Purpose and Mission
The Drucker Advisory Board is made up of thought-leaders and influencers from a cross section of over ten key industries. The Board exists to help ensure the Drucker School offers contemporary, career-relevant, market-facing programs that underscore student and alumni success.
The Board supports the Drucker School’s growth and success by:
- Providing industry-centric input into the development and implementation of our Strategic Plan
- Supporting and engaging with students in curricular and co-curricular activities
- Identifying opportunities for revenue growth
- Promoting the Drucker School of Management brand
Board members are chosen based on alignment with the values of the Drucker School and ability to share rich, deep industry perspectives. Board membership is by invitation only. For additional information contact Lesli White, Director of External Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 909-607-9752.
Lisa Arellanes, MBA 2019, eMobility Leader, SoCal Edison
Krista Berger, MBA 2008, VP, Barbie Global Marketing & Brand Partnership, Mattel, Inc.
Andrew Casey, MBA 1996, CFO, WalkMe
Saori Casey, MBA 1995, Vice President, Finance, Apple
Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, CEO and President, di Bonaventura Pictures
Gang Ding, PhD, CEO, BDK Capital, LLC
Cheya Dunlap, MBA 2000, VP, Human Resources & Communication, Honeywell
Carl Flores, EMBA 2016, Battalion Chief, Los Angeles County Fire Department
Priscila Forbes, EMBA 2000, Vice Chair, Drucker School Board Advisor, Claremont Graduate University
Carol J. Geffner, PhD SES 1991, Professor of Governance Management, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Maya Guice, MBA 2016, Marketing Director, BRC Imagination Arts
Jeanne Holm, MSIT 2002, Deputy Mayor for Budget & Innovation, City of Los Angeles
Tom Hsieh, EMBA 2004, President, Northern Pacific Airlines
Dean McKay, PhD 1997, Founding Partner & Chief Value Creator, Emergence Team
Michael Medalla, MBA 2004, Manager, Toyota USA Foundation, Toyota North America
Synthia Molina, MBA 1989, Corporate & Managing Director, Central IQ, Inc.
Gina Orozco, EMBA 2013, VP, Gas Engineering & Systems Integrity, SoCal Gas Company
Ajay Patel, President & CEO, SMA, Inc.
Ryan Patel, Global Business Executive and Senior Fellow, Drucker School of Management
Ajit Sivadasan, MBA 1999, President, Global Head, Lenovo Group
Kathlynn Smith, Partner, Pierce Kavcioglu Espinosa & Cesar, LLP
Kim Snyder, President, West Region, Prologis, Inc.
Allen Sugerman, EMBA 1986, Chair, CFO, ivee, Managing Director, Palden Management
Larry Taylor, PhD 1993, CEO, Pacific Southwest, National Association of Corporate Directors
Lindsay Vos, EMBA 2011, COO, Trauma Resource Institute
Monica Williams, MBA 2006, SVP, Digital Products & Operations, NBCUniversal
Rod Wilson, MA 1991, PhD 2020, Managing Partner, Rhetorike
Vi Nguyen, MBA Candidate 2024, CGU Student Ambassador
Benjamin Wilkins, MBA Candidate 2025, CGU Student Ambassador