Innovate Collaborate Grow

Community Opportunities


Distinguished Speaker Series:

Brian Niccol
CEO, Taco Bell

January 28
6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
DLC Auditorium

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Becoming a Member


"Reserve Your Seat":  a 3-year membership pledge will reserve your seat in the Dean's Leadership Circle auditorium.  Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! 


“Due to our innovative curriculum, executive programs, and research conducted and presented
by the School and its highly regarded faculty, we are expanding at an accelerated rate. We have
outgrown our existing facility and significant added space is vital.”            

Andy Policano, Dean's Leadership Circle Endowed Chair



Make an Impact at Merage

  • Reserve Your Seat Campaign is a top priority for Dean Policano and the Merage School
  • New building will help to attract the best and brightest students in future years
  • Interior of the building will showcase corporate history of Orange County


Make Your Mark

  • Leave your legacy and make your personal mark on the building
  • Enjoy a saved seat for you and your spouse/significant other at future events
  • Help to raise visibility for the DLC for all that visit the Merage School


Please click here to learn more and reserve your seat today!



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For a personal meeting to learn more about the DLC, please contact us at 949.824.8865 or we can be reached at:


Participation at one of the following levels is deductible to the maximum allowable extent and can be made via check or credit card, quarterly installments, and matching corporate gifts also apply.  With each level, more opportunity is gained to share your thoughts and engage with the Dean, members of the advisory board and administration.


 Membership Opportunities

In addition to auditorium opportunities, our members are recognized at the following levels:

Membership Level


Visionary $25,000 pledge paid over 5 years
Innovator $5,000 annually
Investor $2,500 annually
Member $1,500 annually

DLC 2015 Shareholder Pledge Form


Ways to Give


To make your gift online please click here.


To check whether your company matches your gift please click here.


Please mail your pledge form along with a check made payable to the “UC Irvine Foundation," to:

Sandra Findly, Senior Director
The Dean’s Leadership Circle
The Paul Merage School of Business at University of California, Irvine
4293 Pereira Drive

SB1, Suite 5600
Irvine, CA 92697-3125