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2013 Athena Pinnacle Awards

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ATHENA SAN DIEGO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Chairman -- Joan Stafslien, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, CareFusion

Vice-Chairman -- Nicola Zahl, Director, SOCAL EED Inc.

Treasurer -- Julie Burgess, Corporate Controller, Apricus Biosciences Inc.

Secretary -- Amy Bergen, Executive Director, Athena San Diego

BOARD MEMBERS

Erna Adelson, Senior Director, Sony Network Entertainment Inc; Gemini Babla, Director, Brand and Advertising, Qualcomm; Anita Busquets, President/COO, NCE Pharmaceuticals; Jennifer Cayer, Chief Operating Officer, Rempex Pharmaceuticals; Karen Deschaine, Associate, Cooley LLP; Karen Fisher, Mira Costa College Foundation Board; Karen Garsson, Former Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, SAIC; Cathy Gonzales, Partner, KPMG; Lisa Martens, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C.; Tracy Parrott, Chief Pharmaceutical Development Officer, Tragara Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Maureen Feerick, Audit Director, Deloitte; Constance Maples, Financial Advisor, Bank of America/Merrill Lynch; Leni Preciado, Senior Vice President, HSBC; Gwen Rosenberg, Vice President, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, Senomyx Inc.; Annette Winn, Director of Operations, Barney & Barney LLC

ATHENA SAN DIEGO FOUNDATION BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President -- June Chocheles, CEO
Chocheles Consulting Group

Treasurer -- Sue Ebner, Principal
Mercer

Secretary -- Amy Bergen
Executive Director
Athena San Diego

Helen Adams, Managing Partner, Haskell & White LLP; Barbara Bry, Chief Operating Officer, Blackbird Ventures; Karen Deschaine, Associate, Cooley LLP; Lynne Friedmann, Principal, Friedmann Communications; Brenda Gebler, Principal, Gebler Consulting Group; Vicki Marion, President & CEO, The Marion Group; Amy Romaker, Director of Client Service, Sheppard Mullin LLP; Abby Silverman, Attorney, Dispute Resolutions

ATHENA SAN DIEGO CORPORATE SPONSORS
PLATINUM SPONSORS

Mintz Levin

i.d.e.a.

Bank of America

GOLD SPONSORS

Active Network

Barney & Barney LLC

Canale Communications

CBIZ Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C.

Ernst & Young

Fish & Richardson P.C

Illumina

Kilpatrick Townsend

Morrison & Foerster LLP

PwC

Qualcomm

Scripps Health

SONY

The Daily Transcript/San Diego Source

Towers Watson

Wealth by Design for Women – HoyleCohn

Websense

SILVER SPONSORS

AMN Healthcare Inc.

BDO USA LLP

Caliber Associates

CareFusion

Cooley LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Deloitte

DLA Piper

Foley & Lardner LLP

Grant Thornton LLP

HSBC

Jones Day

Knobbe Martens KPMG

KPBS

KPMG

Larrabee Mehlman Albi Coker

Latham & Watkins LLP

McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP

PR Newswire

Procopio

RGP

Sheppard Mullin LLP

Sughrue Mion PLLC

Unisource Solutions Inc.

PINNACLE AWARDS STEERING COMMITTEE

Co-Chairs

Constance Maples, Merrill Lynch

Nicola Zahl, SOCAL EED INC.

Judging

Brenda Gebler, Gebler Consulting Group

Staging/Production

Deborah Jondall, DJ Marketing Group

Logistics

Michele Comtois, Barney & Barney LLC

Auction

JoDale Carolthers, Covington & Burling LLP

Leni Preciado, HSBC

MarCom

Deborah Jondall, DJ Marketing Group

Chris Tran, Peasant Wine Bistro

Nominations

Karen Fisher, Mira Costa College Foundation Board

Michelle Vavra, Cymber Inc.

Scholarship

Kimberly Arouh, Latham & Watkins

Amy Romaker, Sheppard Mullin

PINNACLE AWARDS JUDGES

George Chamberlin
The Daily Transcript

Tom Dillon
Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center

Brenda Gebler
Gebler Consulting Group

Marcea Bland Lloyd
Amylin Pharmaceuticals

The Honorable Margaret Mann
U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Gail Naughton
Histogen

Anne O’Donnell
UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering

Abby Silverman Weiss
Weiss Mediation, Arbitration and Consulting

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