CIMBA Spotlight
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Scott Newton

Managing Partner, Thinking Dimension

Hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Scott Newton joined the CIMBA MBA class of 2002 after working with Avis Budget Group for 8 years. Like many of us, Scott's time at CIMBA was transformational and today he is […]

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Gerardo Sanchez

Director - New Businesses, Coca Cola FEMSA

After graduating in 1994, when the CIMBA program was in Pordenone, Italy, Gerardo joined Nestle as a Product Manager, moved to the Switzerland headquarters as a Confectionery Strategic Business Manager for Latin America, then moved to […]

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Lou Fabiano

COO of Veritas Equity Research Corp

Lou Fabiano is the COO of a small equity research firm located in Toronto, Canada. The CIMBA program had a huge impact on his career and life. Lou commented on his experience in Italy. "I went to school with kids from all over the […]

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Samuele Zanella

Export Manager, Dainese and AGV

Samuele Zanella was the Part-time Student of the Year for 2015. The award is an acknowledgement of the many challenges he overcame to earn his MBA after two long years of balancing work, family, and classes. Samuele said that "leaving work for a month was not at all easy, and I still had to handle many of my job responsibilities […]

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John Villari

University of Delaware, Economics

John Villari is a University of Delaware economics major who attended CIMBA’s spring semester program in 2014. Villari was drawn to CIMBA because he wanted an experience that combined study abroad, leadership development and travel. “My goal is to work for an organization such as the World Bank or […]

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Jordan Rothschiller

University of Kansas, Business Management

Jordan Rothschiller came to CIMBA in fall 2012 from the University of Kansas. When the business management major interviewed for an internship, he cited his time at CIMBA as the accomplishment that had the largest impact on his life. “I talked with the interviewer for a long time about studying abroad, about the leadership and personal development programs […]

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Jordon Urso

University of Connecticut, Accounting

“The CIMBA experience brings out your leadership qualities and gave me a sense of confidence and independence I wouldn’t have gotten at other study abroad programs.” An accounting major at UConn, Urso wants to pursue film producing. […]

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Mark Stemberger

Former CEO, Tomplast, Slovenia

I chose to grow the personally handpicked managers in our company (Tomplast group, Slovenia) to grow and empower through ECIMS programme by CIMBA. In fact, I decided to attend the same programme as well in spite of my own MBA degree, which I completed on Clemson University, South Carolina in 1996 (at the time organised by a CIMBA predecessor). Since the world had not stopped evolving in the meantime, so has the body of managerial knowledge vastly expanded in the last (nearly) 20 years…

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Giovanni Marsili

Production and Logistic Department Director, Chief Scientific Manager, Colorificio San Marco

“From studying humanities to nuclear chemistry, my entire life has been devoted to learning because I’m firmly convinced of the power and beauty of knowledge. In 2004, I attended CIMBA’s Executive Certificate in International Management and Strategy program, with the goal of acquiring business tools but with the unexpected result of changing my perspective…

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Brandon Cusick

Research Coordinator, University of Kansas Medical Center

Brandon Cusick graduated from Loyola Marymount University of Los Angeles with a major in business law and finance. He worked with small business start-ups and in finance before entering CIMBA’s Full-Time MBA program. After earning his CIMBA MBA, he became the World Outreach Foundation Medical Mission Director in Pokhara, Nepal […]

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