Published November 17, 1997
Volume 5, Number 11
Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Popular with Area CEO's
Brothers Al and David Duffield of PeopleSoft flank PPIE executive director Donna McMillion.
A host of CEO's and executives from Hacienda were on hand as the Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Foundation (PPIE) held its second annual CEO Dinner on November 14. Repeating their roles from last year's dinner, David Duffield and Bill TauscherCEOs of PeopleSoft and Vanstar, respectivelyserved as "Head CEOs" for the event.
The event helps fund PPIE's ten programs which the foundation coordinates for the benefit of Pleasanton students. "Last year, we worked with approximately 600 volunteers and donors and 450 businesses," said Donna McMillion, PPIE's executive director.
Money was raised in the form of tips given to each CEO, who served as waiters and waitresses for their ten invited guests. Over 300 people in all attended the event.
A special moment in the evening came when PPIE announced special grants named after Duffield and Tauscher, in recognition of their help in serving as Head CEOs for the first two years of the event.
Participants from Hacienda businesses included the following:
Aneel Bhusri, senior vice president of product strategy, PeopleSoft, Inc.; Ed Doherty, president and CEO, Software Development, Inc.; Cara Finn, vice president of employee services, Remedy Corporation; William L. Higgins, president and CEO, Dillingham Construction Holdings, Inc.; Ahmad Manshouri, senior vice president and general manager, corporate operations, Vanstar Corporation; Jeffrey A. Miller, president and CEO, Documentum, Inc.; John Schieber, vice president of real estate operations, Dutra Realty Enterprises; C. L. Ting, president, OOCL (USA) Inc.; Daniel J. White, president and CEO, SkillSet Software, Inc.; and Steve Willens, president and CEO, Livingston Enterprises, Inc.
For more information on PPIE, call (510) 846-5620.
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- Wanted: Toy Testers—Duties Include Having Fun
- Business Bits
- Hacienda, Other Area Parks to Participate in Holiday Food Drive
- Pleasanton Partnerships in Education Popular with Area CEO's
- Office Furniture Ergonomics a Key Component, Says Space Designs
- City Offers Unique Canvas Bags to Promote Shopping in Pleasanton