Executive Speaker Series September 2018

The San Diego chapter of Young Catholic Professionals (YCP) will gather Tuesday, September 11th, at 7 p.m. for its next monthly Executive Speaker Series. The event is FREE and open to all young professionals in their 20s and 30s and is usually attended by people from all industries!

YCP is one of the nation's fastest-growing Catholic organizations with chapters in cities across the country and now finally in San Diego! Join other vibrant, Catholic young professionals at this free monthly event.

Mary Star of the Sea, La Jolla

- Free wine, beer and appetizers
- Learn from an experienced CEO!
- Meet young Catholics committed to professional growth
- Be part of this challenging and inspiring community

7:00 p.m. - Networking with free wine, beer, and appetizers
7:35 p.m. - Keynote Presentation: Peter Seidler followed by Q&A
8:30 p.m. - Stick around afterward to meet our speaker & continue networking!

Dress for this event is business professional. We hope to see you there!

We are currently looking for volunteers to help us out the day of! Volunteer positions include greeters, check-in, and beverage servers! Interested in helping out? If so, sign up below or email info@ycpsandiego.org


* Peter Seidler is the General Partner of the San Diego Padres and the lead investor in the ballclub. Peter and the Padres’ ownership group have made a long-term commitment to San Diego, with a focus on (1) building a perennial championship-caliber team primarily through homegrown players, (2) providing a best-in-class, fan-friendly experience at Petco Park and (3) making a substantial, positive and lasting impact on the greater San Diego community. Seidler currently sits on Major League Baseball’s Ownership Committee and Investment Committee.

* Seidler is a founder and Managing Partner of Seidler Equity Partners ("SEP"), a family-oriented private equity fund that provides capital and management support to growing entrepreneurial companies across the United States and Australia. SEP was established in 1992 and manages equity capital with a market value of approximately $3 billion. SEP has backed proven entrepreneurs with strategic support and equity capital in a variety of industries, including health/fitness, advertising, scuba diving/recreation, printing equipment, children's clothing and automotive products. The firm's philosophy is to apply a long-term and patient-strategic approach in helping entrepreneurs and the companies they have founded and built continue on a path of success, job creation and excellence.

* Peter has formed a “Tuesday Group” that meets weekly to address San Diego’s homeless problem. This coalition of business, political and philanthropic leaders focuses on helping the most vulnerable segments of the homeless population. His efforts to push San Diego to “best practices” on homelessness resulted in recognition as the 2017 San Diego Public Official of the Year by the Building Owners and Managers Association, the 2017 San Diego Nice Guy of the Year, the National Conflict Resolution Center 30th Annual Peacemaker Award (2018) and the 2018 San Diego Chamber of Commerce Award for Regional Collaboration.

* As a cancer survivor (Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma), Peter and his wife, Sheel, focus their philanthropic activities on health and medical matters. They support numerous charities, including the San Diego Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The American Cancer Society, The Turning Point Home (a San Diego facility dedicated to treating young women with addiction-related diseases) and various health and wellness initiatives at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Seidler is a member of the Board of Trustees and chairs the Student Affairs Committee at The University of San Diego. He also is a member of the Board of Trustees at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP), an independent nonprofit medical research organization in La Jolla, CA.

* Seidler earned a Bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Virginia and a Master of Business Administration from the University of California, Los Angeles.

September 11, 2018 at 7pm - 9pm
Mary, Star of the Sea (La Jolla)
7669 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
United States
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Renée Perea Joel Meziere Cesar Puentes Margaret Sporleder Lawrence Wendel Denis Grasska Jamie Colvert Brianna Lee Sean Caonguyen Colleen Manahan Mark Neilson Pauli Wolfe Lara Holley Kaci Madden Joseph Saad Guillermo Carranza Mairead Bretney David Mendez Kevin Kramer Jessica Leon Francisco Salinas Diana Rodriguez-Agiss Cort Peters Emily Escobar Andrew Wright Meghann Hughes Clare Oven Anna Ratajczak Karen Hsu Timothy Reese

Who's RSVPing

Renée Perea
Joel Meziere
Cesar Puentes
Margaret Sporleder
Lawrence Wendel
Denis Grasska
Jamie Colvert
Brianna Lee
Sean Caonguyen
Colleen Manahan
Mark Neilson
Pauli Wolfe

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Would you be willing to volunteer at this event? Please indicate the times you are available and we'll be in touch. Thanks!
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