Mr. Stephen A. Hamill was elected to the University of San Francisco Board of Trustees in July 2010. He previously served six years as a member and chair of the Carondelet High School Board of Directors. His other community and volunteer services include 28 years as a youth soccer coach and referee.
Mr. Hamill is the founder of CSCDA, Public Finance Authority and U.S. Communities, which provide public finance and public purchasing programs to government agencies nationwide. Over the past 25 years, he has participated in over $45 billion in tax exempt financing for government and non-profit agencies, manufacturers, and multi-family housing. More than 50,000 public agencies nationwide participate in the U.S. Communities group purchasing program.
Mr. Hamill practiced law for 20 years with an emphasis in business and real estate. Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Hamill worked for Alameda County, Calif., for 14 years—including eight years as the assistant county administrator responsible for the county's budget, finance, and legislative programs.
Mr. Hamill received his juris doctor from the University of San Francisco, holds a master's degree in public administration from California State University, Hayward, and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Irvine.
Mr. Hamill was born in St. Louis, Mo., and grew up in the San Fernando Valley, Calif., where he attended St. John the Baptist de la Salle grade school and Bishop Alemany High School.
Mr. Hamill is married to Janice Wilcox Hamill and they have two children, Chad and Lindsay, and four grandchildren, Tak, Kai, Jordan, and Charlotte.