- A +

Board & Staff

None of what we do would be possible without the generous support of the following individuals who along with our volunteers, athletes, sponsors, campaign directors and donors are our Swim With Mike family. Many of those listed below have their own Swim With Mike campaigns, please support their campaigns.

Executive Board

Mike Nyeholt

Chairman of the Board

Ron Orr

Founder and Executive Director

Mara Hunter Redden

Event Planner

Board of Directors

Nancy Atkinson

Former USC Assistant and

Rosebowl Game Sports

Information Director

Natalie Buchoz

Swim With Mike Alumnus

USC Annenberg School of Communications and Journalism – Public Relations 2015

Kathleen DeCristo

Former Assistant Director of

Development–USC Athletics

Amir Ekbatani


Swim With Mike Alumnus

USC Marshall School of Business MBA 2016

Nick Enriquez

Attorney Advisor–Social Security Administration–Office of Disability–Alumni Scholarship Recipient

Thomas Fuelling

Retired CEO of Lawry’s Foods and current member of Lawry’s Board of Directors

Bruce Furniss

Senior Director Berkadia Real Estate Advisors

Becky Gramstrup

Director of Development–USC Athletics

Jennifer Gray

Retired Disneyland Cast Member

Kaia Hedlund

President–Kaico Sports

Daryl Holmlund

Teacher–Long Beach Polytechnic –Alumni Scholarship Recipient

Nate Higgins

Broker with Windermere Group One–Alumni Scholarship Recipient

Todd James

Retired Senior Vice President at Capital Group

Jennifer Johnson

Senior Attorney–Law Office of Jennifer R. Johnson

Loretta Joseph

Educator, Business Owner

Helaine Lopes

USC Faculty, Exercise Physiology

Neil Macready

Vice President for College Advancement, Pitzer College

Greggory Millward

Sr. Dir. of Development & External Relations. Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy

John Naber

Principal–Naber & Associates, Inc.

Mike Navarro
J.R. Navarro & Associates, Inc.

Advertising, graphics and website design

Nancy Phillips
Vice President- Digital Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Marilee Pischel
Associate Athletic Director– University of Southern California

Dan Redden
Organization Development Consultant

Troy Remelski
Founder Conquest Media LLC

Dan Rosenthal
CEO–UnitedHealthcare Northern California

Patrick Stanton
Business Development Consultant

Michelle Strauss
Fixed Income Senior Business Analyst, Capital Group

Betsy Thomas
Founder–ProjectWalk/President– Thomas Capital, Inc.

Michael Thomas
Founder–ProjectWalk/Retired Executive–Coca Cola Company

Betty Van Wagener
Retired School Psychologist

Patrick Walsh
Senior Vice President and Wealth Management–Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

Stephany Walsh

Elizabeth Winston
Director of Community Outreach and Fundraising – Los Angeles Harbor Boys and Girls Club

Volunteer Staff

Cindy Somer

Director of Development and Communications

Skip to content