Why Mills

The Student Experience
Speakers and Guest Lecturers

Guest Speakers The Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College continually offers our MBA students opportunities to learn from and interact with respected business leaders in a variety of intimate settings.

Recent guest speakers include:

  • Greg Baldwin, President, VolunteerMatch
  • Kevin Cleary, Chief Operations Officer, Clif Bar & Company
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  • James Freeman, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Bottle Coffee
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  • Ryan D. Limaye, Managing Director and Head of Communications/Technology Investment Banking, Goldman Sachs
  • Elinor MacKinnon, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Blue Shield of California
  • Debra Radford, Consultant and former Director of Information Technology at Safeway and Groceryworks
  • Susan Schor, Facilitation Leader, Chief Culture Officer, Eileen Fisher
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  • Vivian Stephenson (ret.), former Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Target and former Chief Operating Officer at Williams-Sonoma
  • Kirsten Saenz Tobey, Co-founder/Chief Innovation Officer of Revolution Foods
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  • Ann Thrupp, Manager of Sustainability and Organic Development at Fetzer/Bonterra Vineyards

Partner Organizations

The Lokey Graduate School of Business helps Mills MBA students access the vast networking opportunities available in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Business School has established formal and informal partnerships with numerous national and local organizations, including:

AC Transit EasyPass Program

Athletics & Recreation


Campus Shuttle

Career Services

Center for Socially Responsible Business

Computer Discounts for Students


Disability Services

Health & Counseling

International Students

Mail & Copy Center

Mills College Art Museum

On-Campus Housing

Safety & Transportation

Student Publications


Writing Center

Contact Information
P: 510.430.3173
F: 510.430.3361
E: mba@mills.edu

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Last Updated: 5/7/14