Meet our Mentors.

Co-Chair
Original FL Co-Founder
James Boyce
Mentor
San Diego State University
Jim is the retired CEO of RSF National Bank. He and his wife Bev are deeply dedicated to higher learning; even raising two children who became educators. He enjoys golf, travel, bridge and genealogy.
Co-Chair
Bev Boyce
Mentor
San Diego State University
An experienced teacher, Bev taught school in 3 states plus English as a Second Language. Her son is a local teacher and her daughter is a college professor. Her interests include cooking, golf, bridge, travel and gardening.
Alyce Ashcraft
Mentor
Arizona State University
Alyce was an English major with career posts including positions at The Emporium and Intel Corporation. She is currently VP of Ashcraft Investment Company. Alyce and Jim enjoy their five grandchildren in Cincinnati and Manhattan Beach.
Jim Ashcraft
Mentor
San Diego State University
San Diego State University (MBA)
Jim was previously employed by IBM and Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate. He has been with Ashcraft Investments since 1985. Married to Alyce, with sons, John and Tom.
Tom Black
Mentor
General Motors Institute
Texas A&M (MS, PhD)
Tom is retired from California Safety Associates Inc. He's highly educated with multiple advanced degrees including a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering. His hobbies include walking and tennis.
Peggy Brooks
Mentor
Georgetown University
Peggy’s working career has included research jobs in university historical manuscripts’ collections as well as teaching. She has always juggled volunteer commitments with work and family life. She is currently serving as vice president of the RSF Historical Society. She enjoys bridge, dancing, reading, cooking and travel.
Susie Callahan
Mentor
San Diego State University
Susan has always been active in her community. She is currently an Area Governor for Rotary District 5340 and is a Past President of RSF Rotary Club. She and her husband, Eamon, love traveling.
Luis Carranza
Mentor
UC San Diego
Luis is the Senior Loan Officer at PrimeLending with over 20 years of experience in residential lending. He currently is an Assistant Governor for Rotary International District 5340 & Past President of Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club.
Dan Henderson
Mentor
Toledo University
Ohio State University (DDS)
Dan has worked in General Dentistry in Pacific Beach for 46 years. His interests are golf, bridge, reading and travel.
Karen Henderson
Mentor
Ohio State University
San Diego State University (MA)
Karen has her Master's degree in Education and has served as a teacher and Director of Bridges Learning Center for 14 years. Her interests include tennis, golf, reading, bridge, travel, and cooking.
Chuck Kendall
Mentor
UCLA
Chuck played football on scholarship before building a career in commercial real estate and property development. He's a former Board member of the RSF Foundation, RSF Library Guild and Pasadena Children's Hospital. He enjoys weight training, swimming and golf.
Gail Kendall
Mentor
Penn State University
Gail Kendall was employed 20 years with Ticketron; the last decade of which she served as Area Manager, San Diego. She is a founding member and officer of Future Legends; also, President of Community Concerts of RSF. Interests: Golf and fitness/weight training.
Phillip Larsen
Mentor
DePaul University
University of Chicago (MBA)
Phillip's career accolades include Computer Programmer, IT Manager, VP of Finance, and General Manager of Europe. He enjoys golf and the stock market.
John Robinson
Mentor
University of Oregon
Coach John is a College Football Hall of Famer best known for coaching the USC Trojans & Los Angeles Rams. His USC teams won 4 Rose Bowls and a national championship. Today, he splits time between broadcasting and philanthropy.
Beverly Robinson
Mentor
Louisiana State University
Beverly is a Wealth Advisor at Jackey/Robinson Group. Her career in Finance includes working with some of the biggest names in banking. Her professional and personal passions intersect by helping people realize their goals for a brighter future.

Along with ...

Rob Ashley
Elie Feghali
Lori Feghali
Scott Free
Franci Free
Lenore Hammes
Mike Hammes
Joy Lyndes
Terri Matthews
Howard Matthews
John Snyder
Stacy Snyder
Carolyn Sweeney
Bob Sweeney
Erin Weidner
Betty Williams
Dennis Williams
Christy Wilson
Jeff Wilson

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