Olivia Thomas MBA 21

"I chose the UC Davis Bay Area MBA program for multiple reasons. Not only does it have a great reputation, but it also has a flexible part-time schedule with weekend classes and is located in the Bay Area. It was the perfect fit for me."

Professional Experience

  • Product Leadership Development Program, Western Digital
    • 1st Rotation: Pricing Manager, Flash
  • Valero Energy Corporation
    • Process Engineer
    • Environmental Engineer

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, The University of Alabama

Licenses and Certifications

  • Engineer-in-Training, California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists

Leadership Positions

  • Vice President of Internal Affairs, GSM Women in Leadership Bay Area
  • Summer Intern Coordinator, Valero Energy Corporation
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Ambassador, University of Alabama College of Engineering
  • MentorUPP Mentor, University of Alabama College of Engineering

Fun Facts

  • Olivia is passionate about volunteering in the community and dedicated many hours each month volunteering at the Food Bank of Contra Costa County.
  • She also loves hiking and traveling with her husband.