Rick Williams ‘84 (Antioch College, MA) has been appointed the Vice-Chair of Third Sector Capital Partners, of The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County Board of Directors. Williams is the former CEO of the Sobrato Family Foundation and the Founder and President of Realize Consulting Group. He also previously served as the Director of the Asset Funders Network and the National Programs Director of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation. Additionally, Williams served as the Deputy Director of the Santa Clara County Mental Health Department and as an Executive in several nonprofit organizations. Read the full article here.
Dr. Juan “Kiko” Suarez ’14 (PhD, GSLC) has been appointed Chief Academic Officer at Huntington Junior College in Huntington, WV. The appointment was made by HJC President Fred Fransen and is an important step in positioning the college for future success. As Chief Academic Officer, Suarez is tasked with growing the college’s academic offerings based on the needs of the local business community and national trends. This is a newly-created position “We are incredibly fortunate to bring Dr. Suarez on board, and are especially excited to draw on his expertise in competency-based learning and credentialing,” said Fransen. Suarez said that