Alumni Profiles

School of Management alumni are at the forefront of leadership and innovation. Check out how our distinguished alumni are making a difference in their fields.

Photo of USF Alumna Christena Reinhard MBA ’08Fashion Philanthropy from Here

Christena Reinhard
Founding Executive Director at Union & Fifth
University of San Francisco Alumna MBA '08

The USF MBA program teaches us to think differently. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the key business skills I gained from the program.

David Troya standing in a field of wheat

Camping Innovation from Here

David Troya
Entrepreneur and Creator of
University of San Francisco Alumnus MBA '11

My MBA classmates were from all around the world and made me think of a global opportunity. ... I call it a true USF success story, because it all started at USF.

Student writing \"I love SF!\" on a photo on an iPhone

Innovation Composed from Here

Seva Mouler
Co-Founder & CEO of StylusFlex
University of San Francisco Alumnus BS Business Administration Finance '13

The great thing about USF is the love and support from the community. People want to see others succeed and there is no jealousy or competition.

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Empower the Dreams of Others from Here

Patricia Ivancich Dassios
Founder and CEO of La Mienne
University of San Francisco Alumna Psychology '02, Master of Nonprofit Administration '10

From USF, I learned that our job is to find social injustices and empower those who might not empower themselves.

Notable USF School of Management Alumni

  • Luis Alvarado MSFA '12 - Forbes 2014 30 Under 30 Finance List; Global Research Analyst at Wells Fargo
    • Michael Bohlsen MBA '95 - Owner of Bohlsen Restaurant Group
    • London Breed MPA '13 - Mayor of San Francisco
    • Bill Cartwright '79 MSOD '98 - Former Head Coach of the Chicago Bulls and NBA Star
    • Thiraphong Chansiri MBA '88 - President of Thai Frozen Food Products
    • Sheryl Davis MPA '11 - San Francisco Human Rights Commissioner
    • Chung Eui-Sun MBA '98 - Vice Chairman of Hyundai Motor Company; Forbes #5 Korea's 50 Richest 2015, Forbes #452 Billionaires 2015
    • Jared Fliesler '06 - COO of Scribd
    • Anne Kronenberg MPA '02 - Executive Director of San Francisco Department of Emergency Management
    • Putra Masagung '74 - Chairman at Guthrie GTS Ltd.
    • Noni Purnomo MBA '97 - Forbes Asia's Power Businesswomen 2015 List; President Director of Blue Bird Group Holding
    • Mike Sangiacomo '71 - President & CEO of Recology Inc.
    • Leyla Seka MBA '04 - Senior Vice President and General Manager, at
    • Weijian Shan MBA '81 - Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Penske Automotive Group
    • Kevin Sharps MPA '09 - Executive Director of Vallejo’s Fighting Back Partnership
    • Gordon Smith MBA '74 - Former President and CEO of PG&E
    • Soetikno Soedarjo '79 MBA '80 - President Commissioner of PT Jaya Agra Wattie
    • Carl Strickland '99 - Co-Founder of Point Foundation
    • Dominic Tarantino '54, Honorary Degree '11 - Former Chairman of Price Waterhouse World Firm
    • Arthur Tay '81 - Chairman and CEO of SUTL Group
    • Kurt Vetter MBA '93 - President of Wonderful Sales
    • Lynn Woolsey '81 - Former member of the United States House of Representatives
    • Nora Wu '88 - Former Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. 

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