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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

Director, Advancement
(562) 951-4509

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


Wendy Chivira Garcia 
Wendy Chavira Garcia

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

Assists donors and grantmakers with support to the CSU, including administration of the systemwide charitable gift annuity program.

Shefali Mistry 
Shefali Mistry

Manager, Constituent Engagement
(562) 951-4717

Manages alumni and foundation board engagement efforts and is the main point of contact for the CSU Advancement Academy professional development program.


Sam Camarena 
Sam Camarena

Advancement Analyst
(562) 951-4814

Coordinates systemwide reporting of advancement data, and maintains archives of the CSU's advancement gains, metrics, policies and tools.

Kim Shibata 
Kim Shibata

Administrative Assistant
(562) 951-4819

Provides departmental support for travel, accounting and event planning, while also supporting the work of the Alumni Council, CSU Foundation Board of Governors and systemwide scholarships.



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