Del Mar’s Marc Brutten is one of six new trustees to join the 2017-18 University of California San Diego Foundation Board of Trustees. Marc is a 1979 UC San Diego graduate and the founder and CEO of Brutten Global. He is also founder and chairman of Westcore Properties and formerly served as president of Shidler West, Inc. Marc and his wife Patricia provided the initial investment to create the UC San Diego Student Foundation, an organization that teaches students how to invest, fundraise, and manage an endowment to support student scholarships.

The UC San Diego Foundation Board is comprised of community leaders, business executives, entrepreneurs, university administrators, and faculty and alumni representatives who serve to help inspire and encourage philanthropic investment in the university. Other new trustees include Andy Chedrick, Michael Farrell, Wendy Kwok, David Marchick, Gregory Papadopoulos, Pamela Palisoul, and Susan Lew. For more information visit