Four Named Trustees
Four Pomona alumni--Paul S. Efron '76, Mark H. Fukunaga '78, Terrence G. Hodel '64 and William G. Keller '70--have been elected to the Pomona College Board of Trustees.
Efron is vice president of Goldman, Sachs & Co., a global investment banking and securities firm. He is currently responsible for the Product Management and Development Group, which develops and markets investment banking products with an emphasis on equity and mergers. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1984 as vice president, rising to managing director in 1996 and partner in 1998. Mr. Efron earned a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from the Wharton School of Business.
Fukunaga is chairman and chief executive officer of Servco Pacific, Inc., a diversified holding corporation primarily engaged in automotive, office and consumer product distribution and insurance services in Hawaii and the Pacific. Following his studies at Pomona, he earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School and then worked as an attorney at the New York firm of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. In 1988, he joined Servco, rising to his current position in 1995. Active in the community, he is a member of the governing boards of Aloha United Way, Hawaii Business Roundtable, the Punahou School, Children's Discovery Center, Contemporary Museum, Convention Center Authority, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Japan-American Society, Pacific International Center for High Technology (PITCHR) and the Japanese American National Museum, among other organizations. Mr. Fukunaga is also a director of Fender Musical Instruments Corp. and California Pacific Rice Milling.
Hodel brings almost 30 years experience in banking and financial experience to the Board. During his career, he served as executive vice president of the Sutro Mortgage Investment Trust, president/chief executive officer of Wells Fargo Mortgage Company, president/chief executive officer of IMCO Realty Services, president/chief operating officer of the North American Mortgage Company (NYSE) and vice chairman of North American Mortgage Company, a Dime Company. He retired in 1998 and is currently a member of the board of Redwood Trust (NYSE). His daughter Catherine "Casey" Hodel is a member of the Pomona College Class of 1999.
Keller is managing editor of The New York Times and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. He joined The New York Times in 1984, moving to Moscow in 1986 as a correspondent. In 1989, he was named Moscow bureau chief and won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. He later served as the paper's bureau chief in Johannesburg and as foreign editor before being elevated to managing editor in 1997. He won the Washington Journalism Review's Best Foreign Correspondent award in 1991.