NAC is committed to enhancing the networking and social experience of the Graduate Business Students. We provide opportunities to network with current students, alumni, and other successful Silicon Valley business professionals through a combination of business, athletic, and social events. Through our events we will build a strong sense of community and powerful presence for SCU MBA students throughout Silicon Valley.
Fiona McAvoy, President
Fiona received her BS in Kinesiology at SJSU in 2004. During her time at SJSU, she worked with the college sports teams as an athletic trainer student and went on to work in physical therapy for 6 years. After her time in the medical field, she decided to return to school for her MBA at SCU. She is pursing an MBA with a concentration in finance and management. Her future endeavors are to combine her undergraduate degree in sports and her MBA to work with college or professional sports teams and agents. In her free time, Fiona enjoys running, hiking, ice hockey, martial arts, surfing, and scuba diving. An active lifestyle is what keeps her motivated!
Chase Morgan, VP Finance, Site Admin
Chase earned his BS in economics and finance from Cal Poly, SLO. He chose to pursue his MBA at SCU after two years as the Director of Investments and Market Research for a Real Estate development and investment company. While in his first year, he consulted for a start-up in an effort to broaden his work experience to include early stage companies. Chase battled obesity as a child, which fuels his desire to lead an active and fit lifestyle. His interests include Crossfit, scuba diving, jiu-jitsu, hiking, and traveling the world.
JC Haydon, VP
Upon earning a BA in Film and Digital Media with a minor in Electronic Music from UCSC, JC moved to Los Angeles and worked in post production. Experience in everything from sound design to motion graphics and compositing accelerated an interest in product design and development. As a product manager at Avid technology, he oversees development of the industry leading EUCON communication protocol, performs third party evangelism and outreach, and manages a portfolio of hardware control surfaces. JC is studying for an MBA at Santa Clara University, and likes to surf, run, and make music in his free time.
Ilya Ginzburg, VP
Ilya Ginzburg received his B.S. in Analytical Marketing from Santa Clara University. Ilya is currently pursuing his MBA from Santa Clara University in Finance and Entrepreneurship. Ilya in his free time writes, drafts and does cover for films. After receiving his MBA, Ilya will continue his career in the film industry.
Josh Rosenberg, VP Marketing, Admin
Josh received a B.A in history and politics from Brandeis University. He is currently enrolled in Santa Clara University's evening MBA program and plans to earn concentrations in Marketing Management and Leading People and Organizations. Josh works in marketing at Zscaler and plays and writes music in his free time.