Andy Grimalda joins us as a Resident Professor in our Business Department with a wealth of experience as a senior manager and entrepreneur. Andy recently sold his business that he grew to rank among the 100 largest medical billing companies in the country. In this business, he epitomized Friedman's concept of a flat world by integrating technology to maintain seamless operations in both the United States and in India.
As a Chief Financial Officer for 13 years, Andy was responsible for the management of the financial, accounting, human resources, and management information system departments. He has integrated leading edge technology to improve the claims processing operations of large insurance companies facilitating the efficiencies and knowledge base of sales and marketing teams.
Andy was an Assistant Professor at the U.S. Military Academy where he taught economics and accounting to senior level cadets for three years.
Andy is a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army. As an Airborne-Ranger, Andy commanded a battalion size unit with more than 250 personnel in combat operations during Desert Storm. His more senior military duties included management of all logistical operations for reserve units located in the Northeast U.S., and command responsibility for the professional development/classroom training of officers stationed in the Northeast U.S.
Andy holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and a Masters in Management Sciences from the Sloan School of Management, M.I.T.
- M.S. Management Sciences Sloan School of Management, M.I.T.
- B.S. U.S. Military Academy, West Point
- Ph.D. - Economics, University of Southern California
- M.A. - Economics, University of Southern California
- B.A. - Economics, with honors, California State University, Fullerton
Dr. Mangum has over 17 years experience in economic research and analysis. He has also taught courses in economics, statistics, and econometrics at five colleges and universities. He has served as an expert in many litigation matters, focusing on micro-economic analysis involving intellectual property, antitrust, statistical analysis, and damage quantification.
Professor of Business
- M.I.M. – Master of International Management, Thunderbird School, Arizona.
Professor Nagel’s corporate experience includes the positions of Marketing Manager-Asia for International Paper Co. and Vice President-Commercial Development for Servrite International. Originally from London, England, he has worked and traveled throughout the world (60+ countries) and negotiated with governments at the ministerial level. He previously taught business in New York before joining the CUI faculty in 2011.
Global Market Entry - Rules of Engagement (2012)
Nagel teaches a range of courses including International Marketing, International Finance, Marketing Research, and the History of Economic Thought.
George W. Wright, CPA, has served as an adjunct professor at a number of colleges and universities in southern California and is currently in his fifth year at Concordia University Irvine where he is the Assistant Dean of the School of Business and Professional Studies as well as a faculty advisor in the MA International Studies program. Professor Wright has won competitions in research papers for the AICPA Professor/Practitioner Case Development and the American Accounting Association including presentations at their annual national conferences. He continues an international career in business where he is regularly required to overcome the obstacles of language, culture and currency on major business process changes and projects. He is a certified Zenger-Miller Facilitator/Trainer focusing on leadership development, change management and team building.
- MS in Accountancy from the California State University at Fullerton
- MBA in Finance from the California State University at Fullerton
- Bachelor of Arts in Economics the California State University at Fullerton