The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation has added four new directors: Terry Atkinson, Victoria Hanlon, Kimberly Davis King and Steven Simpson.
Atkinson has more than 35 years of experience in securities trading at several firms, including Salomon Brothers, PaineWebber, UBS and Morgan Stanley. He operates his own firm, Atkinson Management Consulting. Atkinson has a J.D. from the University of San Diego Law School. His undergraduate degree is from San Diego State University, where he serves on the board of the Campanile Foundation.
Hanlon serves as advisory board chair for the Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund. She earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and holds a California Professional Engineering License. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in fine art, painting, from Atlanta College of Art. Hanlon serves on the board of the National Charity League and as a docent at the Museum of Photographic Arts.
King has more than 17 years of experience in the venture capital industry, focusing on investing and mentoring startups and high growth companies. She is a lecturer at the Rady School of Management at UCSD, and an adjunct professor at SDSU. King is on the oversight committee for Evonexus, a San Diego incubator, and she heads business development for Cashie Commerce. She is an adviser to several early stage and growth companies, including Pathway Genomics, PhiloMetron and Verve Wireless. King earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. She has served on various nonprofit boards, including the Harvard Business School Alumni Board, the RSF Community Center and the RSF Education Foundation.
Simpson has been involved in the financial services industry for more than 18 years. He was a vice president at Morgan Stanley and a manager at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in the Global Financial Services Practice. Simpson is president and managing partner of Gurtin Fixed Income. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member of the San Diego Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and serves on the board of directors of Promises2Kids.