Meet the Alumni Council

  • President, Rahmi Mowjood '90

    Rahmi Mowjood ’90 graduated from Claremont McKenna with a dual degree in pre-medical sciences and theater. He went onto Western University Health Sciences and completed his medical training at College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. In the wake of the tsunami in Southeast Asia, Rahmi traveled back to his native Sri Lanka to help treat those affected by the devastation. He currently runs his own family medicine practice in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Member since 2010.

  • Vice President & Regional Representative for Los Angeles, Lisa Miller '89

    Lisa Miller ’89 is the Vice President of West Region Marketing for Northern Trust. At Webb, Lisa was a member of the yearbook staff and soccer team. She attended the University of Southern California where she earned both a Bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature and a Master’s of Fine Arts. She is the Past President of the Junior League of Los Angeles and she is active with Luminaries Juniors, Juniors of Social Service, and March of Dimes. Member since 2003.

  • Coleen Martinez '86

    Director, Coleen Martinez '86

    Coleen Martinez ’86 earned her BA in Spanish from Pitzer College and MA in Education from Claremont Graduate School. For the past seven years, Coleen has worked as a second grade teacher at Foothill Country Day School. She currently resides in Upland, California with her husband, Hector Martinez, Director of College Guidance at The Webb Schools. Member since 2001.

  • Jim Hall '59

    Director, Jim Hall '59

    Jim Hall ’59 is a Physiology and Biophysics professor at UC Irvine, School of Medicine. In 1994, he was named a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, an honor bestowed upon him by his peers for meritorious contributions to science. Jim received a BA from Pomona College, a PhD in Physics from UC Riverside, and a post doctorate degree in biology and biophysics from Caltech. While at Webb, Jim was Student Body President, an honor committeeman, and the co-editor of El Espejo. He also played football, basketball, and baseball. Jim resides in Laguna Beach, California with his wife. Member since 2004.

  • Dwight Morgan '65

    Member at Large, Dwight Morgan '65

    Dwight Morgan ’65 is formerly an Area Communications Technician for Southern California Edison Company. He is now retired and enjoys traveling and participating in a car club for Chevy SSR convertible owners. While at Webb, Dwight was an avid member of the Camera Club, the peccary society, and the theater stage crew. Although he graduated from another high school, Dwight greatly appreciated his time at Webb. He joined the Alumni Council in 2005.

  • Member at Large, Doug Gregg '66

    Doug Gregg '66 is a longtime supporter of Webb and a past reunion chair. He resides in Carlsbad with his wife Christine. Doug was a Deputy District Attorney for the County of San Diego, until his retirement in 2008. He attended USC for his undergrad and received his JD from California Western Law. At Webb, Doug was a member of the choir for four years (under the direction of Bill Blanchard '51), and a member of the folk singing group, New Essex Three. He was also an active member of Block W, playing varsity tennis for three years, JV football, and varsity football. Member since 2012.

  • Bill Halstead '67

    Member at Large, Bill Halstead '67

    Bill Halstead ’67 has held the titles of vice president for Dean Witter Company, vice president of Morgan Olmstead Kennedy & Gardner Capital, and vice president of Bateman Eichler, Hill Richards. While at Webb, Bill played football, ran track, and sang for the glee club. He later served in the US Army and graduated from UC Santa Barbara where he majored in Law and Society and minored in Economics. Bill and his wife Zandra are retired and splitting their time living in Pine Mountain Club, California and Prescott, Arizona. Member since 1984.

  • Member at Large, Joe Thomas '70

    Joe Thomas ’70 is currently living in Rancho Cucamonga with his wife, Cheryl. He is the broker-owner of Realty World ALL STARS in Alta Loma and Red Carpet Escrow Services. He studied English Literature at Claremont McKenna College and Business at Cal Poly Pomona. In 1976 he joined Cornet Stores, a chain of general merchandise retail stores headquartered in Pasadena, California and retired in 1996 as Chief Operations Officer. He began a new career helping clients purchase and sell residential real estate. That evolved into teaching real estate service, presentations and marketing to agents throughout Southern California until he opened his brokerage in 2007. Joe and Cheryl are volunteer puppy raisers for Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit Service Dog provider. Joe is currently serving on the Planned Giving Advisory Council for The Webb Schools and is an enthusiastic supporter of the Alf Museum and red wine. This is Joe's first year on the Alumni Council.

  • Member at Large, Bob Connolly '89

    Bob Connolly '89 is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Executive Director of Connolly Counseling & Assessment, with locations in Claremont, Pasadena, Los Angeles and Orange County. Bob's parents were math teachers at Webb from 1982 to 1991, and his two sisters Sara '90 and Veronica '93, also attended Webb. In 1998 Bob lived with and took care of Ray Alf during his last year on campus. After Webb, Bob attended Pitzer College and worked as a math tutor and then as a social worker. He got his MA in theology from Claremont School of Theology and then his doctorate in psychology from Alliant International University. Bob has been an active alumnus hosting students and young alumni for Unbounded Days and Webb@Work internships.

  • Member at Large, Kunal Shah '97

    Kunal Shah '97 is a founding partner at PBS Engineers in Glendora, California. He has been an active volunteer for many years, serving as a reunion chair, class agent, and a frequest guest speaker at Sophomore Career Evening. Kunal received his BS with honors from UC Irvine. He lives in Orange County with his wife and two children.

  • Member at Large, Preston Clarke '98

    Preston Clarke ’98 graduated from Wheaton College with a BA in Economics and earned his MBA from the University of Arizona. He is an Associate at the CIC Group, an investment group based in Arizona and the former COO of Matador Network an online travel magazine and journalism school. While at Webb, Preston was a dorm prefect and a member of the varsity soccer, swim, and water polo teams. He currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona. On the Council, Preston has been active in supporting the Webb15 Affinity group and Webb@Work internship program. Member since 2009.

  • Member at Large, Kathy Sun '02

    Kathy Sun '02 graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a BS in Animal Physiology & Neuroscience and a BA in Psychology. She is currently the Marketing Manager at Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. and has played a major role in coordinating the company's Rose Parade floats. She has also been involved with the UCSD Alumni Los Angeles Regional Club since 2006 and currently serves as Club President. While at Webb, Kathy was a Dorm Counselor at North Hutch and was active on the volleyball and basketball teams. Member since 2013.

  • Member at Large, Jordan Taylor '02

    Jordan Taylor '02 received a BA from Cornell University and a JD from University of Notre Dame School of Law. He has been an active volunteer serving as a reunion chair and guest speaker at Sophomore Career Evening. While at Webb, Jordan was a boarder, Rogers Scholar and member of the track team. Currently he is Director of Business Development for The Bergwind Group in Century City. Member since 2013.

  • Member at Large, Stephanie Ho '04

    Stephanie Ho ’04 is the Manager of Corporate Development at MGM Studios and moonlights as a cycle instructor at Equinox in Downtown LA. She is an MBA candidate at UCLA Anderson School of Management and has a BS in business management from Boston College. While at Webb, she played on the varsity basketball and track and field teams and was also a member of the student council. She has served as class agent since 2013 and co-chaired her 10-year class reunion. This is her first year on the Alumni Council.

  • Member at Large, Jessica Anand Gupta '05

    Jessica Anand Gupta ’05 graduated from Wellesley College with a BA in Political Science & Spanish Studies in 2009. She currently resides and works in San Francisco for Great Place to Work(R), a management consulting firm that specializes in workplace culture. Member since 2013.

  • Member at Large, Whitney (Sevesind) Wharton '05

    Whitney (Sevesind) Wharton '05 received her BA in psychology from Georgetown University. She was formerly an Assistant Managing Clerk for the law firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in Washington, DC. Whitney and her husband relocated to southern California in July 2013, and she started work as a Project Engineer with Dickinson Cameron Construction Co. in Carlsbad. She is currently a Project Engineer at Tri-North Builders and is co-chair of the Alumni Council's Women of Webb Affinity group.

  • Member at Large, Jessica Dholakia '07

    Jessica Dholakia '07 graduated from George Washington University. She is a Marketing Manager at Taulia Inc. based in San Francisco. Member since 2013.

  • Member at Large, Katherine Kilmer '10

    Katherine Kilmer '10 graduated from Bryn Mawr College in May 2014. She joined the Council in 2012, serving as the Regional Rep in Philadelphia for two years. She has now back in Los Angeles enrolled at Pepperdine University's School of Law. Member since 2012.

  • Member at Large, Ken Liu '10

    Ken Liu ’10 graduated from Harvard University with a degree in government. He recently moved back to Los Angeles to join his family’s business, American Chung Nam, a global recycling company. While at Webb, Ken was an Honor Committeeman, a Senior Ambassador, on the Service Council, and ran cross country. He co-chaired his 5-year class reunion in 2015. This is his first year on the council.

  • Regional Representative, San Francisco, Will Habos '04

    Will Habos '04 is an MBA candidate at Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously he worked in the investment banking field for Canaccord Genuity. He has a BS in finance and accounting from New York University's Stern School of Business. Member since 2014.

  • Regional Representative, Silicon Valley: Sameer Dholakia '91

    Sameer Dholakia '91 is the CEO of a growth-stage SaaS company named SendGrid. He formerly was the Group VP and GM of the Cloud Platforms Group for Citrix Systems and CEO of VMLogix, Inc., which was acquired by Citrix in 2010. Sameer received his AB and AM from Stanford and his MBA from Harvard. This is his first year serving as Regional Rep for the Silicon Valley area.

  • Regional Representative, Portland, Jason Blackwell '91

    Jason Blackwell '91, who joined the Council in 2012, has been involved with the Council's archiving project and networking programs, like Webb@Work. He welcomes the opportunity to meet members of the Webb community in the Portland area. He is the Operations Manager for the Portland Center for the Performing Arts. Previously he worked for the San Francisco Ballet. Jason received his bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley.

  • Regional Representative, New Orleans, Albert Walsh '00

    Albert Walsh '00 joined the Council in 2012. He received his bachelor's from UC Santa Barbara. Albert is a partner of Bastion Developments, LLC, a construction company in New Orleans, Louisiana. Albert and his wife Jordan Shay are also the owners of Castle Rock Ranch Camp in Kingston, Idaho. Albert has many family members who attended Webb: his sister Kate Garrett '02 and brother Robert '04; and his cousins Lawrence Tollenaere '03, Anna Simle '05 and Matt Abrams '10.

  • Co-Regional Representative, Boston, Lily Chen '04

    Lily Chen ’04 is a Portfolio Manager Associate at Eaton Vance, a financial company in Boston, MA. After graduating from Webb, she received her BA in Mathematics and Psychology from Bryn Mawr College and completed her Master’s Degree in Mathematical Finance at Boston University. As a student, Lily was a Dorm Council member for South Hutch and was active on the swimming and water polo teams. Member since 2011.

  • Co-Regional Representative, Boston, Dakota Santana-Grace '11

    Dakota Santana-Grace '11 graduated cum laude from Harvard University with a degree in Government. At Webb, Dakota founded the debate team, was a Peccary Scholar, and an active member of Webb's theater and performing arts scene. He is currently an Associate at the Boston Consulting Group and is based out of their Boston office. He is excited to serve as Regional Representative for the Boston area and looks forward to working with the Webb alumni community. This is Dakota's first year on the Alumni Council.

  • Regional Representative, New York, Tim Tzeng '06

    Timothy Tzeng '06 currently works at JPMorgan Asset Management in New York City, where he also earned his BA in History from Columbia University. He looks forward to welcoming Webbies to New York and fostering connections in our alumni network across the country. Tim also serves as one of the class agents for the Class of 2006. At Webb, Tim was a Co-Chairman of the Honor Committee and member of the Cum Laude Society. Member since 2013.

  • David Ivey-Soto '82

    Co-Regional Representative, Washington, DC, David Ivey-Soto '82

    David Ivey-Soto ’82 received an AOS from the Culinary Institute of America and a M.B.A. from the College of William & Mary. He is currently working as an executive chef and managing partner at Chef David Industries. He is also the former National Secretary for the American Culinary Federation. Member since 2003.

  • Co-Regional Representative, Washington, DC: Brad Sargent '94

    Brad Sargent '94 joined the Council in 2014 as our Young Alumni Regional Rep in Washington, DC. Brad received his bachelor's degree from Boston University. He's been an active volunteer, serving as class agent for the past 4 years and a 20th reunion committee member.

  • Co-Regional Representative, Hong Kong, Timothy Sun '89

    Timothy Sun '89 is a graduate of University of Southern California. He recently was Managing Director and Head of Equity for CCB International Securities Limited. He This is Timothy's first year serving as the Council's Regional Rep in Hong Kong.

  • Co-Regional Representative, Hong Kong, Keating Leung '98

    Keating Leung '98 received his bachelor in business administrationand computer science from University of Southern California. In 2004, he started a company in manufacturing and designing auto parts for auto manufactures. While at Webb, Keating was a member of the varsity water polo, wrestling and swim teams. He currently resides in Hong Kongwith his wife and daughter.