The news of the college bribe scandal has rocked the United States from Hollywood to Main Street. The issue at hand for investors is to scrub the list and check for names of people that may work at funds. We saw a couple of names that we recognized! This scandal reminds us that due diligence is constant.
The following have been implicated:
Gregory Abbott, 68, of New York, founder and chairman of International Dispensing Corp., a food and beverage packaging company.
Marcia Abbott, 59, of New York.
Gamal Abdelaziz, 62, of Las Vegas, the former senior executive of resort and casino operator of Wynn Macau resort in Macau, China.
Diane Blake, 55, of San Francisco, an executive at a retail merchandising firm.
Todd Blake, 53, of San Francisco, an entrepreneur and investor.
Jane Buckingham, 50, of Beverly Hills, California, founder and CEO of Trendera boutique marketing company.
Gordon Caplan, 52, of Greenwich, Connecticut, co-chairman of New York-based Willkie Farr & Gallagher, an international law firm.
I-Hin “Joey” Chen, 64, of Newport Beach, California, operates a provider of warehousing and related services for the shipping industry.
Amy Colburn, 59, of Palo Alto, California.
Gregory Colburn, 61, of Palo Alto, California.
Robert Flaxman, 62, of Laguna Beach, California, founder and CEO of real estate development firm Crown Realty & Development.
Mossimo Giannulli, 55, of Los Angeles, fashion designer and founder of Mossimo fashion company (also married to Lori Loughlin).
Elizabeth Henriquez, 56, of Atherton, California.
Manuel Henriquez, 55, of Atherton, California, founder, chairman and CEO of Hercules Technology Growth Capital, a publicly traded specialty finance company.
Douglas Hodge, 61, of Laguna Beach, California, former CEO of investment management company Pacific Investment Management Co.
Felicity Huffman, 56, of Los Angeles, actress.
Agustin Huneeus Jr., 53, of San Francisco, owner of wine vineyards in Napa Valley and listed as co-founder of the Quintessa vineyard estate.
Bruce Isackson, 61, of Hillsborough, California, president of a real estate development firm WP Investments.
Davina Isackson, 55, of Hillsborough, California.
Michelle Janavs, 48, of Newport Coast, California, former executive of a large food manufacturer.
Elisabeth Kimmel, 54, of Las Vegas, owner and president of First Busey, a media company.
Marjorie Klapper, 50, of Menlo Park, California, co-owner of jewelry business.
Lori Loughlin, 54, of Los Angeles, actress.
Toby MacFarlane, 56, of Del Mar, California, former senior executive at a title insurance company.
William McGlashan Jr., 55, of Mill Valley, California, senior executive at a global equity firm TPG Capital.
Marci Palatella, 63, of Healdsburg, California, CEO of a liquor distribution company.
Peter Jan Sartorio, 53, of Menlo Park, California, president and co-founder of Elena's Food Specialties.
Stephen Semprevivo, 53, of Los Angeles, executive at Cydcor, a privately held provider of outsourced sales teams.
Devin Sloane, 53, of Los Angeles, founder and CEO of aquaTECTURE LLC, a provider of drinking and wastewater systems.
John Wilson, 59, of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, founder and CEO of private equity and real estate development firm.
Homayoun Zadeh, 57, of Calabasas, California, an associate professor of dentistry.
Robert Zangrillo, 52, of Miami, founder and CEO of private investment firm Dragon Global.