Ludwick Named Chair of Westmont Foundation

Robert Ludwick, a 1974 Westmont graduate, is the new chairman of the Westmont Foundation Board of Directors, accepting the gavel from Gerd Jordano, who served as chair for two years.

Robert Ludwick, a 1974 Westmont graduate, is the new chairman of the Westmont Foundation Board of Directors, accepting the gavel from Gerd Jordano, who served as chair for two years.

The foundation is comprised of community members who seek to cultivate healthy ties between the community and Westmont College.

Ludwick is a partner with Paradise Management Co. LLC, a concern that owns and manages a portfolio of commercial real estate in Santa Barbara. He serves on Westmont’s President’s Associates Steering Committee, the board of Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons and the Gold Coast Regional Committee of Young Life. He also holds a master’s degree in business management (1977) from Willamette University in Salem, Ore. He has lived in Santa Barbara almost continuously since coming to Westmont in 1970.

The father of four children, Ludwick and his wife, Wendy, are active at Montecito Covenant Church, where he serves on the building committee and parent council for youth ministries.

Other foundation members include John Ambrecht, Stephen Baker, David Biehl, Edward Birch, Ronald Cronk, John Davies, Patricia Dow, David Eaton, Westmont President Stan Gaede, Gail Gelles, Anna Grotenhuis, Penny Jenkins, Jordano, Cathy McGrath, Ian Ritchie, Kay Robinson-Schofield, Steve Stong, Ted Tedesco, Donald Toussaint, Timothy Tremblay, Dick Welch, Helene Winter and David Yager.

For more information, contact the Westmont public affairs office at (805) 565-6051.