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Professor Bill Cockrum Comes to Birnam Wood
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Birnam Wood Golf Club, The Library Room (map )
1941 E. Valley Road, Montecito, CA

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Spaces Available: 9 - See Who’s Coming
Contact: George Tharakan (805) 967-3456

Join Santa Barbara alumni at Birnam Wood Golf Club in Montecito for a special evening with Professor Bill Cockrum where he will share the State of the School. He will provide an update on incoming classes, new curriculum, placement and rankings. Plus, learn how the school has changed over over time including a transition to a self-supporting financial model and an increased focus in entrepreneurship to meet the interests and needs of current MBA students. Drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

We would like to thank David Posnick '92 and George Tharakan '97 for their generosity in hosting the evening. Drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.


About Professor Bill Cockrum

Professor Cockrum has won numerous teaching awards, including recognition as the top entrepreneurial professor in the nation in a survey conducted by Business Week in 1996. He has become a legend for a case-study entrepreneurial finance class he has taught for more than 25 years, teaching students the ins and outs of acquiring and sustaining the financing for organizations.

Prior to joining the UCLA faculty, Bill Cockrum spent 25 years in financial services initially as a marketer and lastly as CFO/CAO and one of the top senior officers at Becker Paribas, Inc. a 3,000-employee investment banking firm. When the company was sold to Merrill Lynch in 1984, Cockrum began his second career as a consultant to chief executive officers.  He serves as a consultant in a variety of industries on issues such as organization structure, strategy, marketing, finance, and administration. Read more...