Drake reappoints Hernandez to lead Zimpleman College of Business
With his initial contract set to expire this fall, Alejandro Hernandez was reappointed as Drake University’s dean of the Zimpleman College of Business. As dean, Hernandez has helped implement several programs and initiatives. Those include degree programs that explore the intersection of financial, social and environmental outcomes; events like the recent sustainable and responsible investing conference; the Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact to recognize students who perform at least 20 hours of individual community service in a semester; and global learning opportunities that provide students a chance to gain cross-cultural competency and learn about how other countries tackle critical societal issues. Before becoming dean of the Zimpleman College of Business, Hernandez was senior vice president of sustainability and corporate responsibility at Wells Fargo.