28 years with the State of California, starting as a budget analyst… 16 years as an Investment Officer for the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Lecture and Facilitator
Roy Levy Award University of Phoenix Sacramento Valley Campus Commencement 2012 Alumni of the Year Cal Aggie Alumni Association University of California, Davis 2009 Father of the Year American Diabeties Assocation Fathers' Day Council Sacramento 2008
A.A Degree - Merritt College Oakland , CA 1974 B.A Degree (Psyclology) University of California, Davis 1976 M. B. A. (Finance with an Investments concentration) Golden Gate University, 1995 Sacramento, CA
Instrumental in establishing CalSTRS as one of the nation's first institutional home loan, down payment assistance programs and made CalSTRS the first and only public fund with a direct trading relationship with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac…has been teaching finance and investments courses for the past 15 years (Investments and Portfolio Theory for the MBA Program at Golden Gate University in Investments and in the Certificate Program for Financial Planners at UC Davis Extension)…created the “Fundamentals of Money Management”, a five part financial management workshop series at UC Davis…lectures a course in Financial Fitness, African American & African Studies Department at the University of California, Davis…taught at NeighborWorks, a HUD home ownership counseling center.…spent several years with Summit Funding as a mortgage loan consultant…a licensed real estate agent and investor…spent 13 years as a Trustee for the Sacramento County Employees Retirement System…three years as a Trustee on the Consumes River College Foundation Board…currently a Trustee on the Board of Directors for the University of California, Davis, Cal Aggie Alumni Association and former President of the UC Davis, African and African American Alumni Association.