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Craig R. Everett

Assistant Professor of Finance; Director, Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project

Phone: (310) 506-8543

Email:  craig.everett@pepperdine.edu

Craig R. Everett Assistant Professor of Finance

Craig R. Everett is an assistant professor of finance at Pepperdine University's Graziadio Business School and director of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project. His teaching and research interests include entrepreneurial finance, private capital markets, business valuation and behavioral corporate finance.

Dr. Everett has over twenty years of industry experience in management consulting (Accenture) and the aerospace & defense industry (Northrop Grumman). He has also been involved with multiple startup ventures. Dr. Everett has been actively engaged in children's financial literacy initiatives over the years, being both a classroom (K-12) financial literacy volunteer for Junior Achievement and a member of the curriculum advisory board for the National Financial Educators Council.

He holds a PhD in finance from Purdue University, an MBA from George Mason University, and a BA in quantitative economics from Tufts University. Dr. Everett is the author of the best-selling children's fantasy novel, Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune, which incorporates such financial literacy topics as saving, investing, banking, entrepreneurship, interest rates, return on investment, and net worth.

He is member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Financial Executives International, and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Dr. Everett is a certified mergers & acquisitions advisor (CM&AA), and a registered investment advisor (RIA) with the state of California. Dr. Everett has been quoted in national financial media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.

PhD, Purdue University

MBA, George Mason University

BA, Tufts University

Education

PhD, Purdue University
MBA, George Mason University
BA, Tufts University

Academic, Military and Professional Positions

Academic

Director - Private Capital Markets Project, Pepperdine University - GSBM. (August 1, 2013 - Present).

Assistant Professor of Finance, Pepperdine University - GSBM. (May 31, 2011 - Present).

Associate Director - Private Capital Markets Project, Pepperdine University - GSBM. (August 1, 2012 - July 31, 2013).

Professional

Program Manager / Section Manager, Northrop Grumman. (October 1, 1999 - August 1, 2007).

Founder and CEO, Persapient Technologies. (June 1, 1997 - September 1, 1999).

Senior Consultant, Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). (January 1, 1990 - June 1, 1993).

Licensures and Certifications

Certified Mergers & Acquisitions Advisor (CMAA), Alliance of M&A Advisors. (2012 - Present).

Series 65 Exam, FINRA. (February 20, 2011 - Present).

Professional Memberships

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). (December 1, 2013 - Present).

Association for Corporate Growth. (May 1, 2013 - Present).

Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA). (February 11, 2013 - Present).

Financial Executives International. (September 19, 2011 - Present).

Association of Mergers & Acquisitions Advisors. (September 1, 2011 - Present).

Silver Medallion Level, Pepperdine Executive Associates. (August 1, 2011 - Present).

CFA Institute. (June 1, 2010 - Present).

Incoming director of Entrepreneurial Finance Division, Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics. (September 1, 2008 - Present).

Awards and Honors

Beta Gamma Sigma, George Mason University. (August 1, 2005).

Teaching Experience

Pepperdine University

ENTR 663, 6 courses.
FINC 474, 2 courses.
FINC 604, 2 courses.
FINC 614, 4 courses.
FINC 623, 3 courses.
FINC 624, 3 courses.
FINC 630, 15 courses.
FINC 655, 13 courses.
FINC 663, 3 courses.
GSBM 698, 2 courses.

Non-Credit Instruction

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - Executive Education, 12 participants. (February 26, 2018 - February 28, 2018).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - Executive Education, 8 participants. (October 16, 2017 - October 18, 2017).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - Executive Education, 12 participants. (February 27, 2017 - March 1, 2017).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - Executive Education, 15 participants. (October 24, 2016 - October 26, 2016).

Study Tour Abroad - Support Faculty Member, Global Programs - Hong Kong and Macau 2016, 20 participants. (April 17, 2016 - April 23, 2016).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - Executive Education, 15 participants. (February 22, 2016 - February 24, 2016).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - GSBM, 12 participants. (September 23, 2013 - September 26, 2013).

Workshop, LA's Best - Elementary after-school program, 40 participants. (January 16, 2013 - September 1, 2013).

Management/Executive Development, Pepperdine University - GSBM, 20 participants. (May 20, 2013 - May 22, 2013).

Awards and Honors

Certificate for Outstanding Teaching, Purdue University. (2011).

Publications

Everett, C. R. (2012). Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune (pp. 256). Deadwood, OR: Wyatt-MacKenzie.

Everett, C. R. (2015). Group membership, relationship banking and loan default risk: the case of online social lending. Banking and Finance Review, 7(2).

Kinsman, M. D., Stanley, D. J., Everett, C. R. (2015). The Dogs and Ferraris of the S&P 1500: Winner and Loser Portfolios and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis. International Research Journal of Applied Finance, VI(9).

Everett, C. R., Fairchild, R. J. (2015). A Theory of Entrepreneurial Overconfidence, Effort, and Firm Outcomes. Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance, 17(1).

Curry-Brooks, C., Paglia, J. K., Everett, C. R. (2014). Crafting a Strategic Financing Plan: How Business Owners Should Think about Raising Financing and Capital. Graziadio Business, 17(2), http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/2014/10/crafting-a-strategic-financing-plan/.

Everett, C. R. (2014). How Do Small Businesses Pay for a Minimum Wage Increase? Economics and Finance Review, 3(8), 1-9.

Everett, C. R. (2013). Measuring the Social Responsibility Discount for the Cost of Equity Capital: Evidence from Benefit Corporations. Journal of Behavioral Finance & Economics, 3(2), 55-75.

Everett, C. R., Paglia, J. K. (2013). Private businesses predict limited growth for 2013. Graziadio Business Review.

Everett, C. R., Paglia, J. K. (2013). Private businesses predict limited growth for 2013. Graziadio Business Review.

Everett, C. R., ASA-USC 2017 Fair Value Conference, "2017 Conditions in the Private Capital Markets," American Society of Appraisers, Los Angeles, CA. (June 1, 2017).

Everett, C. R., Western Private Equity Conference 2017, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," SBIA Western, Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, CA. (April 7, 2017).

Everett, C. R., M&A Source Annual Conference, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," International Business Brokers Association (IBBA), Phoenix, AZ. (November 15, 2016).

Everett, C. R., ASA Annual Conference, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," American Society of Appraisers, Boca Raton, FL. (September 13, 2016).

Everett, C. R., Conejo Chamber - Regional Economic Forecast, "2016 Business Outlook," Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, Hyatt - Westlake Village. (June 20, 2016).

Everett, C. R., ASA-USC 2016 Fair Value Conference, "2016 Conditions in the Private Capital Markets," American Society of Appraisers, Los Angeles, CA. (June 9, 2016).

Everett, C. R., Western Private Equity Conference 2016, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," SBIA Western, Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Santa Monica, CA. (April 14, 2016).

Everett, C. R., ACG San Diego, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," Association for Corporate Growth, San Diego, CA. (March 15, 2016).

Everett, C. R., ALTSLA 2016, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," CFA Society Los Angeles, Omni Hotel, Los Angeles, CA. (March 10, 2016).

Everett, C. R., ASA-USC 2015 Fair Value Conference, "2015 Conditions in the Private Capital Markets," American Society of Appraisers, Los Angeles, CA. (June 4, 2015).

Everett, C. R., ACG San Diego, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," Association for Corporate Growth, San Diego, CA. (January 22, 2015).

Everett, C. R., ACG San Francisco, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," Association for Corporate Growth, San Francisco, CA. (December 3, 2014).

Everett, C. R., Southern California Capital Summit, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," ACG Orange County, Irvine, CA. (November 20, 2014).

Everett, C. R., Tuscany Golfer's Lunch, "2015 Economic Forecast," Manchester Financial, Westlake Village, CA. (September 22, 2014).

Everett, C. R., ASA-USC 2014 Fair Value Conference, "2014 Conditions in the Private Capital Markets," American Society of Appraisers, Los Angeles, CA. (June 4, 2014).

Everett, C. R., Conejo Chamber - Regional Economic Forecast, "2015 Economic Forecast," Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, California Lutheran University - Thousand Oaks. (April 24, 2014).

Everett, C. R. (Presenter Only), 2014 CABB Productivity Conference, "The State of the Union of Business Brokerage," California Association of Business Brokers, Newport Beach, CA. (April 4, 2014).

Everett, C. R., ACG San Francisco, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," Association for Corporate Growth, San Francisco, CA. (November 21, 2013).

Everett, C. R., Southern California Capital Expo, "The State of the Private Capital Markets," ACG Orange County, Irvine, CA. (November 21, 2013).

Everett, C. R., PartnerConnect (Buyouts West), "Mezzanine Debt Markets," Thomson Reuters, Half Moon Bay, CA. (October 8, 2013).

Everett, C. R., 2013 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, "Does Social Lending Have a Hold-up Problem?," Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, Chicago, IL. (September 19, 2013).

Everett, C. R., Franchise Lending Spotlight Conference, "The State of Capital Access for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises," National Association of Development Companies (NADC), Irvine, CA. (July 17, 2013).

Paglia, J. K. (Presenter & Author), Everett, C. R. (Presenter & Author), Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Advisory Board Meeting, "Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Research Findings and Index Overview," Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. (January 25, 2013).

Paglia, J. K. (Presenter & Author), Everett, C. R. (Coordinator/Organizer), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Advisory Board Meeting, "Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Research Findings and Index Overview," Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL. (January 24, 2013).

Everett, C. R., Access to Capital Conference, "Small Business Insights from the Private Capital Access Index," Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corporation, Los Angeles. (October 18, 2012).

Everett, C. R., "JA Economics for Success," Junior Achievement of Southern California, Moorpark, CA. (September 15, 2012).

Everett, C. R. (Presenter & Author), California Corporate Finance Conference, "Entrepreneurial Overconfidence, Outside Equity and Successful Exits," Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. (October 8, 2011).

Everett, C. R. (Presenter & Author), Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance 2011 Annual Meeting, "Agency Costs of Outside Equity: Evidence from Startup Firms in Their First Two Years," Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, Los Angeles, CA. (September 23, 2011).

Everett, C. R. (Presenter & Author), FMA Annual Meeting, "Group membership, relationship banking and default risk: the case of online social lending," Financial Management Association, New York, NY. (October 23, 2010).

Everett, C. R. (Presenter & Author), Fairchild, R. J. (Author Only), AOBF 2010 Annual Meeting, "Entrepreneurial overconfidence, outside equity and successful exits," Academy of Behavioral Finance, Chicago, IL. (September 16, 2010).

Everett, C. R., Casparie, J. W. Who Must Invest in a Startup to Attract Other Investors?

Awards and Honors

Funds for Excellence, Pepperdine University. (March 1, 2014).

Service

Editorial and Review Activities

Editor, "The Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance," Editor-in-Chief. (February 1, 2014 - Present).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "Journal of Financial Intermediation," 1 review. (July 20, 2011 - Present).

General Service

Committee Member, University Libraries Committee, Member. (August 1, 2014 - Present).

Committee Member, FEMBA/Online MBA Committee, Member. (January 2, 2017 - December 31, 2017).

Committee Member, FTMBA Admissions Committee, Member. (January 14, 2015 - December 31, 2016).

Committee Member, University Libraries Committee, Member. (November 30, 2012 - November 30, 2013).

Committee Member, University Libraries Committee, Member. (November 30, 2012 - November 30, 2013).

Professional

Conference-Related, Academy of Entrepreneurial Finance, Conference Chair. (February 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014).

Public/Community

Board of Directors of a Company, Young Investors Society. (April 15, 2015 - Present).

Stake High Council Member, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Member. (June 12, 2014 - Present).

Board of Advisors of a Company, National Financial Educators Council, Curriculum Advisory Board. (October 15, 2012 - Present).

Family History Consultant, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (September 1, 2011 - Present).

Board of Directors of a Company, Pacific Oaks Federal Credit Union, Secretary. (September 16, 2014 - July 31, 2015).

Board of Directors of a Company, Pacific Oaks Federal Credit Union. (October 16, 2013 - September 16, 2014).

Family History Consultant, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (September 1, 2011 - June 12, 2014).

Interaction with Industry, Graziadio Executive Leadership Series, Attended leadership series event at Disney Burbank. (November 15, 2012).

Attendee, Meeting, Wall Street Without Walls. (June 15, 2012).

School

Committee Member, MSAF Committee, Member. (January 1, 2018 - Present).

Director, Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project, Director. (August 1, 2012 - Present).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (April 21, 2018).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 21, 2018).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 22, 2017).

Committee Member, Online MBA Committee, Member. (September 1, 2012 - December 31, 2016).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (August 6, 2016).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (December 5, 2015).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (December 5, 2015).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (August 8, 2015).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (August 8, 2015).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (December 6, 2014).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (December 6, 2014).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 12, 2014).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (December 7, 2013).

Committee Member, Learning Assurance Committee, Member. (September 1, 2012 - July 31, 2013).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (April 20, 2013).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 20, 2013).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 20, 2013).

Attendee, Award Ceremony, Beta Gamma Sigma, Participant. (December 8, 2012).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement, Platform Party. (December 8, 2012).

Attendee, Graduation, Graziadio Commencement. (April 21, 2012).