We are proud of our Cal State L.A. business alumni who continue to achieve notable success in all areas of business and industry. This exceptional list includes:
Richard Cordova, '72, President and CEO, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Richard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics, Cal State L.A. in 1972.
Rosalina Cardenas, '89, President, Cardenas Strategy Group. Read More about Rosalina.
Karen Kanemoto, Vice President of Finance, Paramount Pictures.Bob Laemmle '58, the second-generation owner of the family-run Laemmle Theatres, is a Cal State L.A. graduate (’58) and an inductee to the Cal State L.A. Athletics Hall of Fame in 2005. Read More about Bob.
Thomas McKernan, '81, '85, retired CEO, Auto Club of Southern California (AAA), Thomas graduated from the College of Business and Economics, Cal State L.A., with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and an MBA in Finance.
Thomas Nassif, '65, Esq., former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco; President and CEO, Western Growers Association. Read
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Raul Porto, ’84, CEO, Porto’s Bakery. Raul earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Accounting. Read
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Noelia Rodriguez, '86, former White House Press Secretary and Director of Communications; former Deputy Mayor, City of Los Angeles. Noelia earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the College of Business and Economics. Read
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America Tang, '79, President and CEO, Ace Fence Co. America earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an option in International Business. Read More about America.
Gilbert Vasquez, '64
, Managing Partner, Certified Public Accounting Firm of Vasquez & Company, LLP; former President, the California Board of Accountancy. Read more about Gilbert Vasquez.