Jonathan and Mark met at the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School in EMBA 95S. Mark says, “While we came from different career backgrounds, we always thought one day we would work together because of how well we worked together in school.
Roy Nolan launched Gearhead Zone, an innovative start-up company based in Los Angeles, based on his invention that he first pitched during an entrepreneurship elective in the FEMBA program. Its goal is to help motorcycle riders with cumbersome maintenance issues.
Los Angeles native Lauren Gibbs is a former sales executive and a competitive athlete. She was recently chosen to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, representing the United States on the women’s bobsled team. Following completion
Devon Beste recently accepted a position as a Commodities Trader at Cargill, the U.S.’s largest privately held corporation providing food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Prior to this role, he was an Operations Consultant at
Karen Griego is the Senior Marketing Manager at Amazon where she manages the global merchandising and content team for Amazon Alexa skills. Alexa, Amazon’s intelligent personal assistant, has skills which are 3rd party developed voice experiences that add to the
In 2015, Chris Zorn joined Kindred Healthcare for an Executive Fellowship and he and his family relocated to Chicago, IL for his new role. After completing his fellowship in August 2016, Chris was named Assistant Administrator of Kindred’s Chicago Northlake
Pepperdine Graziadio alum Daniel Aleksander is Vice President of Sales and Business Development for Riviera Bronze Manufacturing (RBM), a custom steel and bronze door and window manufacturer in Ventura, California. The company caters to boutique commercial projects ranging from wineries
Lauren Gibbs is a sales executive and Olympic hopeful for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Friend and member of the USA National Rugby team Jill Potter introduced Gibbs to the sport of bobsledding and recommended that she
Fashion designer and avid blogger, Ashley Wallace will launch her contemporary fashion line Saav & Sass in February 2016. Wallace, who graduated with a Master of Business Administration from the Graziadio Business School, is CEO of Saav & Sass and
Terence LeMaile, a Graziadio Business School alumnus, recently helped to organize the first annual Blackout for Human Rights Music & Film Festival in Los Angeles. Blackout for Human Rights is a collective of activists, artists, filmmakers, musicians and more