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    California State University, Los Angeles
  Jan 17, 2018
University Catalog 2012-2013 (ARCHIVED CATALOG) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Distinguished Alumni

Alma mater of 220,000 alumni … contributing to the future of Los Angeles and the world, including:

Billie Jean King – International all-time tennis great, winner of 20 Wimbledon titles

James A. Bell – Executive VP of finance, Boeing Company

Thomas V. McKernan, Jr. – President and CEO of the Automobile Club of Southern California

Lee Baca – Sheriff of Los Angeles County

Frank Romero – Muralist, artist

Leana S. Wen, M.D. – 2007 Rhodes Scholar

Steve Cooley – Los Angeles District Attorney

Art Leahy – CEO of LA Metro

Michael Antonovich – Member, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Lillian Kawasaki – Scientist, member Water Replenishment District

Edward James Olmos – Actor, filmmaker

Pervaiz Lodhie­  – Founder, CEO of Ledtronics

Marshall Geller – Investment banker, senior managing partner, St. Cloud Capital LLC

Samuel Durrance – NASA astronaut (Columbia and Endeavour), astrophysicist and educator

Terrence J. Roberts – Psychologist

Felix Gutierrez – USC professor

Kent Twitchell – Muralist, artist

Mike Ten – City Council, South Pasadena

Alan J. Fohrer – Chairman and CEO, Southern California Edison

John Huerta – General Counsel, Smithsonian

Joseph Wambaugh – Novelist and bestselling author

Mary Micucci – Owner and President of Along Came Mary, event production and gourmet catering source

As a graduate of Cal State L.A., you’re in distinguished company. Noted authors, athletes, artists, CEOs, educators, engineers, health care leaders, scientists, policy makers and innovators in many other fields got their start here too!