Dave holds a bachelor’s degree in organic chemistry, with a minor in media communications, from the University of the Pacific. Currently, a Visiting Professor at Pacific, he is a former senior Federal official and white house appointee who has served five presidents over the course of three decades. He has served also as Deputy Assistant Secretary & Staff Director, Management and Administration, at the United States Department of Energy where he shared senior management duties for well over 16,000 Federal employees, 135,000 contract employees and a $22 billion dollar budget.
David W. Frederickson, Visiting Professor of Communication
Claudia holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Legal Economic Analysis and a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College. Claudia is an entrepreneur in spirit and has spent the past 5 years working for technology startups. She has worked at Rocketlawyer.com and NCC Group in business development. In addition she is a strong advocate for the advancement of the Hispanic community and currently serves as President of the San Jose Chapter for the National Society of Hispanic MBA.
Claudia Mercado, MBA- Software Consultant, Business Development
Suzanne Walchli is Associate Professor of Marketing at the Eberhardt School of Business, University of the Pacific, where she has served on the faculty since the fall of 2000. Her expertise includes marketing strategy, consumer psychology, product innovation, and information privacy.Before joining Pacific, Dr. Walchli was on the faculty of Babson College where she played a key role in the design and implementation of an innovative integrated management curriculum. She taught at both the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and Dominican University (IL) while pursuing her doctorate
Suzanne Wachli, PhD MBA- Associate Professor of Marketing, Former Corporate Executive