2016 Honorees

Mother Rosalie Clifton Hill Award

Sam K. Attisha ’89 (BBA)

Vice President of Business Development and External Affairs, Cox Communications, California Operations


Bishop Charles Francis Buddy Award

Miguel D. Vasquez ’94 (BBA)

CEO and Chair, California Foundation Fund


Chet and Marguerite Pagni Family Athletic Hall of Fame

Leigh Ann (Robinson) Brown ’08 (BA)

Women’s Soccer, 2004 - 2007


Author E. Hughes Career Achievement Awards


College of Arts and Sciences

Maj. Gen. William M. Matz Jr. (Ret.) ’73 (MA)

U.S. Army


School of Business Administration

Vincent J. Kasperick ’84 (BBA)

Founder and CEO, AimLoan.com


Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science

Pablo Velez ’06 (PhD)

Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center


Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies

Janice Deaton, JD ’10 (MA)

Lawyer, Law Offices of Janice Deaton


School of Law

The Honorable David L. Camp ’78 (JD)

Senior Policy Advisor, PricewaterhouseCoopers


Alumni Emerging Leader Awards


School of Leadership and Education Sciences

Diana Combs Neebe, ’08 (MEd)

English Teacher and Instructional Technology Coach, Sacred Heart Preparatory


Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering

Andrew Putnam ’03 (BS/BA)

Principal Research Hardware Design Engineer, Microsoft Research