List of Santa Clara University people

= University presidents =

*John Nobili, S.J., 1851-56
*Nicholas Congiato, S.J., 1856-57
*Felix Cicaterri, S.J., 1857-61
*Burchard Villiger, S.J., 1861-65
*Aloysius Masnata, S.J., 1865-68
*Aloysius Varsi, S.J., 1868-76
*Aloysius Brunengo, S.J., 1876-80
*John Pinasco, S.J., 1880-83
*Robert E. Kenna, S.J., 1883-88
*John Pinasco, S.J. 1988-93
*Joseph W. Riordan, S.J. 1893-99
*Robert E. Kenna, S.J., 1899-1905
*Richard A. Gleeson, S.J., 1905-10
*James P. Morrissey, S.J., 1910-13
*Walter F. Thornton, S.J., 1913-18
*Timothy L. Murphy, S.J., 1918-21
*Zacheus J. Maher, S.J., 1921-26
*Cornelius J. McCoy, S.J., 1926-32
*James J. Lyons, S.J., 1932-35
*Louis C. Rudolph, S.J. 1935-40
*Charles J. Walsh, S.J., 1940-45
*William C. Gianera, S.J. 1945-51
*Herman J. Hauck, S.J. 1951-58
*Patrick A. Donahoe, S.J. 1958-68
*Thomas D. Terry, S.J. 1968-76
*William J. Rewak. S.J. 1976-88
*Paul L. Locatelli, S.J. 1988-Current

anta Clara University Board of Trustees

*Mary G.F. Bitterman, President of the Bernard Osher Foundation
*Rev. Gregory Bonfiglio, SJ, President of Jesuit High School in Sacramento.
*Mike Carey, President of Seirus Gloves and Accessories and Head Referee for the NFL
*Louis M. Castruccio, Partner at Irell & Manella
*Winston H. Chen, Ph.D., Chairman of Paramitas Foundation
*Rev. Gerald T. Cobb, S.J., Chair of the Department of English at Seattle University
*Rev. Joseph P. Daoust, S.J., President, Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
*David C. Drummond, VP Corporate Development and Chief Counsel, Google
*Rev. Eduardo C. Fernandez, S.J., Associate Professor of Pastoral Theology and Ministry at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley
*Robert J. Finocchio, Jr., retired corporate Director of Informix
*Rebecca Guerra, Vice President of Human Resources at Extreme Networks
*Salvador Gutierrez, President of Western Technology Investments
*Ellen Marie Hancock, Consultant
*Jennifer Konecny, Consultant
*Jack D. Kuehler, retired President of IBM Corporation
*Paul L. Locatelli, S.J., President of Santa Clara University
*Rupert H. Johnson, Jr., Vice Chairman of Franklin Resources, Inc.
*J. Terrence “Terry” Lanni, CEO and Chairman of the Board at MGM Mirage, Las Vegas
*John (Jack) C. Lewis, retired Chairman of Amdahl Corporation
*Lorry I. Lokey, President/Owner of Business Wire
*Donald L. Lucas, Private Investor Sand Hill Financial
*Rev. Gerdenio (Sonny) Manuel, S.J., Rector of the Jesuit Community at Santa Clara University
*A.C. (Mike) Markkula, Owner of A.C.M. Investments and cofounder of Apple Computer
*Michael T. McCarthy, Consultant
*Regis McKenna, Chairman of The McKenna Group
*Rev. Joseph M. McShane, S.J., President of Fordham University
*Richard M. Moley, Founding Venture Partner of Storm Ventures
*Edward A. Panelli, Chairman Emeritus of Judicial, Arbitration & Mediation Services
*Leon E. Panetta, Director Panetta Institute for Public Policy at the California State University, Monterey Bay
*Robert Peters, private investor and former Cisco marketing chief
*Rev. John A. Privett, S.J., Rector at the Weston Jesuit School of Theology
*P. Anthony Ridder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Knight Ridder
*Tasce R. Simon, Medical student at UCSF
*Rev. Francis R. Smith, S.J., Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies at Santa Clara University
*Robert H. Smith, Managing Director of Smith & Crowley, Inc.
*John A. Sobrato, Chairman of Sobrato Development Companies
*Larry W. Sonsini, Chairman and CEO of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
*William E. Terry, retired Executive Vice President of Hewlett Packard Company
*Agnieszka Winkler, Consultant

anta Clara University: notable alumni

Arts and Literature

* Reza Aslan (1995), Iranian-American scholar; author of "No god but God"
* Lisa S. Cahill (1970), theologian, ethics professor, Boston College
* Gilbert P. Carrasco (JD), professor of law at Willamette University; civil rights lawyer
* Ernest de Saisset, early Californian artist
* Lawrence A. Fernsworth, (1914) journalist and author
* Jeff Ferriell (JD), professor of law at Capital University; co-author of "Understanding Contracts"; co-author of "Understanding Bankruptcy (2d ed. 2007)
* Jim Garrison, (1973), theologian, philosopher, and cofounder of the State of the World Forum
* George F. Giacomini Jr. (1956), history professor and assistant to the president, Santa Clara University
* Khaled Hosseini (1988), author of nationally best-selling novel "The Kite Runner".
* Francisco Jimenez (1966), novelist, modern languages professor, Santa Clara University
* Francis L. Keegan (1949), former president of Salem State College
* Paul Locatelli (1960), president, Santa Clara University
* Carlos Lopez (1958), M.S. '70, president, Menlo College
* Patricia A. O'Hara (1971), dean, Notre Dame Law School
* Richard Traina (1958), retired president, Clark University
* Manuel Valencia, early California landscape painter

Athletics

* Frank Arellanes, commonly believed to be the first Mexican-American pitcher to play in the American League (Boston Red Sox, 1908-10)
* Dennis Awtrey (1970), former professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Seattle SuperSonics
* Bryan Barker, prosessional football player St. Louis Rams
* Bruce Bochte, former MLB all-star and player for the California Angels, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, and Oakland Athletics
* Paul Bravo, former member of the United States men's national soccer team
* Nelson Briles, former MLB for the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers (baseball), and St. Louis Cardinals
* Mike Carey (American football official), (1971), NFL official and owner of Seirus Innovation
* Joe Cannon (soccer) (1989), professional soccer player
* Brandi Chastain (1991), professional soccer player, two-time World Cup winner with US women's national team
* Ryan Cochrane*, (2004), Major League Soccer player for the San Jose Earthquakes
* Doug Cosbie, former NFL tight end (Dallas Cowboys)
* Steve Cronin*, (2004), Major League Soccer goalie for the Los Angeles Galaxy
* Tim Cullen, MLB player for the Washington Senators and Oakland Athletics
* Rick Davis, former captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team
* Eric Denton, Major League Soccer player for the Colorado Rapids
* Bill Duffy (1982), president & CEO of BDA Sports Management (sports agent)
* Brent Jones (1985), former professional football player for the San Francisco 49ers; 4-time Pro Bowler; 3-time World Champion; Current CBS NFL Analyst
* Mike Macfarlane, former MLB player for the Kansas City Royals, Boston Red Sox, and Oakland Athletics
* Steve Nash (1996), National Basketball Association player; 2005, 2006 NBA MVP
* Dan Pastorini (1971), Pro Bowl football player for the Houston Oilers
* Ross Parmenter (1996), Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds
* Marv Owen, former MLB player for the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox, and Boston Red Sox
* Kurt Rambis (1980), National Basketball Association player; NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers; Current Assistant Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers ("See [http://www.kurtrambis.com www.kurtrambis.com] for more info".)
* Cam Rast (1992), captain of 1989 NCAA championship Broncos soccer team; two time first team All American; member of 1992 Olympic team; Board of Directors of U.S. Soccer Federation; advisor to the U.S. Olympic committee and current head coach of SCU men's soccer team.
* Ron Reis, professional wrestler
* Jeff Stewart (2001), Major League Soccer player for the Colorado Rapids
* Jamil Walker (2003), Major League Soccer player for D.C. United
* Randy Winn (1997), professional baseball player for the San Francisco Giants
* Nick Vanos, former professional basketball player

Business

* Everett Alvarez, (1960), decorated war hero and president of Conwal Consulting
* Michonne Ascuaga (1983), president of John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino
* Donald Barbieri (1968), former CEO WestCoast Hospitality Corp
* Leigh Belden (1979), president, VeriLink Corporation
* Julianne Biagini, (2000 MBA) CFO, Endwave
* Mary Bitterman (1966), president, James Irvine Foundation, former CEO, KQED Broadcasting
* Roger Brunello (1963), president and chairman of Le Boulanger Inc.
* Lewis Chew (1984), CFO of National Semiconductor
* Alan Cordano (1965), owner, Cordano Co.
* David Drummond (Google), (1985), vice president and general counsel, Google
* Charles Kissner 1973 MBA, chairman & former CEO of Stratex Networks
* Jack Kuehler (1954), former president of IBM
* Thomas A. Lacey, (MBA) CEO and Chairman of International DisplayWorks; former VP of Intel
* Thomas Fanoe (1968), former president, Levis USA and Joe Boxer Corp.
* Gary Filizetti (1967), president of Devcon Construction
* Robert J. Finocchio Jr. (1973), retired director, Informix
* David Fry (1983), chief information officer and co-founder, Fry's Electronics
* John Fry (1978), president and co-founder, Fry's Electronics
* Randy Fry (1980), co-founder, Fry's Electronics
* Michael L. Hackworth, (1963), chairman, Cirrus Logic
* Jennifer Konecny, (1968), senior vice president, Novell Inc.
* Jack Lazar, (1987), CFO, Atheros Communications
* Mike Maciag, (1987), CEO, Electric Cloud
* Ryan Maynard, (1991), VP of Finance & Acting CFO, Rigel Pharmaceuticals
* David Mooring, (1980), former president, board member, Rambus
* Gregory McNulty, (1977), former CEO of Cranite and former executive of Microsoft
* Peter Oppenheimer, (1987 MBA), current CFO of Apple Computer
* Betsy Rafael, (1983), CFO & vice president of finance, Aspect Communications
* George Reyes, (1979 MBA), CFO, Google
* Stephen Schott, (1960), former owner of the Oakland Athletics
* John A. Sobrato, (1960), owner, Sobrato Development Companies
* Erik Tobiason, president, Vitronics Soltec
* James M. Walker, (1978 MBA) President and CEO, Alara
* Kevin Yeaman, (1988), CFO, Dolby Laboratories

Engineering

* William (Bill) J. Adams, (1937), Former Chief Project Engineer, FMC Central Engineering Laboratory
* Donald T. Comer, (PhD 1968), Professor and former Endowed Chair of Electrical Engineering at Brigham Young University
* Brendan Eich, B.Sc. c. 1982, Creator of JavaScript, Chief Technology Officer of the Mozilla Corporation
* John C. Fitzpatrick, President & Chief Executive Officer, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
* Robert Freitas, (PhD), Nanotechnology pioneer and legal scholar
* Phil Go (1981, 1983), Chief Information Officer, Barton Malow
* Frank S. Greene, Jr., (PhD), Developed high-speed computer systems as engineer and President/CEO of ZeroOne Systems Now a venture capitalist with New Vista Capital
* Susanna (Johnson) Harding (1984) Software Validation and Verification for the nuclear industry
* Tuoc Luong, Executive Vice President of Engineering & Technology, Ask Jeeves
* Chris Malachowsky, M.S. 19??, co-founder of NVIDIA
* John T. “Jack” Mullin, (1936), pioneer of early magnetic tape recording technology and founder of the laugh track.
* Dr. Tina L. Panontin, Chief Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center
* John Quilici, Chief Engineer, United Technologies Corp.
* Dave Sousa, (1997), CEO and Co-founder of Uptilt
* Eskil Bendz, (1997), CEO and founder of Bullfita Industries
* Anthony (Tony) Turturici, (1951), Former Director of Public Works, City of San Jose
* Rajesh Advani, Technical Consultant, India

Entertainment

* Andy Ackerman, (1978), TV producer and director, "Seinfeld"
* Max Baer, Jr., American actor
* Thomas Buckner, (1964), baritone
* Andy Devine, Western character actor
* Clay M. Greene, (1869), playwright, [http://www.ibdb.com/person.asp?ID=4867|Broadway Shows] , [http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0338708/|Filmography]
* Jerry Howarth, (1968), radio broadcaster for the Toronto Blue Jays
* Neal Jimenez, (1982), movie screenwriter, "River's Edge"
* Paul Kantner* (1959–1961), guitarist and singer for Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship
* Jorma Kaukonen, American guitarist; lead guitarist of Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna
* Ron Lagomarsino, (1973), stage and TV director, "Picket Fences", "Driving Miss Daisy"
* Michael Malone, (1975), MBA '77, author, former editor of "Forbes ASAP"
* Mary Mazur, (1979), TV producer, "American Family", vice president KCET
* Shemar Moore (1992) - actor
* Barry O'Brien, (1979), TV writer/producer, "Hanging with Mr. Cooper"
* Anthony Quartuccio, (1987), music director, West Coast Lyric Opera
* Kurtwood Smith* (1968) Award winning actor; "Red" from "That 70's Show"

Journalism

* Jeff Brazil (1985), won Pulitzer Prize in journalism, "Orlando Sentinel"
* Valentine S. McClatchy, (1879), former editor of the "Sacramento Bee" and co-owner of the McClatchy Company
* Charles K. McClatchy, (1901), former editor of the "Sacramento Bee" and co-owner of the McClatchy Company

Public service

* Elizabeth Birch, (1985), executive director, Human Rights Campaign
* Peter M. Brockman, (1959), Oregon state senator representing Deschutes and Klamath Counties 1985-1993
* Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr.*, (attended 1959), mayor of Oakland, former governor of California
* Mike Espy (JD, 1978), first African-American Secretary of Agriculture
* Sam Farr, member of the United States House of Representatives
* Michael Fischer, (1964), former executive director, Sierra Club
* A. P. Hamann, (1932), former city manager of San Jose, California
* Cecil R. King, former member of Congress, California (fourteen terms)
* Paul Laxalt, (JD), former U.S. Senator from Nevada
* Robert J. Lagomarsino, (1953, JD), former member of the United States House of Representatives from California
* Zoe Lofgren (1975), member of Congress, California
* William G. Lorigan (1903 PhD), Justice of the Supreme Court of California
* Tom McEnery (1967), MA History '70, former mayor of San Jose, California
* Patricia Mahan (1980), mayor of Santa Clara
* Bob Miller (1967), former governor of Nevada
* Frank Murkowski* (1955), governor of Alaska
* Dee Dee Myers (1983), former White House press secretary
* Janet Napolitano (1979), governor of Arizona
* Gavin Newsom (1989), mayor of San Francisco
* Edward A. Panelli (1953), JD (1955), retired associate justice California Supreme Court
* Leon Panetta (1960), former U.S. Congressman and White House Chief of Staff
* Howard Wallace Pollock, former U.S. Congressman from Alaska
* Gary Podesto (1963), former mayor of Stockton
* Richard Riordan* (attended 1952), former mayor of Los Angeles
* Albert J. Ruffo (1936), former mayor of San Jose
* Jose Abad Santos* (pre-law; 1905), fifth Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
* Gregory P. Schmidt (1968), current Secretary of the Senate, State of California
* Augustus D. Splivalo (1859), former California treasurer
* Thomas Tang, first Chinese American appointed to the federal judiciary
* John Vasconcellos, California politician
* Stephen M. White, (1871), California state senator from Los Angeles
* Anthony Williams* (attended 1973), mayor of Washington, DC
* August Sebastiani (2002), Councilmember, Sonoma, CA

"*" Denotes that the individual did not graduate from Santa Clara University

Wine and spirits

* Fred Franzia (1965), owner of Bronco Winery and maker of Charles Shaw wine; potentially the largest grape producer in California.
* Michael Mondavi, (1966), chief executive, Robert Mondavi Winery
* Donny Sebastiani, (1999) Chief Marketing Officer, Don Sebastiani & Sons Winery
* Sam Sebastiani, (1962), MBA '66, winemaker/proprietor, Viansa Winery

*Thomas D. Terry, S.J., President of SCU 1968 - 1976, Ph.D. in oenology and last President of Jesuit-owned Novitiate Wines in Los Gatos.

Other

* Deora Bodley, SCU junior, 9/11 victim on United flight 93, crashed in Pennsylvania
* Captain Lawrence Getzfred, USN (1971), 9/11 victim at the Pentagon
* Brooke Hart, murder victim
* Andrew P. Hill, artist and prominent conservationist responsible for the creation of Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
* Selina Kuruleca, Fijian psychotherapist and public commentator
* James Pike*, controversial Episcopal bishop
* James Francis Smith (1878), military general
* Charles E. Stanton, military colonel and aid to General John J. Pershing in World War I. Stanton coined the phrase "Lafayette, we are here!" which was initially attributed to Pershing himself.

Santa Clara University: noted faculty

Current:

* [http://math.scu.edu/faculty/alexanderson.html Gerald L. Alexanderson] Mathematician
* [http://www.scu.edu/business/faculty/profiles/belotti.cfm Mario Belotti] Economist
* Paul Crowley Theologian
* [http://www.scu.edu/scm/fall2003/mm-fulbright.cfm Jane L. Curry] Political Science (Eastern Europe)
* David D. Friedman Economics and Law
* Paul Halmos (1906—2006), mathematician
* Ron Hansen Catholic novelist
* Michael J. Buckley Theologian
* [http://www.scu.edu/cas/polisci/eric.cfm Eric O. Hanson] Political Science (Politics and the Catholic Church; Chinese Politics)
* [http://www.scu.edu/engineering/horizons/2005spring/index.cfm|Dr. Al Hoagland] Engineering (Developed RAM, hard disk drives, and other digital storage hardware)
* [http://www.scu.edu/fjimenez/ Francisco Jimenez] Hispanic American Literature [http://www.scu.edu/news/releases/release.cfm?month=1102&story=Jimenez%20 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Award]
* Francine Patterson, Psychology
* [http://www.scu.edu/psychology/faculty/plante.cfm Thomas G. Plante] Psychologist (Abuse in the Catholic Church)
* [http://www.svec.org/hof/1996.html|Richard K. Pefley] Authority on alternative fuels
* Hersh Shefrin, Finance
* [http://www.scu.edu/business/faculty/profiles/statman.cfm Meir Statman] Finance
* [http://www.scu.edu/law/faculty/fulltime/fcty_1056.html Gerald Uelman] Law (Member of the OJ Simpson Defense Team 1994-1995)

Historical:

* [http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02360a.htm Joseph Bayma, S.J (1816-1892) Philosopher and mathematician]
* John J. Montgomery (1857-1911) Aviation pioneer " [http://www.scu.edu/scm/winter2003/mm-montgomery.cfm External article] "
* Jerome S. Ricard, S.J. "Padre of the Rains" (1850-1930) Seismologist and meteorologist
* George M. A. Schoener, S.J. "Padre of the Roses" (1864-1941) Botanist " [http://www.rdrop.com/~paul/gigantea.html External Article] "
* [http://www.scu.edu/deSaisset/exhibits/hubbard.html Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. "Glacier Priest" (1888-1962) Explorer and film maker]
* [http://www.svec.org/hof/1994.html|Dr. George Sullivan, founder of the SCU School of Engineering and recipient of Mechanical Engineer License No. 1 by Governor Earl Warren]
* Yaron Brook, president and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute

Santa Clara University: noted benefactors

* Thomas E. (BA 1922) and Dorothy Leavey - Co-founder of Farmers Insurance
* Lorry Lokey - Founder of Business Wire
* Louis B. Mayer - Metro Goldwyn Mayer
* Benjamin Swig - San Francisco businessman and philanthropist
* John A. Sobrato and family - Owner of Sobrato Development Companies


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