A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

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

From 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. As a starting pitcher on the 1982 NCAA Championship baseball team, he formed lifelong friendships with his teammates. But Wiseman also is grateful for the relationships he built away from the...
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.
Executive Fellows Installation Dinner 2022

Executive Fellows Continue with a Renewed Sense of Purpose

For Anita Alamshaw ’91, there is extraordinary value with in-person contact among professional peers. “Yes, we’re in a situation where we’re behind a screen or a camera or a phone,” she says of most day-to-day conversations, “but, the face-to-face personal interactions, you still can’t put a price tag on that connectivity and building those relationships.”
Maria Anguleova, Executive Fellow 2021

Take Risks Early in Your Career

Maria Anguelova ’03 made a bold move right at the beginning, when she decided to leave Bulgaria in pursuit of a strong education. She found it in the MBA program at UCR.
By Darin Estep |