Partner With Us

As the college embarks on a new phase in its development, many new initiatives will be launched and embraced. This also marks an important time for the community, the business leadership and our alums to recognize how important it is to support the college in various ways. With shrinking state budgets, external resources have now become critical for the College of Business to not only survive, but to flourish. We may have never asked for your help in the past, but under these new circumstances the college needs your support more than ever. The future business leaders that this College will yield will help build the work force that will serve to strengthen Sacramento’s economy in the future. As we fuel the economic engine and the growth of the region an investment in the college and its programs and faculty will be extremely critical in producing the highest quality graduates and maximizing the value of the degree that students receive from the college. Ultimately, you, the business community, will benefit from this investment in our College, as you are hiring our graduates.

There are numerous ways to participate in and support the College of Business Administration

In addition to donating your time as a lecturer or guest speaker, you can support Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration in the following ways:

Scholarship Funds - $2500 or more
Endowments for Programs and Faculty - $10,000
Fellowships: Faculty support through Fellowships start at $5,000
Professorships – start at $300,000
Chairs – Named chair for $650,000
Charitable Gift Annuities and Trusts
Bequests
Gifts – Includes annual and planned donations of cash, securities, real estate and personal property

For more information contact the CBA Development Office at (916) 278-7291 or email rumleyc@csus.edu

Make a Gift

As the college embarks on a new phase in its development, many new initiatives will be launched and embraced. This also marks an important time for the community, the business leadership and our alums to recognize how important it is to support the college in various ways. With shrinking state budgets, external resources have now become critical for the College of Business to not only survive, but to flourish. We may have never asked for your help in the past, but under these new circumstances the college needs your support more than ever. The future business leaders that this College will yield will help build the work force that will serve to strengthen Sacramento’s economy in the future. As we fuel the economic engine and the growth of the region an investment in the college and its programs and faculty will be extremely critical in producing the highest quality graduates and maximizing the value of the degree that students receive from the college. Ultimately, you, the business community, will benefit from this investment in our College, as you are hiring our graduates.

There are numerous ways to participate in and support the College of Business Administration

In addition to donating your time as a lecturer or guest speaker, you can support Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration in the following ways:

Scholarship Funds - $2500 or more
Endowments for Programs and Faculty - $10,000
Fellowships: Faculty support through Fellowships start at $5,000
Professorships – start at $300,000
Chairs – Named chair for $650,000
Charitable Gift Annuities and Trusts
Bequests
Gifts – Includes annual and planned donations of cash, securities, real estate and personal property

For more information contact the CBA Development Office at (916) 278-7291 or email rumleyc@csus.edu

Corporate Associates Program

Corporate Associate Members:

Aerojet
American River Bank
AT&T
Bank of America
Bank of Sacramento
CGI
Chevron
CohnResnick LLP
Cushman & Wakefield
Delta Bluegrass Company
El Dorado Savings Bank
Ernst & Young LLP
Fiddyment Farms
First Northern Bank
Five Star Bank
Foundation for Agency Mgmt. Excellence
Gilbert Associates Inc.
Graves Consulting
Henningsen Cold Storage
Institute of Internal Auditors
Intel
InterWest Insurance Services, Inc.

Moss Adams LLP
North Valley Bank
Principal Financial Group
REsource Capital
Resources Global Professional
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)
State Street Bank
Target
Teichert Inc.
Travelers Insurance
Ueltzen & Company LLP
Union Bank
U.S. Bank
USS-POSCO Industries
Valley Industrial Claims
Vera C. Hendry Foundation
VSP Global
Weintraub, Genshlea, Chediak
Wells Fargo Bank


The College of Business Administration at Sacramento State is highly regarded for educating the quality graduates that businesses seek out to filltheir employment needs. Companies and organizations can help ensure that the University continues to provide excellent educational opportunities by joining the Corporate Associates program.

Corporate Associates support student scholarships and assist Dean Sanjay Varshney in addressing other top priorities within the College. In return for providing that vital support, they gain premium access to the College’s top students for job recruitment and placement opportunities.

They are also offered opportunities to connect with faculty members skilled in the latest business trends. Giving levels allow donors to choose their degree of visibility and involvement with the College, including acknowledgement in College publications and electronic media,
and invitations to special events.

Giving Levels

Senior Investor Level: $10,000 or more (Renewable annually)
Your gift entitles you to all the benefits of Affiliate and Associate levels, plus:

  • Priority access to Honors Program students in preferred disciplines
  • Concierge service during the recruitment process for internships and career positions
  • Access to faculty members in preferred disciplines
  • In- and out-of-classroom networking and mentoring opportunities with top students
  • Invitation to the Executive Speaker Series VIP reception
  • Table seating for four firm or company representatives at the Annual Awards Banquet


Corporate Partner Level: $5,000-$9,999 (Renewable annually)
Your gift entitles you to all the benefits of the Affiliate and Associate levels, plus:

  • Access to Honors Program students in preferred disciplines
  • Concierge service during the recruitment process for internships and career positions
  • Access to faculty members in preferred disciplines
  • In- and out-of-classroom networking and mentoring opportunities with top students
  • Table seating for four firm or company representatives at the Annual Awards Banquet


Corporate Affiliate Level: $2,500-$4,999 (Renewable annually)
Your gift entitles you to all the benefits of the Associate level, plus:

  • Access to on-campus recruiting opportunities
  • Invitation to Executive Speaker Series
  • Invitation to College of Business Administration Winter Social
  • Invitation to Sacramento Business Review reception


Corporate Associate Level: $1,000-$2,499 (Renewable annually)
Your gift entitles you to:

  • Recognition in annual Sacramento State Honor Roll of Donors
  • Recognition in biannual Business Futures magazine
  • Recognition on the College of Business Administration website
  • Recognition in the Annual Awards Banquet program
  • Recognition as a contributor to the Corporate Associates General Scholarship Fund


For more information on the Corporate Associates Program, contact the Sacramento State Office of University Development at (916) 278-2452.

CBA Advisory Council


CBAC Group Photo

The purpose of the College of Business Advisory Council (CBAC) is to provide input and assistance to Sacramento State’s College of Business Administration as it seeks to fulfill its mission. The CBAC provides input to the College Dean on issues related, but not limited, to programs and curriculum, resource development, external relations, and strategic planning issues. The CBAC is comprised of a cross-section of corporate, alumni, and government leaders. Individuals selected shall have demonstrated leadership in their chosen field of endeavor and will be committed to assisting the College in becoming the institution of choice for the many thousands who will seek to use its resources for their personal and professional development.

Mr. Gilles Attia
Attorney at Law
Managing Partner
DLA Piper

Mr. James E. Beckwith
President and CEO
Five Star Bank

Mr. Douglas Busch
Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Intel Corporation - GE Innovations

Mr. Christopher Cady
Division President
KB Home

Mr. Dale Carlsen ('84)
Owner
The Sleep Train

Mr. Matt Cologna ('94)
Senior Director
Cushman & Wakefield's Sacramento Office

Ms. Suzanne Diers ('83)
IT Project Manager
Chevron Information Technology Company

Mr. John DiStasio
General Manager
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD)

Ms. Crystal Ekanayake (MBA '87 & MS '00)
Certified Public Accountant
GALLINA LLP

Ms. Ramona Farrell (EMBA '06)
Managing Partner
Ueltzen & Company LLP

Mr. Paul Finn
Pres. CBA Alumni Chapter & Account Manager, Western Sales Region
US Postal Service

Mr. Dennis Gardemeyer
Chair (BA 71 & MBA 74)
Chief Executive Officer
Zuckerman-Heritage, Inc.

Mr. Thomas M. Gilbert ('80)
Certified Public Accountant
Gilbert Associates, Inc.

Mr. Ed Graves ('73)
Principal
Ed Graves Consulting

Mr. Ted Hoffman ('68)
Managing Partner
Alliance Ventures

Ms. Toosje Koll ('89)
CPA, Managing Director
Resources Global Professionals

Mr. Kenneth Macias, CPA ('79) MS ('90)
Founder & Managing Partner
Macias, Gini and O'Connell LLP

Mr. Robert MacIntosh ('61)
President & CEO
PIER 39 (Retired)

Mr. William Martin
President & CEO
Bank of Sacramento

Mr. Jim McGrann
President
VSP Vision Care

Mr. Michael Obermire (EMBA '06)
Director of Sales & Marketing
USS-POSCO

Mr. Garry Orsolini (MS '85)
Technology Director
HP Education Services
Hewlett Packard

Mr. Tim Ray
Executive Director External Affairs Northeast
AT&T

Mr. Robert Rivinius ('68)
Principal
The RHR Group

Mr. Randall Sater (BS '80, MBA '86)
Senior Vice President
Teichert Land Company

Mr. Steve Scott
Chief Technology Officer
VSP (Vision Service Plan) (Retired)

Ms. Debra Sleigh (BS '83 & MBA '87)
VP of Applications Information Technology
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI)

Mr. Dana C. Smith (BS '83, MBA '85)
Vice President/Real Estate Industries Group
Union Bank

Ms. Sandra R. Smoley
President & CEO
The Sandy Smoley Group

Mr. Donald Terry
Assistant Vice President
Community Development Officer
Wells Fargo Bank

Mr. Elliott Troshinsky
President & General Manager
KCRA TV - Channel 3

Mr. Dave F. Ward, CPCU, ARM
Senior Account Executive
InterWest Insurance Services, Inc.

Mr. Steven H. Weiss
Consultant
The Weiss Group

CBA Annual Awards Banquet

Each year in May the College of Business Administration recognizes our exceptional students by awarding nearly twenty outstanding student awards to graduating seniors who have achieved academic success while also making significant contributions to the campus and community. These students are honored at our Annual Awards Banquet, along with scholarship recipients and those students who have held leadership roles in the College. The banquet is sponsored by more than 50 Northern California businesses and organizations, is hosted by our own faculty and features an award presentation to an alum of the year.

Banquet Sponsors Over The Past 5 Years

2013 Banquet Sponsors

Business Futures Magazine

Business Futures is the college magazine which is published in the fall and spring of each academic year. The features include faculty research and news; alumni updates; and student professional development. The publication is sent out to over 39,000 alumni and community business leaders.

 

Volume 35 - Fall 2013

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Volume 34 - Spring 2013

Vol34

 
 

Volume 33 - Fall 2012

Vol33

 
 

Volume 32 - Spring 2012

Vol32

 
 

Volume 31 - Fall 2011

VOL31

 
 

Volume 30 - Spring 2011

 
 

Volume 29 - Fall 2010

 
 

Volume 28 - Spring 2010

 
 

Volume 27 - Fall 2009

 
 

Volume 26 - Spring 2009

 
 

Volume 25 - Fall 2008

 
 

Volume 24 - Spring 2008

 
 

Volume 23 - Fall 2007

 
 

Volume 22 - Spring 2007

 
 

Volume 21 - Fall 2006

 
 

Volume 20 - Spring 2006

 
 

Volume 19 - Fall 2005

 
 

Volume 18 - Spring 2005

 
 

Volume 17 - Fall 2004

 
In The Media and Community

The College of Business Administration has been quoted or featured on almost all the local television, radio stations and Capital Public Radio. Reporters at the local Sacramento publications regularly look to the College for experts on issues ranging from public policy to the economy. The new Sacramento Business Review publication has become a valuable resource for framing discussion of changes in the regional business climate. All of this exposure is good for the College and graduates because it brings recognition, credibility and visibility to the program.

Made at Sac State: College of Business

 

Executive Speaker Series

The College of Business hosts the Executive Speaker Series in the fall and spring semesters. The CBA invites leading experts to start a dialogue with students and the community about important issues of the day.

The College has also joined a distinguished list of partners who actively support the Sacramento Speaker Series. Providing an open forum for the exchange of ideas, opinions and perspectives, this series host’s one lecture a month from October to May of each year. Speakers represent a wide range of subjects and have included Pulitzer Prize winners and Nobel Peace Prize laureates, world leaders, statesmen, distinguished journalist and authors, and other celebrated personalities.


Frank Abagnale

Christopher Ailman

Madeleine Albright

Reza Aslan

Dave Barry

Carl Bass

Carl Bernstein

Warren Buffett

Ken Burns

Patrick Byrne

James Carville

Bill Cosby

Max Darnell

Frank Deford

Richard Dreyfuss

Sylvia Earle

Dean Edell

Doris Kearns
Goodwin

Richard Karlgaard

Alison Levine

Mary Matalin

Paul McCulley

Phaneesh Murthy

General Richard Myers

Paul Orfalea

Colin Powell

Russell Read

Sally Ride

Cokie Roberts

Mark Russell

Tim Russert

Bob Schieffer

Matthew Scanlan

Harindra de Silva

Amy Tan

Lily Tomlin

Jeffrey Toobin

Stuart Varney

Edward Wedbush

Paul Root Wolpe

Bob Woodward

Janet Yellen

Condoleezza Rice


David Gergen


David McCullough

Jane Goodall

Jeanette Walls

John Hofmeister

Laura Bush

Lisa Ling

Peter Greenberg

Peter Hillary

Richard Roeper

Tom Brokaw



For more information please contact:
Thomas A. Matlock, CGMP Executive Assistant to the Dean
(916) 278-6942
matlockt@csus.edu