Board of Advisors

The School of Business Administration is honored to have a distinguished Board of Advisors who work regularly with other SBA leaders on strategically guiding the school.

  • James Accurso, '83 BBA '87 MBA

    Director of Fixed Income Research, Mutual of America Capital Management Corp.

  • Jacqueline Akerblom, '84 BBA

    Southern California Practice Managing Partner, Grant Thornton LLP

  • Marjorie Blanchard

    Co-founder, Speaker, Author & Trainer

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  • Allan Bombard, '08 MBA

    Chief Medical Officer, Progenity

  • Robert Bruning, '86 BBA

    Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP, San Diego

  • Malin Burnham

    Vice Chairman, Cushman & Wakefield of San Diego, Inc.

  • Peter Cardasis

    Managing Member, M.I.C. Global Partners, LLC

  • Tres Conrique, '03 MSEL

    Chairman, SBA Board of Advisors

  • Christopher Crane

    CEO & Founder, Edify

  • J. Scott Di Valerio, '85 BBA

    Former CEO, Outerwall Inc.

  • John Kontopuls, '03 MSEL

    MSEL Faculty

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  • Kenneth Koo, '83 BA

    Chairman & CEO, Tai Chong Cheang Group

  • Andy Laats

    Vice-Chair, SBA Board of Advisors

  • Robert Mac Kay, '88 BBA

    SVP & Controller, McGraw Hill Financial

  • Michael Mack

    Former CEO, Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp.

  • Luis Maizel

    President, LM Advisors LLC

  • Trevor Mihalik

    Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer, Sempra Energy

  • Michele Moore, '84 BS

    Former Chief Financial Officer, Zemax Development Corporation

  • Henry Nordhoff

    Former President and CEO, Gen-Probe Inc.

  • Garry Ridge, '01 MSEL

    President & CEO, WD-40 Company

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  • Paul Rodeno

    Senior Vice President, San Diego Region, Citizens Business Bank

  • Bryce Ruiz, '03 MBA

    Former President and CEO, Ruiz Foods, Inc.

  • Brian Sagi, '97 MBA

    President & CEO, Cerian Technology Ventures, LLC

  • Jonathan Scheff, '92 MBA

    Former Chief Medical Officer, Health Net, Inc.

  • Neal Schmale

    Lecturer in Finance, Former President and COO, Sempra Energy

  • Susan Snow

    Principal, OSAS, Inc.

  • Janean Stripe, '86 MBA

    Senior Wealth Manager, RJL Wealth Management, LLC

  • Richard Valencia

    Senior VP and General Manager, Qualcomm Life

  • Thomas Yang

    Lecturer in Marketing

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