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Horacio Enriquez

Lecturer

Education

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Santa Clara University, 1997
M.S., Engineering Management and Leadership, Santa Clara University, 2004

Research Expertise

Supply Chain Digitalization
Supply Chain Risk and Resiliency
Supplier Relationship Management
FDA, ISO 13485:2016, and MDSAP Regulations

Areas of Expertise

Business Analytics, Operations Management, Management & Organizations, Technology Management

Courses Taught

Integrated Management Project (IMP)

Bio

Horacio Enriquez is a dynamic and innovative operations management expert, inventor, entrepreneur

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Kari Heidrick

Events Specialist

Kari Hendrick has been with UC Davis for more than two decades, including 14 years as a program representative at UC Davis Professional and Continuing Education, Business and Leadership Department, and seven years as the business development manager with Conference and Event Services.

She has extensive experience managing programs and planning events, and she loves working with students, faculty, and colleagues across campus. 

Her interests outside of UC Davis are traveling, spending time watching her kids play sports (football, baseball, basketball, and volleyball), hitting various

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JD Schramm

Lecturer

Ed.D., Higher Ed Leadership, University of Pennsylvania, 2012
MBA, Management and Entrepreneurship, New York University, 2002
BFA, Theatre Management and Marketing, Emporia State University, 1985



Bio

A passionate coach and gifted communicator in his own right, JD Schramm treasures the opportunity to bring out the best in those he teaches, advises or inspires through his speaking, coaching and teaching. Thousands of students at UC Davis, Stanford, Columbia, New York University and the University of Southern California have benefitted from his hallmark style of teaching and rigorous

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Guru Pundoor

Lecturer

Ph.D., Management Science, R.H. Smith School of Business (2005), University of Maryland, College Park
M.S., Systems Engineering, Institute for Systems Research (2002), University of Maryland, College Park
B.Tech., Mechanical Engineering (2000), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Analytics and technology professional at the intersection of business, data science and technology with 15+ years of industry experience driving supply chain innovation and transformation. Ph.D. holder, experienced in building data science teams to define business opportunities and drive product

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JD Schramm

Lecturer

Ed.D. (Doctorate of Education), Higher Education Leadership, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.

JD Schramm joined the UC Davis Graduate School of Management after more than 20 years of teaching graduate-level courses at Stanford, Columbia, and NYU. His focus in communication management is to mentor and support leaders in defining and then sharing the difficult stories which need to be told.

Schramm holds his Ed.D. in higher education leadership from the University of Pennsylvania, his MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, and his BFA in theater from Emporia State University in Kansas

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Derek Thomas

Lecturer

MPAc, Graduate School of Management, University of California, Davis
B.S., University of California, Davis

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Vanessa Errecarte

Lecturer

MBA, Marketing Emphasis, UC Davis Graduate School of Management, 2014
M.A., Communication, Mass Communication Emphasis, University of the Pacific, 2007
B.A, Communication, University of California, Davis, 2004

Vanessa Errecarte is one of the top marketing consultants in Northern California with two decades of experience helping businesses reach their growth goals. Unique in her commitment and ability to create and customize campaigns for small to medium businesses and non-profits, she enables them to be competitive in a world often dominated by organizations with large marketing staff and

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John Werlhof

Lecturer

Master of Accountancy, Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science, Brigham Young University, summa cum laude

John Werlhof is a Principal in the National Tax Office of CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA), the eighth largest CPA firm in the country. Werlhof provides tax research and planning services to privately held businesses and their owners and has expertise in business acquisitions, dispositions, financings, and restructurings. He works with clients in a variety of industries, including real estate, construction, manufacturing, technology, and investment funds.

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James Stevens

Lecturer

MBA, University of Michigan Ross School of Business
B.A., American University

James Stevens is a lecturer in the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, teaching organizational behavior courses in the MBA program and leadership courses in Executive Education. He brings his more than two decades of leadership and senior management experience into the classroom. That experience includes leading diverse and successful teams, launching new programs and developing compelling curricula.

For 15 years, he served as senior assistant dean of student affairs for the GSM. Over that period, his

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Jane Harrington

Lecturer

Juris Doctorate, U.C. Davis, 2007
M.A. Organization Development, Sonoma State University, 2013
M.A. Educational Technology, 2002

Jane Harrington is a trusted executive coach, organization development practitioner, educator, and attorney. She draws on her diverse experience in tech, law, health, education, media, and government. Her clients include entrepreneurs and organizations, large and small, private and public sector.

As an attorney, she advised on complex matters including employment, civil rights, contracts, public accountability and more. But in that work, she often felt too

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Justin B. Siegel, Ph.D.

Arthur and Carlyse Ciocca Visiting Professor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine
Faculty Director, UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Justin Siegel is an associate professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at the UC Davis Genome Center. He received his B.S. in Biochemistry from UC Davis in 2005 and his Ph.D. in Biomolecular Structure and Design from the University of Washington in 2011, after which he returned to UC Davis to begin his research lab.

His scientific focus in the design and discovery of enzymes of interest to modern society. Through strong industrial and

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Gary Lew

Lecturer

Gary Lew is currently lecturing in finance, management and accounting at the University of California Davis Graduate School of Management and Holy Names University and advises and consults in the aviation finance industry.

Previously a Principal and Executive Vice President of Finance and Capital Markets at Vx Capital Partners from 2002 to 2020, Lew was part of the founding team at Vx Capital Partners as its first employee and has over 20 years of experience in asset finance and investment management. He led corporate finance, capital markets and administration and was primarily responsible

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Sophie Linnett

Lecturer

Sophie Linnett received her MBA from UC Davis Graduate School of Management with a focus in operations and strategy. After graduating from Columbia University with a B.A. in Classics, Linnett founded an educational services company that helps students access opportunities in higher education. Students of Linnet's program have earned over three million dollars in scholarship funds. For fun, Sophie enjoys hiking in her hometown of Oakland and playing pub trivia.

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Emma O'Rourke-Powell

Lecturer

Master of Business Administration, UC Davis
Professional Coaching for Life & Work Certificate, UC Davis Extension

Emma O'Rourke-Powell teaches Negotiations in Organizations as well as Articulation and Critical Thinking. A proud alumna of the full-time MBA program, Emma is delighted to stay involved with the GSM community through teaching in the evening. She works for Johns Hopkins University, as the Associate Director for Hire Hopkins. Emma proudly serves as a Utilities Commissioner for the City of Davis. You can often find her biking through Davis, emphatically gesturing at automobiles. 

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William Leo Cron

Visiting Faculty

Dr. William Cron is Visiting Professor at the University of California-Davis; Guest Professor at Ruhr University - Bochum, Germany, and Professor Emeritus at the M. J. Neeley School of Business. During his 17 years at TCU, he has served as Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, the Deputy for Faculty Research at the Neeley School of Business and was the J. Vaughn and Evelyne H. Wilson Professor in Business. Professor Cron received a BSBA from Xavier University in Cincinnati and MBA and DBA from Indiana University, Bloomington. Before coming to TCU, he taught at Southern Methodist

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Heather Whiteman

Lecturer

Ph.D., Human Capital Management, Bellevue University

Heather Whiteman, Ph.D. is an expert in People Analytics, Talent Transformation, and the Future of Work. Heather teaches business and data courses at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management as well as People Analytics at UC Berkeley Haas and UC San Diego Rady. She also serves as a Future Workplace Fellow and as a board advisor to organizations focused on using people data for good. She has held executive roles leading People Analytics, Talent Management, Learning & Development, HR Operations and HR Technology at companies like General

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Jay Olenowski

Lecturer

M.S., Applied Statistics, Villanova University

Jay Olenowski previously served as a faculty member for the Statistics Department at California Polytechnic State University for 5 years teaching statistics and data analytics. Olenowski currently works full-time as a data scientist for the online therapy company Betterhelp, where he performs optimization methods and predictive analytics involving machine learning and A/B testing. Professional interests include machine learning, health and nutrition analytics, and programming. Personal interests consist of golf, soccer, poker, traveling, piano

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Justin Virrey

Lecturer

MBA, UC Davis Graduate School of Management

Justin Virrey brings over 15 years of Corporate Finance, Strategy, and Project Management experience to the UC Davis Graduate School of Management. He has previously worked in the Semiconductor Capital industry and has recently transitioned to Enterprise Software and Cloud Computing. Virrey focuses on managing strategic initiatives related to next-gen financial systems as well as the ensuing training initiatives involved to onboard users and to accelerate adoption. He has led various international and cross-functional projects and conducted

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John Carter

Lecturer

Ph.D. in Statistics, University of Connecticut

 

John Carter is an accomplished data and analytics executive and consultant with broad industry experience leveraging data and analytics to drive business impact. His expertise includes enterprise data management, business analytics, predictive modeling, digital transformation and AI/machine learning. He is currently helping companies use data and analytics to strategically transform their organizations and capabilities to accelerate growth.

Previously, he was senior vice president, analytics & business insight at Charles Schwab where he

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Gareth Keeves

Lecturer

Ph.D. Strategic Management, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

Gareth Keeves' research interests include impression management and impression formation in the context of corporate leadership. His first stream of research draws from social and psychological theories to examine interpersonal interactions between top managers. The second stream of research examines the linguistics of organizational communications, using computational linguistics to characterize the nature of company filings.

Keeves' research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly and