Press Room: Profiles

Golden Gate University has made a positive impact in the lives of tens of thousands of individuals.

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Ariel Ungerleider Community Outreach Manager at America's Cup Event Authority
Ariel Ungerleider

JD/MBA 09

Community Outreach Manager at America's Cup Event Authority

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Dana Waldman Founder, Waldman and Associates
Dana Waldman

MBA 95

Founder, Waldman and Associates

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Alexis Wong President and COO, AGI Capital Group, Inc.
Alexis Wong

BS 94, MBA 96

President and COO, AGI Capital Group, Inc.

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Brian Cheng Outstanding Graduate Honoree
Brian Cheng

MS 10

Outstanding Graduate Honoree

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Bernard Tyson President & Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente
Bernard Tyson

BS 82, MBA 85

President & Chief Executive Officer, Kaiser Permanente

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Morgan Christen Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Morgan Christen

JD 86

Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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Charles Steele Former CEO & Chairman of the Board, Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells
Charles Steele

BBA 51 , MBA 62

Former CEO & Chairman of the Board, Deloitte, Haskins, & Sells

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Craig M. Enos, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE<p>Owner, Enos Forensics
Craig M. Enos, CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE

MS Tax 11; Professor, Forensic Accounting

CPA/ABV/CFF, CFE

Owner, Enos Forensics

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Dara Grey Account Manager, Greentech Media
Dara Grey

BA 11

Account Manager, Greentech Media

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Enitan F. Adesanya Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance Officer, Kaiser Permanente
Enitan F. Adesanya

MBA 98

Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance Officer, Kaiser Permanente

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Felicia Harris Investigator, Wells Fargo Bank
Felicia Harris

MSHRM 04, MBA 05

Investigator, Wells Fargo Bank

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Fiona Ma Member and Speaker Pro Tempore, California State Assembly
Fiona Ma

MS Taxation 93

Member and Speaker Pro Tempore, California State Assembly

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Jim Newman Chairman, Victory Pharma
Jim Newman

MBA 83

Chairman, Victory Pharma

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Jim Payne Chairman and CEO, Shona Energy Company, Inc.
Jim Payne

MBA 74

Chairman and CEO, Shona Energy Company, Inc.

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Joan Blades Co-Founder, MoveOn.org
Joan Blades

JD 80

Co-Founder, MoveOn.org

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Joanna Neilson Student
Joanna Neilson

Bachelor of Science in Business (Accounting Concentration)

Student

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Joe Meckes  Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (US) LLP
Joe Meckes

JD 97

Partner, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (US) LLP

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Joel Isaacson Partner, Isaacson & Company
Joel Isaacson

MBA 85

Partner, Isaacson & Company

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John Burris Civil Rights Attorney, The Law Offices of John L. Burris
John Burris

BA 67

Civil Rights Attorney, The Law Offices of John L. Burris

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John Martin Chairman and CEO, Gilead Sciences
John Martin

MBA 84, LHD 03

Chairman and CEO, Gilead Sciences

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Joyce Jordan Attorney at Law
Joyce Jordan

JD 97

Attorney at Law

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JP Harbour Attorney at Law, Law Offices of J.P. Harbour
JP Harbour

LLM 04

Attorney at Law, Law Offices of J.P. Harbour

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Karen Lee Hawkins Director, Office of Professional Responsibility for the Commissioner of the IRS
Karen Lee Hawkins

JD 79, MBA 81

Director, Office of Professional Responsibility for the Commissioner of the IRS

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Lee Baxter Judge (retired), San Francisco Superior Court
Lee Baxter

JD 74

Judge (retired), San Francisco Superior Court

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Lydia Beebe Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, Chevron Corporation
Lydia Beebe

MBA 79

Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, Chevron Corporation

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Mick Sutliffe Associate, Haverstock & Owens LLP
Mick Sutliffe

JD 08

Associate, Haverstock & Owens LLP

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Patricia Stensrud Owner, Hudson River Partners LLC
Patricia Stensrud

MBA 72

Owner, Hudson River Partners LLC

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Patrick Coughlin Partner, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman Robbins LLP
Patrick Coughlin

JD 83

Partner, Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman Robbins LLP

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Richard Belluzzo Chair and CEO, Quantum Corp.
Richard Belluzzo

BS 75, LHD 04

Chair and CEO, Quantum Corp.

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Richard Rosenberg Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America
Richard Rosenberg

MBA 63, JD 66, LLD 88

Retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bank of America

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Richard Seifert Founder, L-S Distributors
Richard Seifert

BBA 58

Founder, L-S Distributors

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Roi Ewell Vice President, Industry and Government Affairs SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment
Roi Ewell

MS 85

Vice President, Industry and Government Affairs SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment

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Said T. Jawad Ambassador to the United States, Embassy of Afghanistan
Said T. Jawad

EMBA 01

Ambassador to the United States, Embassy of Afghanistan

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Sandra Poole Labor Relations Director, County of Santa Clara
Sandra Poole

MPA 11

Labor Relations Director, County of Santa Clara

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Steven Kinsella Superintendent/President, Gavilan College
Steven Kinsella

DBA 03

Superintendent/President, Gavilan College

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Tim Jorstad CPA/Founder, Jorstad Incorporated
Tim Jorstad

MBA 78

CPA/Founder, Jorstad Incorporated

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Walter Gorelick Superior Court Judge, Tulare County
Walter Gorelick

JD 70

Superior Court Judge, Tulare County

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Anna Lee Adjunct Professor
Anna Lee

MBA, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Anthony J. Kim Senior Adjunct Professor
Anthony J. Kim

JD, MBA

Senior Adjunct Professor

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Arthur T. Perkins Jr. Adjunct Professor
Arthur T. Perkins Jr.

BS, CPA, CIRA

Adjunct Professor

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Barbara Karlin Vice President, Academic Affairs; Professor of Taxation
Barbara Karlin

LLM

Vice President, Academic Affairs; Professor of Taxation

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Beth Lindsay Associate Director, Advising Services
Beth Lindsay

BS

Associate Director, Advising Services

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Robert Hite Vice President, Business Affairs; Chief Financial Officer
Robert Hite

BS

Vice President, Business Affairs; Chief Financial Officer

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Brian Santa Cruz Adjunct Professor
Brian Santa Cruz

MS, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Cherron R. Hoppes Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Cherron R. Hoppes

EdD

Dean, Undergraduate Programs

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Chrystell Santa Cruz Adjunct Professor
Chrystell Santa Cruz

MS, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Claudia Choy  Adjunct Professor
Claudia Choy

JD, LLM

Adjunct Professor

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Curtis Burr Adjunct Professor
Curtis Burr

MBA, LDH, CPA, CVA, CFF, ABV

Adjunct Professor

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Dan Angel President
Dan Angel

PhD

President

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Dan Ray, CPA/CFF, CFE CPA/CFF, CFE<p>Director in the Litigation and Forensic Consulting Services Group, Hemming Morse, Inc.
Dan Ray, CPA/CFF, CFE

Professor, Forensic Accounting

CPA/CFF, CFE

Director in the Litigation and Forensic Consulting Services Group, Hemming Morse, Inc.

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David Hardesty Senior Adjunct Professor
David Hardesty

MBA, CPA

Senior Adjunct Professor

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Debra Estrem  Adjunct Professor
Debra Estrem

JD

Adjunct Professor

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Dennis S. Milosky  Senior Adjunct Professor
Dennis S. Milosky

BS, CPA, CGMA

Senior Adjunct Professor

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Diana Chen  Adjunct Professor
Diana Chen

JD, LLM

Adjunct Professor

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Diana Rothschild Sustainability Strategy Management Consultant
Diana Rothschild

Professor, Managing for Sustainability

Sustainability Strategy Management Consultant

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Douglas Cook  Adjunct Professor
Douglas Cook

MPA, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Drucilla Ramey Professor of Law
Drucilla Ramey

JD

Professor of Law

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Elizabeth Abaunza Assistant Director, Advising Services
Elizabeth Abaunza

BA

Assistant Director, Advising Services

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Eric J. Lee Director of Academic Quality & Training
Eric J. Lee

MS, CPA

Director of Academic Quality & Training

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Farima Fakoor Assistant Professor
Farima Fakoor

MBA

Assistant Professor

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Ferdinand Santos  Adjunct Professor
Ferdinand Santos

JD, MBA

Adjunct Professor

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Gary Y. Gee Adjunct Professor
Gary Y. Gee

BSBA, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Greg Scott Adjunct Professor
Greg Scott

BS, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Iana Zemniakova Adjunct Professor
Iana Zemniakova

MAc, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Jack D. Simon Distinguished Adjunct Professor
Jack D. Simon

MBA, CPA

Distinguished Adjunct Professor

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Jaime Calleja  Adjunct Professor
Jaime Calleja

PhD

Adjunct Professor

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Jeannie Snyder Assistant Director, Advising Services
Jeannie Snyder

BA

Assistant Director, Advising Services

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Jeff M. Howson Adjunct Professor
Jeff M. Howson

MBA

Adjunct Professor

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Jeff H. Karlin Associate Professor
Jeff H. Karlin

JD, LLM

Associate Professor

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Jelena Ristic Assistant Dean
Jelena Ristic

JD

Assistant Dean

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Jennifer Hartwell Faculty
Jennifer Hartwell

PhD

Faculty

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James S. Henderson Associate Professor
James S. Henderson

JD

Associate Professor

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James F. Regan Adjunct Professor
James F. Regan

MBA, CMI

Adjunct Professor

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James Schwartz Associate Professor
James Schwartz

MS, CPA

Associate Professor

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Joseph G. Walsh Professor
Joseph G. Walsh

JD, LLM, CPA

Professor

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Joerg Schwarz  Director Global eHealth Business Strategy & Partner Development, GE Healthcare’s eHealth Solutions
Joerg Schwarz

Professor, Healthcare IT, Business Intelligence, IT Management

Director Global eHealth Business Strategy & Partner Development, GE Healthcare’s eHealth Solutions

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John Fyfe Interim Dean, Bruce F. Braden School of Taxation<br />Executive Director, Office of the President
John Fyfe

PhD

Interim Dean, Bruce F. Braden School of Taxation
Executive Director, Office of the President

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John G. McWilliams Professor
John G. McWilliams

JD, CPA

Professor

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John H. Simpson Senior Adjunct Professor
John H. Simpson

MBA

Senior Adjunct Professor

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Julia B. Kniesche Adjunct Professor
Julia B. Kniesche

BS, CPA, CFE

Adjunct Professor

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Karen McRobie Director of Academic Integrity
Karen McRobie

EdD

Director of Academic Integrity

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Kevin J. Birtchnell Assistant Professor
Kevin J. Birtchnell

Fellow

Assistant Professor

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Kristin L. Rosi  Adjunct Professor
Kristin L. Rosi

JD

Adjunct Professor

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Laura L. Ross Adjunct Professor
Laura L. Ross

MS, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Lauren Johnson Assistant Director, Advising Services
Lauren Johnson

BS

Assistant Director, Advising Services

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Lisa D. Slater Chair, School of Accounting
Lisa D. Slater

MAc

Chair, School of Accounting

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Marcus Wong Adjunct Professor
Marcus Wong

BBA, CPA, CFE

Adjunct Professor

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Marianne Koch Chair, Executive MBA Program; Professor of Management
Marianne Koch

PhD

Chair, Executive MBA Program; Professor of Management

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Mark Kennedy Regional Site Manager, Silicon Valley
Mark Kennedy

MBA

Regional Site Manager, Silicon Valley

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Marvin Weinbaum Former Dean, CyberCampus
Marvin Weinbaum

MA

Former Dean, CyberCampus

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Michael Schinner  Adjunct Professor
Michael Schinner

JD, LLM

Adjunct Professor

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Michael L. Vinson Associate Professor
Michael L. Vinson

JD, LLM

Associate Professor

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Michael N. Schlect Adjunct Professor
Michael N. Schlect

JD, LLM , CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Murat Wahab Management
Murat Wahab

Undergraduate

Management

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Natalie Williams-Munger Manager of Administration
Natalie Williams-Munger

MA

Manager of Administration

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Paul Fouts Dean, Ageno School of Business
Paul Fouts

PhD

Dean, Ageno School of Business

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Rodney W. Hurd Distinguished Adjunct Professor
Rodney W. Hurd

MBA, CPA

Distinguished Adjunct Professor

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Russell L. Jacobus Adjunct Professor
Russell L. Jacobus

JD, MBA

Adjunct Professor

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Sean Bowman Adjunct Professor
Sean Bowman

MPA, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Shari Moore VP of HR at Hitachi Data Systems
Shari Moore

MS

VP of HR at Hitachi Data Systems

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Stanley J. Hales Adjunct Professor
Stanley J. Hales

PhD, Doctoral Fellow

Adjunct Professor

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Timothy J. Fitzgibbon Adjunct Professor
Timothy J. Fitzgibbon

JD, LLM

Adjunct Professor

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Dell A. Hutchinson Assistant Professor
Dell A. Hutchinson

JD, LLM, CPA

Assistant Professor

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William Gallagher Associate Professor of Law, IP Program Advisor, GGU
William Gallagher

School of Law

Associate Professor of Law, IP Program Advisor, GGU

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Xuhong Luo Adjunct Professor
Xuhong Luo

MAc, CPA

Adjunct Professor

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Alpha Lewis Workforce Development Coordinator, Brothers on the Rise
Alpha Lewis

Professional MBA Student

Workforce Development Coordinator, Brothers on the Rise

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Christina Parilli-Rodriguez MS - Integrated Marketing Communications
Christina Parilli-Rodriguez

Student

MS - Integrated Marketing Communications

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Crystal Cole JD Student
Crystal Cole

JD 12

JD Student

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Ian Fuentecilla JD Student
Ian Fuentecilla

JD 11

JD Student

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Indeep Kaur Business analyst intern with Hitachi Data Systems
Indeep Kaur

Outstanding Graduate MS ITM, 2012

Business analyst intern with Hitachi Data Systems

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Jennifer Wang Student
Jennifer Wang

MBA - Marketing

Student

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Joanna Neilson Student
Joanna Neilson

Bachelor of Science in Business (Accounting Concentration)

Student

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Jonathan Grisham JD Student
Jonathan Grisham

JD 11

JD Student

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Julia Levitskaia JD Student
Julia Levitskaia

JD 12

JD Student

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Kevin Kitcey JD Student
Kevin Kitcey

School of Law

JD Student

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Lena Ajamian Student
Lena Ajamian

Master of Accounting

Student

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Moses C. Gines
Moses C. Gines

MS HRM Student

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Nioura Foad-Ghazni JD/MBA Student
Nioura Foad-Ghazni

JD/MBA 12

JD/MBA Student

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Olga Fish Tutor of Accounting
Olga Fish

MAc Student

Tutor of Accounting

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Sam Yazdanseta JD Student
Sam Yazdanseta

JD 14

JD Student

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Taras Carpiac Student
Taras Carpiac

MBA (Concentration in Project Management)

Student

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Venk Seelam Student
Venk Seelam

Master of Accountancy 2012

Student

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Chenchen (Vivian) Li Student, MS Operations and Supply Chain Management
Chenchen (Vivian) Li

2012

Student, MS Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Xander Haman Student
Xander Haman

MBA - Finance

Student

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Yijun Chen Student
Yijun Chen

Master of Accountancy

Student

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Bruce Braden Founder, Braden Exploration
Bruce Braden

MBA 73

Founder, Braden Exploration

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Glen Schofield CEO, Sledgehammer Games
Glen Schofield

MBA 02

CEO, Sledgehammer Games

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Ingrid M. Turner Prince George’s County (Md.) Councilwoman
Ingrid M. Turner

MBA 89

Prince George’s County (Md.) Councilwoman

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John Williamson Partner-in-Charge of EisnerAmper LLP’s San Francisco office
John Williamson

MS 90

Partner-in-Charge of EisnerAmper LLP’s San Francisco office

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