Certified Student Success Coaches

Jake Gunnoe Profile

Jake Gunnoe, Ph.D

  • PhD in Construction Management at Arizona State University
  • Taught at ASU for 4 years as Teaching Assistant
  • Authored 3 leadership courses
  • Taught 20 high school programs
  • Management Consultant for 3 years
  • Major organizations worked with: ADEQ, Gordian Group, CH2M, Day & Zimmerman, and PUHSD
  • Industry Keynotes: 10
  • Publications: 12
  • Ubiquity Leadership – New Leader of the Year 2016
  • International Facility Management – Rising Star Award 2016
  • Subjects of Expertise:
    • Talent Management
    • Performance Measurement
    • Human Resources
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Jacob Kashiwagi, Ph.D

  • PhD in Supply Chain Management at Delft University of Technology (Netherlands)
  • Taught at ASU for 10 years as a Professor and Lecturer
  • Creator of the No-Influence Leadership Philosophy
  • Mentored 100+ Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • Supply Chain Consultant for 15 years (500 projects, worth +$3B, and 9.8 Customer Satisfaction)
  • Worked with 50+ organizations including: Schering Plough (now MERCK), Entergy, Kushman and Wakefield, Boise State University, U.S. Army Medical Command, General Services Administration, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rijkswaterstaat (Dutch Ministry), Brunsfield (Malaysia Developer), Gordian Group, and Arizona State University.
  • Has written 60 Journal and Conference Papers
  • Subjects of Expertise:
  • Supply Chain Management
    • Leadership
    • Project Management
    • Contract Management
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Alfredo Rivera, Ph.D

  • PhD in Construction Management at Arizona State University
  • Published 6 conference publications
  • Published 4 journal publications
  • Managed $27M/163 projects [4 clients]
  • RA for 9 College Courses [270 students; 9.6/10 TA Rating]
  • Co-created a 30 week high school curriculum
  • Taught 23 high school summer leadership courses [477+ students; 9.6/10 Instructor Rating; 58% students less stressed, 36% feel happier, 43% are more confident]
  • Areas of expertise
    • Project Management
    • Procurement
    • Curriculum Development
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Isaac Kashiwagi, MS

  • Ms in Industrial Engineering at Arizona State University
  • External PhD Student at Delft University (Netherlands)
  • Management Consultant for 6 years in 6 countries.
  • Major organizations worked with: US Army Medical Command, Government of Saudi Arabia, Brunsfield Construction (Malaysia), Schuberg Philis (Netherlands), SJCE (University in India)
  • Curriculum Coordinator for Leadership Society of Arizona
  • Subjects of Expertise:
    • Performance Tracking Systems
    • Leadership / Project Management
    • Public Speaking / Presentations
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Joseph Kashiwagi, MS

  • Coordinator of the Best Value Conference
    • Training of 120+ professionals in project management, risk management, and procurement.
  • Coeditor of 3 editions of business management manuals
  • Managed a contractor performance program
    • Inspected 100+ roofs & tracked over 1000+ roofs
    • Tracked the performance of 12 contractors nationwide
  • Assisted in the education of 1000+ professionals worldwide
    • Companies like State of Oklahoma, Canon Solutions America, and Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Taught as a teaching assistant at ASU for 2 years
  • Taught in 10 high school programs
    • Educated over 1000+ students in Arizona
    • Worked with 10+ Arizona Schools
  • Subject of Expertise:
    • Business Management
    • Training & Education Programs
    • Certification Program