Lecturers & Visiting Faculty
Brett Saraniti received his PhD in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1997. His dissertation chair was Roger Myerson, Nobel Laureate 2007. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Kellogg and a lecturer at Stanford in the Department of Economics.
Jason Perez began his career in the United States Navy as a military police officer. He served approximately one and a half years in Bahrain and two years in New Jersey leading teams of police officers responding to emergency 911 calls. Perez was also given the opportunity to attend military detainee operations school, where upon completion, he worked for approximately one and a half years at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba as a prison guard.
Garcia Belmonte’s work in Visualization spans over 15 years. At Uber, he is Director of Engineering for the Visualization group, a team of computer graphics engineers, information designers and data engineers that support advanced visualization of self-driving car, geospatial and business data.
Mr. Davis is the Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s Sacramento, CaliforniaTax Practice. He has more than 28 years of experience providing tax compliance and consulting services to closely held business, their owners in the food and food production related businesses. He works closely with his clients to understand their business and goals. He coordinates with Crowe auditors to effectively and efficiently provide tax services to jointly served clients.
Pundoor received his Ph.D. in Management Science from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in 2007, and a B. Tech. in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2000. His first corporate job was with FedEx. He started his career in a purely technical/analytical role, and over the years gradually migrated to the intersection of business and analytics. Over the last decade, he has worked with four Fortune 100 companies in analyst, consulting, sales and leadership roles. Currently he works as Senior Director at Target Corporation.
Lecturer Cyrus Aram brings over 20 years of private and public sector experience in the areas of customer strategy, business transformation, planning, program, change and quality management. He has domain level expertise in customer strategy, business process transformation, lean sigma, program and change management, performance management and business controls, and thought leadership. He is also an adjunct faculty at the Sacramento State College of Business Administration.
MBA, University of California, Davis
Teaching Field: Accounting
Joanne Bethlahmy was named the 2017 Robert A. Fox Executive-in-Residence.
A UC Davis alumna with 30 years of management consulting and marketing management experience, Bethlahmy has worked with large and small companies in consumer products goods, retail and technology on growth strategies, digital innovation and new product development.
Nicholas Briscoe is Chief Economist at Briscoe Economics Group, Inc. He provides valuation consulting and expert witness testimony in a wide variety of economic and financial matters. He teaches as the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as part of the adjunct faculty. Mr. Briscoe’s prior positions include Manager in the forensic services division of the accounting firm Crowe Horwath, LLP, as well as Senior Economist at Cohen | Volk Economic Consulting Group.
Doy Charnsupharindr is a lecturer at UC Davis Graduate School of Management and UC Berkeley’s Haas Business School, teaching MBA-level courses focusing on developing leadership, communications, and coaching skills. He teaches High Impact Leadership courses at Berkeley Executive Education at UC Berkeley, and has been a guest lecturer at the Berlin School for Creative Leadership (Germany) and Nanyang Business School (Singapore). He coaches and leads workshops for some of the largest corporations, as well as non-profit and governmental organizations worldwide.
Crystal Coleman is an assurance principal with CliftonLarsonAllen, a top ten national accounting firm.
Interim Executive Director, Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Research Expertise: Consulting, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, IMP Project Faculty Advisor
Joe DiNunzio is an assistant adjunct professor at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, where he previous led the IMPACT Consulting program for MBA students. He is also the interim executive director of the Mike and Renee Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
540 Alumni Lane
Eamonn Dolan served as chief investment officer and managing director of CM Capital (CMC), managing diversified portfolios emphasizing alternative investments. He was responsible for asset allocation, strategy formulation, manager selection, process design, and leading the investment team.
MBA, University of California, Davis
BS, California State University, Sacramento
Dr. Amy L. Fraher is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Organisation, Work and Employment at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham in the UK and a Lecturer in the Graduate School of Management at the University of California Davis in the USA. She is a retired U.S. Navy Commander and Naval Aviator, and former United Airlines pilot, with over 6,000 mishap-free flight hours in four jet airliners, five military aircraft, and several types of civilian airplanes.
Noah Gift is lecturer and consultant at UC Davis Graduate School of Management in the MSBA program. He is teaching graduate machine learning and consulting on Machine Learning and Cloud Architecture for students and faculty. He has published close to 100 technical publications including two books on subjects ranging from Cloud Machine Learning to DevOps. He is also a certified AWS Solutions Architect and has an MBA from UC Davis, a M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Cal State Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Fortune 500 manager | Top ranked MBA | Experienced faculty member
Courses Taught: Managers and the Legal Environment
Lecturer Steven Green is Special Counsel to the California Department of Insurance representing the Insurance Commissioner in state and federal whistle blower lawsuits involving allegations of insurance fraud. .
In December 2016 Green retired after a 25+ year career a Deputy Attorney General – California Department of Justice. In this capacity, his practice was entirely devoted to federal and state litigation on behalf of California’s tax, insurance and business agencies.
Sharad Gupta is a technology leader with extensive large-scale enterprise architecture strategy, technology strategy, IT roadmapping, solution architectures, and business solutions delivery background. He has led delivery of large-scale strategy and implementation programs in matrixed environments, involving complex business processes, diverse technologies and SDLC processes. He also has deep background in IT portfolio planning, data architectures, modern architectures, emerging technologies, and digital transformations.
Sally Hamilton, Ph.D. has lectured for the UC Davis Graduate School of Management since 2015. She teaches accounting at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. She has taught Managerial Accounting and Cost Management. She has extensive experience both in industry and teaching. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor for Drexel University Sacramento for 5 years.