James Sotiros is a retired university administrator with over 35 years of experience

His wisdom around relationship management and the world of giving is vast. Jim was at the helm of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute’s (MSRI) fundraising efforts for over a decade, establishing the annual fund, capital, and planned giving programs. He also started a grants program to fund after-school advanced mathematics programs including the Berkeley Math Circle, San Francisco Math Circle, Bay Area Mathematics Olympiad, the MSRI Mathematical Circles Library at the American Mathematics Society, and the National Association of Math Circles.

Before working with the mathematics donor community, Sotiros was Vice President at Dominican University California, and Director of Development at Oakland Museum and the University of San Diego.

B.A., Claremont McKenna College