LA Regional Council

The LA Regional Council is made up of devoted alumni, parents, friends, and business leaders who volunteer their time to elevate Syracuse University’s presence in the greater Los Angeles region.

Please contact Jason Poles,, with any questions.

2020-2021 Members

Sean Carey ’89 WSM/NEW, parent, Council Co-Chair

Brian Frons G’78 NEW, parent, Council Co-Chair
Consultant, Frons Consulting LLC

Don Andres ’68 A&S
Strategic Consultant

Beth Cofsky ’85 ECS
iSchool Board of Advisors
Success Associate Director of Cloud Services, Inc.

Ray Freiwirth ’75 A&S/ECS

Jennifer Gaynor, parent 

Frank McFarland ’94
Founding Partner at IEQ Capital, LLC

Carl Maida ’69 A&S
Professor, University of California, Los Angeles

Jordan Pynes ’98 A&S
President, Thomas Safran & Associates

Vishal Shukla ’89 
Sr. Customer Success Manager - Business Applications Microsoft