College of Business

Executives in Residence

Our Executives in Residence, EIR, are senior executives from companies who engage undergraduate and graduate student in real-world businesses to further the students education. Our Executives in Residence Program encourages Socrates Partners to volunteer their time to further student success and expand their recruiting network. 

EIRP Student Support

Executives in Residence provide Chico State business students with:

  • One-on-one career counseling
  • Mentor with successful person in the business world 
  • Professional and personal advice 

EIRP Partner Support

Our Executives in Residence Program provides partners with:

  • More engagement with students  

Want to support student success?

Please reach out to our Thomas Villa, Executive Director, at or 916-223-2171 to get involved!