Joey Gabaldon joined the University of San Diego in 2002 after teaching business and economics at Mesa College, California State at San Marcos University, and San Diego State University. Professor Gabaldon received both her BA in Art (with distinction) and MBA, with an emphasis in Operations Research, from San Diego State University. Professor Gabaldon's 125-page Masters Thesis was "Predicting Superior Performing Stocks in Bull and Bear Cycles", a successful statistical forecasting method that challenged and outperformed the methods of high profile stock market traders. Professor Gabaldon did postgraduate work at United States International University in the Doctorate of Business Administration program in economics and finance. Before teaching at the universities and colleges, Professor Gabaldon worked for industry in consulting positions resulting in statistical and strategic management reports and recommendations. She also worked for San Diego Gas and Electric (now Sempra Energy Corp.) in Operations Load Research employing large databases to forecast energy needs in the Southern California region for the Public Utilities Commission. Professor Gabaldon owns and manages a large storage facility in Canada along with other real estate properties and investments in that country. She currently spends her time between the USA for teaching and Canada for business operations.
D.B.A. United States International University, Economics and Finance MBA San Diego State University, Operations Research Management B.A. San Diego State University, Art