• Chancellor Emeritus Michael Drake joins thousands of new freshman at the 2011 New Student Convocation, where anteater pride is high.

    Photo Credit: Daniel Anderson

  • UC Irvine's Chief Executive Roundtable is at the heart of the dynamic partnership between the university and the community.

  • Roundtable members enjoy exclusive access to events featuring leading thinkers in business, technology, and innovation.

    Photo Credit: Laurel Hungerford

  • Each year, Roundtable members join the chancellor and other members the Anteater Bike Club for an annual ride.

    Photo Credit: Jacqueline Chu

Message from the Chair

For more than 25 years the UC Irvine Chief Executive Roundtable has served as a national model in fostering close connections among Orange County’s business leaders and in advancing collaborations between one of the world’s most important research universities and the business community that has developed around it.  The dynamism and vitality of Orange County’s globally competitive companies, combined with the research insights and cutting-edge technology developed at UC Irvine, creates an innovative and fast-moving environment that drives our region forward.

Kimberly Sentovich
Chair, Chief Executive Roundtable
Senior Vice President, Pacific Division
Walmart Stores, Inc.

New Member Update

Nicole McMackin is Chief Executive Officer of Irvine Technology Corporation, a national technology onshore and offshore solutions and search firm.  In that capacity, McMackin is responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations, business strategy, development as well as program execution. Featured in Entrepreneur Magazine for her company’s strong national work in IT Assessments as well as highlighted in Inc. 5000’s top fastest growing companies, McMackin has more than 20 years of experience in the technology and staffing industry. Prior to her current role, McMackin was building the Southern California market for a large privately held national Staffing and IT firm, Prostaff.