42 Notable alumni of
Golden Gate University - San Francisco

Golden Gate University - San Francisco is 1324th in the world, 473rd in North America, and 445th in the United States by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 42 notable alumni from Golden Gate University - San Francisco sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Michael Flynn

    Michael Flynn
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration in telecommunication
    Occupations
    businesspersonarmy officerpolitician
    Biography

    Michael Thomas Flynn is a retired United States Army lieutenant general who was the 25th U.S. National Security Advisor for the first 22 days of the Trump administration. He resigned in light of reports that he had lied regarding conversations with Sergey Kislyak. Flynn's military career included a key role in shaping U.S. counterterrorism strategy and dismantling insurgent networks in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, and he was given numerous combat arms, conventional, and special operations senior intelligence assignments. He became the 18th director of the Defense Intelligence Agency in July 2012 until his forced retirement from the military in August 2014. During his tenure he gave a lecture on leadership at the Moscow headquarters of the Russian military intelligence directorate GRU, the first American official to be admitted entry to the headquarters.

  2. Bita Daryabari

    Bita Daryabari
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurphilanthropistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Bita Daryabari is an Iranian-American philanthropist, entrepreneur and computer scientist. She is the founder of several community organizations which focus on Persian immigrants in society and arts in the United States. Daryabari has provided financial assistance to various educational institutions for research on the Iranian studies in higher education, including endowments to Stanford, Pembroke College, U.C. Davis, and U.C. Berkeley. She has a named Chair at U.C. Davis in Persian Language and Literature and at U.C. Berkeley in Iranian Studies.

  3. Timothy Maude

    Timothy Maude
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-2001 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Timothy Joseph "Tim" Maude was a United States Army officer who was killed in the September 11 attacks at The Pentagon.

  4. Fiona Ma

    Fiona Ma
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Fiona Ma is an American accountant and politician. She has been serving as the California state treasurer since January 7, 2019. She previously served as a member of the California Board of Equalization from 2015 to 2019, the California State Assembly (2006–2012), and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (2002–2006).

  5. David Briley

    David Briley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Clifton David Briley is an American politician. A Democrat, he was the eighth mayor of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. He was elected in 2015 as vice-mayor and was sworn in as acting mayor after Megan Barry's resignation on March 6, 2018. Briley went on to win the May 24 special election for the balance of Barry's term with 55% of the vote over nearly a dozen challengers, avoiding a runoff and making him the official mayor of Nashville. John Cooper defeated Briley in the 2019 Nashville mayoral election. Briley was the first native of both Nashville and Tennessee since Bill Boner in 1991 to be mayor.

  6. Bernard Tyson

    Bernard Tyson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1959-2019 (aged 60)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    In 1982 graduated with Bachelor of Science
    In 1985 graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    chief executive officerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Bernard J. Tyson was an American health executive. He was the CEO of integrated managed care consortium Kaiser Permanente, the largest such organization in the United States, which provides health care to 12 million people.

  7. Violeta Bulc

    Violeta Bulc
    Born in
    Slovenia Flag Slovenia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbusinesspersonbasketball playerpolitician
    Biography

    Violeta Bulc is a Slovenian politician who served as the European Commissioner for Transport from 2014 to 2019.

  8. Betty T. Yee

    Betty T. Yee
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Betty T. Yee is an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who has served as California State Controller since 2015. She previously served as a member of the California Board of Equalization from 2004 to 2015. She won the open seat for Controller in the 2014 election, with 54% of the vote. Yee won reelection in 2018, defeating Republican Konstantinos Roditis in a landslide.

  9. Phillip Burton

    Phillip Burton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1926-1983 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Phillip Burton was an American politician and attorney who served as a United States Representative from California from 1964 until his death in 1983. A Democrat, he was instrumental in creating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Burton was one of the first members of Congress to acknowledge the need for AIDS research and introduce an AIDS bill. He was the husband of Congresswoman Sala Burton, and brother of California State Senator and Congressman John Burton.

  10. John P. Jumper

    John P. Jumper
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Graduated with Master of Business Administration
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    John Phillip Jumper is a retired United States Air Force general, who served as 17th Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force from September 6, 2001 to September 2, 2005. He retired from the Air Force on November 1, 2005. Jumper was succeeded as Chief of Staff by General T. Michael Moseley.

  11. Sam Clovis

    Sam Clovis
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    military officerradio personalitypolitician
    Biography

    Samuel Harvey Clovis Jr. is a former United States Air Force officer, talk radio host, and political figure. Clovis is currently retired in Iowa.

  12. George Christopher

    George Christopher
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1907-2000 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    George Christopher was a Greek-American politician who served as the 34th mayor of San Francisco from 1956 to 1964. He is the most recent Republican to be elected mayor of San Francisco.

  13. Cecilia Chung

    Cecilia Chung
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Studied in 1987
    Occupations
    HIV/AIDS activisthealth activistLGBTQI+ rights activist
    Biography

    Cecilia Chung is a civil rights leader and activist for LGBT rights, HIV/AIDS awareness, health advocacy, and social justice. She is a trans woman, and her life story was one of four main storylines in the 2017 ABC miniseries When We Rise about LGBT rights in the 1970s and 1980s.

  14. John C. Martin

    John C. Martin
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-2021 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    John Charles Martin was an American billionaire businessman, and the former executive chairman (2016–2018) and CEO (1996–2016) of the American biotechnology company Gilead Sciences. He joined Gilead Sciences in 1990 as vice president for research and development. Gilead is known for developing drugs such as Atripla (for HIV/AIDS) and commercializing Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) for the treatment of the liver virus hepatitis C. Martin is the recipient of a number of awards, including the Biotechnology Heritage Award (2017).

  15. William H. Swanson

    William H. Swanson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    William H. Swanson is the former chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company (2004 -2014).

  16. Morgan Christen

    Morgan Christen
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Morgan Brenda Christen is an American lawyer and jurist who serves as a federal judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Christen served as a judge on the Alaska Superior Court from 2002 to 2009 and on the Alaska Supreme Court from 2009 to 2012. The United States Senate confirmed Christen on December 15, 2011 in a 95–3 vote. She received her commission on January 11, 2012.

  17. Frank Riggs

    Frank Riggs
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    In 1980 graduated with Bachelor of Arts
    Occupations
    real estate developerpolice officerpolitician
    Biography

    Frank Duncan Riggs is an American army veteran, former law enforcement officer, charter school executive, and politician from the states of California and Arizona.

  18. Gary W. Goldstein

    Gary W. Goldstein
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    film producertalent agent
    Biography

    Gary Wolff Goldstein is an American author, speaker, consultant and Hollywood film producer, best known for producing Pretty Woman, Under Siege, and The Mothman Prophecies and generating over a billion dollars in worldwide revenue.

  19. Gary L. North

    Gary L. North
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Gary Lewis North is a retired United States Air Force four-star general who served as commander of Pacific Air Forces and executive director of Pacific Air Combat Operations Staff at Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, from August 19, 2009, to August 9, 2012. Pacific Air Forces is responsible for Air Force activities spread over half the globe in a command that supports 45,000 airmen serving principally in Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, Korea and Japan.

  20. Joan Blades

    Joan Blades
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Joan Ellen Blades is an American computer software entrepreneur, political activist, and author. In 1987, she and her husband Wes Boyd co-founded Berkeley Systems, a San Francisco Bay area software company that marketed the popular After Dark screensaver and the You Don't Know Jack trivia game. After selling Berkeley Systems in 1997 for $13.8 million, Blades and Boyd founded the liberal political group MoveOn.org.

  21. Terence T. Henricks

    Terence T. Henricks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    astronautaircraft pilotmilitary officer
    Biography

    Terence Thomas "Tom" Henricks is a retired colonel in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. He served on four Space Shuttle missions.

  22. Susan Pamerleau

    Susan Pamerleau
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in sociology
    Occupations
    military leaderlaw enforcement officerpolitician
    Biography

    Susan Lewellyn Pamerleau is a retired United States Air Force major general who served from January 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016, as the Republican sheriff of Bexar County, Texas. She is the United States Marshal for the Western District of Texas.

  23. Peter Corroon

    Peter Corroon
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Peter Maitland Corroon is an American politician, former Utah Democratic Party chair, and the former mayor of Salt Lake County, Utah. He was the unsuccessful Democratic nominee for governor in the 2010 election. Corroon is a first cousin to Howard Dean, former Vermont governor and former head of the Democratic National Committee.

  24. Fitzhugh L. Fulton

    Fitzhugh L. Fulton
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1925-2015 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Fitzhugh L. "Fitz" Fulton, Jr., (Lt Col, USAF), was a civilian research pilot at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, from August 1, 1966, until July 3, 1986, following 23 years of distinguished service as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force.

  25. Richard Belluzzo

    Richard Belluzzo
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Richard Belluzzo is an American businessman who worked as an executive at Hewlett-Packard (HP), Silicon Graphics (SGI), Microsoft (MS), Quantum Corp. (QTM), and Viavi Solutions (VIAV). He has served on the board of directors of several technology companies. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Golden Gate University.

  26. Kevin Anderson

    Kevin Anderson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    athletic directoracademic administrator
    Biography

    Kevin Bruce Anderson is a former American college athletics administrator for California State University, Northridge and former athletic director for the Maryland Terrapins, the NCAA Division I sports program of the University of Maryland, College Park. On October 16, 2017, the University of Maryland placed Kevin Anderson on a six-month leave of absence, and he officially resigned on April 13, 2018.

  27. Diana Becton

    Diana Becton
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerdistrict attorney
    Biography

    Diana Becton, also known as Diana Becton Smith is a former trial judge and is currently the first female African American to be elected district attorney in the history of Contra Costa County in California.

  28. Mary Hayashi

    Mary Hayashi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mary Chung Hayashi is a healthcare advocate and California Democratic politician, who represented 18th Assembly District in the California State Legislature. Mary Hayashi was elected to the California State Assembly in November 2006 and served 6 years until she was termed out in 2012. Mary served as a member of the leadership team for Assembly Speaker John Pérez, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass and Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez, serving as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protection. Previously, Mary Hayashi served as a member of the California Board of Registered Nursing and Commissioner on the California Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, which was created to monitor the implementation of California Proposition 63 (2004). Mary Hayashi ran unsuccessfully for California State Senate in 2014 finishing third place in the race.

  29. Lawrence Joseph O'Neill

    Lawrence Joseph O'Neill
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Lawrence Joseph O'Neill is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California.

  30. Craig Campbell

    Craig Campbell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Graduated with Master of Public Administration
    Occupations
    military officerpolitician
    Biography

    Craig Eaton Campbell is an American politician and businessman who is the president and CEO of the Alaska Aerospace Corporation (AAC). He joined the corporation as chief operating officer in February 2011, and was appointed president and CEO by the board of directors in October 2012.

  31. Dick Muri

    Dick Muri
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Richard Walter Muri is an American politician. He is the appointed Mayor of the Town of Steilacoom after longtime Mayor Ron Lucas stepped down for health reasons in March 2021, before passing away just weeks later. He is a Republican former member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 28th legislative district. Muri was appointed to the Washington State House of Representatives following (now former) State Representative Steve O'Ban's appointment to the Washington State Senate after State Senator Mike Carrell's death. From 2003 to 2012, he served as a Republican member of the Pierce County Council, representing the 6th District. In 2010, he ran as a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in Washington's 9th congressional district against incumbent Democratic Congressman Adam Smith, eventually losing to Smith by nearly 10 points. In 2012, he again ran, this time in Washington's 10th congressional district against Denny Heck, losing by 17 points.

  32. Thom Goolsby

    Thom Goolsby
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Cowart Goolsby is a former Republican North Carolina State Senator representing New Hanover County.

  33. Sophia Bekele

    Sophia Bekele
    Born in
    Ethiopia Flag Ethiopia
    Occupations
    businesspersonjournalist
    Biography

    Sophia Bekele Eshete is an international entrepreneur, and corporate executive, governance and risk management specialist, policy advisor on ICT, commentator and philanthropist.

  34. Solomon Darwin

    Solomon Darwin
    Biography

    Solomon Darwin is an American professor of business and the director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation and the executive director of the Center for Growth Markets at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. He is known as the visionary leader of the Smart Village Movement and for developing "smart village frameworks" for rural villages with the support of state and local governments in India and UC Berkeley. He published four books to support his thesis: "How to Create Smart Villages: Open Innovation Solutions for Emerging Markets", "How to Think like the CEO of the Planet", "The Untouchables" and "Smart Villages of Tomorrow: The Road to Mori" and is known as the Father of the Smart Village Movement.

  35. Dave Yeske

    Dave Yeske
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Dave Yeske is an American financial planner, researcher, and educator. He is particularly known for his research and writing in the areas of Policy-Based Financial Planning and Strategy-Making by financial planners. Yeske is co-founder and a managing director of Yeske Buie, a wealth management firm; a past national president of the Financial Planning Association; and currently holds an appointment as Distinguished Adjunct Professor in Golden Gate University's Ageno School of Business where he also serves as director of the school's financial planning degree program.

  36. Gregory A. Feest

    Gregory A. Feest
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Gregory A. Feest is a retired United States Air Force Air Force major general who last served as the Chief of Safety of the United States Air Force, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., and commander of the Air Force Safety Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.

  37. Andrew E. Busch

    Andrew E. Busch
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    military leader
    Biography

    Andrew E. Busch is a retired lieutenant general in the United States Air Force, who previously served as the director of the Defense Logistics Agency, in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, from 2014 until 2017. Busch was responsible for logistics services to all branches of the United States Armed Forces, including spare parts, medical supplies, uniforms, food, and fuel. He oversaw a workforce of over 24,000 military and civilian personnel located in 48 states and 28 countries.

  38. Louis M. Pate, Jr

    Louis M. Pate, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Louis Milford Pate Jr. is a Republican politician who served as a member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He represented the state's eleventh House district from 1995 through 1996 and from 2003 through 2008. His district included constituents in Wayne county. Pate later was elected as the State Senator representing the 7th district (including constituents in Lenoir, Pitt, and Wayne counties). He resigned from the Senate on January 14, 2019, citing his health.

  39. Herbert R. Temple, Jr

    Herbert R. Temple, Jr
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1928-.. (age 94)
    Enrolled in Golden Gate University - San Francisco
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in management
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    Lieutenant General Herbert R. Temple Jr. is a career military officer who served as Chief of the National Guard Bureau.

  40. Linda J. LeZotte

    Linda J. LeZotte
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Linda Joan LeZotte is an American politician from San Jose, California. She served on the San Jose City Council, representing District 1 (West San Jose) from 1999 to 2007. She is an attorney and former member of the San Jose Planning Commission (1992-1998). She lost to City Councilmember Ken Yeager in the 2006 race for a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. From 1999 to 2015 she practiced law with her own law firm and during that period she served as Counsel for Berliner Cohen in San Jose.

  41. J. Gregory Pavlovich

    J. Gregory Pavlovich
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    J. Gregory Pavlovich is a former brigadier general in the United States Air Force he joined in 1975 and retired in 2005. After being assigned to units within Europe he returned to the United States, and became executive program director in the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Defense. In 1994, he was named chief of strategic planning and business process integration at the Defense Logistics Agency. The following year, he became assistant executive director of the Readiness Group. In 1998, he became the vice commander of the 341st Space Wing. He assumed command of the wing later that year. In 2000, he was assigned to Air Force Space Command as deputy director of operations. He became commander of the 45th Space Wing at Patrick Air Force Base.

  42. Monique Morrow

    Monique Morrow
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    chief technology officer
    Biography

    Monique Morrow is an American telecommunications engineer who was CTO Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems between 2012 and 2016, and is president and co-founder of Humanized Internet, a non profit organization active in protecting the digital identities of under-represented populations.