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Gretchen Milligan

Gretchen Milligan graduated with distinction from Stanford University, receiving a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. Gretchen joined Wells Fargo Bank in corporate lending in San Francisco followed by Orange County and Ventura County, before leaving to raise a family. In 2005, she founded Board Focus, a consulting practice working with nonprofit boards in the areas of governance, planning, training and retreats.

A dedicated volunteer, Gretchen served 10 years on the Cottage Health board of directors, including three years as board chair. She currently serves on the boards of The Thacher School in Ojai and the College Futures Foundation in San Francisco. Other volunteer activities include the board of directors of the Marlborough School, Crane Country Day School and the Hospital Association of Southern California. She has served on the Trustee Committee of the California Association of Independent Schools and has been a volunteer leader at Stanford since graduation. Gretchen served on the Santa Barbara Foundation's Finance Committee from 2004 to 2008.

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