Dean's Speaker Series


Connection, Impact, Leadership

The Eller College Dean’s Speaker Series brings a diverse mix of preeminent business leaders to provide Eller students and our surrounding community with insightful perspectives on thought-provoking, current issues. These lively conversations and dynamic discussions cover a broad range of topics that impact our shared economy and bring lessons from corporate executives onto campus and into the classroom.


Past Events

Building a Startup Ecosystem

Andrew Bracchia

Keynote: Andrew Braccia '98 BSBA (Marketing)
General Partner, Accel Partners


  • Mara Aspinall, managing director of BlueStone Venture Partners
  • Fletcher McCusker '74 and '14, chief executive officer of UAVenture Capital.

Took place on January 29, 2019.

The Economics and Business of Energy

Michael M. Schneider

Keynote: Mike Schneider '87 BA (Economics)
Chief Environmental Officer and Vice President, Operations Support of San Diego Gas & Electric


  • Greg Cameron '16 MBA
    Director of Nuclear Communications, Arizona Public Service
  • Patricia Ewanski '08 MBA MS Natural Resources
    Senior Energy Efficiency Program Manager, Salt River Project
  • Stan Reynolds
    Eller College Vice Dean of Faculty and Research and Professor of Economics

Took place November 28, 2018