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Accomplished fund development professional Julia Foster has joined nonprofit Project Access as the organization’s chief development officer. Project Access strives to be the leading provider of vital health, education and employment services for families, children and seniors living in low-income housing communities,
In her new role, she will concentrate on increasing the organization’s donor base and revenues generated from its fundraising activities in support of the Project Access vision that all residents of affordable housing communities have the opportunity to achieve self-sufficiency and maximize their full potential.
Prior to joining Project Access, she was the chief development officer at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, one of California's most imaginative performing arts venues. Her previous experience also includes four years with Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Orange County’s acclaimed arts institution and a multidisciplinary cultural campus. She joined that organization as associate director of Annual Giving before being promoted to director, and subsequently was named director of Major Gifts.
Earlier in her career, she was the development manager for Cultural Programs at Vail Valley Foundation in Vail, Colorado. Additionally, her community leadership roles include serving as an appointed commissioner on a Planning & Zoning Commission, as a board member of the Vail Valley Theatre Company, a review panelist for a cultural affairs grant program, a dance teacher and a guest lecturer at UCI. She was also a professional modern dancer and musical theatre performer in New York City.
Foster earned an Executive MBA from The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University in Orange, California and a B.A. in Dance from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
February 21, 2014
Kay Rackauckas, managing partner of Keller Rackauckas LLP, a nationally prominent law firm in Irvine, is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to the list of “Top Boutique Firms of 2014,” a... Read More
October 24, 2014
Alex Musetti has joined the Orange County office of Hughes Marino, Southern California’s leading tenant representation firm. As vice president, he will continue to represent corporate tenants and buye... Read More
October 23, 2014
ARQ, an award-winning wireless network company based in Irvine, has named David Pandoria its new Vice President of Business Development. The company, which designs, installs and maintains sophisticate... Read More
October 22, 2014
Fish & Tsang LLP recently added Dr. Minyoung Shin as an associate to support the firm’s intellectual property practice. Dr. Shin received her law degree from University of California, Irvine and holds... Read More
October 21, 2014
When Amy Sorenby lost her two-year-old daughter in 2003, she vowed to go back to school to become a nurse as a tribute to the care her daughter received before her death. Now working as a Certified Nu... Read More
October 21, 2014
The Picerne Group welcomes Michael Massie as executive vice president. Massie was previously the development director at Jamboree Housing Corporation. Massie holds a bachelor’s degree in economics wi... Read More
October 20, 2014
Craig Glorioso Craig Glorioso, of counsel of the real estate practice at Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has joined Susan G. Komen Orange County's board of directors. After his wife was diagnosed with breast ... Read More
October 17, 2014
|Dr. Karen Smith
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October 17, 2014
Electron Beam Engineering, Inc.(EBE) has announced a $10,000 donation to Bethesda Lutheran Communities to benefit the Mosquero House, a supportive living home in Mission Viejo. Among the residents is ... Read More
October 15, 2014
|Steven N. Reenders
Sunwest Bank expanded its Board of Directors by appointing veteran banker Steven N. Reenders. The president of The Reenders Company, a consulting and investment firm, Reenders has nearly three decades... Read More
October 14, 2014