FACULTY

Executive MBA

University of San Francisco Executive MBA faculty include current industry professionals, as well as PhD educated experts in a breadth of business fields.

Full-Time Faculty


Tatiana Fedyk

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4697

Assistant Professor Tatiana Fedyk is an experienced financial analyst and consultant who, before teaching at USF, held teaching positions at the...

Education:

B.S., Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, 1988 | M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Moscow State University, 1990 | C.P.A., Certified Public Accountant, Moscow, Russia, 1996 | Ph.D., Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 2008

Courses:

Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Financial Accounting

Kevin Lo

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6139

Kevin Lo, Associate Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership and Communication, is a graduate of the USF joint Master of Business...

Education:

Ph.D., International Management, University of Hawaii | M.B.A., University of San Francisco | M.A.P.S., Master of Asia-Pacific Studies, University of San Francisco | B.A., East Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Brown University

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Special Topic: International Business, Emotional & Cultural Intelligence, Special Topic: Management, Multicultural Leadership, ST: Leadership and Organizations, Self As Instrument, MSOD Special Topic

Laurie MacPherson

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6364

Laurie MacPherson, Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, is a greatly admired teacher and academic, joining USF as a faculty member...

Education:

Ph.D., Management, Case Western Reserve University, 2002 | M.A., Public and Private Management, Yale University, 1979 | B.A., American Studies, Smith College, 1974

Courses:

Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurial Management, Applied Innovation, Advanced Leadership, Creativity and Innovation, Creativity and Innovation Part II: How to be a Game Changer, Creativity, Innovation, and Applied Design, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Elective #1, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Elective 2

Frank Ohara

Department Chair / Professor
(415) 422-6406

Finance Department Chair Frank Ohara is recognized for his dedication to teaching excellence by the School of Management as the eight-time recipient...

Education:

Post Doctorate, Finance & Accounting, Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida | J.D., Santa Clara University, CA | B.S., Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Courses:

Investment Analysis, Intermediate Corporate Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Special Topic: Finance, Finance, Directed Study, Corporate Financial Reporting and Analysis, Financial Case Analysis

Jennifer Parlamis

Associate Professor
(415) 422-2130

Associate Professor Jennifer Parlamis's academic career has centered on pioneering social-psychological research in the areas of negotiation,...

Education:

PhD, Social and Organizational Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, 2001 | The Moscow Institute of Social and Political Studies, Moscow Russian Language Certificate, Moscow, Russia, 1994 | BA, Psychology and Fine Arts (Magna Cum Laude), Georgetown University, Washington D.C., 1993

Courses:

Negotiation and Bargaining Strategy, Negotiation & Critical Conversations, Self As Instrument, Negotiation and Bargain Strategy, Organization Development Culminating Project

Anthony Patino

Professor / Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
(415) 422-4152

Anthony Patino is a renowned expert in entertainment, advertising, and promotion, consumer behavior, public policy and marketing analytics. He holds...

Education:

PhD, Business Administration, Marketing, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2006 | MBA, Marketing, Duke University, North Carolina, 1991 | MA, Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1989 | BA, Mathematics, Drew University, Madison, New Jersey, 1985

Courses:

Entertainment Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Strategic Marketing, Directed Study, Consumer Behavior, Special Topics: Marketing, Cross-Cultural Marketing and Integrated Marketing Communication

William Riggs

Program Director / Assistant Professor
(415) 422-2092

William (Billy) Riggs, PhD, AICP, LEED AP is a global expert and thought leader in the areas of autonomy and smart transportation, housing, economics...

Education:

Ph.D., City and Regional Planning, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 2011 | Master of Urban Planning, Economics and Spatial Analysis, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 2003 | Bachelor of Arts, History, Ball State University, 2001

Courses:

Global Business Practicum, Strategic Planning and Implementation, Program and Policy Evaluation, Managing Budgets, Finance and Economics, Program Evaluation and Monitoring

Claudia Roehl

Instructor
(415) 422-6561

Claudia Roehl, Instructor of Accounting, brings to USF over ten years of experience as a Finance Director, V.P., Financial Analyst Officer and Senior...

Education:

Advanced Business Analyst (ABA); General Electric Capital Corporation's Executive MBA Program; included two years of coursework with Harvard, Wharton and Kellogg Schools of Business, 1994 – 1995 | Certified Financial Analyst (C.F.A.) TrainingB.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986 | B.A., Economics, Minor in Computer Science, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, 1986 | Study Abroad, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, 1985

Courses:

Principles of Financial Accounting, Principles of Managerial Accounting, Accounting Ethics, Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Financial & Managerial Accounting, MBA Internship, Entrepreneurial Finance and Accounting

Mouwafac Sidaoui

Department Chair / Professor
(415) 422-6787

Mouwafac Sidaoui, Department Chair and Professor of Business Analytics and Information Systems, is a greatly respected teacher of quantitative...

Education:

Post Doctorate, Finance & Accounting (with an emphasis on Business Analytics), Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida, FL, 2011 | EdD, Education, Academic Global Leadership, University of San Francisco, CA, 2007 | MBA, emphasis in Innovation Technology, Boston University, MA, 1991 | BS, Technical Management, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1991 | BS, Mechanical Engineering, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1990 | AA, Associate Degree in Mechanical Design (minor in Mathematics), Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988 | Minor in Mathematics, Wentworth Institute of Technology, MA, 1988

Courses:

Quantitative Business Analysis, Honors: Quantitative Business Analysis, Data Visualization, Business Analytics Consulting, Academic Global Immersion, Directed Study, EMBA Directed Study, Decision Modeling & Data Analytics, Spreadsheets and Business Analytics, Directed Study, Big Data Strategy and Visualization, Thinking Like a Data Scientist, Academic Global Immersion, Business Analytics Fundamentals, Big Data Concepts, BSM Business Analytics & Information Systems Special Topic, BSM Special Topic, MSOD Special Topic

Richard Stackman

Professor
(415) 422-2148

Richard Stackman is a Professor in the Department of Organization, Leadership, and Communication. His coursework focuses on topics that include...

Education:

PhD, Business Administration, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1995 | Graduate studies majoring in Industrial Relations, University of Minnesota, 1987–88 | BS, Business Administration (Cum Laude), Major in Organizational Behavior and Accounting, University of California at Berkeley, 1985 (member of Phi Beta Kappa)

Courses:

Leadership and Teams, Change Management, Global Business Practicum, Leadership Communication, Foundations of Organizations & Management, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Leading Organization Change and Development, Organization Development Culminating Project, Academic Global Immersion

Neil Walshe

Associate Professor
(415) 422-4508

Professor Neil Walshe addresses the role of morality and virtue in organizational life, exploring the psychosocial processes and mechanisms through...

Education:

PhD, Organizational Psychology, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, United Kingdom, 2010 | MS, Occupational Psychology, Institute of Work Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2002 | BS, Psychology, Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2001

Courses:

Management and Organizational Dynamics, Ethics & Social Responsibility, MBA Internship, Evidence-based Human Resource Management, Human Factors of Business Performance, ST: Leadership and Organizations, Foundations of Organizations & Management, BSM Organization, Leadership, & Communication Special Topic, Leading Organizational Change, Evidence-Based Management, Understanding Behavior in Organizations, Organization Development Culminating Project

Part-Time Faculty


Jonathan Reichental

Adjunct Professor

Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the City of Palo Alto Jonathan Reichental is an award-winning technology leader whose 25-year career has spanned...

Emeriti Faculty


John Veitch

Professor

John Veitch, Professor of Finance, and Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis program, is an esteemed faculty member with over two decades of...

Education:

C.F.A. (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation, 1999 | Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985 | Degree: B.A., Economics and Mathematics, Trinity College, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981

Courses:

Global Business Conditions, MBA Internship, Macroeconomics for Finance, AGI Wall Street: Advanced Equity Valuation, Advanced Financial Statement Analysis, Ethics and Finance I, Econometrics, Financial Econometrics, MSFA Directed Study