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MSGL Staff, Advisory Board and Faculty Directory
The University of San Diego School of Business Administration has been able to attract highly qualified faculty with degrees from well-recognized universities around the world.
Among our faculty are three Fulbright scholars, more than a dozen certified in their professions, and nearly twenty who have authored books in their field. Faculty are regularly invited to speak at conferences, seminars and dinner meetings both in the U.S. and abroad, and maintain regular contact with the business community. Faculty publications are frequent and recognized for their contribution to the business world as well as academia. The primary focus of our faculty remains educating students about the applicability of proven management theory.
Below are the Staff, Advisory Board Members and Faculty for the Master of Science in Global Leadership program:
Assistant Director for Distance Education:
Recruitment, Marketing and Alumni Relations Manager:
Handley, Scott C.
Senior Program Coordinator:
Stevens, Ruby G.
Jim Caltrider is President and CEO of TrendSource, a San Diego-based market research and business intelligence firm. Prior to joining TrendSource in June, 2011, he served as General Manager of OSI Security Devices, a Division of Stanley Works, and held several senior executive operations positions at Cymer, a San Diego-based semi-conductor capital equipment manufacturer. Jim has served as consultant to Hewlett-Packard, Robert Bosch, Quaker Oats, The Bank of Scotland, Sprint, Resources Global Professionals, General Dynamics, SDG&E and Children’s Hospitals in San Diego and Oakland. Jim’s international experience includes extensive on-site work in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Canada. He has held faculty appointments at the University of San Diego School of Business, UCSD School of Engineering (adjunct) and has been a lecturer in various capacities for the Department of Defense. Jim earned an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Ph.D. from the Colorado School of Mines.
Find Jim on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jim-caltrider/2/686/753
Matthew Muga is currently a Director of Project Management at Qualcomm Incorporated where he has served in a number of different roles over the last 15 years. Matthew specializes in the planning and execution of technically and operationally complex projects worldwide for Qualcomm and has operated on six continents in over 34 countries. Throughout his internationally focused career, Matthew has grown to fundamentally respect and learn from the business and cultural differences seen in many different corners of the world. A proud graduate of the MSGL Program (Cohort 42), Matthew also holds an MS in Information Technology from Carnegie Mellon University, a BS in Business Information Systems from the University of Redlands, and a BA in Psychology from UC San Diego. He has resided in San Diego for the last 18 years with his wife and two sons.
Find Matthew on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/matt-muga/2/531/4a
Gilda Reeves is a Project Management Professional (PMP) certified Program Manager at SRA International, an IT solutions company. Since joining SRA in January 2009, she has provided risk management support for CANES and developed the administrative, program management ad risk management oversight for an ACAT 1 acquisition program.
Previously a Project Manager for CACI from 2005-2009, Gilda established the Naval Aviation Production Process office for the Commander, Naval Air Forces, directed Financial Resource Management System support for the 1st Naval Construction Division and Commander, Naval Surface Force, and now serves as a Project Manager for the Calibration/General Purpose Electronic Test Equipment programs.
Formerly, Gilda served as an Aviation Maintenance Officer in the United States Marine Corps. During her seven year tenure, Gilda participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). She provided integrated aviation logistics support to over 200 aircraft, both domestic and while deployed. Gilda’s was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for her contributions during OIF. Gilda finished her Marine Corps career managing an aeronautical manufacturing and maintenance repair complex consisting of 19 managers and over 600 technicians repairing avionics, power plant, and airframe components for 135 military aircraft.
Gilda is an ambassador and champion for transitioning military personnel and alumni seeking to obtain their PMP. Her outreach to military members, USD and the United States Naval Academy alumni is extensive, serving on both of their alumni boards. Her passion to see others succeed is illustrated by the time she devotes to mentoring and providing networking opportunities. Gilda earned a Master of Science in Global Leadership from USD and a Bachelor of Science from the United States Naval Academy.
Find Gilda on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gilda-reeves-addessi/3/170/620
Mike Richardson is a scientist, turned engineer, turned manager, executive and CEO, with 25 years in the Oil & Gas, Aerospace and Automotive industries, running small-to-medium sized and fast-moving businesses and ending up on the management team of a Top 100 British public corporation (Spirent PLC), running the Aerospace Division. He is British turned American with an MBA from London Business School and diverse international experience.
Now, whether with his members as a Vistage Chair (with Vistage International), other members as a Vistage Resource Speaker, his clients as a facilitator (with Sherpa Alliance), his audiences as a keynote speaker or his readers as an author, Mike is pioneering new understandings, new strengths and new intelligences for organizational agility. He helps CEOs, executives, managers and their teams master the whole challenge, the whole problem and the whole solution of being In the Driving Seat of their businesses, translating agile strategy and agile execution into traction, while avoiding wheel-spin. Mike is the author of “Wheel$pin! The Agile Executive’s Manifesto: Accelerate your Growth; Leverage Your Value; Beat Your Competition” (www.mydrivingseat.com).
Mike has a long relationship with the school and has taught in both the MSEL and MSGL as adjunct faculty.
Find Mike on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mikefrichardson
Duane Trombly, an Entrepreneurial Operations Executive with 25+ years broad based professional services experience with privately held small to middle market companies. Strong business operations executive known for strength in infrastructure develop and management of complex fast paced organizations. Proven ability to successfully analyze an organization’s critical business requirements, identify deficiencies and potential
opportunities and develop innovative and cost effective solutions for improving customer product
offerings, enhanced competitiveness and increased revenues. Ability to blend human resource needs and requirements of an organization with its business operations for maximum efficiency. Successfully lead diverse teams of professionals to new levels of success in highly competitive markets yielding increased revenues and profitability.
Find Duane on Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/pointebreak
Gomez, Jaime Alonzo