Fowler College of Business Top Graduates for 2023

May 10, 2023

By Suzanne Finch

San Diego State University will hold annual commencement ceremonies this year on May 12, 13, 14 and 16 at both the San Diego and Imperial Valley campuses. For the first time this year, the Fowler College of Business will hold ceremonies for 2198 of the college’s undergraduate students on Saturday, May 13 at 8 a.m., while Fowler’s 201 graduate students will participate in the inaugural College of Graduate Studies ceremony on Friday, May 12 at 5 p.m. Both ceremonies will be held in Viejas Arena. 

In keeping with tradition, the top student from each degree program was selected by their department’s faculty. Top undergraduate students will sit on stage during Saturday’s commencement ceremonies with their most influential faculty members.  

The top students and their most influential faculty members for 2023 are:


Chloe Benoit
*Chloe Benoit (Accounting), Most Influential Faculty – Kelly Shaul

Max Buchanan
Max Buchanan (Finance), Most Influential Faculty – Frank Ryan

Roxanne Gambino
Roxane Gambino (Marketing), Most Influential Faculty – Yao Yao

Julie Seely
Julie Seely (Management), Most Influential Faculty – Daniel Eaton
Jared Sotiangco
Jared Sotiangco (Management Information Systems), Most Influential Faculty – Kaveh Abhari
Anthony Tannous
Anthony Tannous (General Business), Most Influential Faculty – Robert Showghi
Bethany De Vincentis
Bethany De Vincentis (General Business Online), Most Influential Faculty – Caleigh Cornell


Avval Singh Gandhok
Avval Singh Gandhok (MBA), Most Influential Faculty – Bruce Reinig

Thanh Dung Ha
Thanh Dung Ha (MSA), Most Influential Faculty – Janie Chang
Katelyn Murphy
Katelyn Murphy (MSBA), Most Influential Faculty – Lori Ryan
Nicholas Kascak
Nicholas Kascak (MSCM) - Most Influential Faculty – David Goldberg
Arlene Dimitian
Arlene Dimitian (MSBA), Most Influential Faculty - Anne Wenger

*Selected as Most Overall Outstanding Graduate for the Fowler College of Business

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