Student Profile

Heather Riggs, Class of 2012
Oates Investments ~ Cable & Kilpatrick Development

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Professional Leadership and Experience

  • Project Manager, Oates Investments | Cable Kilpatrick, 2007-present
  • Human Resources & Office Manager, Oates Investments, 2006-2007
  • Accounting Assistant, Non-Profit, 2004-2006

Student Leadership and Experience

  • UC Davis Sacramento MBA Ambassador
  • Dean’s Student Advisory Council
  • Member of Metro EDGE

Previous Degree

  • B.S., Business Management

Fun Facts

  • 7-time California International Marathonfinisher
  • Participates with Be Change, a non-profit that raises awareness and funding for children without healthcare
  • Enjoys snowboarding, wakeboarding, playing soccer, tennis and watching professional sports
  • Coached high school soccer for nine years
  • Holds a cosmetology license
  • Loves to eat!

The UC Davis Graduate School of Management creates a fantastic learning experience in collaboration and innovation while simultaneously allowing me to build relationships with my peers who offer insight into a variety of career fields.  I have thoroughly enjoyed establishing sincere connections, both personally and professionally, that I hope continue well beyond the UC Davis campus.

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News Release

UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

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Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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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.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%
U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings: This marks the 19th consecutive year our MBA program has been ranked among the best in the nation.

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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.