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Alumni of Distinction

Our alumni include many respected business owners, scholars, athletes, writers, and artists.

Business

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Scott Boras '77, '82 Sports agent; founder, Scott Boras Corp.
Jaclyn Cohen '91 Senior Vice President of programming and acquisitions for TV Land and Nick at Nite
Constance X. Rishwain '79 President of UGG Austrailia
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Alex Spanos ‘48 Owner, San Diego Chargers, founder A.G. Spanos Companies, philanthropist
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Allan Zaremberg ’78 President, California Chamber of Commerce

Health Sciences

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the PacificLawrence "L.B." Brown, PharmD '99 President Elect, American Pharmacists Association (2014-15); Associate Dean, Chapman University School of Pharmacy
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Jannet Carmichael, PharmD '81 Pharmacy Executive, Veteran's Affairs Sierra Pacific Network; former President, American Society of Health System Pharmacists (1992-3) 
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Derric DesMarteau, DDS ’80 former Team Dentist to the Oakland Raiders & Golden State Warriors
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific William Dorfman, DDS ‘83 ABC-TV’s Extreme Makeover Dentist, Founder, Discus Dental
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Arthur Dugoni, DDS '48 President, ADA Foundation. Past President: ADA, AADS, CDA, etc.
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Captain Boyd Robinson, DDS ‘76 Dentist to U.S. Presidents, former Chairman of Presidential Support Team

Education

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Lawrence Scadden ‘66 Senior Program Director, National Science Foundation Program for Persons with Disabilities, retired
Chauncey Veatch ‘70 2002 National Teacher of the Year
Frederick A. Wentworth '77 San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools, retired; former President of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association

Entertainment

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Robert Culp ’49 Actor
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Jamie Lee Curtis '80 Golden Globe award winning actress
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific David Gerber ‘50 Emmy and Peabody Award winning television executive and film producer
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Ken Kercheval ‘57 Actor
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Janet Leigh ‘47 Actress
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Darren McGavin ‘48 Actor
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Robert Ulrich '76 Owner, Ulrich-Dawson Casting-Casting for Glee, The Mentalist, CSI

Government

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific John Doolittle ’78D Congressman, U.S. House of Representatives (1991-2009)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Peter Knudsen ‘66 Utah State Senator, Dist. 17 (1999-present)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Bill Lockyer '86 32nd Calif. State Treasurer, former Calif. Attorney General
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific George Moscone ‘53 California State Senator (1967-76),  37th mayor of San Francisco

Humanitarian and Religion

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Dolores Huerta '10 (Honorary Degree) Labor Leader/Civil Rights Activist, co-founded the National Farmworkers Association with César Chávez
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Tom Mohr '86 Deputy Chief of Party for Project HOPE, Kazakhstan
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Rev. Peter Morales '67 President, Unitarian Universalist Association
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Sakena Yacoobi '77 founder Afghan Institute of Learning, Nobel Peace Prize nominee (2005), National Endowment for Democracy Award for Democracy (2005), Opus Foundation Unsung Heroes Award (2014)

Law

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Robert Buccola ’83 Personal Injury attorney, Rated by SuperLawyers.com (2004-14)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Connie Callahan ’75 Judge, U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Morrison England '77, '83 Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Calif.
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific John Gerrard ’81D Judge, U.S. District Court for the State of Nebraska
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific James W. Hardesty ’75 Nevada Supreme Court Justice
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Theodore B. Olson ‘62 Attorney, 42 nd Solicitor General of the United States
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Johnnie Rawlinson ’79 Judge, U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Arthur G. Scotland '74 Presiding Justice, Calif. Third District Court of Appeals, retired

Music

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Dave Brubeck ’42 Jazz musician, founder, The Brubeck Institute
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific David Giovannoni ’76 President, AudiGraphics, Inc., Grammy Award Winner 2006 (Best Historical Album)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Larry Groupé '79 Award-winning composer (Scores include The Contencer, Resurrecting the Champ, Straw Dogs)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Chris Isaak ‘80 Rock musician and actor

Engineering and Technology

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Admiral Paula C. Brown '82 Deputy Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Jose Hernandez ‘85 Former NASA Astronaut, mission specialist STS-128
Ramzi Haidamus '87 President of Nokia Technologies

Olympians

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Craig Healy ‘86 Olympic Athlete, Sailing Champion
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the PacificJennifer (Joines) Tamas ‘03 Olympic Silver Medalist, Women's Volleyball (2008)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Jayne McHugh ‘82 Olympian, Women's Volleyball (1988)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Elaina Oden ‘90 Olympic bronze medalist, Women's Volleyball (1992)
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Bradley Schumacher ‘97, ‘05 Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimming and Water Polo (1996, 2000)

Sports

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Pete Carroll ‘73, ‘78 NFL head coach, Seattle Seahawks
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Tom Flores ‘59 Former NFL head coach and general manager
Malia Kamisugi ‘98 Nationally-ranked open ocean outrigger canoe racer
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Eddie LeBaron ‘50 All-American football player and sports executive
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Gary Nelson ‘68 USF Golf Coach/Player, U.S. Senior Open
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Michael Olowokandi ‘98 First Overall Pick, 1998 NBA Draft, played for LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics

Writing and Journalism

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Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Sharon Ito '82 former Television anchor, newscaster, KXTV and KCAL
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific George Knapp '77 Investigative journalist, won two Peabody awards, 19 Emmy Awards and the AP Mark Twain Award for best newswriting
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Steve Martini ’74E best selling Novelist
Opens external site in new browser window; site not necessarily endorsed by the University of the Pacific Kate Moses ’84 co-founder Salon.com, novelist

last updated 12-19-14