Board of Governors

Jim Buie (MBA '80)

Jim Buie is the CEO of the West & Asia Pacific Regions for Hines. He is a member of the Hines Executive and Steering Committees. 

Chip Conley ('82, MBA '84)

Hotel guru. Armchair psychologist. Traveling philosopher. Author. Speaker. Teacher. Student. Chip Conley has lived out more than one calling in his lifetime.

Damon Dunn ('98)

Mr. Dunn has extensive experience as a developer of commercial real estate, including retail projects in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Florida and North Carolina. Dunn founded SPIRE and serves as a Director Emeritus.

David Gottfried ('82)

David Gottfried is known as the father of the global green building movement: founding the U.S. Green Building Council and World Green Building Councils (with GBCs in 100 countries).

David T. Hamamoto ('81)

Mr. Hamamoto is the Executive Vice Chairman of Colony NorthStar, Inc. He served as Chief Executive Officer of NSAM from January 2014 until the merger with Colony Capital and NorthStar Ralty Finance Corp in 2016.

Mark Kroll (MS '75)

Mr. Kroll is co-founder and Managing Director of Sares Regis Group of Northern California, LLC, and Regis Homes Bay Area, LLC. 

Robert Lowe (MBA '64)

Bob Lowe is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lowe Enterprises, a privately owned diversified national real estate company active in commercial, hospitality and residential property investment, development and management. 

Phil Mahoney ('81)

Newmark Cornish & Carey Executive Vice President Phil Mahoney is one of the most successful commercial real estate brokers in Northern California. He brings to his clients a unique understanding, perspective and awareness of the successful technology markets serving both the Boston Area and Silicon Valley.

Michael Matkins ('67)

Michael Matkins ('67) is a founding partner of Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP and one of the country's leading lawyers in real estate development and finance.

Bowen H. "Buzz" McCoy ('58)

Buzz McCoy was a General Partner of Morgan Stanley where he developed and ran the commercial real estate finance unit for many years. In 2000 he was named a “20th Century Icon” in commercial real estate by National Real Estate Investor for his work integrating commercial real estate finance into the capital market system.

Susan Meaney ('82)

Susan Meaney is a Managing Director at Makena Capital Management where she is responsible for overseeing Makena’s Real Assets investments, including Real Estate and Natural Resources. She is a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Ron D. Sturzenegger ('82)

Sturzenegger is responsible for the bank’s efforts to provide solutions to customers in need of mortgage assistance; mortgage servicing portfolio strategy; the homes donation program; and the resolution of residential mortgage representation and warranties repurchase claims.

Dan Rosenfeld ('75)

Dan Rosenfeld ('75) is President of the George Crenshaw Development Company. Previously he was Senior Deputy to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas focusing on economic development, land use, sustainability and transportation issues.