Alexa Yellin, the
Faculty's first Executive Administrator,
was a most distinctive and inspiring individual in the founding and development
of the Faculty of Business
and Management, her mark recognized to this day.
diverse and successful career as lieutenant colonel in the IDF, she received
her BSc and MSc in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev. She then became
the Department Engineer, focusing primarily on creating information systems
technology as an inherent component.
When the School
of Management (today the GGFBM) was founded in 1996, Alexa played a major role in its
establishment, planning and implementing the school’s work procedures. She became
the School’s first Executive Administrator.
Due to her
management and organizational acumen, as well as her rare technological
abilities, Alexa succeeded in building an exemplary organizational fiber with
built-in pioneering information systems, soon after replicated in other BGU
faculties. Among other achievements, she was the first to establish a “paperless
office,” and she developed the automated student records system. She was also the first
to install advanced clerical programs for daily use.