October 3: Met with Professor Bob Yetman about the Master of Professional Accountancy program.
Met with Claire Pomeroy, Vice Chancellor of UC Davis Health System and Dean of UC Davis School of Medicine, and Jacqueline Northcutt, President and CEO of BioHouston Inc.
Had lunch with Jacqueline Northcutt; Meg Arnold, CEO of Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance (SARTA); Mark Friedman, President of Fulcrum Properties; and Cary Adams, Medical Device Angel Investor.
2 Teleconference meeting with Karl Engelbach, Associate Chancellor, about the GSM.
3Participated in the Council of Dean and Vice Chancellors Spring Retreat in Sacramento.
Facilitated a discussion with Dean Enrique Lavernia, Dean Jessie Ann Owens and Dean Claire Pomeroy on “Advancing our Vision of Excellence within the Current Fiscal Environment: Opportunities and Challenges.”
Met and had lunch with Doug White, Director of Ventures and New Business Development for Dow Chemical Company; Steve Hahn, Recruitment Director at Dow Chemical Company; and Managing Director of Executive Education Wendy Beecham.
Met with Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations candidate.
Met with Neil Paschall, investment banker with The McLean Group Investment Group.
May 2: Met with Maury Gallagher, Chairman and CEO of Allegiant Airlines, and donor and Chancellor’s Campaign Cabinet member, in Las Vegas to discuss achievements and changes for the GSM.
May 3: Teleconference meeting with Ann Barefield, Finance Manager at Intel, to discuss activities
and events at the GSM.
Teleconference meeting with Jim Wunderman, Bay Area Council’s CEO (and a visiting lecturer in the Bay Area MBA program) about actress Connie Nielsen’s film Lost in Africa and her Human Needs Project Foundation.
June1: Met with Vice Provost Academic Affairs candidate.
Met with Assistant Dean Jim Stevens and Senior Development Director Adrienne Capps regarding donor funds.
Met with Assistant Dean Anya Reid, Senior Director of Marketing and Communications Tim Akin, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Managing Director Christi Black and Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide Senior Vice President Valerie Vento to discuss branding the GSM.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.