Anne Pickard ’95
Anne Pickard is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications at Cathedral Catholic High School. The University of Arizona alumna began her professional career with the San Diego Padres before working in a variety of roles with two sports talk radio stations. Anne, a member of the Class of 1995, believes her time on ASB, Campus Ministry, and Ambassadors at UNI provided the foundation and knowledge to her success.
Maurice Correia ’76
Is a Certified Public Accountant with Correia & Associates, a San Diego CPA firm who provides a wide range of accounting services to enterprising businesses and individuals principally located in Southern California. The firm’s goal is to provide pro-active solutions for their clients. Maurice has been in public accounting for over 25 years and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is also the majority owner of the Ramada Inn & Conference Center located here in San Diego.
Chrislyn Millay-Brandt ’85
Is a graduate of USD in Communications, she has served in various marketing and advertising capacities over the past 20 years. Chrislyn is married, has three brothers who are also USDHS graduates, and many more future CCHS Millay family graduates to come. “Most everyone knows our class slogan, 1985 is still alive! What better way to show my spirit and to help keep the Dons spirit alive than as a CCHS board member,” said Chrislyn.
Jonathan Benet ’02
Jonathan played soccer and ran for the Dons; graduating from USDHS in 2002. As a new member on the Alumni Board he is looking forward to giving back to an institution and community that gave him so much during his youth and even now. Jonathan works at B.Wood Insurance Agency, with many fellow Dons Alumni, helping individuals and businesses navigate through Health Care Reform and its impact. “I am always amazed that when I meet a Dons Alumni, no matter where I am, there is always an instant connection and feeling of trust and respect there.”
Steve Boudreau ’69
Is a partner in the Boudreau Williams Law Firm. He has served as president of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and as a board member for the Board of Trustees of the Consumer Attorney of California. When Dr. Estelle Kassebaum was an administrator at USDHS Steve served as president of the USDHS Alumni Association, and later, as a member of the USDHS Board of Trustees. He has been active in alumni affairs, off and on, for many years. “I am very pleased with the resurgence of interest in alumni affairs at CCHS.”
Sacha Boutros ’97
Is a singer-songwriter, whose sultry vocals, exquisite style and grace are reminiscent of the golden age of Hollywood. In 2002, shortly after graduating with a BBA from the University of San Diego, she was introduced by the legendary Frankie Laine at his 90th birthday celebration as his ingenue, where she played with his orchestra along side greats such as Herb Jeffries and Mundell Lowe. Sacha credits our school for greatly impacting her life and her Catholic education.
Lisa Corbosiero ’86
Lisa is the Human Resources Director of her family’s Aerospace Manufacturing Company, Hi Tech Honeycomb. She graduated from Uni in 1986 and USD in 1992, also worked in the telecom industry before marrying and having two sons. Feeling fortunate to live close to CCHS, she is proud to see what her Alma Mater has become. Lisa is proud to see that the old Uni traditions are still a part of CCHS and grateful for her Catholic high school education. Lisa maintains strong bonds of friendships that were formed during her years at Uni. She says, her best friends today are from high school and it is incredible to see their children attending CCHS. Lisa enjoys assisting in organizing class reunions and other Alumni Events through the year. When I see fellow alums it is truly as if day has not gone by. She is looking forward to the day her sons become Dons.
Martin Correia ’86
Serves as President of the Dons Alumni Association. Through his constant dedication and leadership, the association has developed new strategies and ideas to better serve the alumni community. Martin believes in Catholic Education and hopes others will lend their support. “At some point in our lives, it is important to take responsibility, not for personal benefit, but for the future of our Catholic community. By paying it forward, it is my hope that someone will do the same for my children and family, when I know longer can. Once a Don, Always a Don!”
Antoinette Busalacchi DeSantis ’81
Is a Private Mortgage Banker at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Antoinette is married to Nicholas DeSantis and has three children that are either Cathedral Catholic alumni or students. “I joined the Alumni committee because I have been part of the Don’s family for over 30 years and I not only wanted to support Cathedral Catholic, but also the University of San Diego High School legacy.”
Sean Doyle ’80
Sean returned to USDHS in 1986 to coach and began teaching in 1989. He just finished his 17th year as the Head Coach of the Varsity Football team. In those years the team has won 7 CIF titles and a Division 2 State Championship in 2008. Sean is also the Head Coach of the Girls Basketball program. Sean just moved from the Director of Technology where he was instrumental in bringing iPads into the classroom the Director of Institutional Advancement and Co-Director of Alumni with Dawn Lee. “It is great to help in getting Alumni involved on campus. The bringing together of current and past Dons is a great experience.”
Mario Fierro ’03
Works at CCHS as a substitute teacher and coach. He has been on the Football staff in a variety of positions since 2007, the Track and Field staff as Girls Distance Coach since 2007, and is currently the Head JV Boys Soccer Coach. Mario is the Director for the Dons Alumni Parochial Football Tournament held every September. His two cousins are graduates of USDHS and his sister is a graduate of CCHS. “I am grateful for the experiences I have had at Uni and CCHS and look forward to the ones that the future holds. Roll Dons.”
Brooke Finley ’08
Serves as the Board’s first graduate from Cathedral Catholic High School. At CCHS, she served as Senior Class President and an Ambassador for Christ Corps winning Outstanding Sophomore and Junior of the Year Awards and honored as Dama her senior year. She went on to graduate cum laude from UCLA in 2012 where she was a four-year letterwinner and member of the 2010 National Champion UCLA Softball team. She was an NFCA Academic All-American and UCLA All-Academic Team representative. She was chosen as the Bruin Leader of the Year and as one of UCLA?s Top 15 Distinguished Seniors. Currently, she is studying at University of San Diego Law School. With 20 members of her family either graduates or currently attending UNI/CCHS, she is looking forward to continuing her lifelong appreciation for being a Don.
James Iagmin ’87
James is the Managing Partner of The Gomez Law Firm, a boutique trial firm dedicated to helping people obtain justice. Jim has successfully represented exclusively plaintiffs in catastrophic personal injury cases. An advocate of Catholic education, Jim obtained his Bachelor’s degree from Loyola Marymount University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Francisco. He affirms “The education I received from Uni laid the foundation for my professional career. I am committed to providing underserved youth the same opportunity to benefit from excellence in Catholic education.”
Dawn Lee ’89
After graduating from USDHS in 1989 Dawn went on to play soccer and get her degree at UCSD. She is in her 15th year as Head Coach for the Varsity Girls Soccer Team. During that time her teams have won numerous Western League and CIF Championships and continue to carry on the strong DONS tradition. Besides coaching the soccer team she is also a PE and Lifeguarding teacher at CCHS as well as Co-Director of Alumni. I bleed red and gold and LOVE that I can give back to the motto, “Once a DON, Always a DON!”
James Mulvaney ’74
Is the Vice President of Alliant Insurance. He is a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Board of Directors and volunteers for Big Brothers of San Diego and for USD. He served as USDHS Alumni President 1992-1995.
Kevin Meissner ’02
Works for the Tenant Advisory Services Group of Cassidy Turley BRE Commercial. Kevin has served as a Coach for the Dons Boys Varsity Soccer team since ’06. Former ASB President is one of nine family members to graduate from USDHS/CCHS. A graduate of USD in Business Administration where he also served as the Captain of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Team.
Cindy Nixon ’00
A graduate of the USDHS Class of 2000, Cindy Nixon now works as a publicist for H2PR, with years of news writing and public relations experience under her belt. After earning her BA in Communications, Cindy started her career right here in San Diego as a writer at KUSI-TV. Following several years at the station, she jumped at the opportunity to move up to Northern California as a general assignment reporter for KHSL/KNVN-TV. As a reporter Cindy broke stories onto the national spotlight, even making their way to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Today on NBC. With that experience under her belt, she made the move to Washington, DC where she spearheaded the marketing and public relations for a large national non-profit. During her time in DC, she helped land spots in TIME Magazine, New York Times Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, Morning Joe and The Huffington Post. But after several cold winters and humid summers, San Diego was calling her name again. She’s now loving being back in her hometown, and lending her insight to the alumni board.
Tom Rickling ’85
Works at CCHS as a math teacher and a tireless advocate for the school’s interests. He moderates the Ambassadors for Christ Corps, coaches JV softball and Cross Country, and in his modest words handles “anything else that needs to be done around here.” With 15 members of his family either graduates or currently attending CCHS/Uni and his daily interaction with students, faculty and administration, Tom contributes a relevant perspective to board discussions and projects.
Jack Anthony Rubidoux ’74
Returned to his Alma Mater to teach and coach for eight years and continued to guide the development of young men coaching college football at the University of San Diego for ten years. Jack has over twenty years of professional involvement in the U.S. aerospace industry and he is senior partner with Adaptive Launch Solutions(ALS), a Program Management and Mission Integration professional services firm supporting the Small Spacecraft secondary ride-share market. He returns as an enthusiastic contributor of the board.
Nicole Santos ’96
Nicole graduated from USDHS, class of 1996. She then played volleball for the Aztecs graduating from SDSU in 2000. She currently lives in Point Loma with her husband, two daughters Josie Marie and Payton Vee and has another one on the way. She has served on the DONS Alumni Association board since 2009. Go DONS!
Bryan Wood ’95
Has served as the Dons Head Coach for Varsity Boys Soccer since ’00. Bryan’s dad graduated in ’68 from USDHS and was the first of about 20 in his family to attend USDHS/CCHS. Bryan and his brother Ben ’93 own B. Wood Insurance Agency, which is an insurance brokerage specifically designed to help individuals and small businesses here in San Diego. “I am grateful for the friendships, education and ethics this school has taught me. I look forward to a continued relationship with my Alma Mater for years to come.”