Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Announces New Trustee

Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Announces New Trustee
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PRESS RELEASE
For immediate release
Contact: Lori Willis, Executive Director
Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara
805-898-2187

Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Announces New Trustee

The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara is pleased to welcome George Tharakan to the Board of Trustees.

George Tharakan is the co-founder and chief investment officer of Alamar Capital Management, a private wealth management firm in Santa Barbara. Prior to becoming a professional investor, George was an engineer at Intel Corporation where he designed microprocessors. His volunteer activities have included - Board of Trustees of the Riviera Ridge School (2011-2017), Co-Chair of the CFA Institute - Santa Barbara Chapter (2015 – 2020), Santa Barbara High School MAD Academy (2017 – 2021). He currently serves on the boards of the UCSB Deans Investment Group and the Ensemble Theater Company Foundation. George is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, with an M.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois, received an MBA in Finance from the Anderson School of Business (UCLA) and is a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts.

The volunteer Board of Trustees of the Cancer Foundation focuses exclusively on fulfilling the mission of ensuring excellent cancer care close to home for all residents of Santa Barbara County. Executive Director Lori Willis explains, “George’s investment expertise will enhance our ability to support those on their journey with, through and beyond cancer. We are grateful that he is willing to share his time and knowledge and he is a welcome addition to the Board.”

About the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara
The Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara works to deliver superior cancer care to everyone in Santa Barbara County regardless of means and provides significant philanthropic support to the Ridley-Tree Cancer Center. To learn more, visit the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara at www.cfsb.org, or find us on Facebook and Instagram.

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