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Orange County Graziadio Alumni Network

Orange County Council

Graziadio Alumni Network Orange County

The Graziadio Alumni Network Council of Orange County (GAN-OC) builds and enhances strong networks by providing useful information and resources, integrating social and business values while cultivating community, advancing Pepperdine University's reputation, serving alumni, students, and the local business community through network excellence.


GAN-OC is a group of business leaders committed to building mutually beneficial, strategic partnerships between alumni, the university and the community.


GAN-OC hosts, sponsors and promotes a variety of events to offer its members opportunities for networking and continued learning. Events include executive panels, C-level presentations, and networking mixers. Please visit our Calendar of Events for upcoming events.

Community Partnership

The Graziadio Alumni Network of Orange County is a proud partner of Project Access, providing Graziadio School alumni with opportunities to give back to the community by volunteering time, contributing educational supplies, or sponsoring a family. Orange County-based Project Access assists low-income families by providing health and nutrition programs, school readiness for preschool-age children, after-school tutoring, enrichment programs for youth, teen programs, English as a second language (ESL), and computer access and training for adults and youth. To learn how you can help, click here.

Meet the GAN-OC Council

Karleton Helfer

Colleen Bosse
Vice Chair


Rose Arevalo
Anthony Brown
Ken Kladouris
Eileen Huah

Tom Hunter
Ann Le
Heather Popadych
Stuart Wehofer

How to Get Involved

If you would like to get involved with GAN-OC, contact the Graziadio School Office of Alumni Relations at (310) 568-5639 or pgbsalumni@pepperdine.edu. Or join our group on LinkedIn!

Join our LinkedIn group