to all. 

In 1976, Mr. Iftiniuk graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University in Rochester Hills, Michigan. Starting in 1992, Mr. Iftiniuk’s career has been in healthcare, starting with Advocate Health Care in Oak Brook, Illinois with positions including: CEO/President (Good Shepherd Hospital), Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (Good Shepherd Hospital), Corporate Director of Information Systems, Operating Unit Vice President Administrative Service and Systems EHS, and Chief Operating Officer (Home Health Care Services, Inc.). From 2001-2004, Iftiniuk worked at Dignity Health, headquartered in San Francisco as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations, Senior Vice President of Fund Development, and Senior Vice President of Performance Improvement. 

Mr. Iftiniuk has a beautiful wife, Cathy, and two lovely daughters, Melissa and Jennifer, in addition to two grandchildren.

 

J Johnson

 

 

 

 

  

 

Kelley Lashley

Kelley Bannon Lashley is a partner at Calleton, Merritt, De Francisco & Bannon, LLP, and chairs the firm’s Trusts and Estates practice group. Her practice areas include estate and business succession planning, trust administration, probate, conservatorship, and guardianship law, as well as nonprofit advising and mediation. Kelley splits her work week between the firm’s Pasadena and Westlake Village offices and serves clients throughout California.

Kelley graduated from Cal Poly in 1995 with a degree in political science and a doctor of jurisprudence degree from the Santa Clara University School of Law in 1999. She is also a softball alumna and the founder and president of the Cal Poly Varsity Club, an alumni chapter for former student-athletes. She has worked to gain representation for all Cal Poly sports on the club’s Board of Directors and to connect Cal Poly alumni to athletic events and activities at Cal Poly and throughout the United States.

She has served in various volunteer roles at Cal Poly, including the Mustang Athletic Fund, Board of Directors, 2002-2005; Alumni Association Board of Directors, where she chaired the Spirit and Traditions Committee, 2011-2017; and the Athletics Director’s Advisory Council, 2015-present. Kelley is leading the effort to raise funds for a new $300,000 batting cage for the Cal Poly softball team. Her husband, Dan, is a former wrestler at Cal Poly and a 1996 physical education and kinesiology graduate. Kelley and her husband live in Thousand Oaks with their two children, Emma and Rhett.

 

 

 

Mike Mantle

Mike Mantle joined Morgan Stanley in 2009 and led the design of Morgan Stanley’s community and economic development lending and investments business. Mike is the Head of the Global Sustainable Finance transactions team, President of Morgan Stanley Community Investments, and Vice Chairman of the Morgan Stanley Impact SBIC, where he is also a Member of the Investment Committee. 

Mike has over 35 years’ experience in banking, including over 27 years as a community development professional, and he serves on several national non-profit communities, and economic development boards, including a leading non-profit tax credit syndication organization.

Mike was the founding President and CEO of the Bank of America Community Development Bank. Under his leadership, the Bank grew from a start-up to a $4 billion institution with offices in 23 states and 37 cities. Mike was also the Chairman of Zion Bank’s Community Investment Corporation, where he designed and managed a $100 million New Markets Tax Credit program. Mike has also served as the Division Director for California Bank and Trust’s Retail and Small Business Banking. In addition, Mike held the role of Chief Operating Officer of the One Economy Corporation, a non-profit organization serving low- and moderate-income communities across the nation.  

 

Kelly McInerney

 

    

Jon Monett

For Jon Monett, it’s about giving back. He is the founder of the Quality of Life Plus Program (QL+) whose mission is to use undergraduate university engineering students to develop technology to improve the quality of life for those who have been injured in the line of duty.

Jon served for 26 years in the CIA conducting then managing technical operations and retired as a senior executive. Upon his retirement, he became an entrepreneur and grew Telemus Solutions as a premier company in the cyber security sector.

Upon selling the company he contributed funds to create the QL+ Lab at the California Polytechnic State University, in San Luis Obispo, California. At Cal Poly, senior-level engineering students are given technical challenges from wounded veterans of military and civilian organizations creating a unique opportunity for students to work directly with the veterans to help them become more independent and improve their quality of life. 

 

 

David Mossman

David W. Mossman serves as the Executive Vice President - Chief Investment Officer for Donahue Schriber Realty Group, L.P.

Mr. Mossman oversees the teams responsible for sourcing acquisition and development opportunities, as well as strategic dispositions within the portfolio. As a component of this role, Mr. Mossman directs all leasing activity through internal leasing staff and external brokers. In his 20 years with Donahue Schriber, he has overseen in excess of $1 billion of new property acquisitions, property dispositions, and development projects for the company.

David has also served as Executive Vice President Acquisitions, Disposition, and Development, Vice President of Northern California Development, and Vice President of Finance. He serves on Donahue Schriber’s five-member Executive Committee, which directs the company’s strategic vision and manages its daily operations. Prior to joining Donahue Schriber, he served as a manager for Deloitte.

Mr. Mossman is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. He is also an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). David believes in volunteering his time to organizations which help children prosper both academically and as individuals. He serves as a board member for Harbor Day School in Corona Del Mar, KidWorks in Santa Ana, and was a trustee for The Pegasus School in Huntington Beach from 2005-2011.

 

Jason Novi

Jason is the COO & CFO at Unchained Labs, a global life sciences tools company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, where he is on the front line of fundraising, acquisitions, and integrations. Prior to joining Unchained Labs, Jason was the CFO and VP of Operations at ProteinSimple, helping raise $60M in venture capital, acquiring four businesses and building a $60M+, profitable global life sciences tools company over a six-year period. That business was sold to Bio-Techne in July 2014 for $300M. Prior to joining ProteinSimple, Jason was VP of Finance at Nektar Therapeutics, and earlier in his career, he spent seven years in various senior financial leadership roles at Molecular Devices. He began his career as a C.P.A. with Ernst & Young, based in San Francisco, California.
 
At Cal Poly (B.S., Business Administration) from 1994-1997, Jason was a starting and relief pitcher for the baseball team in its first three years as a Division I program, making the WAC (1995,1996) and Big West (1997) All-Academic teams each season.  Jason and his wife Erin have two kids, and when he isn’t coaching Blake's basketball and baseball teams, or traveling with Julia's club volleyball team, you can find him hacking away on the golf course or cheering on the SF Giants, SF 49ers, and Cal Poly Mustangs!

 

 

Leslie Orradre

Leslie Orradre is a clinical Speech Language Pathologist with a private practice in San Luis Obispo, The Speech Company.

She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in 1989 and her Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology from California State University, Fresno in 1991. Leslie has worked in the field of Speech Language Pathology for 25 years here on the Central Coast. She has been a full-time employee for Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center performing acute care speech therapy and intervention with the NICU and follow-up program. Leslie has been in private practice for 15 years servicing the needs of children and adults with communication deficits. The majority of her work is with neurological impairment resulting in communication dysfunction including brain injury, CVA, or strokes, brain tumors, autism, childhood apraxia of speech, and developmental disabilities.

She has been the chairman of her children’s School Site Council for Santa Margarita Elementary School, responsible for the allocation of state and federal funds for the school, as well as the Parent-Teacher Association. She is currently the Chairman of the Board for the nonprofit organization, Jack’s Helping Hand. She has been a member of this organization since its inception in 2005 and has been responsible for the annual fundraising events. She is a strong supporter of both men’s and women’s athletics, enjoying all team sports and the responsibilities each teammate shares. Leslie has two daughters, her oldest, Courtney, is a Cal Poly student in the Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Department, and her youngest, Sydney, is a senior at Atascadero High School.  Leslie is looking forward to participating on the Cal Poly Athletic Directors Council and feels she will be able to contribute ideas based on her experience with facilitating learning and participation in a successful nonprofit organization.

 

John Ronca

 

 

Ted Tollner