School of Business & Society Commencement

Friday, April 26, 2024

Video Livestream






Marianna Kantor SBS 2024 Commencement Speaker

Marianna Kantor

Commencement Speaker
Chief Marketing Officer, ESRI


Marianna Kantor is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Esri, a leading multi-billion-dollar software company headquartered in Redlands, California. She leads the global marketing and communications strategies of Esri, promoting the applications and benefits of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology. She has a rich background in software, engineering, and management, and has held leadership roles at several renowned organizations. She is a frequent contributor to Forbes and a recipient of the Top 100 Women Leaders in Technology award in 2021. Marianna is an advocate for using GIS technology to address global challenges, such as climate change, health, and social justice. She has written several articles for Forbes on topics such as digital transformation, location intelligence, and spatial data science. Before joining Esri in 2015, Marianna worked at PTC Inc., a software and services company, where she served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Prior to PTC, Marianna held prominent positions at AT&T, Akamai, and Los Alamos National Labs. Marianna holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management, a Master’s degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.

Judy Rodriguez SBS 2024 Student Commencement Speaker

Judy Rodriguez ’24

Student Commencement Speaker
Bachelor of Science in Business


Judy Rodriguez was born and raised in the city of San Bernardino. She is child number seven in a blended family of nine. She was the first in her family to graduate with an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Social & Behavioral Science, that she received from San Bernardino Valley College. She is currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer for Caring Circuit Institute, the company that she co-owns with her husband Samuel. Their mission is to show the love of God and help develop a higher quality of life for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by offering competitive employment and instilling the tools necessary to develop their gifts and talents to grow and succeed. In addition to being business owners, she and her husband are raising three daughters, serve regularly in their church, and have a passion for doing missions trips to Africa, where they also have plans of opening a branch of their company to bring much needed services to their communities.

School of Business & Society Commencement Program (PDF)


Event Details

Join us on Friday, April 26, 2024 at 5pm for the School of Business & Society Commencement Ceremony at Ted Runner Stadium. View the full schedule for a comprehensive list of events and start times as well as a map and location information.


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Visit Main Commencement Page


SBS 2023 Grads

For Family and Friends

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Planning for your visit

View all the necessary information to plan ahead for your visit to Redlands. There are resources for accessible parking, mobility accommodations, seating information, commencement expectations and more!


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Lodging Resources

View the lodging resources for a list of local places of where to stay during your visit.


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Dining Resources

View the dining resources for a list of local restaurants of where to eat during your visit.


Lawn Signs

Eager to celebrate your University of Redlands graduate? Show off your Bulldog pride with a custom University of Redlands lawn sign!

Please download your lawn sign of choice and provide your local printing vendor with a PDF version. If your printer requires a different file type, please email for assistance.

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