The School of Business at UCR has a vast network of nearly 20,000 alumni! Whether you are living in the area, across the country, or abroad, there are many ways to keep in close touch with the Highlander community. There are many ways to get involved and give back to the School of Business. Explore our engagement opportunities, share your stories, and more.
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Featured Alumni Stories
December 04, 2023
Putting His Voice to Work
Currently the voice of Mazda and NASCAR, Kabir Singh ’08 is also the voice that callers hear when contacting T-Mobile’s customer service. Football fans heard him a few years back as the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs during their Super Bowl run. “I’ve worked with Nike, and I did Nintendo Switch when it first came out,” says Singh, a voice actor, street poet, and spoken-word artist. His work in the sound booth and on camera began more than 10 years ago when he realized his job in the law department of a health-care company was not where he wanted to be professionally. “I picked up a book to
October 26, 2023
First-generation Student to Corporate Executive
David Gutierrez ’04 says UC Riverside graduates have a superpower. And he knows what it is. “They’ve worked hard to get where they are. Many are the first to graduate college in their family,” he says. “It leads to what I call the fire in the belly.” Gutierrez speaks from experience: He was a first-generation college student at UCR. Today, he is vice president of finance and accounting strategic initiatives for Radiology Partners, a practice with more than 7,500 employees. Now, as a School of Business Executive Fellow for 2023-2024, he is spending the year meeting with students both in groups
May 25, 2023
Delivering for ‘Safety, People, and Innovation’
Aniedi Effiong is familiar with the speaker series events organized by the AGSM Graduate Student Ambassadors. Not long ago, he was among the UCR students attending these online discussions, making connections, learning from business professionals, seeking opportunity.
April 20, 2023
Making In-person Shopping Almost as Easy as Buying Online
In the spring 2022 issue of UCR Magazine, the university announced its inaugural “40 Under 40 List” celebrating “young alumni making a splash across industries and around the world.”
March 30, 2023
What It’s Like as a Supply Chain Planning Manager
Having worked in several roles for Niagara Bottling, Michael King is now a supply chain planning manager at the company.
March 21, 2023
NBA Launchpad Selects Technology by UCR Business Alumnus
The National Basketball Association has selected a startup, EDGE Sound Research, co-founded by UCR business alumnus Valtteri Salomaki ’18, ’20 MBA and current music Ph.D. student, Ethan Castro, for its NBA Launchpad initiative.
January 03, 2023
Building a Business
Elia Quintana ’11 EMBA was ready for a new challenge in 2022.
October 31, 2022
Taste What Life has to Offer
Although he is a leader of business-to-business marketing of high-tech products, Kenneth Leung, MBA ’89, likes to remain grounded in the human side of life. That includes exploring different types of food.