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  •  Get To Know Your LSB Staff: Alex Paulin

    Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 9:23 AM

    Alex Paulin is the Director of EMBA, AMBA, and MS Programs for the Business School Graduate Programs. Get to know more about him!

    Where are you from? 
    I am originally from Portland, Oregon.
    Where did you go to school? 
    I went to Santa Clara University for my undergraduate and graduate degrees.
    When did you join the Business School? 
    I joined the business school in October 2004.
    What do you like to do with your free time? 
    In my free time I enjoy taking nature/ scenic photos, traveling, running, working out, wine tasting, and cooking.
    What is your favorite book or author? 
    My favorite book is Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl.
    What is your favorite place to eat? 
    One of my favorite places to eat is Huber's in Portland Oregon (best Spanish Coffees and sandwiches).
    What is your favorite movie? 
    My favorite movie is Happy Feet.
    Where is your ideal vacation? 
    My ideal vacation is visiting a tropical location and splitting my time between relaxing on the beach and exploring local restaurants and shops.
    Do you have a favorite quote? 
    One of my favorite quotes is "Those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind" by Bernard Baruch.
    What are three things people don’t know about you? 
    Three things people probably don't know about me are:
    1. I really enjoy deep sea fishing
    2. I can sing classical music in German, Italian, French, Spanish, Latin, and Hebrew
    3. I'm left handed but I can write with both hands and throw a baseball with my right hand.
  •  Welcome New Advisory Board Members

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 10:56 AM

    The Leavey School of Business would like to welcome five new members of our Advisory Board. All new members are LSB alumni and have been active within the community prior to joining the Board. This year’s first meeting took place at the beginning of November; with the addition of these five members, the Board has grown in size to 34 people. 

    The new members include:
    Jim Burns, Accounting ’86 – Hewlett-Packard
    Chris Cabrera, MBA ’97 – Xactly Corporation
    Dennis Capovilla, Marketing ’82 – Southwall Technologies Incorporated
    John Ebner, Accounting ’89 – KPMG, LLC
    Angie Robbiano, Marketing ’80, Executive MBA ’01  – Lockheed Martin
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