Mario Peraza
Executive Director of Alumni Relations

Mario Peraza is the Executive Director of Alumni Relations. In this role Mario guides the vision and direction for the alumni programming and engagement of the over 60,000 living alumni and provides leadership and support for the Alumni Association of UCSF. He also serves as the liaison between alumni relations and various campus partners. Mario leads a team of professional staff and alumni volunteers that together leverage and expand alumni relationships, connections, and networks across all areas of health care.

Mario completed his B.S. degree in Chemistry at the University of Illinois and his M.Ed. degree in Higher Education Administration at the University of Maryland College Park. 

Prior to joining UCSF, Mario was the Director of Alumni Volunteer programs at the University of Maryland working with over 100 alumni volunteers nationwide. 




​Katie Maloney
​Senior Director of Alumni Relations

Katie Maloney is the Senior Director of Alumni Relations. She works with the School of Medicine and coordinates department operations. New to UCSF and the Bay Area, Katie is looking forward to learning more about the community from alumni, students, faculty and staff.

Katie worked at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for eight years overseeing the Parents Association and Student/Alumni Relations efforts for the MIT Alumni Association. She has also worked in development/alumni relations at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Marymount University. She holds a M.Ed. from The University of Georgia and a B.A. from the University of Maryland.

Michael Eccles
Director of Alumni Relations

Mike Eccles is the Director of Alumni Relations, working primarily with the Schools of Dentistry and Nursing. Mike enjoys meeting the alumni of UCSF, learning about their connections and hearing their stories.

After attending Rutgers University, Mike began his career as a Senior Accountant for the Federal Government. Later he moved to San Francisco, to join US Leasing Corp as a Senior Accountant, and then as the Portfolio Manager for the medical contracts group for 5 years. Mike worked for 12 years at Nellcor Inc. as the Director of Alternative Acquisitions before moving to New Jersey- based Copelco Capital as the Director of Operations. He became the Director of Medical Leasing sales and returned to the West Coast, where he provided financial support to doctors, hospitals and medical equipment manufacturers. 


Angela Dalfen
​Director of Alumni Relations

Angela (Angie) Dalfen is the Director of Alumni Relations for UCSF’s School of Pharmacy and Graduate Division. In this role she is responsible for developing and maintaining service-oriented alumni programming for thousands of alumni, staffing two active volunteer Alumni Association boards, and overseeing school-specific Alumni Weekend events.

Angie holds a BA in Philosophy from McGill University and a JD from Northeastern University School of Law. After law school, Angie practiced plaintiff’s-side employment law for several years until she was hired as Assistant Director of Public Interest Programs and then Associate Dean of Admissions at Golden Gate University School of Law. Angie joined the Alumni Relations team at UCSF in the fall of 2015.


​Susan Norris
​Alumni Relations Analyst

​Bio coming soon. 

Louis Gutierrez
Faculty Alumni House Manager & Alumni Relations Manager

Louis Gutierrez is the Alumni Relations Manager for our “alumni-like” constituents. He manages both the Emeriti Faculty and Retirees Associations, plus he oversees the alumni weekend program for Physical Therapy .

A Southern Californian native from Orange County, and graduate of California State University, Long Beach, Louis’ wide range of experiences includes manager for a Facilities Management Company and Director of Administration for a software startup. Prior to working for UCSF, Louis worked in the baking and pastry department of a San Francisco Michelin-rated restaurant.



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