Vince A. Sales

Vince last served as Vice President for University Advancement at Sonoma State University prior to his retirement from the system and currently serves as a consultant.  Prior to Sonoma State University. Vince served as Vice President for University Advancement at California State University, Sacramento.He has also worked for Stanford University as Director of Development – Asia/Pacific, which allowed him to work with major and principal gifts donors in the region.  He also has held development positions at San Francisco State University, including stints as Campaign Director; Director of Development, Major & Planned Gifts; and, Director of Development, Corporations and Foundations.

In addition to his work in higher education, Vince has served as executive director for the Asian AIDS Project and provided consultation services for a number of non-profit organizations, including CompassPoint, Asian Pacific Islander Wellness Center, Asian Pacific Fund, and Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc.

Vince’s community work includes previous service on the board of directors of the Asian Resources, Inc. (Sacramento), Horizons Foundation (San Francisco Bay Area), and formerly with the Asian Law Caucus.

He completed his designation as a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving from the American Institute for Philanthropic Studies at California State University, Long Beach.  Vince earned degrees at U.C. Berkeley (BA, Mass Communications, with high distinction) and San Francisco State University (MPA, Public Administration).