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Patrick McClenahan

President and CEO

Patrick McClenahan accepted the role of President and CEO of Goodwill Southern California after overseeing the planning, development and implementation of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. As President and CEO, Patrick led a team of 450 employees and raised more than $100 million to put on the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world as 6,500 athletes from 164 countries inspired all with their courage, determination and joy.

Prior to the World Games, Patrick was a longtime sports and media executive in Los Angeles, including leading the largest local broadcast operation in the country, CBS 2 and KCAL 9. His career has also included leading the programming and production efforts of Prime Ticket and the Fox Sports Regional Networks and has been honored with six Emmy’s for his work in sports television.

Patrick is also active in providing leadership in the community having served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Southern California for 11 years. Patrick also serves in leadership roles on the boards of the Los Angeles Sports Council and the LA 84 Foundation.

A native of Los Angeles, Patrick is a University of Southern California alumnus. He and his wife, Karren, are the proud parents of Eric and Kelly. Kelly has Cerebral Palsy and is a key inspiration in Patrick’s desire to serve individuals with special needs.

Patrick is honored to have the opportunity to lead Goodwill Southern California’s efforts to Transform Lives Through the Power of Work.

Donald F. Crumrine, Flaherty & Crumrine

Board Chair

Donald Crumrine has served on the Board of Directors of Goodwill Southern California since 1978. During this period, he has participated in and as Chair of numerous Committees, including Finance and Investments. In 2013 he was elected 2nd Vice Chair, a two-year position, and then as 1st Vice Chair for the period 2015 – 2016. He is currently serving a two-year term as Chair of Goodwill SoCal.

Don earned a B.S. in Finance from the University of Southern California and his M.B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Don has focused on the management of portfolios of preferred securities since 1973 until his recent retirement.

After spending twelve years at the investment counsel firm Scudder, Stevens & Clark, in 1983 he co-founded Flaherty & Crumrine. While at Scudder, Don and his partner, Bob Flaherty, had built a reputation for excellence in the management of preferred security portfolios. As innovators in the development of strategies for hedging the general interest rate exposure of these portfolios, they founded the Flaherty & Crumrine to focus exclusively on managing preferred portfolios and their associated hedges. He has co-authored research papers presented to the CFA Institute, and has testified before the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on matters related to the preferred securities market.

Officers of the Board

  • Donald F. Crumrine
    Flaherty & Crumrine (ret.)
  • Thomas Murnane
    ARC Business Advisors
  • Laurence Midler
    CBRE Group, Inc.
  • Peter Starrett
    Peter Starrett Associates
  • Susan H. Stromgren
    Bank of the West (ret.)
  • Patrick McClenahan

Board of Directors

  • David M. Amar CFA
    Senior Portfolio Manager
    Managing Director
    Private Banking & Investment Group
    Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
  • Donald F. Crumrine
    Chairman, Flaherty & Crumrine (ret.)
  • Robert J. Hendricks
    Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • James D. Hicken
    Senior Vice President
    Community Bank
  • Diana Ingram
  • Kathleen C. Johnson
    Attorney at Law, Law Office of Kathleen C. Johnson
  • Jack E. Kaufman
    Attorney at Law, Kaufman, Kaufman & Miller
  • David A. Lusk
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Andrea Almeida Mack
    Senior Vice President, Institutional Marketing
    The TCW Group
  • Larry Midler
    Executive Vice President & General Counsel, CBRE Group, Inc.
  • Thomas Murnane
    Principal, ARC Business Advisors LLC
  • J. Blair Pence
    President, Pence Investment Corporation
  • Daniel J. Rendler
    Director, Customer Programs & Assistance
    Southern California Gas Company
  • Morgan W. St. John
  • Peter Starrett
    Operating Executive, Freeman Spogli
  • Susan H. Stromgren
    Executive Vice President. Bank of the West (ret.)
  • Terry Takeda
  • Mark Walberg
    TV Host & Producer

Senior Staff

  • Patrick McClenahan
    President and CEO
  • Tom Shaw
  • Gari Ann Douglass
  • Emily Bernhardt
    VP Financials & Controller
  • John Dell
    VP Information Technology
  • Chanya Blumenkrantz
    VP Development
  • Ray Tellez
    VP Retail Operations
  • Marla Eby
    Director, Marketing & Community Relations
  • Arturo Montanez
    Director Facilities
  • Lowell King
    Regional Operations Officer, Inland Empire
  • Louise Oliver
    Regional Operations Officer, San Fernando Valley
  • Mike Ganske
    VP Supply Chain
  • Simon Lopez
    VP Workforce & Career Development
  • Liz Schwalbach
    VP Human Resources
  • Steve Barr
    Director, Contracts & Environmental Services

Goodwill Regional Operations

  • Lowell King
    Regional Operations Officer Inland Empire
  • Louise Oliver
    Regional Operations Officer San Fernando Valley