Meet Our Team

Staff Directory

Lorie Redfearn 
Lori Redfearn

Assistant Vice Chancellor
(562) 951-4815

Oversees the department and helps CSU professionals: navigate complex donor issues, comply with regulations, and access resources to enhance alumni and donor engagement.

Aaron Moore 
Aaron Moore

Executive Director, Advancement
(562) 951-4509

Provides financial oversight for the CSU Foundation and leadership of systemwide alumni engagement including the CSU Alumni Council.

Kathleen Ayala-Rivera 
Kathleen Ayala-Rivera

Advancemen​t Administrative Assistant
(562) 951-4039

Provides accounting support for foundation revenue while also supporting the work of the CSU Alumni Council, CSU Foundation and systemwide charitable gift annuity program. Provides administrative support for Aaron Moore, Wendy Chavira Garcia and Jodi Braverman.​

Jodi Braverman 
Jodi Braverman

Interim Manager, Constituent Engagement
(562) 951-4717

Develops strategy and implements programs and communications that enhance engagement of alumni, volunteers, and donors in university priorities.

Sam Camarena 
Sam Camarena

Manager, Advancement Academy 
(562) 951-4814

Manages the CSU Advancement Academy professional development program, organizing workshop and convening communities of practice, coordinates systemwide reporting of advancement data, and maintains archives of the CSU’s advancement gains, metrics, policies and tools.​

Wendy Chivira Garcia 
Wendy Chavira Garcia

Senior Manager,
Development & Donor Relations 
(562) 951-4768

Assists donors and g​rantmakers with support to the CSU, including administration of the systemwide charitable gift annuity and systemwide scholarship programs.

Kim Shibata 
Kim Shibata

Administrative Assistant
(562) 951-4819

Provides accounting support for foundation expenditures while also supporting the work of the CSU Foundation Board of Governors and systemwide scholarships. Provides administrative support for Lori Redfearn, Michael Losquadro and Sam Camarena.​

 ​     ​​