Student Profile

Tim Murray, Entering Class of 2010
BlackRock

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Current Position

  • Director, US Equity Index Strategy

Student Leadership and Experience

  • UC Davis MBA Bay Area Ambassador

Previous Degree

  • B.S. Business Admin – Finance, California State University, Sacramento

What do you value most about your experience in the UC Davis MBA program?

“It seems cliché, but I really value the relationships built at the GSM.  Over your career it’s easy to build your network within your industry.But as valuable as that is, you’ll end up lacking the diversity of relationships required to be successful in today’s business environment.  Being a part of the GSM means you always have a diverse network to tap.”

Fast Facts

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder since 2009
  • Married with a 2-year old and one on the way (January 2013!)
  • Team member on the consulting project for the startup venture Nephosity
  • Avid Bay Area sports fan (Go 49’ers!)
  • Self-proclaimed Bear Grills protégé

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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.