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Alumni Volunteers and Advocates

Valued supporters who help advice, promote and implement programs for alumni.

Brandman Alumni Advisory Board

Members of the Alumni Advisory Board engage, promote and cultivate life-long relationships among alumni, students and faculty through networking, mentorship and volunteer opportunities while preserving the legacy of the institution in line with the strategic priorities set forth by Brandman University.

Executive Committee

David Moore, M.A., Brandman Class of 2009

President, Brandman Alumni Advisory Board

David has over 25 years of higher education advancement experience and currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Legacy Planning at Chapman University. Earning his Master of Arts degree in organizational leadership at Brandman University, David is a proud alumnus known for his authenticity, rectitude, and professional dedication.

Maria Torre, B.B.A., Brandman Class of 2012

Secretary, Brandman Alumni Advisory Board

As an accomplished accounting and finance professional, Maria brings a broad range of industry financial experience and adaptability to the Alumni Advisory Board. In business and life, Maria believes it is important to be “stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.”


Kitty Calhoun, B.A., MBA, Brandman Class of 1999 & 2015

Kitty partners with executives to maximize the economic value and impact that human capital brings to an organization. As a charter member of the Alumni Advisory Board, Kitty utilizes her savvy people resource skills and over 10 years of higher education experience.

Keith Freeman, MBA, Brandman Class of 2014

A dynamic thinker with a great sense of humor, Keith imparts his strategic consulting expertise to the benefit of Brandman Alumni. Gifting his time and talents to the Alumni Advisory Board fuels Keith’s belief that “everything good and worthy of having is earned through genuine human connections and honest relationships.”

Monica Shukla-Belmontes, M.S., M.A., Brandman Class of 2008 & 2009

With five combined degrees from Brandman and Chapman Universities, Monica brings a wealth of higher education experience as viewed through the lens of a student, alumna, faculty member, and as an Associate Dean in the School of Business. Monica enjoys volunteering her time to enhance the Brandman experience for others.

Robert L. Smith Jr., B.A., M.A., Brandman Class of 2014 & 2015

A proud retiree of the United States Navy and a dual alumnus of Brandman University, Robert contributes his astute leadership skills and military prowess to the Alumni Advisory Board. In his free time, Robert helps others achieve their fitness goals while he trains as a Men’s Masters Physique Competitor!


Interested in learning more about volunteering?
Contact Jana Cupp, Director of Alumni Relations, at [email protected] or at (949) 383-3157.

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