SEO Scholars Annual Achievement Benefit

All tables for the 2018 Achievement Benefit have been sold!

Limited sponsorships are still available – for which we can offer visibility at the event with your ad/logo. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide tables or tickets to the dinner at this time.


Dan Schulman

President & CEO, PayPal

Thurman V. White, Jr.

Chairman & CEO, Progress Investment Management Company

Vicky Tsai  

Founder & Chief Treasure Hunter, Tatcha
SEO Career, Class of 1999

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Julia Morgan Ballroom
465 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

6:00 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Dinner & Program
Cocktail Attire




Host Committee

Principal Sponsors

Adam and Tonia Karr
Henry & Marie-Josée Kravis
Orbis Investment Management
Vista Equity Partners


Valedictorian Sponsors

Linnea & George R. Roberts
The Soden Family


Graduation Sponsors

Steven & Roberta Denning
Jacqueline Reses & Matt Apfel
Nihir & Mona Shah, Partner Fund Management


Diploma Sponsors

James A. Attwood, Jr. & Leslie K. Williams
Campbell Lutyens
J-P Conte Family Foundation
Mei & Herald Chen
Ernst & Young
Fairview Capital
Garcia, Hamilton & Associates
GI Partners
Mimi & Peter Haas Fund
Heidrick & Struggles
Matt & Siska Hobart
KeyBanc Capital Markets
Kirkland & Ellis
Michael Moon & Clara Lu
Moskowitz Family Foundation
Kristina Omari
Progress Investment Management Company
Qatalyst Partners
RBC Capital Markets
Nihir & Mona Shah
Vicky Tsai
Wells Fargo
The Welsh Family
Thurman & Eileen White Family


Honor Roll Sponsors

Advent Capital Management
Amy R. Allen, Squar Milner LLP
Anonymous (1)
Chris & Nathalie Brand
California Bank & Trust
Du & Sarah Chai
Channing Capital Management, LLC.
Cooley, LLP
Joe DiSabato
Judith Duval
Elizabeth Park Capital Management
Paul Haigney
Loytavian Harrell
John Hockin
Homestead Capital
Cynthia Kop
Mary Jo & Dick Kovacevich
Ambassador & Mrs. Howard H. Leach
Ronnie Lott
Bob and Jan MacDonnell
Doug Mackenzie
New Century Advisors, LLC
Dr. Krista Ramonas & Mr. Gordon Rubenstein
Ramsey Smith
John Sonego
Sport Day Guys
Becky Stein
Donna Sims Wilson
Philip Yau
Alexis Yee-Garcia


For additional information,

Contact Emily Barrett
at 415.650.0246 or

Click here to learn more about SEO Scholars San Francisco

Note:  The estimated fair market value is $75 per person.Contributions in excess of $75 per person may be considered a tax-deductible charitable contribution.