Mentor Roster

Professionals from a wide variety of industries have partnered with our MBA mentor program to develop relationships with students. Take a look at the list below to get a small taste for the breadth of experience and knowledge our mentors provide:


  • Jake Aguas
    District Manager
    JP Morgan Chase
  • Hugh Allen
    General Manager
    Epic Auto
  • Guillermo Alvarez
    Manager, Audit
    Mazda North America Operations
  • Laura Alvord
    President
    Pacific West Consulting
  • Rick Alvord
    President & CEO
    Powerstride Battery Co.
  • Carol Anderson
    CEO
    Carol Anderson, Inc.
  • Dave Arnold
    Pastor/Director of Strategic Initiatives
    Saddleback Church
  • Donald Ayres III
    Principal
    Ayres Hotel Group
  • <Bruce P. Bartolomeo
    President (Former)
    Bartwood Construction Inc.
  • Randy Bergstedt
    Group Product Manager
    Epson America, Inc.
  • Bill Billard
    Chairman (Retired)
    W.T. Billard, Inc.
  • Kahni Bizub
    Tax Partner, CPA
    Wright Ford Young & Co.
  • Garnette Black
    Vice President, Administration
    Evangelical Christian Credit Union
  • Gary Book
    Program Director, Customer Satisfaction and Quality (Retired)
    IBM
  • David Boras
    CFO
    Pacific Coast Warehouse Co.
  • Steve Bray
    CEO
    Power Plus! Utility Services
  • Craig Brazeal
    Branch Manager (Former)
    Toyota Financial Services
  • Frank Brenner
    Owner
    Cutting Edge Supply Co.
  • Rob Brinkman
    CAO
    VIZIO, Inc.
  • Tim Brown
    Vice President, Sales & Marketing
    Fluor Corporation
  • Bob Brumleu
    CEO
    Omni Duct Systems
  • Andrea Burgess
    Customer Success Manager
    SimplyWin
  • Nathan Chappell
    Senior Executive Director, Health Science Development
    University of California, San Diego
  • Jerry Collins
    President
    C&J Lift Truck Inc.
  • Mitch Cook
    Managing Partner
    LCM Group LLC, DBA Avalon
  • Steve Curcie
    President
    Curcie Pools
  • Robert T. Curtis
    Strategic Account Executive (Former)
    Lucent Tech.
  • Letitia Davis
    Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (Retired)
    Edison International
  • Ray DeAngelo
    President
    R.A.D. & Associates
  • Carolyn Dillinger
    Managing Partner
    The Dillinger Law Firm
  • Marty Dutch
    Assistant Vice President, Philanthropic Services/Executive Director
    Scholars First Foundation
  • Robert Eakin
    CEO
    JCAP Financial Group
  • Julie Echols
    Senior Recruiter (Former)
    Korn Ferry International, Nestle USA
  • Tom Ellsworth
    Principal
    Premier Digital Publishing
  • William Erickson
    President
    Viking Capital, LLC
  • Carol Ferguson
    Senior Donor Relations & Program Office
    Orange County Community Foundation
  • Betsy Flint
    Non-profit Foundation Consultant
  • Daniel Fong
    Owner
    Milliona Dollar Baby
  • Elise Froistad
    Program Manager (Former)
    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Orange County
  • Evelyn Gibson
    Vice President, Communications<
    Ambassador Advertising Agency
  • Fred Gladney
    President & CEO
    Designed Living
  • Cindy Glessner
    CEO
    VA Desert Pacific FCU
  • Greg Glover
    Manager, Human Resources
    Disney Entertainment Productions
  • Victor Guerrero
    Executive Vice President/CFO
    Orange County Business Bank
  • Lori Gulsvig
    President
    Sun Trade Group, Inc. DBA Sun Apparel
  • Paul Glyer
    Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development (Former)
    Beckman Coulter, Inc.
  • Zane Hall
    Executive Director, IT
    Maxim Integrated
  • Robert Harp, CCIM
    President
    Global Hospitality Resources, Inc.
  • Terry Hartshorn
    Vice Chairman (Former)
    PacifiCare
  • Pam Hedges
    President
    Hedges & Associates
  • Jim Hendrickson
    President/CEO
    MicroTek Electronics, Inc.
  • Ron Henry
    President
    The Sterling Group
  • C. James Hillquist
    Senior Vice President, Global Operations/COO
    The UPS Store
  • Joe Hines
    Marketing Consultant
    Brand Builders
  • Phil Hodge
    CEO
    NMRhealthpros Inc.
  • Gwyn Hoyt
    Co-founder (Retired) & Board Member
    UniReach International
  • Vern Hunt
    President
    Synergy, Inc.
  • Greg Hurley
    President/Founder
    Hurley Wealth Management Group
  • Wendy Isbell
    Director, Enterprise Firmware
    Western Digital
  • Ray Johnson
    Vice President/Senior Financial Advisor
    Merrill Lynch
  • Casey Journigan
    President
    Arcadia Chair Co.
  • Eric Jue
    Senior Business Improvement Manager
    Anthem – CareMore
  • Michael Kairis
    Principal/Owner
    Legacy Portion
  • Hap Kellogg
    President/CEO
    Kellogg Garden Products
  • Jay Kim
    President
    Tornado Air Management
  • Tom LaCroix
    Business Development Director (Retired)
    First Choice Bank
  • Jeff Lane
    Owner
    PJ Printers
  • Carl LaBarbera
    President
    Kingdomworks SDG Foundation
  • Sean Lee
    Managing Director
    CTP Networks
  • Joy Lopez
    Senior Tax Manager (Former)
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Ruth Lopez-Novodor
    CEO
    Beverly Oncology
  • Bob Mancini
    Research Analyst
    Biola University
    President
    Mancini Enterprises
  • Randy Martin
    President
    Trailscape
  • Thomas Matlock
    President
    Matlock Associates
  • Randall Mayer
    Owner/President
    Mayer Litho Inc.
  • Deborah Mayes
    Fiscal Officer
    Tessie Cleveland Community Services
  • Mark McGrath
    Vice President, Sales
    Newport Farms
  • Ellen McGuirk
    Consultant and Vice President
    Masterplan Consulting
  • Jeff McHugh
    Vice President, National Accounts (Former)
    Beckman Coulter
  • Ann McKusick
    Partner
    Women Doing Well
  • Deborah McMaster
    First Vice President, Investments
    Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
  • Barry Meguiar
    President/CEO
    Meguiar's, Inc.
  • Ronald Mills
    Owner
    China PacifiCarbide Inc.
  • Helen Mitchell
    Adjunct Faculty
    Biola University
  • Patrick Monroe
    CEO
    Rose Hills Co.
  • Mishal Montgomery
    Senior Policy Advisor
    City of Anaheim
  • Alan Nakamura
    Senior Vice President/Wealth Management Advisor
    Merrill Lynch
  • Mike Nelson
  • Stuart Nichols
    Vice President
    Sun Apparel
  • Jeff Nicols
    President
    Pacific Flooring Co., Inc.
  • Frances Oda Caille
    Vice President, Market Research
    Mitsubishi Motors
  • Sandy Olsson
    National Director for Women
    The Masters Program
  • Nicole Ospina
    Co-founder
    MOD Design
  • Mike Parkinson
    President & Owner
    Salman Co.
  • David Pelser
    Manager
    HR Green
  • Julie Puentes
    Regional Vice President, Orange County Office (Former)
    Hospital Association of Southern California
  • John Pugh
    President
    Cortech Engineering, Inc.
  • Thomas Purtell
    Owner/Operator
    Chick-fil-A (La Habra Marketplace)
  • Marisol Ramirez
    Business Analyst
    Southern California Edison
  • Tom Richard
    President
    Old California Lantern Co.
  • Robert Robinson
    President
    Orange County Industrial Plastics
  • Greg Sabala
    Financial Solutions Advisor
    Merrill Lynch
  • Julie Sagatelian
    Financial Advisor
    Waddell & Reed Financial Services
  • Connie Salios
    National Managing Partner
    Barnabas Group
  • Jim Sanders
    Executive Vice President
    Ambassador Advertising
    President
    Amb-OS Media
  • Pedro Santos
    Senior Project Manager
    The Walt Disney Studios
  • Don Saulic
    Private Wealth Advisor, Estate Planning Strategist
    The Bahnsen Group
  • John Schad
    Vice President, Marketing
    20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
  • Frank Scotti
    President
    Scotti & Associates
  • Fran Seiford
    CEO/Sole Owner
    Stampendous
  • Bill Shumard
    President & CEO
    Special Olympics Southern California
  • Bob Siemon
    President & CEO
    Bob Siemon Designs
  • Richard Simonian
    President
    Santiago Communities, Inc.
  • Susan Sinclair-Naraghi
    Managing Principal
    Market One Corporation
  • Bob Slater
    Owner/President
    Bob Slater Painting
  • Beth Starr
    Assistant Dean for Administration
    Crowell School of Business, Biola University
  • Ava Steaffens
    President/CEO
    KidWorks
  • Anthony Stetina
    Consultant
    State Street Global Services
  • Kevin Stevenson
    Owner, President (Former)
    Johnson Jewelers
  • Jenise Steverding
    Senior Director of Partnerships
    Special Olympics World Games 2015
  • Linda Stokes
    Vice President, Member Services (Former)
    Evangelical Christian Credit Union
  • Jenn Tarbell
    Regional Development Director
    HOPE International
  • Julie Tenwolde
    Vice President, HP Account/Client Director
    Gartner
  • Glen Thompson
    Owner/Partner
    Campus Loft Company
  • Martin van der Roest
    Owner
    The vdR Group, Inc.
  • John Vander Velde
    Vice President, Operations
    Shea Homes
  • Donald Verleur
    President/Founder
    Olive Crest
  • Lois Verleur
    Founder
    Olive Crest
  • Mike Voris
    Senior Program Manager
    Zodiac Aerospace
  • Janie Watanabe
    Director of National Sales
    Logos
  • Barry Watkins
    President/Founder
    Watkins Commercial Properties
  • Margaret Watkins
    Adjunct Faculty
    Private Training in Speech Communication
  • Michele Watkins
    Assistant Controller (Former)
    Adams Rite Aerospace
  • Mark Welches
    Vice President, Advertising, SGVN
    SoCal News Group/Digital First Media
  • David Wheeler
    President
    Majestic Realty Co.
  • Todd Williams
    President (Retired)
    Continental Western Corp.
  • William Williams
    CEO/President (Retired)
    Vistage (TEC)
  • Gregg Williamson
    Executive Vice President (Retired)
    Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary
  • Dorothy Wilson
    Director, Internal Communications (Former)
    Disneyland Resort
  • Victor Wright
    Senior Chief Principle Quality Engineer
    Raytheon/Audits and Assessments
  • Julie Wubbena
    Vice President, Finance
    E.T. Horn Company
  • Bruce Wysocki
    Sales Representative
    The Orora Landsberg Company
  • S. Robert Yi
    President & COO
    Westfall Group

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