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As Cuban immigrants, my parents opened Porto's Bakery & Cafe in 1976. Back then it was a simple mom-and-pop business...
As the Executive Officer onboard the Virginia-class submarine USS CALIFORNIA SSN-781, I am faced with new leadership challenges daily.
It took me a few years to find USC, but when I did, I found my home. Just days ago, I sent in my final student loan payment.
I was a poor kid. I was able to attend USC only because of the academic scholarship I received. I felt very grateful for...
I was confident that I had the best business model and that I would work it until 16 Handles was No. 1 in the East Village.

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Ph.D. in Statistics
Ph.D. in Marketing
Ph.D. in Finance and Business Economics
Ph.D. in Accounting
Senior Director (Value Chain Management & Field Service) at Oracle

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Ten years ago Ivan Gutierrez was a plant manager for Avon in Mexico. He didn’t see a possibility for growth with them, and so sold his apartment and car and invested everything he had in attending the IBEAR program. He explains: “I had a family back home to support, so I had to be very focused. It was a risk, but it paid off.”