Discovery Ball Donors


The California Science Center Foundation extends our gratitude to the following individuals, companies and foundations for generously sponsoring tables, providing in-kind donations and discounts on services for the 20th Anniversary Discovery Ball.

Gold Sponsors 

Raul A. Anaya*
Bank of America

Ibrahim El-Hefni Technical Training Foundation

Trudy Sullivan*

Sempra Energy
Southern California Gas Company

Silver Sponsors

Martha Saucedo*


Wallis Annenberg*
The Annenberg Foundation

Avery and Andy Barth*

Christopher J. Warmuth*
City National Bank

Alex J. Rose*
Continental Development Corporation

George Pla*
Cordoba Corporation

Andrew J. Sale*
Ernst & Young LLP

Gensler / CBRE

Nancy and Pat Dennis*
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Steve and Lisa Hansen*

John DeSimone*
Herbalife Nutrition

George Lucas Family Foundation

Robert and Lisa Margolis* Family Foundation

John Sinnema*
MUFG Union Bank, Private Banking

Northrop Grumman Corporation

Panda Restaurant Group

Tom Gores Family Foundation
Platinum Equity

Christopher Thompson*
Southern California Edison


The Vein* Family / LATCB

Kent S. Caldwell-Meeks*
Wells Fargo Wealth Management

ZGF Architects LLP

Bronze Sponsors

Cabot H. Connery*

Meruelo Enterprises, Inc.

Mark and Laurie Rosenthal

University of Southern California

Los Angeles City Council President
Herb and Fabian Wesson*

Raghu Nanjappa*
@Business, Inc.

Betty B. Anderson*

N. Matthew Grossman* and The Arline and Thomas J. Bannan Foundation

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

The Boeing Company

Capital Group

Nanci E. Nishimura*
Cotchett, Pitre & McCarthy LLP

Scott* and Kathy Cunningham

Dassault Systèmes

Deloitte & Touche LLP

Kathleen M. Duncan*

Jean and Al Fohrer*

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Frazier III*

Sue and Allan Frew*

Scott* and Karen Gale

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC

Conner Clewett and Tom Soto*


The Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg Foundation

Delores* and Ben Oliver Kerr / THE MUSES

Stuart McMullen*

Michael and Margo Leonetti O'Connell*

Kria Lorsch*
Robert H. Lorsch Foundation

Los Angeles Football Club

Susan and Steve Lotwin*

MATT Construction

Ken McBride*

Marc and Jessica Mitchell*

James Dragna
Morgan Lewis

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

The Palermo-Ravich Family Foundation / Wang* Family

Nora* and Alex Chaves
Parking Company of America

Charles Harrington*
Parsons Corporation

Ezekiel Patten, Jr.*
Patten Energy Enterprises

Ronald F. Clark*
Printco Graphics, Inc.

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Cindy* and John Smet

Hal* and Liz Snyder


Phil Tseng*
Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC

Catherine Collinson*
Transamerica Institute

Daniel Hart*
Virgin Orbit

Howard* and Patti Wang

Robert W. Huston*
Watson Land Company

In-Kind Supporters

Norman and Traudi Huber

Ninkasi Brewing Company

Office of Exposition Park Management

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.


Art of the Table, by Susan Abe

Automation Printing Co.

Ballon Wonderland

Bar One


CJ Matsumoto & Sons

Classic Parking

Delicate Productions, Inc.

i five design

Images by Lighting

Jackson Shrub Supply

JC Backings

Kensington Caterers, Inc.

Leroy Hamilton/Photography by Hamilton


Lucent Dossier

Matrix Visual

Nadine Froger Photography

PhotoStamps by

Premiere Drops Inc.

Primo XL

Rrivre Works, Inc.

Seamless Video Solutions


Snap Yourself!

Town and Country Event Rentals

Windswept Ranch


*Member of the California Science Center Foundation Board of Trustees