Alumni Spotlight: Heidi Parks
Full Name:Heidi Parks
Grad Year: 2007
Occupation:Vice President of Marketing
Company:Provident Credit Union
Favorite SMC course or topic: Management communication - because it's surprisingly important in all business projects
Favorite SMC experience/ moment:Learning Excel - don't know how I lived without it!
What's on my iPod now: No iPod. Who has time?
What book I'm reading now: The Nordstrom Way - it's a few years old but has lots of great service insights.
Recent business trip: I don't travel for work.
Recent personal trip: Vancourver, Canada - went with my husband in our Beech Bonanza (4-seater plane) to see friends I had not seen in 7 years since moving to the Bay area!
A typical weekend: Golf with my MBA study group buddies. A plane ride with my husband. Beers at Beeb's.
Favorite Quote: "Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda
If I won $10M, I would... Share some with family. Buy husband a bigger plane. Invest some. Start a charitable foundation.
My SMC MBA:Raised my expectations of the MBAs that work for me.
Updated Fall 2008...