Department of Economics

Mark Dahlstrom

  • Graduated: 1991
  • Field: Management/Entrepreneurship, Technology

Mark Dahlstrom, who graduated in 1991 with a BA in Economics, is business segment manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Nevada City, California.  After graduation Mark worked for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) performing “comprehensive risk analysis of federally insured financial institutions,” according to his LinkedIn page.  After four and one-half years with the FDIC Mark accepted a position as vice president and chief financial officer with Placer Credit Union in Auburn, California.  At the Credit Union he “led accounting, budgeting and financial reporting functions of institution” and he “developed activity based costing model to eliminate non-value add activities from loan and deposit generation.” 

In 1998 Mark accepted a position as vice president in charge of credit review and compliance at Sacramento Commercial Bank in Sacramento, California, where he “managed internal credit review and regulatory compliance functions.”  After a year and one-half with the commercial bank Mark enrolled at the University of California, Davis where he earned his Master of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance in 2001.

After graduation from UC Davis Mark joined Hewlett Packard (HP) as a financial analyst and manager.    In 2013 Mark was promoted to business segment manager in charge of HP’s long-run technology plans and the way that top management communicates its plans to those outside the corporation.  (Last Updated 10/31/16)