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Student Leadership Development Conference
Fall 2014 Speaker Series Line-Up

Our Slice of Advice speaker series will bring together alumni and professionals working in various industries to share their Slice of Advice with you. Learn more about panelists' career paths, how they got their foot in the door, and how you can prepare for similar careers. These informal conversations with alumni consist of panels, time for Q&A, and networking.

Light refreshments will be provided. Co-sponsored by The Alumni Association & Associated Students Inc.

Careers On & Off the Field: Former college athletes in the professional world

Wednesday, October 29, TSU Hetebrink AB, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Please note room change)


CSUF alumni & professionals working on and off the field share how they have translated sports and athletic experiences into various positions. Hear about their career paths, decision making and what helped them be successful in their chosen career.

Panel Speakers:

- US Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division: West Covina District Office
   Danny Pasquil '94, District Director
- Oakley
   Jim Stein, Finance Manager
- Eberle Company
   Ed Linck - Commercial Real Esate Agent
- Cal State Fullerton - Athletics
   Meredith E. Basil, Ph.D., Associate Director of Athletics, SWA/Director, Athletics Academic Services/Deputy Title IX Coordinator

RSVP for Slice of Advice - Careers Off the Field: Professionals using their sports related experience in non-athletic careers 

Climbing the Ladder: Paths to executive and management careers

Wednesday, November 5, TSU Hetebrink AB, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Please note room change)


CSUF alumni & working professionals share how they worked their way into executive and mid-level positions in their chosen field. Learn what they did to "earn their stripes" and what their path into these positions looked like.

Panel Speakers:

- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County
     Brateil Aghasi '05 - Director of Recruitment, Enrollment & Corporate Partners
- City of Inglewood
     Michael Falkow '90/'94 - Assistant City Manager
- La Habra City Council/Rosie's Garage
     Rose Espinoza, CEO 
- Eagle Real Estate Group
     Jose Sanchez '96 - CFO

RSVP for Slice of Advice - Climbing the Ladder: Paths to Executive and management careers

Social Media Careers: The New Communications Frontier

Wednesday, November 12, TSU Hetebrink, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm (Please note room change)


CSUF alumni & professionals working with social media will share tips and advice for getting into the industry and give information on this new, fast-paced, constantly changing field.

Panel Speakers:

- Power 106 LA
   Ashley Dingess '10, Social Media Manager
- DisneyExaminer
   Jordan Poblete '14, Owner/Editor-in-cheif
- Yo! Dog Marketing
   Sonja Rei Farra, Director of Social Media

RSVP for Slice of Advice - Social Media Careers: The New Communications Frontier