A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

UCR Business Executive Fellows 2024-25 with Dean Wang and Chancellor Wilcox

UCR Executive Fellows Celebrate a Year of Mentorship

At the dinner, the new 2024-2025 executive fellows were installed: Hilda Kennedy, a parent of a UCR graduate and founder and president of the nonprofit lender AmPac Business Capital; Rod McDermott, CEO and co-founder of McDermott + Bull executive recruitment firm; and Jeff Paul, most recently vice president of sales west region for software developer...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
CASE competition 2023 winners

Students Win UCR Organizational Behavior Case Competition

Over the course of two weeks in November and December, 60 teams across the upper-division Organizational Behavior course sections competed in a case competition. The final presentations were made on Dec. 7 before a panel of guest judges, who selected the winning team. “Each team was responsible for diagnosing issues and providing solutions for a...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Bansree Parikh

Success Requires Bravery, Not Perfection

Be brave. Not perfect. Those four words summarize the philosophy of Bansree Parikh, president of the Inland Empire market for Bank of America.
By Laurie McLaughlin |
David Gutierrez

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...
By Darin Estep |
Tim Wiseman ’83

To Be a Great Leader, Embrace Humility

Tim Wiseman ’83 will be the first to tell you he arrived at UC Riverside to play baseball, not to launch a business career.
By Darin Estep |
Executive Fellows Installation Dinner, UCR School of Business

Executive Fellows Share Expertise with Students

When Dorothy Doronila ’22, ’24 MBA spoke at the April 13 installation dinner honoring past and present executives who have served as UCR School of Business executive fellows, she shared what she learned from 2022-2023 Executive Fellow Anita Alamshaw ’91:
Executive Fellows 2022-2023, UCR School of Business

Sharing Knowledge from the C-Suite with Students

A roundtable discussion with students in the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management inspired Anita Alamshaw ’91 to give each of the students a copy of Executive Presence by Sylvia Ann Hewlett.
By Darin Estep |
Kenneth Leung, MBA ’89

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.
Anita Alamshaw ’91

A Smart Decision: ‘UCR gave me what I needed to succeed’

Anita Alamshaw ’91 has always been decisive – that’s an important quality as executive director and general manager of U.S. Value and Access at Amgen, one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies.
Incoming Executive Fellow Armen Karamardian ’93

‘Community is Everything’ to Restaurant Leader

As a 2022-23 Executive Fellow, Armen Karamardian ’93 wants UCR School of Business students to understand that, in business, they will not always have the right answers right away – and that’s OK.