News Release

Clayton Rivest Joins SAC Foundation Board of Directors

​(Santa Ana, CA)—The Santa Ana College (SAC) Foundation recently appointed Clayton Rivest to its board of directors. The foundation is a registered non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds to support the college and its students through the guidance of a 19-member board of directors. Rivest will provide critical leadership for the college’s strategic philanthropic initiatives that move students through their education and improve the college’s learning environment.

Rivest, an Orange resident, is a private banking relationship banking vice president with The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank. In this role, he is responsible primarily for helping individuals and families with their personal and business private banking needs. As a partner of the Private Client Reserve Team in Orange County, he provides banking and credit solutions that allow clients to finance purchases of new assets, leverage existing real estate or marketable security investments, protect against future interest rate exposure, enhance estate planning strategies, and more.

Previously, Rivest was a relationship manager at Northern Trust. Earlier, he helped with the start-up development of Southern California-based California Republic Bank. Prior to joining the financial services industry in 2002, he began his career with a strategy consulting firm in Boston, MA. Rivest also honorably served in the U.S. Navy.

Rivest earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from the University of California, Irvine. He resides in Orange with his wife Elizabeth and two children.

The Santa Ana College Foundation is committed to ensuring that no student is denied educational opportunities due to financial constraints. The foundation strives to maintain, expand and enhance the educational opportunities at Santa Ana College and to link community organizations, businesses, funding sources, alumni and staff preserving “A History of Success, A Future of Promise.” For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact the SAC Foundation at (714) 564-6091 or

About Santa Ana College
Santa Ana College (SAC), which is turning 100 years old in 2015, serves about 18,000 students each semester at its main campus in Santa Ana. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions, provides invaluable workforce training, and customized training for business and industry. In addition, another 11,000 students are served through the college’s School of Continuing Education located at Centennial Education Center. Ranked as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges awarding associate degrees to Latino and Asian students, the college is also recognized throughout the state for its comprehensive workforce training programs for nurses, firefighters, law enforcement and other medical personnel. SAC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District. Visit to learn more. For information about Santa Ana College’s Centennial, please visit

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