Thomas S. Sayles

Professional at Unified Grocers, Inc.

Thomas S. Sayles

Thomas S. Sayles

Professional at Unified Grocers, Inc.

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2538

Number of Boards

8

Birthday

1951 - Los Angeles, CA, United States

Age

68

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation

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Chairman-National Government & Regulatory Practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce

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President-West Region at Verizon Communications, Inc.

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Director, Government Affairs at BNSF Railway Co.

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Audit Partner at Deloitte LLP

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Chief Executive Officer at AS&F Foundation

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Chairman & Founder at ProAmérica Bank

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at United Way of Greater Los Angeles

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Founder at Kindel Gagan

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Thomas S. Sayles
Professional at Unified Grocers, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's Degree with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Law Degree

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Career History
Professional
Current

Unified Grocers, Inc. provides grocery products and services. It operates as a retailer-owned, grocery wholesale cooperative serving supermarket, specialty and convenience store operators located primarily in the western United States and the Pacific Rim. It sells products typically found in supermarkets, including dry grocery, frozen food, deli, ethnic, gourmet, specialty foods, natural and organic, general merchandise, health and beauty care, service deli, service bakery, meat, eggs, produce, bakery and dairy products. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN.

Senior Vice President, University Relations
2009 - 2019

University of Southern California is a private research university that mainly offers undergraduate, graduate & other higher education. The university was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Senior Vice President, Communications & Government Affairs
2007 - Prior

Rentech, Inc. engages in the supplying of wood chips, wood pellets and nitrogen fertilizers. It owns patented technologies for synthetic fuels and power production. The company owns the intellectual property including, patents pilot and demonstration data, and engineering designs for a number of clean energy technologies designed to produce certified synthetic fuels and renewable power when integrated with third-party technologies. It also owns a fully-integrated biomass and natural gas-to-synthetic fuels demonstration facility located in Commerce City, Colorado. Rentech was founded by Dennis L. Yakobson on December 18, 1981 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Boards & Committees
Director
Prior

Golden State Bancorp, Inc. operates as a federally chartered savings institution. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA

Director
Current

TO STRENGTHEN THE LOS ANGELES WORKFORCE BY INCREASING ACCESS TO COLLEGE AND POST-SECONDARY TRAINING, JOB SKILLS, AND EMPLOYMENT.

President
Prior - 2013

Los Angeles Department of Water & Power manages water and energy resources. It is a municipal utility, serving the water and electricity needs of the City of Los Angeles. It was founded in 1902 and is located in Los Angeles, CA.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Representative from California's 40th Congressional District

$1,500
2010

Senator at Office of the Senator from California, Kamala Harris

$500
2010

Representative from South Carolina's 6th Congressional District

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