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Alumnus Bryan Barrera (MBA '20, PKE 143) Shares His Business Insights and Successful Launch of His First Book

Accomplished CEO and alum, Bryan Barrera graduated from Pepperdine's Presidents and Key Executives MBA program in 2020, and shares the success of his new business book.

Nadine Tapia

Building a Legacy to Last a Lifetime: Alumna Nadine Tapia Shares Her Experiences in the BSM and MBAJ Programs

Upon earning a BSM degree at Graziadio, Nadine Tapia (BSM '19, MBA '20, MDR '20) extended her learnings within the MBAJ program in hopes of entering the world of entrepreneurship.

Shiv Patel (MBA '19)

Lessons From a Woman Entrepreneur: How to Make Your Startup Stand Out in a Saturated Market

Working your way up the entrepreneurship ladder as a woman takes persistence and confidence – leave it up to Shiv Patel (MBA '19) to tell you how to reach the top, successfully.

Maria Odiamar Racho

Shifting Why Me? Into Why Not Me!: A BIPOC Woman Entrepreneur's Experience Entering Venture Capitalism

Investing in venture capital firms never crossed the mind of entrepreneur and alumna, Maria Racho (MSOD ‘12), until she was inspired to become an investor herself.

Charles Johnson (MBA ‘13)

A New Wave of Commercials: Charles Johnson (MBA ‘13) CEO and Founder of Pause Commercials is Transforming the Advertising Arena

See how founder and CEO of Pause Commercials, Charles Johnson, built his business doing what most advertisers do best—thinking outside of the box.

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A New Wave of Business: Sustainable Food Without Compromise

MBA Alumna, Jessica Waite, leaves us with an important message—it's essential to focus on doing your best as that is all anyone can ask for.

HER-CHA Tea co-founder Andy Habobyan

HER-CHA Tea Co-Founder Talks Time at Graziadio Business School

HER-CHA Tea co-founder Andy Habobyan shares his success story and how Pepperdine Graziadio helped shape his career. Read our full interview now!