Board member since 2001

Lorna Meyer Calas is a managing director with the Merrill Lynch Private Banking and Investment Group with more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to her association with Merrill Lynch, she was a managing director at Hambrecht & Quist and Alex. Brown & Sons.

Lorna was recently named one of Barron’s “Top 1,000” advisors nationwide, ranked #25 in California (and #12 in the Bay Area). In 2010 Barron’s named her the #4 Woman Financial Advisor in the nation. The San Francisco Business Times has ranked her the #1 Woman Wealth Advisor in the Bay Area since 2007.

Lorna is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, California College of the Arts (CCA), the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, and the Zen Hospice Project of San Francisco. She is also a member of the Director’s Circle at the San Jose Museum of Art.

Lorna holds a bachelor of art degree, attending Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and The University of Toledo. Lorna currently lives in San Francisco with her husband, Dennis Calas, and has three sons and five grandchildren.