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Dean’s Office

Dean’s Office Directory


We have two great responsibilities as a higher education institution. First, to give our students a world-class education that prepares them to be the business leaders of the future, and second, to provide cutting-edge research that changes the way the world does business. Here you’ll find the team of committed individuals who help the David Eccles School of Business achieve those goals. Below you’ll find the individuals who develop premier experiences, create value for our students, and provide opportunities to underserved populations. We look forward to hearing from you as we continue the work of building the Eccles School into the best value in business education.

The Dean’s Team

Rachel Hayes


Katie Amundsen

Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations & Development

Elena Asparouhova

Assistant Dean for Research and External Funding

Troy D’Ambrosio

Assistant Dean; Executive Director of Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Natalie Gochnour

Assistant Dean; Director of the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute

Katie Hoffman Abby

Assistant Dean; Business Career Services and Corporate Outreach

Al Landon

Assistant Dean for Business Relations

Michael Lewis

Assistant Dean for Finance and Operations

Mark Parker

Associate Dean for Specialized Masters Programs

Stephen Stubben

Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Andrea Thomas

Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Brad Vierig

Associate Dean for MBA Programs and Executive Education

Who Do I Contact?

Dean Hayes’s Office

For information directly related to Dean Rachel Hayes, contact:

Ryan Lee


For information regarding undergraduate programs, contact:

Jess Taverna

Specialized Masters

For information regarding specialized masters programs, contact:

Erin Nelson

Student Services

For information regarding forms, petitions, etc., contact:

Erin Nelson


For information regarding scholarships and financial aid, contact:

Karissa Howard


For information regarding data and rankings, contact:

Bethany Crowell

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