Kellan is the Co-President of Net Impact UC Davis. As an MBA student, she concentrates on Corporate Social Responsibility and Strategy. She is making the jump from non-profits to an MBA in order to explore even more ways to protect and improve our planet and communities. Most recently, she worked with the Jane Goodall Institute on youth leadership strategy for environmental and humanitarian campaigns. She has also been a non-profit fundraising and advocacy campaign director, raising millions of dollars through grassroots organizing.
Kellan grew up in the Shawnee National Forest and loves to spend as much time as possible in nature and listening to live music.
Laura serves as Net Impact’s Co-President and has a background in nonprofit marketing and e-commerce operations. Prior to starting at the GSM, she studied nonprofit management and international relations at Antioch College and volunteered with the San Francisco Fire Department’s NERT program. Her primary interest in embarking on business school is to explore the intersection between social benefit and business as the lines between nonprofits and for-profits become blurred. She is excited for the opportunity to be in Davis with thriving cooperative businesses, innovative public-private ventures and other models of organizations making an impact right in her backyard. Laura enjoys cooking, knitting, and contact sports.
Director of Marketing
Danny’s background is in food and agriculture, including starting a cheese company called Winters Cheese Co. His interest lies in utilizing internet technology to create a more efficient and sustainable food system. Besides food and cooking, Danny enjoys hiking in the mountains and fly fishing.
Director of Events
Dave earned his BA in Economics at University of Colorado, Boulder where he spent his free time in the mountains skiing and hiking. As an economist, he is greatly interested in “environmentalism through efficiency”. He came to Net Impact after serving for several non-profits including the Energy Foundation and Hewlett Foundation. Dave’s number one pet-peeve is imported bottled water.
Director of Finance
Onyeka is a first year MBA student interested in product and technology management. She received her B.S. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from University of Lagos, Nigeria, and worked in technical management for a subsidiary brewery of Heineken before to returning to school for her MBA. She is interested in energy efficiency, renewable energy sources and has been in charge of several energy efficiency projects at her previous employment. She is an active member of The Association of Volunteers in International Service (AVSI), and also enjoys soccer, dancing and indie rock music.
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(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.