Building a bold business future takes a crucial combination of real-world practice, mastery of strategic and analytical skills, and leadership development.
Turning ideas into action is exactly what today’s global marketplace demands. Ideas are only as strong as the innovative leaders who can act on them by motivating others to create change and drive results.
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.
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.”
The Dean’s Advisory Council is one of the strongest connections the Graduate School of Management has to the business community.
The council includes many of California’s top business leaders, who serve as key advisors to the dean, sharing ideas and making recommendations on future growth and development of the School, curriculum issues and student organizations and projects.
Reza Abbaszadeh, D.D.S.
Premier Access Insurance Company
Greg B. Chabrier, UCD ’76
Vice President, Sales
Michael C. Child, UCD ’76
TA Associates, Inc.
Eamonn F. Dolan, UCD ‘83
Retired Chief Investment Officer, Managing Director
C.M. Capital Corporation
Brian C. Hoblit
Assistant Vice President, Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo and Company
GSM Alumni Association President
Michael R. Kourey, UCD ‘81
Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration,
Chief Financial Officer and Director
Stephen G. Newberry
President and CEO
Lam Research Corporation
Vice President, Marketing
Vision Service Plan
Judson T. Riggs, UCD ’85
President and CEO
David H. Russ, GSM ’86
Managing Director and Chief Investment Strategist
Paul A. Sallaberry, UCD ‘79
Former Executive Vice President, Worldwide Operations
Veritas Software Corporation
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.