Jay Ferguson, MBA 1994
Inspires UCLA Anderson Alumni To Give Back to the School
Ferguson, a past president of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Association and past member of the Board of Visitors, has inspired many others to become involved and serve as leaders in the UCLA Anderson alumni network. He is a Founder and Managing Partner of Vicente Capital Partners, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm. Previously, he joined Kline Hawkes & Co., a venture capital firm, at inception and was a member of the investment committees for Kline Hawkes California, L.P. and Kline Hawkes Pacific, L.P. He remains an active supporter of UCLA Anderson and was the 2006 Outstanding Alumnus Award winner. "I've gotten far more from UCLA Anderson than I can ever give back," he said, noting: "Giving back to Anderson is the next logical step after graduation. Your degree only becomes more valuable as the school becomes stronger."