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Monday – Friday:
 
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The Management Department focuses on the human side of business, helping a new generation
to develop people skills and organizational intelligence.

Mission

The Management Department focuses on the human side of business, helping a new generation
develop people skills and organizational intelligence. Our graduates possess functionally
integrative mindsets, incorporating global and ethical perspectives.

SDSU’s energetic, internationally acclaimed management faculty deliver a forward-looking
curriculum, with specializations in human resource management and entrepreneurship.
Sought after by local and international organizations, our graduates are poised for
life-long learning and leadership that generates innovation and growth in business
and society.

Values

  • We value our students’ life-long success and growth
  • We value putting people first in our interactions and decisions
  • We value balance – in work and family, scholarship, teaching, and service 
  • We value inclusiveness and diversity of viewpoints
  • We value collaboration across internal and external stakeholders
  • We value innovation in our programs and activities 

Board Chair

Stan Sewitch
Sewitch Etcetera Corporation

’76 Psychology

Executive Committee Members

Andy Esparza

Andy Esparza
Former Chief Human Resource Officer,

Dell Technologies and Baker Hughes

’81 Management 

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Jennifer Freet
CEO,

Balboa Manufacturing Co LLC

’11 Executive MBA

Alan Marcher

Alan Marcher
Director – Support Services
Facilities, Fleet, Land & Corp Real Estate,
San Diego Gas & Electric

’80 Mechanical Engineering
’86 Finance

 

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Rachelle Snook

Global Talent Director

WD-40 Company

 

Board Members

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Brian Buss

Principal

Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

 

’11 Executive MBA

 

 

 

 

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Tania Fiero

Chief Human Resources Officer
Innovative Employee Solutions

 

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Jeni Reynolds

Director, Clean Transportation

San Diego Gas and Electric

 

’15 Executive MBA

 

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Patricia Rosiles

Talent Aquisition Manager

CliniComp, Intl.

 

’14 Management

 

 

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Cameron J. Stacy

AVP of Wealth Management

U.S. Bank

 

’15 Management

 

Management Programs

 

Who Hires Management Graduates?

Who Hires Our Graduates?

 

Management Major Career Pathways Series

Operational Excellence Business Associate II,

Ajinomoto Bio-Pharma Services

Major: General Management

AVP | Wealth Management, U.S. Bank.

Major: General Management

Mark Pecota

CEO & Co-Founder at LaunchBoom

Major: Management with a specialization in Entrepreneurship 

Kevin Gelfand
CEO and Co-Founder, Shake Smart
Major: Management with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship

Angelica Correa

Assistant Director Of Human Resources,

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

Major: Management with a Specialization in Human Resource Management

Anya Shutovska
Analyst, Office of Legislative Affairs,
California Health and Human Services Agency
Major: General Management

Kathy Santos
HR Generalist, Bath & Body Works
Major: Management with a Specialization in Human Resource Management

 

Management Department Faculty Directory

Chamu Sundaramurthy

Interests

Entrepreneurship 
Corporate Governance 
Strategic Leadership 
Strategic Management 

Mujtaba Ahsan

Interests

Finance (Crowd Funding) 
Gig Economy 
Entrepreneurship 
Business (Start-Up) 

Valerie Alexandra

Interests

International Business 
Organizational Psychology 

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Interests

Business Ethics 

no picture available for Jeremy Bernerth, Ph.D

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 

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Interests

International Business 

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Interests

Entrepreneurship 
Franchise Management 

Dwarka Chakravarty, Ph.D.

Interests

Business (International) 
Global Markets 

Beth Chung

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 

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Alex DeNoble

Alex DeNoble, Ph.D

Director of Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, Professor

Lavin Entrepreneurship Center,Management Department

Interests

Entrepreneurship 
Technology (Commercialization) 
Corporate Responsibility 
Investments (Investor Relations) 
Business (Small) 

Michelle Dean

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Human Resources 

Ami Doshi

Ami Doshi, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy,Management Department

Interests

Entrepreneurship (International) 
Business (Multinational) 
Management (Comparative) 

Dan Eaton

Interests

Affirmative Action 
Workplace (Discrimination) 
Human Resources 
Employment (Law) 
Workplace (Diversity) 
Employment (Conflict) 
Workplace (Legal Issues) 
Workplace (Sexual Harassment) 
Business (Ethics) 

Gabi Eissa, Ph.D.

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Workplace (Psychology) 
Workplace (Conflict) 

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Interests

Business Strategy 
International Business 

John Francis

Interests

Sports (Management) 
Sports (International Management) 
Business (College Football) 
Business (Consulting) 
Business (Small) 
Business (International) 

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Interests

Entrepreneurship 
Innovation 
Business (Plan Development) 

Tanya Hertz

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Entrepreneurship 
Human Resources 
Real Estate (Residential) 
Business (Leadership) 

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Leviticus Johnson

Finance Management & Marketing Assistant

Finance Department,Management Department,Marketing Department

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 

Kimberly Davis King

Interests

Business (International) 
Entrepreneurship 
Business (Small) 

Martina Musteen

Martina Musteen, Ph.D.

Charles Hostler Professor of Global Business, Faculty Director of the Center for Advancing
Global Business

Center for Advancing Global Business,Management Department

Interests

Business (International) 
Entrepreneurship (International) 

Eva Nicasio-Mercier

Interests

Business (International) 
Management (Corporate) 

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Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Organizational Leadership 

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Zeki Pagda

Lecturer

Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 

Wendy Patrick

Interests

Workplace (Discrimination) 
Business (Ethics) 
Communications (Business Legal) 
Social Media 
Workplace (Conflict) 
Workplace (Diversity) 
Social Networking 
Power and Influence 
Workplace (Sexual Harassment) 
Workplace (Freedom of Speech) 
Workplace (Privacy) 
Workplace (Recruitment) 
Business (Leadership) 

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Interests

Business (International) 

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Interests

Human Resources 
Workplace (Diversity) 

Amy Randel

Interests

Organizations (Behavior) 
Innovation 

Blue Robbins

Interests

Business (Strategy) 
Organizations (Behavior) 
Business (Leadership) 

Lori Ryan

Lori Verstegen Ryan, Ph.D.

Director of Corporate Governance Institute, Professor

Corporate Governance Institute,Management Department,Online Degree Completion (BSBA)

Interests

Busniess Ethics 
Corporate Governance 
Shareholder Issues 

William Sannwald

Interests

Real Estate (Building Issues) 
Business (Ethics) 
Corporate Governance 
Organizations (Non-profit) 
Real Estate (Construction Issues) 
Organizations (Non-profit Governance) 

Daniel Scanlan

Interests

Business (International) 

Bernhard Schroeder

Interests

Entrepreneurship 

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Peter Shaw

Executive in Residence, Director of the Fowler Scholars Program

Management Department

Taekjin Shin

Interests

Corporate Board of Directors 
Corporate Governance 

Michael Sloan

Interests

Social Entrepreneurship 
Entrepreneurship (Societal Impact) 

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Stephanie Smith

Administrative Support Coordinator

Finance Department,Management Department,Marketing Department

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Trudy J. Sopp, Ph.D.

Interests

Business (Ethics) 

David Turner

Interests

Technology (Commercialization) 
Entrepreneurship 

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Interests

Human Resources 

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Interests

Creativity and Innovation 

Congcong Zheng

Congcong Zheng, Ph.D.

Director of Graduate Programs, Associate Professor

Graduate Business Programs,Management Department

Interests

Organizations (Charitable) 
Business (China) 
Business (Operating Environments) 
Entrepreneurship 
Entrepreneurship (International) 
Business (International) 
Business (Leadership) 
Entrepreneurship (Societal Impact) 

Suzanne Zoumaras

Interests

Human Resources 
Workplace (Executive Compensation)