Berit is a native San Diegan. Her undergraduate degree is from USC and her Masters in Business from San Diego State University. After receiving her Masters she pursued a career in real estate/construction lending beginning with Union Bank in Los Angeles. Her lending career spanned 20 years both in Los Angeles and San Diego. She subsequently was COO for UCSD Extension and returned to her real estate background as the COO for the Tom Hom Group and Executive Director of the Charitable Real Estate Foundation for the San Diego Foundation.
Katy Tanghe spent 21 years working in public relations in San Francisco, Minneapolis and San Diego. She has worked both in-house and at large and boutique firms, servicing clients across the public, private and non-profit sectors. She spent three years as an adjunct faculty member at the Minneapolis College of Art &
Originally from Northern Ohio, Sharon and her husband moved to San Diego’s North County in 1984. She majored in Speech and English at Ohio State University, and for several summers took part in musicals at the summer playhouse of Bowling Green State University in Huron, Ohio (Ohio’s oldest summer theatre). While living in Ohio she sang with two community choral groups,