Notable Alumni and Faculty

Alumni Awards of Distinction

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‘99 LHD

James D. Sinegal

Former CEO
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‘91 MBA

Linda Lang

Former Chairman & CEO
Jack in the Box Inc.
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‘76 Accounting

Dee Coffman

Founding CFO
Qualcomm Incorporated
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‘73 Accounting

Tom Darcy

Director, Executive VP and CFO
Tocagen Partners
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‘86 Finance

Bill Earley

Former COO/General Counsel
West Health
‘85 Sociology, ‘87 Aerospace Engineering, ‘97 EMBA

Christine Probett

Lecturer of Management & Information Systems, Fowler College of Business
Former Aerospace Executive, NASA
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‘81 Management

Andrew Esparza

Former Chief Human Resources Officer
Dell Corporation, Baker Hughes
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‘79 Marketing

Mark McMillin

Former President & CEO
Corky McMillin Companies
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‘57 Accounting

William E. Cole

Leaf & Cole, LLP
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‘83 Finance

Greg Fowler

Managing Partner and Founder
FPA Multifamily
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‘66 Accounting

Raymond V. Dittamore

Former Partner
Ernst & Young
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‘78 Education

Ralph Rubio

Rubio’s Coastal Grill
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‘92 Accounting

Catherine Stiefel

Former Assistant Controller
Petco Animal Supplies

Ralph R. Pesqueira

‘57 Business
Owner & President
El Indo Shops Inc.

F. Duwaine Townsen

‘63 Accounting
Founder and Managing Partner
Ventana Growth Funds

Randy J. Johnson

‘76 Marketing
Former Vice President
SBC Global

Gerald Davee

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

R. Michael Pack

‘70 Finance
Owner & CEO
SunCal Outdoor Advising

Craig Stevens

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

Art Flaming

‘60 Marketing
Founder & CEO
The Tierra Corporation

Stephen Coslik

‘71 Finance
Chairman & CEO
The Woodmont Company

Art Nicholas

‘72 Finance
Nicholas-Applegate and Nicholas Investment

Rebecca Harshberger

'84 Marketing
VP and Practice Leader of Payroll Tax
Entertainment Partners

Susan Nowakowski

‘89 MBA
CEO, President & Director
AMN Healthcare Services

Mark Snell

‘80 Accounting
Former President
Sempra Energy

Frederick Watson Pierce, IV

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

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

Dianne Bashor, ’22


Alumni Association's Outstanding Faculty Contributor Award

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2022-2023 Awardee
2021-22 Kamal Haddad, Ph. D.
2020-21 Chamu Sundaramurthy, Ph. D.
2019-20 Janie Chang
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


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