Executive Advisory Board

The Executive Advisory Board consists of sponsoring financial institutions and Lucas College and Graduate School of Business representatives.

Platinum Level Member


Gold Level Member

Heritage Bank

Avid Bank

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Silver Level Member



Bronze Level Member


City National Bank


PremierOne CU

union Bank

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business Representatives

Dean MoshaviDan Moshavi, Ph.D. , Dean

Dr. Dan Moshavi joined SJSU in February, 2017 as dean of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business.  Dan previously served as professor of management and dean of the business schools at both Dominican University of California and Montana State University. He began his academic career at San Jose State as an assistant professor in the late 1990s. 

Dan has extensive higher education administrative experience in strategic positioning, fundraising, community and alumni engagement, interdisciplinary program development, university operations, and faculty and staff development, and has led and managed initiatives focused on diverse and first generation student populations. Dan's teaching, research and consulting focuses on leadership, high performance teams, change management, and attitudes and emotions in the workplace. He has consulted for a variety of organizations, including health care institutions, universities and municipalities. He has been a faculty member in an executive master’s program at the University of Lugano in Switzerland and has served as a research fellow with the Nemours Center for Medical Leadership.

A skilled facilitator and instructor, Dan has won more than a dozen teaching awards during his career including the university-wide teaching award at Montana State.  Prior to his academic career, he worked in industry in marketing and public relations.  Dan received his Ph.D. in management from the University of Oregon as well an MBA and a B.A. (international affairs) from George Washington University in Washington DC.

Stoyu IvanovStoyu Ivanov, Ph.D.

Stoyu I. Ivanov is a Nancie Fimbel Investment Fellow in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San José State University. He holds a Ph.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Ivanov is the director of the Center for Banking and Financial Services at San José State University. He is a board member and advisor to the Financial Navigator Student Managed Investment Fund and the SJSU Silicon Valley Aggressive Growth Fund. He was an advisor to the 2015 CFA Investment Research Challenge Northern California Region winning team. He has taught Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Institutions and Real Estate Finance classes at San José State University. His research interests are in the areas of exchange traded funds and indexing. He has published over 40 scientific articles.

Tijana Rajkovic, Ph.D.

Tijana Rajkovic is an assistant professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San José State University. She received her Ph.D. in Finance in 2015 from the University of Missouri. Her primary teaching and research interests are in the area of corporate finance. Her research has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of Corporate Finance, and European Financial Management. Dr. Rajkovic is the assistant director of the Center for Banking and Financial Services at San José State University.