Orange County CEO Panel & Networking

The UCR Alumni Association invites you to a special night of networking in Orange County. The inaugural launch of CEO Panel & Networking will bring CEOs, hiring managers, alumni & students together. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from the best. Bring an updated copy of your resume for critique by hiring managers from various industries.

The CEOs Include:

Darin Anderson (moderator)

Ryan Kerrigan

Shruti Miyashiro

Francisco Morales

Danny Sonenshine

Michael Wong


UCR CEO Panel & Networking

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

6:30 p.m.

Pacific Club

4110 MacArthur Blvd

Newport Beach, CA 92660


Hosted light appetizers. No-host drinks

$10 for Alumni Association Members and their guests

$20 for non-members

FREE for Student Alumni Association Members

$10 for UCR students

Registration Required by Friday, January 22!


*The Pacific Club does NOT allow jeans, shorts, tennis shoes or flip flops.

Register online at:

Phone: (951) 827-2586

Don’t forget your business cards!


Darin Anderson-Moderator

Chairman and CEO, Salas O’Brien Engineering

University of California, Riverside Undergraduate and MBA

Former President and CEO of Linc Lighting & Electrical (200 people), CFO of Kleinfelder Inc. (1,600 people), and now is focused on designing and building critical environments for technology and health care clients with Salas O’Brien. Salas has 300+ employees and does $60 million in revenue. Also, an investor in developing technology companies.


Ryan Kerrigan

CEO, Alta Environmental, Kerrigan Industries, and Kerrigan Advisors

University of Notre Dame Undergraduate, Georgetown University MSFS, Stanford University MBA

Former Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, Managing Director at Serent Capital, and now is an entrepreneur/operator and investor. CEO of ALTA Environmental Consulting.


Shruti Miyashiro

President and CEO, Orange County Federal Credit Union

University of California, Riverside Undergraduate, University of Redlands MBA

Former President and CEO of Pasadena Federal Credit Union and now serves on numerous committees for the California Credit Union League. OCFCU has close to 500 employees and $1 Billion in assets.

Recipient of the Los Angeles County Regional Occupational Business Award for her support and commitment to students in the Pasadena Unified School District.


Francisco Morales

Co-Founder and President, 511 Tactical

Philadelphia University Undergraduate, Thunderbird School of Global Management MBA

Grew up in Venezuela and started his business which provides tactical apparel for police, fire, and military. Has 1000+ employees and does close to $400 million in revenue each year. Just won Orange County Business Journal’s “Innovator of the Year Award.”


Danny Sonenshine

CEO and Owner, FarWest Restaurant Group

Co-President and Founder, Prell Restaurant Group

University of Pennsylvania Undergraduate, Loyola Law School

Former corporate attorney with national firms in Orange County. Made a significant career change from law to business and started his restaurant business as a franchisee of WingStops and now Dunkin’ Donuts.  Now owns 52 WingStop Restaurants in Southern California. Has close to 500 employees and does about $60 million in revenue each year.


Michael Wong

CEO and Owner, Genea Corporation

University of California, Los Angeles Undergraduate

Former Investment Banker and Principal at Principal at Leonard Green & Partners, a premier Private Equity firm. Made a significant career change from investment banking to entrepreneurship and has significantly grown his software company which is a building systems energy savings provider. Genea works with the largest building owners in the country. Has approximately 50 employees.

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