Miramar College President Dr. Wesley Lundburg has been named to the San Diego Business Journal's Top 50 Influential Veteran Business Leaders for 2022.
Wes Lundburg has been president at San Diego Miramar College since 2020. The college enrolls more than 16,000 students, offers more than 60 certificates, is a hub for transferring to universities and is a center for workforce training. Lundburg is a Coast Guard veteran who for several years owned and operated a full-service fishing charter boat company. He transitioned out of the U.S. Coast Guard to attend the University of Alaska Anchorage. Miramar is a leading institution for student veterans and other military-affiliated students. Under his guidance, Miramar established LEAD – Leading Equity, Anti-Racism and Diversity, creating a campus culture centered on equity. The college is establishing a new 800 square-foot Veterans Resource Center, letting students study, connect and plan their future. Miramar recently secured $2.5 million in state funding to support the VRC and provide services to students who are veterans, active military and military affiliated dependents.