Executive Advisory Board

The Executive Advisory Board consists of sponsoring financial institutions and Lucas College and Graduate School of Business representatives.

Platinum Level Member


Gold Level Member

Avid Bank

Heritage Bank

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Silver Level Member

       union Bank                  

Bronze Level Member

City National Bank


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Lucas College and Graduate School of Business Representatives

Dean MoshaviDan Moshavi, Ph.D. ,  Dean

Dr. Dan Moshavi joined SJSU in February, 2017 as dean of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business.  Dan previously served as professor of management and dean of the business schools at both Dominican University of California and Montana State University. He began his academic career at San Jose State as an assistant professor in the late 1990s. 

Dan has extensive higher education administrative experience in strategic positioning, fundraising, community and alumni engagement, interdisciplinary program development, university operations, and faculty and staff development, and has led and managed initiatives focused on diverse and first generation student populations. Dan's teaching, research and consulting focuses on leadership, high performance teams, change management, and attitudes and emotions in the workplace. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including health care institutions, universities and municipalities. He has been a faculty member in an executive master’s program at the University of Lugano in Switzerland and has served as a research fellow with the Nemours Center for Medical Leadership.

A skilled facilitator and instructor, Dan has won more than a dozen teaching awards during his career including the university-wide teaching award at Montana State.  Prior to his academic career, he worked in industry in marketing and public relations.  Dan received his Ph.D. in management from the University of Oregon as well an MBA and a B.A. (international affairs) from George Washington University in Washington DC.

Marco PaganiMarco Pagani, Ph.D.
Dr. Pagani is a faculty member in the Department of Accounting and Finance at San Jose State University and the Interim MBA Director of the Lucas Graduate School of Business. Professor Pagani received his Ph.D. in Finance from Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA; his M. Sc. in Finance from HEC, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada; and his B.B.A. from the University Lyon II, Lyon, France. Dr. Pagani's research and teaching interests are in the areas of Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Institutions, Investments, and Derivative Securities. His research has been published in several scientific publications among which Management Science, the Journal of Economics and Finance, the Journal of Index Investing, the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, and the Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds.

Stoyu IvanovStoyu Ivanov, Ph.D.
Dr.Ivanov is an Assistant Professor of Finance at San Jose State University. He holds a Ph.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Nebraska.