The Barowsky School of Business works to educate its students to the very highest academic standards while developing a global orientation, an entrepreneurial attitude, a commitment to sustainability, and a strong sense of ethics and social responsibility.
The Board of Advisors provides advice, guidance, and assessment of the BSB’s strategic initiatives. In addition, the Board supports the implementation of BSB initiatives as appropriate, with regards to working with current students, alumni, corporate recruiters, and other external stakeholders.
Chana Anderson is a human resource (HR) professional with over seventeen years of experience and expertise in employee and labor relations, performance management, leadership development, and organizational effectiveness.
Her HR career spans a multitude of industries including banking, tourism, healthcare and non-profits, where she focused on developing (HR) foundations and implementing strategic employee initiatives, as well as designing and delivering organizational development programs.
She has traveled internationally as part of HR delegations to impart HR best practices in developing countries, served on multiple non-profit boards and been member of Society for Human Resource Management’s national Employee Relations Special Expertise Panel. Currently, Chana is an item writer and reviewer for the national Professional in Human Resource exam, through the Human Resource Certification Institute, and a frequent speaker on the topic of leadership development.
Chana is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and as a Compensation Professional. She holds a certificate in Human Resource Management from University California San Diego, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Studies, and a master’s degree in Leadership from St. Mary’s College.
Hugh Cadden is an expert in derivative trading markets. He is also the co-founder and CEO of the Institute for Regulatory Training, which provides education resources to government regulators and self-regulatory bodies responsible for overseeing and regulating financial and trading markets. He has been specializing in the organization, operation and regulation of financial and trading markets for over 35 years. Mr. Cadden has had extensive government, professional and private sector experience in matters relating to futures, options, forwards, and swaps trading and markets; clearing and risk management systems and procedures; trade practice and manipulation analysis and litigation; regulatory and self-regulatory structures and programs; and compliance, supervisory and operational systems and procedures.
After a career in management, with Procter and Gamble and smaller firms, John Caple came to Dominican to start the business department. That was 1977, with the first class taught that spring, and in 1979 he started the Dominican at Oxford program. He taught at Dominican for ten years and delivered the commencement address in 1986.
After leaving Dominican he was a strategic consultant, leader of a CEO group, and speaker on vision and mission before CEO groups in the US and abroad. He reconnected with Dominican in 2005 as lead volunteer on the Field of Dreams, which became the John F. Allen Athletic Complex. He served on the Dominican Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2011.
John earned a BA in Economics from Stanford (where he also played basketball), an MBA from Harvard, and a PhD from Golden Gate University with a thesis on The Executive Soul. He has written 14 books including Finding The Hat That Fits: How To Turn Your Heart’s Desire Into Your Life’s Work, published by Penguin. John and his wife Anne-Marie live in San Rafael.
Keith Chamberlin, MD, MBA, is an anesthesiologist in Greenbrae, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Marin General Hospital and Sonoma Valley Hospital. After earning his MD from Georgetown University, Dr. Chamberlin completed helicopter flight school, an internship, residency and cardiac anesthesia fellowship in the US Army, with assignments at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, as well as Stanford and UCSF. He went on to obtain an MBA in 2010 from Auburn University Alabama. With a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry for more than 20 years, he works as CEO of Prima Medical Group and Chamberlin Health Care Consulting Group, Inc.
Kevin Johnson is a vice president and portfolio manager at Dodge and Cox, the investment
management firm he joined in 1989. Dodge & Cox had $259.3 billion of assets under
management as of June 30, 2016.
Kevin is a portfolio manager, working with the firm’s institutional clients. For over
20 years he was also a Securities Analyst with primary responsibility for the Oil & Gas
Sector along with analyst experience in the Banking, Consumer Finance, Auto and
Chemicals Industries. Mr. Johnson is a shareholder of Dodge & Cox, and a Chartered
Financial Analyst (CFA).
Kevin is a member of Dodge & Cox’s charitable giving committee and serves on
the boards of the United Way of the Bay Area and the Boys & Girls Clubs of San
Francisco. He is also Board Chair of Bridge the Gap College Prep, a Marin City
organization that provides tutoring and educational support to disadvantaged youth.
Dennis Joyce’s accomplishments span a range of complex businesses — large and small, public and private, heavily traded and closely held. He founded the Joyce Group to help clients build exceptional companies through exceptional leadership teams. Prior to this, Dennis conducted executive management and Board level searches for Hodge Partners’ U.S. Consumer Practice. A coach at heart, his passion for building winning teams is what led him to pursue a career in executive search and leadership consulting.
Dennis’ early years in business were in marketing with Johnson & Johnson, where he grew many of their familiar brands to record sales and market share. His work there was featured in publications including The New York Times and BrandWeek. As Vice President of Marketing at PlanetRx.com, he led the company as it grew to one hundred million dollars in revenues in its first year after its one billion dollar public offering.
At Robert Mondavi Inc., he rose to Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing and ultimately Chief Operating Officer for the then publicly-traded, global wine company. After the merger of Robert Mondavi with Constellation Brands, he went on to become President of AgraQuest, Inc., a biotech developing transformative technologies for the commercialization of safe and effective pesticides. Throughout his career, and in each of these roles, Dennis consistently demonstrated an ability to build high performance teams that delivered positive business results and organizational improvement. He has hired executives at all levels, both as a hiring manager and as an executive recruiter.
Dennis received his BA from Georgetown University, MBA from The University of Michigan, and also studied at the University of Oxford in England. An avid sports fan, and sometime participant, he played for Georgetown’s junior varsity basketball team. Today he is happy to ride his road bike around western Marin and the greater Bay Area, and recently completed his fourth century ride. He has served on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of San Francisco, the Board of Directors of the Wine Market Council, and the Board of Governors of Georgetown University.
Thomas Jung is the CEO, Co-founder and Chairman of AdvantageTec, Inc. — a texting SaaS business in the automobile industries. He has over 20 years executive experience in the technology and software industry. Prior to AdvantageTec, Thomas was on the founding executive team at vAuto as Chief Marketing Officer and was a standing board member; vAuto was purchased by Cox Communications in 2010. Prior to vAuto, Thomas was the CEO, co-founder and Chairman of Marketdrive Interactive which was purchased in 2000 by Cars.com, a division of Classified Ventures where he became a divisional President and VP Product Development.
Thomas is an automotive technician by trade having worked for Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG in Stuttgart Germany. He also has a Bachelor’s of Science from UC Berkeley and an MBA from Harvard.
Dean Lee joins Dominican from Saint Mary’s College of California, where he spent the past year serving as interim dean of the School of Economics and Business Administration. Dean Lee, who joined Saint Mary’s in 1998 as a professor of business analytics, also has served as associate dean of Graduate Business and Global Programs, director of the Professional MBA Program, and chair of the Operations Management and Quantitative Methods Department.
At Saint Mary’s, Dean Lee worked with faculty and staff to develop and launch several degree and certificate programs. These include an Executive Doctorate in Business Administration (2019), a Women’s Leadership Certificate Program (2019), a Leadership Development Program for Provident Credit Union (2019), an Executive MBA Shanghai (2018), an MS in Management (2016), an MS in Business Analytics (2015), an MS in Accounting (2013), and a Short-Term Silicon Valley/SF Immersion Program (2013).
He was responsible for all five graduate business programs in the university’s initial AACSB accreditation in 2013 and then led the AACSB re-accreditation process in 2018.
Dean Lee has broad experience in higher education, having taught at the University of California Irvine, Chapman University, the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, California State University Fullerton, and California State University San Marcos. Courses taught include Global Operations and Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, Quantitative Methods, Data Analysis, and Business Statistics. He has also consulted with many global companies, including Roche, McKesson, OASIS International, Abbot Medical Optics, Lucky Stores, Varian, Transcept, and Walt Disney.
George McCullagh is a banking professional with over 28 years of experience. He was previously Senior Vice President and Regional Manager at Mechanics Bank, leading the bank’s commercial and industrial teams in San Mateo, San Francisco, and Marin counties. Prior to Mechanics Bank, Mr. McCullagh was Senior Vice President and Regional Sales Manager at Wells Fargo in San Francisco. He also held executive regional sales and marketing positions at Civic Bank of Commerce in Oakland and Bank of America in San Francisco.
In addition to serving on the Board of Advisors at Dominican’s Barowsky School of Business, Mr. McCullagh most recently served two terms as a board member of the Okizu Foundation, a Novato-based non-profit dedicated to supporting the childhood cancer community. He received a bachelor’s degree in Finance/Marketing at the University of Santa Clara, and his mother was a 1939 graduate of Dominican College. He resides in San Rafael.
Susan Schultz is the Vice President of Business Operations at the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, a nonprofit start-up with the audacity to try to cure cancer. She leads a capable team responsible for the organization’s finance, human resources, program management and administrative operations including organizational development. With a proclivity for organizational effectiveness, Susan is committed to building a kick-ass organization with soul.
Prior to joining the Parker Institute, Susan spent 25 years supporting the University of California at the San Francisco and Los Angeles campuses in management roles; most recently (from 2008 to 2016), as the Associate Dean of Administration and Finance in UCSF’s School of Dentistry. Her contributions at UCSF were recognized with the Chancellor’s Award for Exceptional University Management.
A skilled mediator and facilitator, Susan frequently speaks on the topics of management, leadership, organizational culture and employee development. In Fall 2018, she addressed senior UCSB Communication students as a featured speaker at UCSB Comm Connect. In Winter 2019, Susan was a guest lecturer at Dominican University in the MBA 5400 course: Organizational Behavior and Executive Communication.
In addition to serving on the Board of Advisors for Dominican University’s Barowsky School of Business, Susan’s previous board experience includes the UCSF Dental Center Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of Sunflower Wellness, a nonprofit organization that empowers people living with cancer to find strength and support through exercise.
Susan holds a BA in Communications from UC Santa Barbara and an MBA with a concentration in strategic leadership from Dominican University.
Kate Wang is Vice President of MyCOS and is responsible for international business development. At MyCOS, Kate is leading the development of business partnerships with international consulting firms to introduce world-class strategic higher education consulting services to China, and also collaborating with these firms and international research organizations to bring MyCOS’ deep survey expertise abroad to foreign universities and institutions. Her work in the nonprofit and higher education sectors has spanned Paris, Beijing, Chicago, Boston and New York.
Prior to joining MyCOS, Kate was at CCS, an international fundraising consulting firm, where she worked with clients in higher education and healthcare, and contributed to one of the firm’s most significant projects: fundraising $100 million in under six months for Schwarzman Scholars, an elite academic program at Tsinghua University seed-funded by the Co-Founder, Chairman, and CEO of the Blackstone Group, Stephen A. Schwarzman. Kate managed operations for an innovative microfinance not-for-profit with programs in Mexico and Tanzania, and worked at the Harvard China Fund and at the Clinton Foundation in China. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and French from Harvard College, a master’s degree in education policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and speaks English, French, Mandarin and Spanish. She has also been a board member of the Harvard Clubs of Paris and Chicago.
Leonard Weingarten has a rich history in developing, marketing, and managing a successful business, nonprofit and civic partnerships along with economic and workforce development programs.
During his decade with the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce, he recruited more than 1,000 new members and generated over $500,000 in revenue for which he was honored for his results and outstanding service.
With the Small Business Development Center, he directed various marketing activities and managed a two-county youth entrepreneurial program that exceeded its goal by more than 700 percent.
At Enterprise for High School Students, a San Francisco youth employment agency, Leonard created a new department spearheading their partnerships with the business sector with such organizations as Merrill Lynch, the San Francisco Giants, REI, Deloitte & Touch, and the San Francisco Business Times. During his tenure, Enterprise was nationally honored by the United States Department of Labor.
With the United Way of the Bay Area, Leonard raised more than $821,000. He received two awards for his dedication, vision and was recommended for a CEO position at the national headquarters.
Leonard has been a guest speaker before more than 1,400 attendees, appeared on radio shows, and has raised almost 2 million dollars for various worthwhile civic endeavors.
Some of his sports and entertainment achievements include marketing and public relations for two Summer Olympic Games, the Rose Bowl Parade and Game, working with the Oakland Raiders, fundraisers featuring Ray Charles, and managing entertainment for Pope John Paul II. Leonard also designed a sports marketing course which he taught to an international audience at U.C.Berkeley.
He has a BA from California State University, Chico and an Executive Certificate from the University of San Francisco. His devotion to community activism led to board roles at Dominican University of California, the University of San Francisco and College of Marin.
Leonard enjoys the outdoors and has hiked hundreds of miles throughout the Western United States.