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Become a JHBC Dean's Advisory Board Member

The Dean’s Advisory Board offers a multitude of benefits to both you and your organization including:

  • Growing your network with fellow local business leaders, innovators, and professionals from a variety of backgrounds and industries.
  • VIP invitations to Board-sponsored as well as university events.
  • Access to faculty research reports and white papers.
  • Priority access to students for internships and job recruitment, plus class presentation opportunities.
  • Listing of your organization on the JHBC Dean's Advisory Board website.

2023-2024 Board Members

Ali Ara

Ali Ara
Bank of America
Vice President, Relationship Manager

Alfred Ayala

Alfred Ayala
Longship International
Managing Director - Strategy

Jerrold Coakley

Jerrold Coakley
Stater Bros. Markets
Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Matthew Wilson

Matthew Wilson
Wilson Ivanova CPA
Managing Partner 

Melinda Opperman
Melinda Opperman
Springboard Nonprofit Consumer
Credit Management
Executive Vice President

Thomas Galindo

Thomas Galindo
Regional President, EVP l Pacific Premier Bank

Angie Nett

Angie Nett
Sorenson Engineering
Director of Human Resources

Mike Ocasio

Michael Ocasio
President & CEO l Small Business Development Corporation of Orange County

 Bud Weisbart
A & R Tarpauli
Vice President

Ken High
USI Insurance Services
Vice President, Employee Benefits

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