Joan has over 25 years of strategic planning, finance, and accounting experience in the energy, utility, and consumer electronics industries. Her corporate experience includes holding senior level finance positions at Sony Electronics, Sempra Energy, and Getty Oil. She presently uses her corporate business expertise to assist the non-profit sector. As Executive Director of the San Diego Regional Fire Foundation, she is focused on fundraising, strategic planning, and increasing public awareness of fire and emergency services. Joan, a CPA, graduated cum laude with a BS in Business Administration from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She received her MBA from Cal State, Bakersfield.