We connect interested MCHS alumni and students to helpful MCHS alumni mentors to enable them learn about and get started in various careers. We have assembled a group of successful MCHS alumni in various fields ranging from banking & finance to architecture & law to police & fire protection and more.

Ashwin Adarkar

(MCHS 1982)

Management Consulting

Ashwin Adarkar (MCHS 1982) is a Senior Partner and Managing Director with The Boston Consulting Company and leads their North American Financial Services Practice.


Chris Warshaw

(MCHS 1979)


Chris Warshaw has worked in the environmental field for close to 30 years. He has managed environmental and sustainability projects for numerous global companies as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. His work has taken him to South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.


Chuck Currier

(MCHS 1972)

Education / Coaching

Chuck is a ’72 graduate who has been teaching economics at Costa for 21 years and coaching football for almost 40 years

Greg Fontana

(MCHS 1979)


Greg Fontana (MCHS 1979) is the founding principal of Fontana Architects, an architectural group that has expertise in multifamily and theme park/entertainment design


Huntley Castner

(MCHS 1981)

Business Management

Huntley Castner has held leadership positions in small boutique restaurants and major foodservice chains including Panda Express, Yogurtland, and Lemonade.



Jake Courtney

(MCHS 1981)


Jake Courtney (1981) is a trial attorney at Girardi and Keese. His practice consists of representing injured plaintiff in complex litigation.


Jennifer Caskey

(MCHS 1985)

Residential Real Estate

Jennifer Caskey (MCHS 1985) has been an active realtor and top producer at Shorewood Realtors for 20 years. Specializes in residential real estate in the South Bay.


Kevin Campbell

(MCHS 1978)

Executive Vice President

Kevin Campbell is an Executive Vice President of Plaza Bank. He ran the commercial and private banking operations in Long Beach/South Bay for City National Bank. He has been involved in senior management for Citibank, formerly Cal Fed and Bank of America running groups in both the commercial and small business arenas. Kevin started his banking career with Lloyd’s Bank in the mid 80’s. Kevin was born and raised in the beach cities and attended Mira Costa High School, class of 1978, and USC. He and his family reside in Manhattan Beach.

Shawn McMullen Chen

(MCHS Alumni)

Education / Writing

Shawn has been offering literature and writing instruction at all levels for 26 years. In addition teaching, Shawn recently became involved with the Manhattan Beach Teachers Association and currently is serving a second two-year term as president of that organization.

If you are an MCHS Alumni and interested in becoming a mentor please contact Huntley Castner at huntley.castner@lemonadela.com

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