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Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Board of Counselors

The Board of Counselors is an advisory board for the dean of The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics. This elite group is involved in developing our vision of service to corporate leaders in Orange County and throughout Southern California. Board members receive tickets to prestigious events like the Chapman University Economic Forecast and other programs offered by The Argyros School.

The Board:

  • helps provide the strategic vision for the Argyros School through interaction with the dean
  • plays a vital role in raising essential funds to enhance the quality of education
  • helps shape the programs in the business curriculum
  • interacts with students and faculty through hosting MBA team projects, interns and mentees
  • represents the vibrant business community in Southern California

You may be interested in:

  • speaking to students to share your business perspective
  • having hand-picked student interns
  • hiring our graduates
  • sending your key employees through our programs

At the Argyros School, it is our goal to be a valuable resource to local businesses, by performing and disseminating economic and business research of the highest quality and graduating students with an entrepreneurial spirit and a strong understanding of how business operates both locally and globally. Involvement from business leaders like you is vital to our success. As a Counselor, you'll provide a critical link to the marketplace for our students, and that keeps our programs current and practical. Please contact us to join or learn more.

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Mike Ahmar

President of the Board
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Erik Anderson

President & COO
A. Gary Anderson Family Foundation
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The Honorable George Argyros '59

Chairman & CEO
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Shannon Argyros

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Don Bailey

Board Member
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Cyrus Bozorgi

President & CEO
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Phillip Case

CEO
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Mark Clemens

Managing Partner
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Adam Cohen MBA '09

Director
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Jerry Cwiertnia

Chairman & CEO
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Randy Davis MA '72, Ph.D.

President
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Christopher De Rosa

President
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John DeCero

President and CEO
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Jenny Dinnen

President, Sales & Marketing
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James Ducote MBA '02

Chief Financial Officer
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Lucy Dunn

President & CEO
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Bob Elliott

Chairman
Elliott Investment Company
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Andy Fathollahi

President & CEO
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Robin Follman-Otta EMBA '15

Chief Operating Officer
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Brian Goodman '17

COO
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Alex Hayden '95

Board Chair
Executive Vice President
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Joe Hernandez

Senior Vice President
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Patty Juarez

Senior Vice President
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Elim Kay

Chief Operating Officer
Zaka, Inc.
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Kim Letch

Office Managing Partner
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Zengli Liu

Chairman
Wanxiang Siwei Education & Technology Group
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Vance Maddocks

President
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Andrew Parnes

Chief Financial Officer
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Rick Rayson

Senior Audit Partner
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Richard Reisman

Publisher & CEO
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Bill Scholle '15

CEO/Founder
Scholle Corp.
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Scott Sherman

EVP, Human Resources
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Frank Sims

Owner
MacArthur Sims Properties
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Christine Sims

Owner
MacArthur Sims Properties
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Donald Sodaro

Chairman of the Board & CEO
Hanford Hotels, Inc.
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Ron Soderling

Owner - Senior Partner
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Allen Staff

Market President & Region Executive
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Khanh Tran

CEO
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Jason Traut '98

Chief Financial Officer
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Diane Uehlinger '80

Senior Loan Officer
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Kelly Vlahakis-Hanks '16

CEO
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Robert Waltos Jr.

Managing Director
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Nella Webster O'Grady '71

Principal
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Roger Weninger '85

Orange County Office Managing Partner
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Ted Wilm

Managing Partner
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