Faculty

The Master of Science in Executive Leadership combines the core curriculum of the University of San Diego's nationally ranked School of Business Administration with the management strategies of The Ken Blanchard Companies to transform executives into more effective leaders.

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  • Craig Barkacs

    Professor of Business Law


    (619) 260-2387
    Olin Hall 318

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  • Linda Barkacs

    Associate Professor of Business Law


    (619) 260-7876
    Olin Hall 314

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  • Ken Blanchard

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5260

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    Margie Blanchard

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5256

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  • Tres Conrique

    Chairman, SBA Board of Advisors
    President and CEO, Rancho Santa Fe Technology, Inc.



  • Curtis Cook

    Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus of Management



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  • Shreesh Deshpande

    Professor of Finance
    Area Chair, Finance


    (619) 260-4863
    Olin Hall 317

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  • Susan Fowler

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5514
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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    Robert Glaser

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5342
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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  • Jaime Alonso G√≥mez

    Ahlers Center Distinguished Professor of International Business
    Professor of Intl Strategy, EGADE-Tec de Monterrey, Mexico City


    (619) 260-4195
    Alcala West, Coronado 117

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    Victoria Halsey

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5917
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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    Gudrun Hoy

    MSEL Faculty


    (619) 260-4828
    Global Consulting

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  • John Kontopuls

    President & CEO, Elite Show Services, Inc.



  • Barbara Lougee

    Assistant Professor of Accountancy


    (619) 260-7892
    Olin Hall 220

  • Kathleen Martin

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5357
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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  • Robin McCoy

    Instructor of Marketing


    (619) 260-7774
    Alcala West, Coronado 215

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    Eunice Parisi-Carew

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5244
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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  • Manzur Rahman

    Associate Dean
    Director of Graduate Programs and Professor of Finance


    (619) 260-2388
    Olin Hall 311

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  • Stephen Standifird

    MSEL Faculty



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    Janice Thompson

    MSEL Faculty


    (619) 624-1893
    Sutter Health University

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  • Dirk Yandell

    Professor of Economics


    (619) 260-4835
    Olin Hall 315

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    Drea Zigarmi

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5262
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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    Patricia Zigarmi

    MSEL Faculty


    (760) 489-5005 ext. 5205
    The Ken Blanchard Companies

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  • Carsten Zimmermann

    Assistant Professor of Management


    (619) 260-4852
    Olin Hall 324

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