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Meet the students and working professionals that make up our Master of Science in Organization Development cohorts.

Mark Aguirre

Mark Aguirre

Senior Global Compensation Analyst
Paul Hastings, LLC

Lakewood, CA

Carlen Arima

Carlen Arima

HR Employee Engagement Partner
New England Aquarium

Roxbury, MA

Nann Aye

Nann Aye

Program Manager
US Army

Richland, WA

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Jess Barhydt

Associate Director, Talent Development Engagement

San Francisco, CA

Miriam Chambers

Miriam Chambers

Brand Activation Manager (Western Region)
E & J Winery

Sacramento, CA

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Jessica Dang

Disney Institute Account Management- Business and Professional Development
The Walt Disney Company, Parks & Resorts

Anaheim, CA

Mark Draper

Mark Draper

SA Recycling / Mark Draper Enterprises

La Quinta, CA

Patricia Downes

Patricia Downes

HR Director
Vode Lighting, LLC

San Rafael, CA

Angela Fong

Angela Fong

VP of Software Engineering
Joyent Inc

Redwood City, CA

Christian Glazier

Christian Glazier

Senior Management, Talent & Development
Louis Vuitton Americas (LVMH)

West Hollywood, CA

Hannah Kim

Hannah Kim

Associate Team Member Services Generalist
Whole Foods Market

Eureka, MO

Mandi Lehnherr

Mandi Lehnherr

Director of Exceptional Student Services
Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle-Orleans

New Orleans, LA

Faye Li

Faye Li

Talent Acquisition Lead / HR Generalist
Landing AI

Sunnyvale, CA

Jamie Nichol

Jamie Nichol

Impact Consulting Lead
LifeLabs Learning

San Francisco, CA

Tim Priestley

Tim Priestley

Founder & President
Accent Gold Solutions

Culver City, CA

David Rothstein

David Rothstein

Director of Human Resources
Oro Capital Advisors

Los Angeles, CA

Lleni Sandoval

Lleni Sandoval

Vice President, Human Resources
NBC Universal Telemundo

Miami, FL

Sheila Tan

Sheila Tan

Lead Facilitator, Executive Coach, Trainer/Consultant
Altius Coaching & Consulting

Taguig, Philippines

Angela D. Williams

Angela D. Williams

Senior Director / Program Manager
CSRA International

Fairfax, VA




Josh Alwitt

Josh Alwitt
Leadership Coach and Consultant
San Anselmo, CA

Dartmouth College
AB, Engineering Major

Kristina Banfield

Kristina Banfield
Holistic Visionary, Strategist & Entrepreneur
Agoura Hills, CA

San Jose State University
BS, Public Health

Malika Begin

Malika Begin
Begin Development, Owner
Malibu, CA

California Lutheran
BA, Sociology

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Christy Dirren
West Portland United Methodist Church - Pastor
Beaverton, OR

University of Portland - Communications Management
Marylhurst University, BS, Organizational Communications
Claremont School of Theology - Licensed Local Pastor Course of Study

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Nausheen Farishta
Director, Talent and Organizational Development
Chicago, Illinois

Bradley University
Communications / Public Relations

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Hillary Friedman
Sales Strategy Consulting
Pittsburgh, PA

Smith College
BA, Liberal Arts

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Milena Garrido Rodriguez
The Wonderful Company
Learning Coordinator

LA Mission College, LA Valley College, CSUN, and California Lutheran University

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Chris Gutchewsky
Nike, Organizational Effectiveness Manager

Western Michigan University
HR Management

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Julie Hendrickson
Director, Organizational Design; News Corp; Apex, NC
Raleigh, North Carolina

BSBA, Supply Chain Management with a concentration in logistics from Shippensburg University

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Hank Hughes
Sony Interactive Entertainment, Release Engineer
Los Angeles, CA

Northeastern University
Boston Architectural College

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Michael Hunter
Customer Experience Platform Manager
Solana Beach (San Diego), California

California Lutheran University

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Christina Kim
San Bernardino County
Training and Development Specialist
Fontana, CA

Pepperdine University (GBS) - MBA
UCLA - English BA, Asian Humanities BA

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Michael Kim
InkTip, Product and People Manager
Los Angeles, CA

University of North Texas
BA, English

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David Langemak
Google, Technical Program Manager
Cupertino, California

UC Berkeley
BS, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Christine Mueller
Capital Group, VP/Director of Operations and Engineering
Yorba Linda, CA

Cal State Fullerton
BA, Political Science

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Bridgette Nelson
Wedgewood Inc., Manager of Learning and Performance
Los Angeles, CA

University of Southern California
BS, Business Administration

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Michele Ocampo
Account Executive at Nomadic Learning
Palos Verdes, CA

New York University
BS, Finance

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Emma Parkerson
Networked Improvement Science at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Associate
Oakland, CA

George Washington University
BA, Psychology and Anthropology

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Melissa Price
Divisional Human Resources Leader at Rite Aid
La Verne, CA

California State University Fullerton
BA, Communications

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Charlene Robison
TriVista Business Group
Vice President, Human Resources
Irvine, CA

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Business Administration

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Sydni Rucks
Audible/Amazon, Workplace Operations Manager
Seattle, WA, USA

University of Oregon
BS, Environmental Science

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Leanne Shupe
Kin + Carta, Client Principal
London, UK

Dalhousie University
Bachelor of Commerce

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Vicky Smith
Senior Director, Learning and Development, NIKE, Inc.

Portland, Oregon

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Jane Song
BR.C Human Resources Solutions Co. Ltd., Partner, Consulting & Training Shanghai, China

Anhui Medical University
BS, Medicine

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Barbara Torres
Swinerton Builders, Office Manager
Los Angeles, CA

California State University
Dominguez Hills - BA, Psychology

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Patrick Van Milligen
Accenture, Business Operations Manager
West Hollywood, CA

Marquette University

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Jerrica Villanueva
Myriad Women's Health, HR Business Partner
San Francisco, CA

UC Santa Cruz
BS, Business Management Economics

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Erika Wahlstrom
Principal, Erika Wahlstrom Consulting Inc
University of Alberta

Bachelor's of Commerce in HR and Strategic Management

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Kristen Wanderlich
University of California, Merced, Faculty Liaison
Merced, California

University of Illinois
BA, Sociology

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Richelle Wiggins
Drury hotels, Inc., General Manager
Denver, CO

Jacksonville State University
BS, Software Engineering