President, Cate Consulting
Each year, an independent Selection Committee of California leaders identifies the recipients of The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards. Distinguished for their extensive contributions to California communities and institutions, Selection Committee members work in diverse fields and reflect the ethnic and regional diversity of California.
CEO, Estolano Advisors and Better World Group
Vice Chair, University of California, Board of Regents
Director, University of California San Francisco, Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research; 2010 Leadership Awards Recipient
Founder and Managing Partner, Bobbitt & Roberts; Chair, Leadership Awards Selection Committee
The James Irvine Foundation established the Leadership Awards in 2006 and continues to fully fund and support the program. In 2021, the Foundation contracted with the Sacramento-based public affairs firm, Capitol Impact, to manage the Leadership Awards program.