Tag archives: Matt Rowe

Saying Bye to Barbara
By Richard Mineards   |   September 20, 2022

Capping an impactful, three-decade career in the area’s nonprofit sector, Barbara Robertson is retiring as president and CEO of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, as of December 31. “We owe Barbara a tremendous debt of gratitude for her calm, steady leadership during a period of unprecedented social turmoil and uncertainty these past two-plus years,” […]

60 Years of Scholarships
By Richard Mineards   |   June 7, 2022

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary, has awarded a total of $140 million in grants to students, with $7.7 million this year to 2,139 recipients, board chair Matt Rowe told nearly more than 180 guests at the annual dinner at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum. The scheme started humbly […]

Rowe-ing in a New Direction
By Richard Mineards   |   July 22, 2021

Former attorney turned successful financial management analyst Matt Rowe has been elected chair of the Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara. A native of Melbourne, Australia, Rowe, who began his two-year term last week, earned a law degree at the city’s Monash University and later immigrated to New York, where he transitioned from law into wealth […]