A Family Tradition of Leadership

John and Janis GumasJanice and John Gumas met while studying Marketing at San Francisco State University. Over the years, both have been tremendous supporters and leaders in the SF State community. Janice is the founding President of the San Francisco State University Parents Council, while John serves as Chair of the SF State Foundation Board. Now, they have created an inspiring opportunity for students in the College of Business with the Janice and John Gumas Endowed Marketing Scholarship!

"As graduates of SF State and the College of Business, Janice and I know that the education and training students receive in the Marketing Department is vital to their future success," John Gumas says. "We are proud to give back, to support students as they prepare to embark on their own careers."

The Janice and John Gumas Endowed Marketing Scholarship will provide critical funds for students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.

"John and Janice Gumas have always been wonderful industry partners for SF State," says Linda Oubre, Dean of the College of Business. "John Gumas has helped us connect the business classroom to the real world by hiring many of our students as interns and sponsoring their projects in class. Now, with this scholarship, the Gumas family will strengthen their commitment to significantly impacting the lives of talented Marketing students."