2018 Humanitarian Celebration

Board Highlight: Adam Feit

Adam Feit, Board Member What is your current professional role? Head of Specialized Industries at MUFG Union Bank.  What was your first job? My first job was as a basketball referee for youth sports.  I was a sports fanatic as a kid so every job I had early on was related to sports.  Where did you grow up? I grew up in St. Louis, Missouri.  What is a fun fact about you or a secret skill you have? I love to travel and have visited more than...

A Blood Donor Saved Her Life

D’Lee Mayberry ’s father exposed her early in life to donating blood through the Red Cross. Her father, a police officer, was a regular donor, and she fondly remembers extra-filling family dinners the night before his appointments so he would be well-fortified for the occasion.   Mayberry herself began contributing at age 21 upon seeing a Red Cross sign on a storefront. She walked in for her first of numerous donations through the...

Board Highlight: Barbara Mathews

Barbara Mathews  What is your current professional role?  I retired in 2019 from Southern California Edison, where I served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Chief Governance Officer and Corporate Secretary. Currently, in addition to the Red Cross LA Region Board, I serve on the board of Public Counsel, the largest pro bono law firm in the country.   What was your first job?  I first worked in agriculture. My mom hired my...

Board Highlight: Jeff Sakaguchi

Jeff Sakaguchi  What is your current professional role?  I am the lead independent director for True Blue, Inc., a publicly-traded industrial staffing and recruitment process outsourcing company.  I’m also on the boards of Eccentex, Inc. and ThinkIQ, Inc., both of which are venture-backed software companies.   What was your first job?  My first job was picking strawberries for 50 cents a flat. I then had a paper route for a few...

Board Highlight: Angela Evans

Angela Evans  What is your current professional role?  I am the President/CEO, of the Crenshaw Christian Center  What was your first job?  My first job was at Robert’s Studio. They took High School Graduation photos for schools all over Southern California.  Where did you grow up?  In the Los Angeles area, Watts (South LA), West side during latter part of elementary school through college.    What is a fun fact about you or secret...

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