Your connection with the Merage School extends beyond graduation. Whether you are a recent graduate looking to build your network, or a longtime professional seeking to utilize the many great benefits the Merage School has to offer, Your Alumni Network is your link to us. From California, across the United States and in over 36 countries, the Merage School alumni network is an invaluable resource in managing your career and in uncovering that next opportunity!
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There was no doubt in the mind of Karen Noblett, an accomplished physician and former chief medical officer of UCI Health, where she would go to gain the business skills she needed to market an innovative new medical device: It had to be the Merage School. “I started my career in medicine at UCI, and I knew from word of mouth how great the business program was at the school,” Noblett says. “It was the only choice.”
Showleh Tolbert, EMBA ’96, is the founder of Success Coach, where she is now a wearer of many hats. As a certified coach and trainer, Tolbert works with students ranging from young parents to CEOs, using neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), hypnotherapy and Time Line Therapy.
Kimberly Hedges, MPAc, ’19, found a home at the Merage School during her undergraduate years at UCI, when she discovered a fondness for accounting and grew to appreciate the structure and career stability it would provide. She wanted to stay on UCI’s welcoming and lively campus, and the Merage School’s Master of Professional Accountancy would allow her to do that.
Jon Rettinger, MBA ’11, launched the world’s largest independent consumer electronics portal somewhat by accident.