(Orange, CA) – The Santiago Canyon College Foundation (SCCF) has appointed David Rohlander to its board of directors. The foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is managed by a fourteen-member board whose charge is to assist in raising funds to support programs and scholarship for students at Santiago Canyon College.
Mr. Rohlander brings to the foundation many years of experience as an executive coach, public speaker, management consultant and company executive. He is currently the CEO of David Rohlander, Inc., a company offering public speaking engagements, leadership development, strategic planning and executive coaching to the private sector. Clients have included large public corporations like Honeywell, Firestone and TRW. He co-founded and served as Chairman and CEO of Rohsen Technology & Marketing, Inc. from 1997 to 2003 and, before that, he was a Regional Tax Investment Specialist for Merrill Lynch. Mr. Rohlander has also taught at the college level, including classes at Santiago Canyon College. He is the host of various podcasts on topics such as effective communication and management, and also the author of a book in the “Idiot’s Guides” series entitled Management Skills (Alpha Books/Penguin, 2013) and The CEO Code (Career Press, 2014). Among his many professional association affiliations, he is a member and past director of the National Speakers Association and a member of The Maestro Forum (which he founded).
“I am very excited that Dave is joining the SCC Foundation board. He brings an extensive set of management and strategic planning skills that will serve our board well as we work to expand the financial support our Foundation can offer to Santiago Canyon College,” said Larry Cohn, current foundation board president.
Mr. Rohlander holds a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and History from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, an MBA from Cal State Fullerton, and completed post graduate work in Management at the Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam war as a fighter pilot and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and achievement, among other accolades. In addition to his new volunteer role with the foundation, Mr. Rohlander was for many years a member of the Rotary Club of Orange and also served on the board of the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation. Mr. Rohlander is currently working on his third book, this one on pattern recognition.
About Santiago Canyon College Foundation
The Santiago Canyon College Foundation (SCCF), founded in 1998, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated exclusively to fundraising and community outreach on behalf of Santiago Canyon College. The board of directors, comprised of fourteen volunteer and ex-officio members, works together to sponsor fundraising events and cultivate new philanthropic partnerships with individuals and organizations in the local community. The board also manages a permanent endowment for the benefit of the college. To find out more about the SCC Foundation, go to www.sccollegefoundation.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Santiago Canyon College
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked No. 13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice and is currently ranked No. 5 in California by bestcolleges.com, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult - and senior - in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.