Spotlight Story

Alyssa Marks MBA 13
UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Professional Experience:

  • UC Davis – Assistant Director, Academic Operations and Planning (September 2013 – present)
  • UC Davis – Analyst, Academic Operations and Planning (May 2013 – September 2013)
  • UC Davis – Dean’s Office Analyst (February 2011 – May 2013)
  • Premier Power Renewable Energy, Inc., Accounting Clerk (June 2008 – June 2010)

Shortly after beginning the MBA program, I was promoted because my supervisor recognized the impact my degree was making on my performance.

Student Leadership and Experience:

  • UC Davis Sacramento MBA Core Ambassador
  • Dean’s Student Advisory Council (DSAC), Member
  • Global Shapers – Sacramento Hub, Member
  • MetroEDGE Member

Previous degree and university attended:

  • B.S. Managerial Economics, UC Davis, 2012

Fun facts:

  • Loves skydiving and plans to become solo certified some day!
  • Competitive snowboard racer in high school.
  • Enjoys hiking, running, photography and playing fetch with her dog, Mia!

The faculty, students and staff at the GSM have made this a truly incredible experience! Everyone is so supportive and I continue to make valuable connections with each person that I meet.