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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 Terence Lau, JD (530) 898-6272
Associate Dean Ken Chapman, PhD (530) 898-6272
Director of Development Jessica Harrington (530) 898-3478

The Department Chairs

Accounting Jeff Decker, PhD (530) 898-6463
Business Information Systems Dalen Chiang, PhD (530) 898-5773
Finance & Marketing Richard Ponarul, PhD (530) 898-5666
Management Suzanne Zivnuska, PhD (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) Arash Negahban, PhD (530) 898-6477
Center for Entrepreneurship Michael Rehg, PhD (530) 898-3112
Center for Excellence in Finance Emily Huang, PhD (530) 898-6188
MBA Program Matt Meuter, PhD (530) 898-5880
Seufferlein Sales Program Thomas Villa (530) 898-3840
Professional Consulting Program Jeff Trailer, PhD (530) 898-4302