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Dr. Anne Hultgren

Dr. Anne Hultgren

Executive Director

Dr. Hultgren joined the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation in 2015 as Executive Director and CEO. Previously, she was at the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate, working in chemical and biological defense technologies. She received her PhD in Physics and Astronomy from the Johns Hopkins University, and BA in Physics and Mathematics from Franklin and Marshall College.

949.721.2224 | ahultgren@beckman-foundation.org


Catrina Bryant

Catrina Bryant

Program Manager

Catrina Bryant joined the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation in 2011. As Program Manager, she oversees the Foundation's programs and annual Symposium. Prior to joining the Foundation, Catrina worked as Development Manager for a local nonprofit, and served on the board and as a strong advocate of a direct dollar campaign to provide science, technology and the arts to students in Orange County. She holds a BA in Social Ecology from UC Irvine.

949.721.2246 | cbryant@beckman-foundation.org


Nicole Forino

Nicole Patras

BYI Program Administrator

Nicole Patras joined the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation in 2014 and is the Program Administrator of the Beckman Young Investigator Program. Nicole’s background in event planning contributes to the coordination and administration of the Program, which provides grants to young faculty members to foster the invention of new methods, instruments and materials. Nicole holds her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

949.721.2245 | npatras@beckman-foundation.org


Kaerie Ray

Kaerie Ray

BSP Program Administrator

Kaerie Ray joined the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation in 2017 as Program Administrator of the Beckman Scholars Program. Previously, she worked as Director of Development & Communications for a nonprofit organization, concurrently administering healthcare resource grant and scholarship award programs for student-patients. She holds a BA from VUSC.

949.721.2228 | kray@beckman-foundation.org


Tiana Godges

Tiana Godges

Executive Assistant

Tiana Godges began working with the team in summer 2015. She provides support to Executive Director Anne Hultgren, in coordinating meetings, speaking engagements, and preparing agendas. Her eight years in the hospitality industry orchestrating corporate functions and elaborate social events has instilled beneficial skills that she applies to her daily work with the Foundation. Tiana holds a BA from CSULB.

949.721.2221 | tgodges@beckman-foundation.org


Lisa Rumbaugh

Lisa Rumbaugh

Finance Manager

Lisa Rumbaugh joined the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation in 2016 as Finance Manager. Previously, she has been the Controller and Tax Manager for Family Offices providing accounting, tax and investment management for family members, operational and investment entities, and private foundations. She is a CPA and holds a BA in Accounting and MS in Taxation from Cal State Fullerton.

949.721.2247 | lrumbaugh@beckman-foundation.org