Elad Goren Elected Chairman of Moorpark College Foundation

Westlake Village, CA, July 07, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Certified Financial Planner Elad Goren, co-founder of the financial advisement firm Financial Pointe and a community volunteer, has been elected Chairman of the Moorpark College Foundation.

Since 2002 Goren has served the Foundation, a registered nonprofit organization that that accepts and solicits gifts, donations, trusts and bequests for programs related to Moorpark College. Goren previously served as the Foundation’s Vice Chair; he succeeds Dan Peate who served as Foundation president three years.

“The Moorpark College Foundation experienced a major transition in recent years, and I thank Dan Peate for leading us through this period of change and setting the Foundation up for what I know will be great times ahead,” Goren said. “I look forward to the next few years to continue the momentum Dan established. Our goals are lofty and we have very exciting new programs approaching."

Goren said his top goals are two large new fund-raising events, Holiday Lights at Moorpark College on Dec. 3, and the Moorpark College Mud Run in spring 2012; and to expand the Foundation Board with quality members.

A lifelong Conejo Valley resident, Goren lives in Newbury Park with his wife, Marni, son, Ben and daughter, Revi. He has been with Financial Pointe since its inception in 2004; was Chairman of the Moorpark Chamber of Commerce in 2003; and was named among the “40 Under 40” leaders by the Pacific Coast Business Times in 2007.

Goren is a member of the Jewish Federation and is a Certified Financial Planner. He graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Finance and later attended California Lutheran University to earn his CFP designation.

The Moorpark College Foundation provides a conduit for the College to interact with businesses, government, and other nonprofit agencies in the broader Southern California community.

“Elad Goren has been a leader with the Foundation for several years and the organization is excited that as Chairman of the Board of Directors he will assume even more leadership responsibilities toward helping Moorpark College and its students achieve greatness,” said Dr. Pam Eddinger, President of Moorpark College.

Also elected to serve as Officers for the Foundation Board were John C. Lindsey as Vice Chair; Timothy Weaver as Treasurer; and Allan C. Mann and Jodi Santino, both as Member-At-Large. Eddinger serves as the Board CEO/Secretary.

The Moorpark College Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) corporation that is designated to receive gifts for the college from individuals, corporations, and foundations. Established in 1980, this volunteer board of community leaders broadens the educational opportunities of Moorpark College students through scholarships, program grants, and capital projects. MCF Tax ID # 95-3533986. Information: (805) 378-1431 or www.moorparkcollege.edu/found.

Holiday Lights at Moorpark College is co-sponsored by the Moorpark College Foundation and the college’s Associated Students. The centerpiece will be illumination of a large campus building with thousands of holiday lights; supported by a festival with vendors, children’s activities, entertainment and special surprises. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are now available. For more information about Holiday Lights at Moorpark College, call (805) 581-2743 or visit www.holidaylightsatmoorparkcollege.com.

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Keith Jajko
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