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Contact Information



The College of Business is managed strategically by the Dean, Department Chairs, and Directors of programs. We are fortunate to have the talent of these managers to plan and coordinate all that we offer to students and the community. 

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The Dean’s Office

Dean Judith Hennessey, Ph.D. (530) 898-6272
Associate Dean  Ken Chapman, Ph.D. (530) 898-4820
Executive Director of Development Kristine Mazzei (530) 898-6215
Development Officer Ben Witt (530) 898-6365

The Department Chairs

Accounting Tim Kizirian, Ph.D. (530) 898-6463
Business Information Systems Dalen Chiang, Ph.D. (530) 898-5773
Finance & Marketing Richard Ponarul, Ph.D. (530) 898-5666
Management Michael Rehg, Ph.D. (530) 898-5663

The Directors

Academic Hosting Center Tom Wilder (530) 898-5376
Business Instructional Computing Gene Edinger (530) 898-5580
Business Student Advising & Services Jenn Duggan (530) 898-4480
Business Student Success Center Billy Harkness (530) 898-3835
Center for Enterprise Systems and Informatics Research (CESR) Rick Hubbard (530) 898-4301
Center for Entrepreneurship Peter Straus (530) 898-4835
MBA Program Matt Meuter, Ph.D. (530) 898-5880
Seufferlein Sales Program Tim Heinze, Ph.D. (530) 898-6090
Professional Consulting Program Suzanne Zivnuska, Ph.D. (530) 898-6570