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'Professors for a Day' at Cal State Fullerton Nov. 12-13


What would cause more than 90 business leaders to take the helm of a college classroom? It’s the chance to share their expertise with future business executives as part of Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics annual “Professors for a Day.”


Wednesday, Nov. 12, and Thursday, Nov. 13 (schedule available on request)


Most classes are being held in Steven G. Mihaylo Hall.


Among the participants are John G. Cruz (B.A. ’75), appointments secretary for Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, college namesake Steven G. Mihaylo (B.A. ’69) and his brother Andrew Mihaylo (B.A. ’73), president, Christane Co. Inc., Laguna Niguel.

Other guest professors include:

Joseph Cervantes, senior executive vice president, R.D. Olson Construction, Irvine
Scott Coler (B.A. ’85), president, Southern California Division, Capital Pacific Homes, Corona
Annette Feliciani (B.A. ’80), president, AEF Systems Consulting Inc. of Orange and chair of the CSUF Philanthropic Foundation Board of Governors
Bryan Fitzpatrick (B.A. ’78), president, Hilb Rogal & Hobbs, Long Beach
James E. Gutmann (M.B.A. ’80), partner, Wood Gutmann & Bogart Insurance Brokers, Tustin
James S. Kenan (B.A. ’73), executive director, Orange County Transportation Authority
Henry Mendoza (B.A. ’81), managing partner, Mendoza Berger & Co. LLP, Irvine
Tam T. Nguyen (M.B.A. ’05) owner, Advance Beauty College, Garden Grove
Laurie A. Resnick (B.A. ’77), president, Associated Group, Santa Ana
Mitchell J. Zehner (B.A. ’83), senior vice president, Voit Commercial Brokerage, Orange


“Every year our college proudly invites a select group of distinguished alumni and business friends to visit campus as guest professors in classes throughout the college,” said Mark Hoven Stohs, associate dean. “Our guests share their thoughts and strategies about their own education and careers with our students, so that they may learn how to follow in the guest professors’ footsteps. With this event, we take one big step toward our college’s objective to ensure that our students balance theory and practice.”

Media Contacts:
Mark Hoven Stohs, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, 657-278-4652 or
Pamela McLaren, Public Affairs, 657-278-4852 or