Philanthropic Foundation Board of Governors
Ernie Schroeder '67
Vice Chair, Resource Development Committee
President & Chief Executive Officer
Schroeder Management Company Inc.
Ernest Schroeder graduated from Mihaylo College of Business and Economics with a bachelor’s degree in 1967. A member of the men’s basketball team, Mr. Schroeder and met his wife, Donna, on campus where she was earning her degree in communications. They live in Newport Coast.
The Schroeders founded Schroeder Management Company in 1973. Mr. Schroeder is chief executive officer and president of the commercial and residential property management company. In this role, he oversees the acquisitions, renovations and capital improvements for all Schroeder Management Company properties and coordinates the field staff, apartment rental marketing, and pre-acquisition area surveys. Ernie is a certified property manager with the Institute of Real Estate Management.
Donna Schroeder is a design consultant for the company, which owns and manages more than 2,000 apartment units throughout Orange and Los Angeles counties, a portfolio valued at more than $300 million. The company employs more than 120 professionals offering expertise in property management, brokerage service, accounting procedures, financing alternatives and consultation.
Mr. Schroeder sits on Mihaylo College of Business and Economics Dean’s Advisory Board. As a couple, Donna and Ernie received the Distinguished Alumni Award at the 2011 Vision & Visionaries gala.