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Notable
Alumni & Faculty

Fowler College of Business

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The Fowler College of Business is proud of its many distinguished alumni and faculty members renowned for their expertise and success in their fields.

 

Alumni Awards of Distinction

Costco logo

James D. Sinegal

‘99 LHD,
Former CEO
Costco

 

Jack in the Box Inc logo

Linda Lang

‘91 MBA
Former Chairman & CEO
Jack in the Box Inc.

 

Qualcomm logo

Dee Coffman

‘76 Accounting
Founding CFO
Qualcomm Incorporated

 

Ernst & Young logo

Raymond V. Dittamore

‘66 Accounting
Former Partner
Ernst & Young

 

Rubios Coastal Grill logo

Ralph Rubio

‘78 Education
Founder
Rubio’s Coastal Grill

 

Petco Animal Supplies logo

Catherine Stiefel

‘92 Accounting
Former Assistant Controller
Petco Animal Supplies

 

NASA logo

Christine Probett

‘85 Sociology, ‘87 Aerospace Engineering, ‘97 EMBA
Lecturer of Management & Information Systems, Fowler College of Business
Former Aerospace Executive, NASA

 

Dell Corporation logo

Andrew Esparza

‘81 Management
Former Chief Human Resources Officer
Dell Corporation, Baker Hughes

 

Corky McMillin Companies logo

Mark McMillin

‘79 Marketing
Former President & CEO
Corky McMillin Companies

 

Sempra Energy logo

Mark Snell

‘80 Accounting
Former President
Sempra Energy

 

Pierce Education Properties logo

Frederick Watson Pierce, IV

‘84 Finance, ‘88 MBA
Founder, President & CEO
Pierce Educational Properties

 

AMN Healthcare logo

Susan Nowakowski

‘89 MBA
CEO, President & Director
AMN Healthcare Services

 

Tocagen Partners logo

Tom Darcy

‘73 Accounting
Director, Executive VP and CFO
Tocagen Partners

 

West Health logo

Bill Earley

‘86 Finance
Former COO/General Counsel
West Health

 

Leaf & Cole logo

William E. Cole

‘57 Accounting
Founder
Leaf & Cole, LLP

 

FPA Multifamily logo

Greg Fowler

‘83 Finance
Managing Partner and Founder
FPA Multifamily

 

Ralph R. Pesqueira

‘57 Business
Owner & President
El Indo Shops Inc.

 

Gerald Davee

‘58 Management
Former Partner
Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps

 

Art Flaming

‘60 Marketing
Founder & CEO
The Tierra Corporation

F. Duwaine Townsen

‘63 Accounting
Founder and Managing Partner
Ventana Growth Funds

 

R. Michael Pack

‘70 Finance
Owner & CEO
SunCal Outdoor Advising

 

Stephen Coslik

‘71 Finance
Chairman & CEO
The Woodmont Company

Randy J. Johnson

‘76 Marketing
Former Vice President
SBC Global

  

Craig Stevens

‘82 Finance
Founder, Mar West Ventures
Co-founder, Sea Point Partners, Inc.

 

Art Nicholas

‘72 Finance
Founder
Nicholas-Applegate and Nicholas Investment

 

Honorary Doctorates

James Sinegal, ’99

Ronald Fowler, ’05

Malin Burnham, ’09

Leonard Lavin, ’12

Linda Lang, ‘13

Susan Salka, ’16

Harold Brown, ‘17

Sally Roush, ‘19

 

Alumni Association's Outstanding Faculty Contributor Award

2019-2020

 

Janie Chang

Janie Chang, Ph.D.

William E. Cole Director, Vern Odmark Professor
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619-594-3735 |  SSE-2411

Year Awardee
2018-19 Bongsik Shin
2017-18 Murray Jennex
2016-17 Martina Musteen
2015-16 Gary Grudnitski
2014-15 Mehdi Salehizadeh
2013-14 Gerald Whittenburg
2012-13 Don Sciglimpaglia
2011-12 James Beatty
2010-11 Bruce Reinig
2009-10 Kathy Krentler
2008-09 Alex DeNoble
2007-08 Mickey Belch
2006-07 David Ely
2005-06 Nikhil Varaiya
2004-05 Ken Marino
2003-04 George Belch
2002-03 David Hampton
2001-02 Chee Chow
2000-01 Mark Butler
1999-00 Thomas Warschauer
1998-99 Penny Wright
1997-98 Pieter Vandenberg
1996-97 Michael Hergert
1995-96 Theophilus Addo
1994-95 James Lackritz
1993-94 George Belch
1992-93 William Sherrard
1991-92 Milton Chen
1990-91 Gretchen Vik
1989-90 Gerald Whittenburg
1988-89 Michael Hergert
1987-88 Chee Chow
1986-87 Charles Lamden
1985-86 David Belcher
1984-85 James Beatty