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

Marc & Marjorie McMorris
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
Neil & Kate Malik
Michael Moon & Clara Lu
Moskowitz Family Foundation
Kristina Omari
Progress Investment Management Company
Qatalyst Partners
RBC Capital Markets
Nihir & Mona Shah
Vicky Tsai & Eric Bevan
The Tsai Family
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
Morrison Foerster
New Century Advisors, LLC
Dr. Krista Ramonas & Mr. Gordon Rubenstein
Ramsey Smith
John Sonego
Sport Day Guys
Becky Stein
Donna Sims Wilson
Philip Yau


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.