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Graduate School of Management Alumni Association (GSMAA)
A non-dues-based organization governed by a board of directors

The GSMAA is a vibrant and intellectually stimulating community that is passionate about the School and its potential.

Meet the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alumni Board

The Graduate School of Management Alumni Association (GSMAA) is a consortium of alumni leaders. The Board meets three times a year to plan events and ensure that alumni have a strong voice in the ongoing growth and development of the School. The Board’s mission is to facilitate strong affiliations among alumni, students, faculty, staff and the communities that we share.

Purpose and Values


  • Fosters and contributes to a close-knit alumni community
  • Promotes the value of our well-rounded graduates
  • Introduces and integrates members into the business community

We value:

  • Passionate and energetic leadership
  • Engaging the GSM Alumni community 
  • Continued commitment and service to GSM
Board Member Company Board Title

Kristy Bird MaKieve MBA 15

UC Davis GSM

Interim Director of Admissions

Chris Bush MBA 08 Monarch Media Alumni Awards Liaison
Jamie Butler MBA 10 Amazon Web Services Sr. Manager Solutions Architecture 
Marie Chaisson MBA 04 PayPal
Sr. Manager Strategy Planning & Portfolio
Abigayle Curtis MBA 14 Assemble Systems Regional Sales Manager
Kevin DeLury MBA 07 ClearTurn Consulting Independent Strategy & Operations Consultant
Christa Dyck MBA 05 IBM Sales Specialist
Mackenzie Guinon MBA 14 Work Day Tableau Specialist
Sara Happe MBA 07 Intel Corp. Marketing Strategist

Chris Jackson MBA 02


Vice President

Bryan Johnson MBA 03 Capital Engineering Consultants President/CEO
T.J. Johnson MBA 12 Intermedix – Nashville Financial Analyst 
Dylan Lee MPAc 16 PwC Assurance Associate
Tracy Regis MBA 14 Intel Corp. Employee Effectiveness Partner
Bryan Shepherd MBA 11 Agilent  Technologies Senior Business Analyst
Pamela Yoo MBA 11 Sutter Health Strategy Implementation
Ex-Officio Members Title
Kristy Peterson Director of Alumni Relations & Network Strategy
Professor Mike Palazzolo Faculty Representative
Satchel Summers  Full-Time MBA Student Representative
Jesse Rodriguez Sacramento MBA Student Representative

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