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Mentor Roster

Professionals from a wide variety of industries have partnered with our MBA and MM 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
    Associate Professor
    Crowell School of Business
  • 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.
  • Tara Andersen
    Area Director

    Mission Increase Foundation
  • Dave Arnold
    Pastor/Director of Strategic Initiatives
    Saddleback Church
  • Donald Ayres III
    Principal
    Ayres Hotel Group
  • Michael Ayulo
    Director of Performance Improvement

    Nationwide Insurance
  • Colleen Balius
    Clinical Data Coordinator (RN)
    Hoag Memorial Hospital
  • Bruce P. Bartolomeo
    President (Former)
    Bartwood Construction Inc.
  • Randy Bergstedt
    Director of Marketing and Sales
    THOR Photomedicine Ltd.
  • Kahni Bizub
    Tax Partner, CPA
    Wright Ford Young & Co.
  • 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
    COO
    NZXT Computer
  • Tim Brown
    Vice President, Sales & Marketing
    Fluor Corporation
  • Bob Brumleu
    CEO
    Omni Duct Systems
  • Ed Buckley
    Chief Executive Officer
    Select Data LLC
  • Andrea Burgess
    Customer Success Manager
    Pluralsight
  • David Cain
    Adjunct Professor
    Public Sector Finance Policy
    CSULB/CSUN
  • Nathan Chappell
    Senior Executive Director, Health Science Development
    University of California, San Diego
  • Mitch Cook
    Managing Partner
    LCM Group LLC, DBA Avalon
  • Robert (Bob) Curtis
    Director MBA/MM Mentor Program
    Crowell School of Business
  • Letitia Davis
    Vice President, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer (Retired)
    Edison International
  • Marty Dutch
    Vice President, Philanthropic Services
    First Foundation
  • Robert Eakin
    CEO
    JCAP Financial Group
  • Julie Echols
    Senior Recruiter (Former)
    Korn Ferry International
  • 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
    Director of Philanthropy
    Opportunity
  • Daniel Fong
    Owner
    Milliona Dollar Baby
  • Jim Franklin
    Chief Executive Officer
    Harbro
  • Elise Froistad
    Regional Director of Admissions
    Trinity School of Medicine
  • Anita Gibson-Johnson
    CEO/Business Developer
    Right Stand Consulting
  • Fred Gladney
    President & CEO
    Designed Living
  • Cindy Glessner
    CEO (Retired)
    VA Desert Pacific FCU
  • Greg Glover
    Manager, Human Resources
    Disney Entertainment Productions
  • Paul Glyer
    Senior Vice President, Strategy & Business Development (Former)
    Beckman Coulter, Inc.
  • Phillip Gomez
    Chief Executive Officer
    DSD Partners
  • Rick Gregory
    President
    Gregory Ventures, LLC
  • Victor Guerrero
    CFO/Founder
    Infinity Bank
  • Lori Gulsvig
    President
    Sun Trade Group, Inc. DBA Sun Apparel
  • Zane Hall
    Executive Director, IT
    Maxim Integrated
  • Robert Harp, CCIM
    Executive Director
    Office of Innovation, Biola University
  • Terry Hartshorn
    Vice Chairman (Former)
    PacifiCare
  • Dale Hedges
    Principal/Owner
    Hedges LCI Consulting
  • Pam Hedges
    President
    Hedges & Associates
  • Jim Hendrickson, MD
    President/CEO
    MicroTek Electronics, Inc.
  • Ron Henry
    President
    The Sterling Group
  • C. James Hillquist
    COO (Retired)
    The UPS Store
  • 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
  • Trisha Iinuma
    Project Manager, IT
    Pompeian
  • Wendy Isbell
    Director, Engineering (Retired)
    Western Digital
  • Jonathan Johnson
    General Manager
    Trinity Construction
  • 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
  • Jennifer Kapur
    Senior Vice President
    Lee & Associates
  • Hap Kellogg
    President/CEO
    Kellogg Garden Products
  • Jay Kim
    President
    Tornado Air Management
  • Diana Knifer
    Chief Executive Officer
    K-VAC Environmental Services, Inc.
  • Stephen Komanapalli
    Director
    Sacred Harvest Foundation
  • Jeff Lane
    Owner
    PJ Printers
  • Carl LaBarbera
    President
    Kingdomworks SDG Foundation
  • Hye Jin Lee
    Director of Public Works
    City of Fountain Valley
  • Janice Lee
    Chief Marketing Officer
    The Accidental Wine Co.
  • Kwan Lee
    President

    Martplan Insurance Agency, Inc.
  • Sean Lee
    Managing Director
    CTP Networks
  • Joy Lopez
    Senior Tax Manager (Former)
    Dimensional Fund Advisors
  • Ruth Lopez-Novodor
    CEO
    Beverly Oncology
  • Silvia Mah
    Founding Partner
    Ad Astra Ventures
  • Bob Mancini
    Senior Research Analyst
    Biola University
    President
    RK Mancini Consulting
  • Randy Martin
    President
    Trailscape
  • 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
    Associate Professor
    Crowell School of Business
  • Ann McKusick
    Partner
    Women Doing Well
  • Deborah McMaster
    First Vice President, Investments
    Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
  • Barry Meguiar
    President/CEO
    Meguiar's, Inc.
  • Deborah Meyers
    Vice President Operations

    Nationwide Insurance
  • Ronald Mills
    Owner
    China PacifiCarbide Inc.
  • Helen Mitchell
    Adjunct Faculty
    Crowell School of Business; Talbot Theological Seminary
  • Patrick Monroe
    CEO
    Rose Hills Co.
  • Mishal Montgomery
    Senior Policy Advisor (Former)
    City of Anaheim
  • Jan Moorad
    Founder/Managing Partner
    JLJ & Associates
  • Alan Nakamura
    Senior Vice President/Wealth Management Advisor
    Merrill Lynch
  • Stuart Nichols
    Vice President
    Sun Apparel
  • Jeff Nicols
    President
    Pacific Flooring Co., Inc.
  • Adam Noritake
    Pastor
    Seeds of Life Church
  • Frances Oda Caille
    Vice President, Market Research
    Mitsubishi Motors
  • Sandy Olsson
    National Director for Women (Former)
    The Masters Program
  • German Ospina
    Vice President
    RPX Corporation
  • 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/Whittier)
  • Kimberly Rice
    Technical Program Manager
    Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Alfonso Romano
    Senior Manager Quality Assurance
    Beckman Coulter
  • 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
  • Don Saulic
    Private Wealth Advisor, Estate Planning Strategist
    The Bahnsen Group
  • John Schad
    Vice President, Marketing (Retired)
    Disney/Fox Home Entertainment
  • Fran Seiford
    CEO/Sole Owner
    Stampendous
  • Bill Shumard
    President & CEO
    Special Olympics Southern California
  • Bob Siemon
    President & CEO
    Bob Siemon Designs
  • 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
    Chief Impact Officer
    Gifts for Good
  • Daniel Streit
    Owner
    SSP Insurance Services
  • Mark Strom
    Partner and Management
    Consulting Leader (Retired)

    PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
  • Jim Tanis
    Owner
    Expert Restoration Services, Inc.
  • Jenn Tarbell
    Vice President, Business Development
    Cappital
  • Julie Tenwolde
    Vice President, HP Account/Client Director
    Gartner
  • Cindy Thompson
    Senior Vice President
    Relationship Manager

    Capital Group
  • Sarah Tse
    Chief Executive Officer
    TSE Worldwide Press
  • Alister Scott Uy
    Program Manager
    Custom Goods, LLC
  • John Vander Velde
    Vice President, Operations
    Shea Homes
  • Donald Verleur
    President/Founder
    Olive Crest
  • Lois Verleur
    Founder
    Olive Crest
  • David Viel
    President
    Metal Cutting Service, Inc.
  • Mike Voris
    Senior Program Manager
    Zodiac Aerospace
  • Janie Watanabe
    Director of National Sales
    Logos
  • Barry Watkins
    President/Founder
    Watkins Commercial Properties
  • Michele Watkins
    Assistant Controller (Former)
    Adams Rite Aerospace
  • Mark Welches
    Vice President, Advertising
    SoCal News Group
  • Todd Williams
    President (Retired)
    Continental Western Corp.
  • Gregg Williamson
    Executive Vice President (Retired)
    Rose Hills Memorial Park & Mortuary
  • Dorothy Wilson
    Director, Internal Communications (Former)
    Disneyland Resort
  • Victor Wright
    Senior Chief Quality Engineer (Retired)
    Raytheon
  • Julie Wubbena
    Vice President, Finance
    E.T. Horn Company
  • Bruce Wysocki
    Sales Representative (Retired)
    The Orora Landsberg Company
  • Lucy Yeager
    Owner/President
    Urban Planning Consultant

    Yeager & Associates
  • Anton Yergat
    Founder and President
    Gather and Care Ministries
  • S. Robert Yi
    President & COO
    Westfall Group
  • Bob Zalk
    Executive Producer
    Creative Development (Retired)
    Walt Disney Imagineering