October 2, 2017

Networking Know-How

Gain visibility

Avoid standing at the bar. People may congregate there, but it’s not an ideal spot to engage people in conversation. Instead, stand near the food or dessert table where people are lingering and eating. You’ll find them more open to talking because people like to chat during meals and people are usually happy and receptive when they have ready access to food.

Job Postings

Kaiser Permanente
Market Strategy Consultant

Category Manager - SoCal

Coca-Cola Company
Customer Marketing Manager

What’s new in your life? A new job or promotion? A new baby? A new marriage? A new accomplishment? Your classmates want to know and so does the Merage School. Post your news today.

Ed Har, FEMBA ’07, CFO of Oomba, was recently quoted about the Oomba acquisition of GameWorks. The new ownership plans to refocus the existing GameWorks locations into local miniature esports arenas. Story.


Deborah Wing, MD, HCMBA ’15, has joined Korn Ferry International, the world’s leading executive search firm. After completing the program while she was a professor in obstetrics-gynecology at the University of California, Irvine, she sought out opportunities to apply her deep understanding of health care, leadership skills and experience, and passion for advancing diversity in medicine. In her new role in Korn Ferry’s academic health center practice, she will be able to indirectly shape clinical care and biomedical research by working with leaders across the country. She welcomes inquiries at deborah.wing@kornferry.com and (310) 843 4144.


Update Your Contact Information

We’re always planning social events and learning opportunities for our alumni, so it’s very important make sure your contact information (e-mail, postal address and current work information) is up to date.

Log onto alumni.merage.uci.edu to make changes or contact us via phone or e-mail for assistance.

If you have questions or need your username/password, please email MerageAlum@merage.uci.edu.

While the Merage School is relatively young (built upon the strong foundations of the Graduate School of Administration and later the Graduate School of Management, before being named The Paul Merage School of Business in 2005), it has quickly grown to consistently rank among the top 10% of all AACSB-accredited programs through exceptional student recruitment, world-class faculty, close individual and corporate relationships, and its accomplished alumni network numbering more than 10,000.