William J. Hopkins Joins Menlo College’s Executive Team

Menlo College proudly welcomes William J. Hopkins as its new Senior Director of Development.

November 1, 2012

Menlo College proudly welcomes William J. Hopkins as its new Senior Director of Development. With extensive administrative, non-profit fundraising experience, he joins the college having recently served as chief operating officer of Variety International, a global children's charity.  Prior he was the chief advancement officer for the Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles, and earlier served as Executive Director of Corporate/Foundation Relations and Executive Director of the General Alumni Association for the University of Southern California.

“Having Bill Hopkins, a highly-regarded professional who helped dramatically increase advancement success when USC was at a critical juncture in its growth, is a real opportunity for us to gain lasting support for our students, programs, and campus,” said President James Kelly.

Mr. Hopkins also brings 14 years of corporate banking experience having held positions as Vice President/Director, Marketing and Sales, Trust & Investment Division, Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, and Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager, Bankers Trust Company Private Advisory Services.

A graduate of the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Journalism/Communications, Mr. Hopkins is looking forward to leading Menlo College's development and advancement efforts to support its position as Silicon Valley's Business School.