Menlo Adds Two Distinguished Professionals to its College Board of Trustees

Helene Kim and Fran Schulz

(Atherton, California/September 19, 2019) – Menlo College is proud to announce that Helene Kim and Fran Schulz have been elected to serve as their newest Trustees. The new trustees will bring invaluable experience and advice to Menlo’s board.  Some background on the new trustees:

Helene Kim is an international lawyer and management strategy advisor based in San Francisco, and serves as an Adjunct Professor of Management at Menlo College.   She received her undergraduate degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Harvard-Radcliff College, and her JD from Harvard Law School.  After graduating from law school, she worked as a management strategy consultant for McKinsey Asia and as a business lawyer for Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco, then served as founding Executive Director of International & Executive Education and Lecturer in Residence at the University of California Berkeley.   Currently, she serves as a Director and Advisory Board Member of the Digital Cities research center at Stanford University.  Her community service includes roles as a founding member of the Seoul-San Francisco Sister City Committee; former Board Chair of the Korean Center; San Francisco Day School volunteer; and Harvard Schools Committee Interviewer for San Francisco.   

Fran Schulz is an assurance partner at Ernst & Young in the Life Sciences Practice.  Her clients include both public life sciences companies and emerging private life sciences companies. Over the course of her career, she has played a key role in helping companies work through the details of collaboration agreements, corporate spin-offs, reorganizations, and mergers and acquisitions, and has had personal involvement in over fifty public stock offerings. Her extensive experience with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) stems from her work with numerous public companies. She is on the board of directors of Women in Bio and the California Life Sciences Association.  Her community service includes her role as a member of the Executive Leadership Team of American Heart Association Annual Research Roundtable.  She is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the California Society of CPAs, Women Business Leaders.  Fran Schulz is a 1985 Menlo College graduate.

Regarding the newly appointed trustees, Menlo Board Chair Micah Kane commented, “These two exceptionally well-qualified individuals bring a wealth of expertise in strategy, management, and audit.  In addition to their exceptional professional experience, they both also bring a strong passion to further the College’s mission. I look forward to working with them both on the Menlo College Board.”