Meet our Mentors.

Original fl co-founder

James Boyce


San diego state university

Jim is the retired CEO of RSF National Bank. He and his wife Bev are deeply dedicated to higher learning; even raising two children who became educators. He enjoys golf, travel, bridge and genealogy.

Bev Boyce


San diego state university

An experienced teacher, Bev taught school in 3 states plus English as a Second Language. Her son is a local teacher and her daughter is a college professor. Her interests include cooking, golf, bridge, travel and gardening.

Jim Ashcraft


San diego state university San diego state university (MBA)

Jim was previously employed by IBM and Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate. He has been with Ashcraft Investments since 1985. Married to Alyce, with sons, John and Tom.

Alyce Ashcraft


arizona state university

Alyce was an English major with career posts including positions at The Emporium and Intel Corporation. She is currently VP of Ashcraft Investment Company. Alyce and Jim enjoy their five grandchildren in Cincinnati and Manhattan Beach.

Tom Black


general motors institute texas A&M (MS, PhD)

Tom is retired from California Safety Associates Inc. He's highly educated with multiple advanced degrees including a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering. His hobbies include walking and tennis.

Peggy Brooks


georgetown university

Peggy’s working career has included research jobs in university historical manuscripts’ collections as well as teaching. She has always juggled volunteer commitments with work and family life. She is currently serving as vice president of the RSF Historical Society. She enjoys bridge, dancing, reading, cooking and travel.

Susie Callahan


San diego state university

Susan has always been active in her community. She is currently an Area Governor for Rotary District 5340 and is a Past President of RSF Rotary Club. She and her husband, Eamon, love traveling.

Luis Carranza


UC San diego

Luis is the Senior Loan Officer at PrimeLending with over 20 years of experience in residential lending. He currently is an Assistant Governor for Rotary International District 5340 & Past President of Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club.

Dan Henderson


toledo university ohio state university (DDS)

Dan has worked in General Dentistry in Pacific Beach for 46 years. His interests are golf, bridge, reading and travel.

Karen Henderson


ohio state university san diego state university (mA)

Karen has her Master's degree in Education and has served as a teacher and Director of Bridges Learning Center for 14 years. Her interests include tennis, golf, reading, bridge, travel, and cooking.

Gail Kendall


penn state university

Gail Kendall was employed 20 years with Ticketron; the last decade of which she served as Area Manager, San Diego. She is a founding member and officer of Future Legends; also, President of Community Concerts of RSF. Interests: Golf and fitness/weight training.

Chuck Kendall



Chuck played football on scholarship before building a career in commercial real estate and property development. He's a former Board member of the RSF Foundation, RSF Library Guild and Pasadena Children's Hospital. He enjoys weight training, swimming and golf.

Phillip Larsen


dePaul university university of chicago (MBA)

Phillip's career accolades include Computer Programmer, IT Manager, VP of Finance, and General Manager of Europe. He enjoys golf and the stock market.

John Robinson


university of oregon

Coach John is a College Football Hall of Famer best known for coaching the USC Trojans & Los Angeles Rams. His USC teams won 4 Rose Bowls and a national championship. Today, he splits time between broadcasting and philanthropy.

Beverly Robinson


louisiana state university

Beverly is a Wealth Advisor at Jackey/Robinson Group. Her career in Finance includes working with some of the biggest names in banking. Her professional and personal passions intersect by helping people realize their goals for a brighter future.

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