Executive Advisory Board

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

Platinum Level Member

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Gold Level Member

Focus Bank     

Heritage Bank

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Silver Level Member

       union Bank                  

 

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business Representatives

Dean David Steele, Ph.D.
Dean Steele is the former dean of the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University and former dean of the College of Business at the Florida Institute of Technology. Dean Steele is also the former president of Chevron Latin America with more than 25 years of executive experience in the petroleum and IT industries. Dean Steele holds Ph.D. and bachelors degrees in chemical engineering from Birmingham University in England.

Marco 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 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.