May 7, 2022

10,000 Degrees Annual Gala

A Hybrid Event Benefiting Our Students & Programs in All 7 Counties We Serve

10,000 Degrees mission is to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities and the world.

To learn more about 10,000 Degrees and the students we serve, please go to:

3 ways to join the celebration!


Live Gala

This event is now SOLD OUT– add your name to the waitlist or join us virtually!

Virtual Celebration

On YouTube Live
Regional In-Person

Satellite Soirées

In-Person Regional Viewing Parties

For questions, please contact Anna Schlegel: 415-451-4013

Celebrating Our AMAZING Sponsors!

As of 4/25/22

$25,000 Lead Sponsor

Dennis & Susan Gilardi

$15,000 Doctorate Sponsors

Dodge & Cox

Loomis, Sayles & Company

Marin Community Foundation

Nikhil Sharma

$10,000 Master’s Sponsors

Jay & Kären Abbe

Suzanne Badenhoop & Guy Lampard

Bank of Marin

Graham & Talia Brandt

Lynn Brinton & Dan Cohn

Cerity Partners
(formerly Brouwer & Janachowski)

Susan & Mitchell Cohen

County of Marin

Herb & Jane Dwight

Micki Hambro

Jackson Family Wines, Inc.

Keysight Technologies

Alison & Mike Mauzé


Mary Prchal

Solano Dermatology Associates

Tracy Solomon

Sonoma County Office of Education

Denise & Mark Steele

Marty & Marlene Stein

Jamienne Studley & Gary Smith

Jennifer & Ryan Sweeney

TPG Capital

Mary & Michael Wolfe

$5,000 Bachelor’s Sponsors

Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery

Bank of America

Eric Bindelglass & Gabrielle Tierney

Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli

Judy & Jim Edgar

Deborah & Jonathan Goldman

The Hartman-O’Brien Family

Vanessa Holton & Lloyd Aubry, Jr.

Kroll Associates (formerly Duff & Phelps)

Sheila & Thomas Larsen

Dr. Denise M. Lucy &
Dr. Françoise O. Lepage

Mechanics Bank

Claudia & Ethan Moeller

Mark & Katey Mokelke

Saul Peña & Charmaine Chow


Redwood Credit Union

Sharon Segal

Madeleine & Alexis Sinclair

William Smith & Ann Aylwin

Sonoma Raceway

Kristin Swenson/ Brilliancy™

Julie & Michael Whitcomb

$2,500 Associate’s Sponsors

Janice Anderson-Gram & Tom Gram

Bank of San Francisco

Seth & Amy Barad

Christopher Boyd

Chandi Hospitality

Janelle Charles

College of Marin

Pamela Cook & Paul Gietzel

The Dome Construction Foundation

Ryan & Jennifer Fay

David & Elaine Freed

Trish Hayward & Jeff DePew

John Jorgensen


Derek Ku & Vikki Tang

Nancy & Tony Lilly

Kim Mazzuca & Anne Howatt

MCE Community Choice Energy

Monica Mehra & Clay Armistead

Toby & Susan Mumford

North Coast Builders Exchange

Stephanie O’Brien/
Dovetail Decision Consultants, Inc.

Rodney Strong Winery

Richard & Barbara Rosenberg

San Francisco Magazine &
Silicon Valley Magazine

San Francisco State University

Luis Silva-Behrens & Keily Hernandez

Solairus Aviation

Sonoma State University

The Press Democrat &
North Bay Business Journal

Wanden Treanor & Faye D’Opal

Umpqua Bank

$1,000 Benefactor Sponsors

Louette Colombano

Stone Coxhead

​​Rod & Luray Eshelman

Tawna & John Farmer

Susan & Alan Preston

Barbara & John Russell

Ellie Shephard & Peter Habicht

Jacqueline L. Young