» 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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Jennifer Brady

Assistant Director, Administration
Beckman Hall 307A
(714) 997-6707
Responsible for: Scheduling courses, assigning classrooms, posting faculty positions, recruiting adjuncts, coordinating updates of Argyros School catalogs and syllabi
Education: BA, San Diego State University
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Gabriela Castaneda

Assistant Director, Career Services
Beckman Hall 305B
(714) 744-7812
Responsible for: Undergraduate student career counseling, managing the Accounting Recruiting Program (ARP), and facilitating a variety of workshops and events
Education: Ed.D, California State University, Long Beach
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Olivia Corbell

Department Assistant
Beckman Hall 301
(714) 997-6684
Responsible for: Administrative support for graduate business programs, front office management and directing calls and correspondence to the Argyros School of Business to the appropriate parties
Education: BA, Chapman University
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Linda E. Corcoran

Research Associate, Anderson Center for Economic Research
Beckman Hall 306
(714) 997-6693
Responsible for: ACER database, surveys, publications and forecast presentations
Education: BA, University of Northern Iowa
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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, human resources liaison for Argyros School staff, front office management
Education: AA, Orange Coast College
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Jim Dusserre

Assistant Director, Graduate Business Programs
Beckman Hall 301A
(714) 744-7694
Responsible for: Recruitment and admissions in graduate accounting programs at the Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: EMBA, Chapman University
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Kennedie Habermehl

Janes Financial Center Specialist
Beckman Hall 208
(714) 516-4564
Responsible for: Managing the daily operations of the Janes Financial Center, educating students on the financial functions of the Bloomberg software, and work with faculty to integrate Bloomberg into coursework
Education: BS, Chapman University
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Liz Harbour

Career and Advising Coordinator
Beckman Hall 303S
(714) 628-2733
Responsible for: On-campus recruitment logistics, marketing and outreach, employer relationship management, and student coaching
Education: BA, University of California, Santa Barbara
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Serena Healey

Associate Director, Graduate Operations
Beckman Hall 301E
(714) 516-7190
Responsible for: Recruiting and admissions for graduate business programs at the Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: BA, Chapman University
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Aulton Kohn Jr.

Associate Director, Operations
Beckman Hall 303N
(714) 289-2026
Responsible for: Overseeing development and marketing, budgets, student employment, operations and policy.
Education: MS, Syracuse University
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Chris Lowe

Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs
Beckman Hall 301B
(714) 997-6990
Responsible for: Administration and management of student recruitment, admissions and enrollment activities for all graduate degree programs for the Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: EMBA, Chapman University
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Kyle Mackie

Assistant Director, Operations
Beckman Hall 303P
(714) 516-5761
Responsible for: Argyros School website and social media content development, track and disseminate measures of impact, engagement and innovation, manage promotion of faculty research
Education: MBA, Chapman University
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Sudeshna Majumdar-Fragomeni

Associate Director, Career Services & Employer Relations
BK 303R
(714) 628-2747
Responsible for: Building and cultivating employer relationships and engagement, MBA student career counseling, facilitating workshops and events and managing our MBA Mentor Program
Education: MS, Syracuse 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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Stacey Moynahan

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs and Career Services
Beckman Hall 305A
(714) 628-2896
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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Noel Murray

Director, Walter Schmid Center for International Business
Beckman Hall 307H
(714) 997-6835
Responsible for: Developing and delivering international business educational experiences for graduate and undergraduate Argyros School of Business and Economics students
Education: Ph.D Business Administration, Penn State
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Laura Neis

Research Assistant, Anderson Center for Economic Research
Beckman Hall 306B
(714) 997-6553
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 Notre Dame
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Chris Pagel

Assistant Dean, Graduate Business Programs
Beckman Hall 301C
(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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Sarah Ramirez

Development Coordinator
Beckman Hall 303O
(714) 628-7362
Responsible for: Maintaining the Argyros Society and Board of Counselors’ memberships; working with alumni, parents, and current students on various engagement opportunities; fundraising solicitations for the Argyros School of Business and Economics
Education: BA, California State University, Fullerton
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Jenna Tarin

Program Advisor
Beckman Hall 305D
(714) 532-6065
Responsible for: Advising undergraduate Argyros School majors and minors
Education: BA, Chapman University
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Eva H. Valencia

Program Advisor
Beckman Hall 305E
(714) 516-5220
Responsible for: Advising undergraduate Argyros School majors and minors
Education: Ed.D., University of Southern California

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Business and Technology Hall


The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Business and Technology Hall
Room 301
Phone: (714) 997-6684
Fax: (714) 532-6081