Core Faculty

Dariush Rafinejad


Sustainable Products and Services
Sustainable Energy Management

Dariush has had over 25 years of experience as a senior executive in high-tech industries in Silicon Valley. He was Corporate Vice President at both Applied Materials and LAM Research, both billion-dollar semiconductor …

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Marsha Willard


Principles of Sustainable Management

Marsha maintains her 25-year-old consulting firm doing business under the name of AXIS Performance Advisors. AXIS specializes in helping organizations implement sustainability.

Marsha is a co-founder, former Executive Director, and current board officer of International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), the professional association serving the people working in the field of sustainability. Marsha leads the education and certification committee of ISSP and is in the process of creating a professional certification.

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Steven CraneInterim Provost and Core Faculty


Managerial Finance

Steven M. Crane, MBA, PhD is a consultant, educator and expert in sustainable finance. He has over two decades of experience designing and implementing sustainable change strategies for social enterprises.

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Khalid Kadir


Quantitative Methods for Business & Public Administration

As a Lecturer at UC Berkeley, Khalid has taught courses on Global Poverty, Political Economy, and Environmental Engineering. He has also served as a Core Faculty member of the Blum Center’s Global Poverty & Practice program and a Faculty Advisor to the Engineering Scholars=Engaged Scholars (ES2) program.

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Dwight Collins


Operations and Production

Dwight Collins is one of the founding faculty members of Presidio Graduate School. He teaches sustainable operations management and co-founded Presidio’s Experiential Learning Program.

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