Promotions + Appointments

Promotions + Appointments

Many graduates of the LMU EMBA Program advance to C-level positions within their companies. A few recent promotions and appointments include:

  • Dennis Morrison ’07 is now Vice President of Finance at Condusiv Technologies, a privately-owned software company in Burbank. He was previously Vice President of Finance at Digital Domain Productions, Inc.
  • Jaime Reiter-Jackson ’05 is now Administrative Director Clinical Transformation at Providence Health & Services. She previously served as the company’s Director of Clinical Operations Valley Service Area.
  • David Burns ’14 is now Vice President of Sales at The Onion. He previously served as Senior Director of Media & Partnership Marketing for The Westfield Group.
  • Judy Dee ’09 is now Manager at VCA Antech, the leading provider of pet health care services in the nation. She was previously Principal Budget Analyst at Raytheon.
  • Leticia Cabrera-Calvo ’14 has launched an innovative new business called Vera Mona. Her bestselling product is a cosmetic tool that allows you to clean your makeup brushes without having to use a liquid cleaner. 
  • Rosa Ruelas '13 was promoted to Human Resources Manager at F. Gaviña and Sons Inc., a family-owned coffee roaster and importer. She was previously a Leadership Development Manager for the company.
  • Robin Choe '13 is now Director of Regional Trade Marketing over Asia Pacific for Mattel in Hong Kong. He was previously Director of Customer Marketing for Mattel's Fisher Price toy line.
  • Ed Dempsey '13 accepted a new position with Sterling HSA as a Regional Sales Representative for the Central California Coast. He was previously an Account Executive with MetLife.
  • Adam Dishell '03 is Managing Director and Implementation Specialist at Dishell & Company, his strategic marketing and business development firm, and continues as Consultant and Marketing Director at Resolution Information, an economics litigation firm.
  • Erin Griffin '09 is now Director of Information Systems at Amgen. She was previously Chief Information Officer at the Screen Actors Guild-AFTRA.
  • Chris Ayzoukian '07 was promoted to Vice President, Philharmonic and Production at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He's been with the company for 14 years and most recently served as Director of Recorded Media and Special Products.
  • Matthew Alty '12 has been promoted to Vice President of Surface Technology at Bodycote Global Communications. He was most recently a Strategic Business Manager (US & Mexico) for the firm.
  • David Kirby '12 is now Vice President of PPS (Private Practice Services) Retail Sales Manager at East West Bank in Pasadena. He was most recently the Director of Marketing and Sales at Millennium Maintenance Systems.
  • Emeka Uzoukwu '10 is now Director at Inland Containers (Nigeria) Limited based in Lagos. He previously served as Group Head, Principal Investments at the Chrome Group.
  • Mike Alexander '11 is now Vice President of Sales, Western Region at Strategic Partners, Inc. He was previously a Corporate Business Manager with 3M Healthcare.
  • Fedor Palacios '08 is now a Marketing Communications Manager at Gamo Outdoor USA in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He was previously a Marketing Director at EXPO Stone Services Inc.
  • Daniel Gray '11 is now Principal Business Development Manager at Amazon Web Services in Seattle. He was previously Director of Business Development at Welocalize in Los Angeles.
  • Scott Kaplan '05 is now Director of Sales Operations at Thomson Reuters Elite. He was previously the Director of West Coast Sales for Myxer.
  • Brian Christian '07 is now Global Senior Operations Manager, Alliances and Channels at SuccessFactors. He was previously Director of Business Development at Pinnacle Petroleum.
  • Luke Mulderink '12 has been promoted to General Manager & COO at Dim Mak, Inc.
  • Mark Brockman '11 was promoted to Production Manager at Vactor Manufacturing, which moved him from Los Angeles to Chicago.
  • Amy Calcote '11 is now a Business Systems Analyst, Reporting at Lynda.com.
  • Jose Miguel Allende '08 has been promoted to Chief Operating Officerat Fresh Fruit Logistics, Inc.
  • Naj Wright '08 has joined Astro Pak Corporation as Director of Human Resources. She was previously a regional HR business partner for Starbucks.
  • Andrew Worrell '11 has begun a new position as manager of Financial Operations at DIRECTV. He was previously CFO of Behavioral Health Sciences.
  • David Schmidt '05 became the first and only LMU EMBA alumnus to earn his Ph.D. He was awarded a Ph.D. in management from Aston University in Birmingham, UK.
  • Kelly Sorensen '03 accepted the position of Executive Director of the Los Angeles Junior Kings Hockey Club.
  • Gabriella Mora '08 accepted a position as Public Relations Consultant with the Mayo Clinic in Los Angeles.