» Argyros School Staff

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Karen Akiyama

Coordinator
Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics
(714) 744-7870
Responsible for: Organizing meetings, managing databases, organizing all Leatherby Center events or conferences and supervising and monitoring the work of student workers. Main liaison with all student & alumni start-up teams.
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Olivia Daymude

Assistant Director, Administration
(714) 628-2896
Responsible for: Managing and coordination of Argyros School faculty hiring, course scheduling and facilitates faculty support.
Education: BA, Chapman University
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Rita Desjardins

Executive Assistant to the Dean
Beckman Hall 302
(714) 744-7828
Responsible for: Directing and managing daily operations for the Dean’s office for the Argyros School, human resources liaison for Argyros School staff, AACSB accreditation report coordination.
Education: AA, Orange Coast College
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David Dolansky

Assistant Director, Graduate Business Programs
Beckman Hall 301E
(714) 516-5842
Responsible for: Recruitment and admissions in graduate business programs specifically MS in Accounting at the Argyros School of Business and Economics.
Education: BS, Case Western Reserve University
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Jim Dusserre

Director, Undergraduate Program Advising and Career Advancement, Clinical Faculty
Beckman Hall 303Q
(714) 744-7694
Responsible for: Administration and management of comprehensive career services serving all academic degree programs for the Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: EMBA, Chapman University
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Jolene Haley

Associate Director, Career Advancement and Full Time MBA
Beckman Hall 303S
(714) 516-6162
Manages group career coaching engagements for professional development and job/internship search strategies and job placement of students in the MS Real Estate program.
Education: BA, California State University, Fullerton
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Serena Healey

Director, Graduate Business Programs and Executive MBA
Beckman Hall 301C
(714) 516-7190
Responsible for: lead recruitment of MBA and MS programs design the marketing strategy, manage the sales process, and supervise the Assistant Directors Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: BS, MBA Chapman University
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Aulton Kohn Jr.

Associate Director, Operations
Beckman Hall 303N
(714) 289-2026
Responsible for: Overseeing development and marketing, manages Argyros School operations and faculty budgets, coordinates student employment, ensures adherence of operations and fiscal policies.
Education: MS, Syracuse University
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Jenavieve Lopez

Program Advisor
Beckman Hall 305C
(714) 516-5290
Responsible for: Advising undergraduate Argyros School majors and minors.
Education: BS, California Baptist University
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Chris Lowe

Director of Real Estate, Clinical Assistant Professor of Real Estate & Management
Beckman Hall 307A
(714) 997-6990
Responsible for: Recruitment for the MS in Real Estate program. Build real estate corporate partnerships.
Education: EMBA, Chapman University
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Adam Moinie

Software Engineer
Beckman Hall 303U
(714) 628-7309
Responsible for: Developing experimental software for faculty research
Education: BS, Cal Poly Pomona
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Laura Neis

Research Associate, Anderson Center for Economic Research
Beckman Hall 306E
(714) 997-6553
Responsible for: The Certificate in Applied Statistical Analysis, ACER database, econometric model software, surveys, publications, and forecast presentations.
Education: BA, University of Notre Dame
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Trudy Ng

Research Assistant, Anderson Center for Economic Research
Beckman Hall 306B
(714) 997-6509
Responsible for: Maintaining databases, updating econometric model software and helping with surveys and reports produced by the Anderson Center for Economic Research
Education: BA, University of California, Riverside
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Chris Pagel

Assistant Dean, Graduate Business Programs and Career Advancement, Clinical Faculty
Beckman Hall 301B
(714) 516-4511
Responsible for: Leading graduate recruitment strategy for the Argyros School of Business and Economics.
Education: MBA, Chapman University
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Austin Price

Assistant Director, Graduate Business Programs
Beckman Hall 301D
(714) 628-2898
Responsible for: Recruitment and admissions in graduate business programs specifically Flex MBA at the Argyros School of Business and Economics.
Education: BS, MBA Chapman University
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Patty Ramirez

Department Assistant
Beckman Hall 301
(714) 997-6684
Responsible for: Supporting the Graduate Program office through front office support, assisting with event coordination. Assists with general inquiries from Argyros School staff, faculty, and students.
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Sarah Ramirez

Assistant Director, Operations
Beckman Hall 303O
(714) 628-7362
Responsible for: The promotion and archive management for faculty publications and research pertaining to accreditation standards.
Education: BA, California State University, Fullerton
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Makayla Scott

Career & Advising Coordinator
Beckman Hall 305A
(714) 516-5140
Responsible for: administering and maintaining career management system, assists employers with student branding, manage logistics for employer events.
Education: BA, California Baptist University
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Heather Stotler

Assistant Director, Career Advancement and Flex MBA
Beckman Hall 303R
(714) 628-2856
Responsible for: student job placement, internship opportunities and one-on-one and group career coaching engagements. Develop strategic relationships with corporate recruiters. Manage career-related events for students with industry leaders, hiring managers, alumni, and industry recruiters.
Education: BA, Ohio State University
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Joseph Somervell

Program Advisor
Beckman Hall 305E
(714) 516-5220
Responsible for: Advising undergraduate Argyros School majors and minors.
Education: BA, Azusa Pacific University
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Jenna Tarin

Assistant Director, Career Advancement and Accounting Programs
Beckman Hall 305D
(714) 532-6065
Responsible for: The placement of Undergraduate and Master level accounting students. Develop and manage relationships with Accounting Firms, coordinating events with the Accounting Society, identifying candidates for the MS in Accounting, and is involved in external outreach with industry. Works to assure that other undergraduate business majors obtain job offers.
Education: MBA, Chapman University
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Nushin Tasbichi

Career Development Coordinator
Beckman Hall 305B
(714) 516-5543
Responsible for: Assists students with career coaching and development along with career assessments, job and internship search strategies. Provides guidance on networking, resume writing and interview preparation.
Education: BA, Cal Poly Pomona
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Dominique Walden

Associate Director, Graduate Business Programs
Beckman Hall 301A
(714) 516-5844
Responsible for: Recruitment for the Argyros School full-time graduate business programs.
Education: BA, University of CA, Riverside MS, California Baptist University

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Business and Technology Hall


The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Business and Technology Hall
Room 301
Phone: (714) 997-6684