University of California, Riverside

UCR Business

Alumni Profiles

Leading Thinkers Leading Growth

See How Our Alumni Make a Difference in the World

For nearly 40 years, the UC Riverside School of Business has made a difference in the lives of students by teaching them the skills necessary to become great business leaders. We invite you to read about some of these men and women who have taken their education and gone on to do great things.

 Jorge Marquez

Project Manager, Solar Turbines

A licensed professional engineer, Jorge Marquez chose to earn a degree from UC Riverside's Anderson Graduate School of Management because of its outstanding international reputation. By doing so, he increased his marketability and is now a project manager at Solar Turbines, which designs, manufactures and supports industrial gas turbines and gas compressors.

 David Albers

President, BioEnergy Solutions

In 2009, David Albers received the prestigious Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award for his company's efforts in curtailing climate change and harvesting renewable natural gas from animal waste on dairy farms. Albers, who is both a lawyer and dairy farmer himself, got his start in the School of Business Administration's Undergraduate Business program in the 1980s.

 Chris Lam

President and CEO of Pucci Foods

Chris Lam left his native Vietnam at the age of 12 in a 27-foot fishing boat in search of opportunity. An undergraduate degree from the UCR School of Business Administration started him along a path of success that has led him to become president and CEO of Pucci Foods in the Bay Area.

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