Career Advisor, Bay Area MBA
MBA, Boston University
B.S., Northeastern University
Parto Aram joined the Career Development team in October 2018 as a career counselor. She works closely with Bay Area Part-Time MBA students.
After seven years of working in high tech as a hardware engineer designing embedded systems, Aram went back to school part-time to get her MBA, and subsequently transitioned to semiconductor marketing. She worked as a marketing manager on the East Coast and then as a European marketing manager stationed in Bristol, England.
Senior Director of Career Development
MBA, Columbia Business School
Antoine Broustra joined the Graduate School of Management’s Career Development team as Senior Director in October 2018, after close to four years of working as Deputy Director, Employer Partnerships at the Yale School of Management in Connecticut. Antoine brings a focus on building and nurturing corporate relations, developing career opportunities for current and past graduate students, and career advising.
Director of Corporate Relations and IMPACT Projects
Barry Curtis joined the UC Davis Graduate School of Management in July 2023 with a diverse career in industry, management consulting, and academia. He previously worked in the Offices of Research at both the University of Florida and UC Davis - marketing each university's technologies and expertise. Curtis' background includes operational and strategic planning, industry/competitive analysis, project management, recruiting/performance evaluation, and business development.
Gallagher Hall 1101H
Career Development Operations Manager
Karen Gallardo is a proud aggie alum who serves as the Career Development Operations Manager at the Graduate School of Management. Gallardo helps support the career center by overseeing the strategic development and implementation of multiple databases to address evolving data needs. In her role, she provides essential analytical support and conducts statistical research for Career Development and Student Affairs.
Gallagher Hall Rm 1101 Davis, CA 95616
Career Development Program Manager/IMP Analyst
As the Career Development Program Manager/IMP Analyst for the Graduate School of Management, Laqui helps support the career center by coordinating and providing high-level support for students and recruiter programs. She serves as the front-line contact for current students, employers and alumni. Laqui manages logistics for career fairs, workshops, guest speakers and interviews. With her background in social work, she has an immense passion for preserving the well-being of others and creating nurturing environments for individuals to thrive.
Gallagher Hall Rm 1101 Davis, CA 95616
Lead Career Counselor
M.S., Career Counseling, California State University, Sacramento
B.A., Psychology, California State University, Sacramento
Angel McCormack joined the Graduate School of Management in 2006 and has provided professional career counseling to over 2,000 graduate business students. The cornerstone to her success has been the remote style of counseling she pioneered in 2006 to meet the busy schedules of MBA students, which was well ahead of its time and now a staple in the industry.
Associate Director, Career Development
Alex Reyes joined the Graduate School of Management’s Career Development team as Associate Director in June of 2023 after seven years of service at Meta Platforms (Facebook) as a technical recruiter and program manager for veteran and disability inclusion.
Associate Director of Career Development
Angela Tom joined the Graduate School of Management (GSM) in 2023, as Associate Director of Career Development, after a diverse career across various organizations. Before joining the GSM, Angela worked as a career coach at the University of San Diego Knauss School of Business, a Center Manager for the United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) in Okinawa, Japan, a Development Analyst at UC Davis DEVAR, and a Project Manager at the California Department of Education. She holds an MBA from Drexel University LeBow College of Business and a B.S.
Career Advisor, Sacramento MBA
M.S., Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
A.B., International Relations, University of California, Davis, CA