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Chairman Emeritus

Gerald R. Ford, Former U.S. President

President Ford was an honorary chair of the Graziadio Board and a life regent of Pepperdine University. The former president was lauded for his integrity, sense of fairness, and steady leadership of the nation. We at Graziadio salutes the life and achievements of the renown leader and longtime friend of our school. 


David G. Adishian
First Vice President
Merrill Lynch & Co.

Ali Alireza
Managing Director
Haji Husein Alireza & Co. Ltd.

Dominique D. Appleby
Chief Executive Officer
The Appleby Group, LLC

Mr. Roland Arnall

Ameriquest Capital Corporation

Russell J. Bach

Michael Baldridge

Acumen Analytics, LLC

Ms. Pat Barkley
Chief Executive Officer

Barkley Court Reporters

Mr. John Barrett
Managing Director

Marsh, Inc.

Charles A. Bassett 
President of Operations
L&R Group of Companies
Graziadio Alumnus - BSM

B. Alan Beard
Wave Strategies, Inc

Carey S. Bettencourt
Vice President, Professional Services

Accruent, Inc.

Mr. Paul Bojanower

Keep on Trucking Company

Rodney E. Boone
DW Healthcare Partners

Mr. James Brakke

Brakke-Schafnitz Insurance Brokers, Inc.

Mr. Viggo Butler
United Airports Ltd.

Cary Bren
California Pacific Homes, Inc.

Bruce Calvin

Ross Smith Asset Management Inc.

James E. Campbell
Director of Development
Oaks Christian School

Jim Cathcart
Founder and President
Cathcart Institute, Inc.

Joe Cerrell
Chairman and CEO

Cerrell Associates, Inc.

Mr. Vahan Chamlian

Chamlian Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. Gareth Chang
Chairman and Managing Partner

GC3 & Associates International

Mr. Brad Cheves
Vice President for Development & External Affairs

Southern Methodist University

Mr. Duncan Clark

Joseph Cohen
American Entertainment Investors, Inc.

Jose A. Collazo
B. Ayers & Co.

Christos Cotaskos, PhD
Canvas Technology, Inc.

Blackburne Costin

Deloitte Consulting Group

Robert Donato
Member of the Board of Directors

Countrywide Credit Industries

William H. Elliott
Managing Director

WHE Associates, Inc.

Steven R. Fazio
President and CEO
Fazio Enterprises

William N. Frank
Executive Director

Westwood College

Stan M. Fridstein
Managing Partner
Synapse Infusion Group, Inc.

Goodwin Gaw

MAS Asset Management Corporation

Terry M. Giles
Giles Enterprises

Lee Harrington
President and Chief Executive Officer

Economic Development Corp of LA County

Matt D. Harris
President and CEO

Robert Harris
President and Director

Acacia Research Corporation

Peter Hoffman

Forescee M. Hogan-Rowles
President & CEO

RISE Financial Pathways

Dennis F. Holt
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Patriot Communications, LLC

John Hui

Kazu Ikegami

Brett M. Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Benevolent Capital Partners

Mr. Darioush Khaledi
Chairman & CEO

K.V. Mart Co.

Bernard H. Krakower
Krakower Group, Inc.

Praful Kulkarni
President and CEO

Carl J. Lambert
Lambert Investments, Inc.

Jim Lemle
National Account Director
Alcon Labs, Inc.

Perry Lerner
Lerner & Miller

Paul Little

Tom Lucas
Alliance Medical Products (AMP), Retired

William L. MacDonald
Chairman, President, and CEO
PleinAire Strategies, LLC

Lillian Maimone
Co-Founder and CEO

Marco's Auto Body, Inc.

Sandy Martindale
Wink Martindale Enterprises, Inc.

Wink Martindale
Chief Executive Officer
Wink Martindale Enterprises, Inc.

Michael L. Matkins
Senior Partner
Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory LLP

Faye W. McClure
Senior Executive
Financial Services

Louise McCrary

Steve Milovich
Milovich Partners
Graziadio Alumnus - PKE

Russell Mohberg, CFP
Principal and Portfolio Manager
Regatta Capital Group, LLC

Dr. Louis Moret
Moret & Associates

William S. Mortensen
Chairman Emeritus
First Federal Bank of California

David Mount
Chairman Emeritus
Chairman & CEO – Retired
WEA, Inc.

Angelo R. Mozilo
Chairman and CEO
Countrywide Financial Corp.

Dr. Clyde Oden
Senior Pastor
Bryant Temple

Joe Phelps
The Phelps Group

Mr. Richard Phillips

Alfred A. Plamann
Retired, President & Chief Executive Officer
Unified Grocers, Inc.

Brad Plantiko
Chief Financial Officer
Imperial Credit Industries, Inc.

Peter Pocklington
Chairman, President & CEO
Pocklington Financial Corporation

Lynn Powers
Former CEO and Co-Founder
Gaiam, Inc.

Louis Rampino
President and COO

Fremont General Corporation

Raymond Rodeno

The Busch Firm

Fred Sands
Fred Sands Realtors

Robert F. Schack
American Business Bank

Art Schumann

3 Day Blinds, Inc.

The Honorable John Seymour

L.J. Stogsdill
Photo Sciences, Inc.

Tetsu Tanimoto
Senior Vice President, Investments
Merrill Lynch

John R. Taylor


Carl Terzian
Chairman of the Board
Carl Terzian Associates

Dennis L. Ullrich

Matthew A. Toledo
President & Publisher
Los Angeles Business Journal

Robert Van Dine
Blackrock International Corp

Robin L. Washington
Executive VP and CFO
Gilead Sciences, Inc

Hank F. Weeks
Franklyn Ventures, LLC

Gary C. Yomantas
President (Retired)
NHBB, Inc., NMB USA, Inc.