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Parivash (Parto) Aram

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.

Antoine Broustra

Senior Director of Career Development

MBA, Columbia Business School

Bachelor's, Wharton

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. 

Daria Costello

Director of Corporate Relations and IMPACT Projects

B.A. Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Daria works with corporations, organizations and business partners to source strategic projects and industry experts for the School's full-time and part-time MBA students' capstone courses.

Previously, Costello was the Associate Director of the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program, which welcomed its charter class in 2012. She managed recruiting and admissions, program management and career services for MPAc students.

Maggie Gonzalez

Career Services Program Coordinator

Bachelor of Arts, English, UC Davis

Maggie supports the GSM Career Development Center in managing analytical, technical, operational, development and execution of multiple programs, databases, web-based services. She coordinates and provides support and communication for students and recruiter programs, and manages complex events.

Carin Hotaling

Career Services Operations Manager

As the Career Services Operations Manager for the Graduate School of Management, Carin manages operations for the career center and coordinates and provides high-level support for students and recruiter programs. Carin serves as the front-line contact for current students, employers and alumni. She manages logistics for events such as career fairs, workshops, guest speakers and interviews. She also provides analytical support and statistical research for the Office of Student Affairs and administrative support to the Senior Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.

Catherine Jiang

Business Development Manager, MSBA

Catherine Jiang joined the school as a Business Development Manager for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program in May 2020. She is primarily focusing on building relationships with the business community and leveraging these relationships to match student team projects. In addition, Jiang provides general support for the effective implementation of the practicum course, as well as giving career development support to students to help them actualize their career goals to reality.

Damon Tull

Director for Industry Alliances

Damon Tull is the director for industry alliances at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management and the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. His research interests include U.S. global competitiveness and the financial and human capital flows of our national innovation ecosystems.