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Graziadio Alumni Ambassador Program

Graziadio Alumni at Welcome Reception

Office of Alumni Engagement

Share your time and talent with the school and our students. Alumni play a critical role in the student experience at the Graziadio Business School. Become a Graziadio Ambassador to share your volunteer interests and expertise. Please know we may not have a matching volunteer opportunity at the moment, but your interests will be saved in our volunteer database that is consulted as volunteer opportunities present themselves.


Advancement Ambassador

Help promote annual Give2Pepp day, help fund student scholarships, and learn more about our exclusive Executive Associates Program.

Career Ambassador

Post jobs on the Career Portal, hire students or provide internships, provide off site company visits to students/alumni, or offer informational career interviews to students/alumni.

PeppConnect Online Champion

PeppConnect offers alumni and students the ability to connect with fellow Waves who have made themselves available to offer professional advice, career opportunities, and other valuable resources in one convenient location.


Regional Representative

Serve as a primary point of peer-to-peer contact for alumni, both in the United States and across international regions of the world by state or country.

Recruitment Ambassador

Speak at a recruitment event, host a Lunch and Learn, speak with prospective students on an individual basis, and help to market our Referral Scholarship to your personal network.


Social Media Ambassador

Share messages from the Graziadio Business School across your social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube etc. Generate buzz and help us spread the word on the latest alumni and school news. Always be the first to know!

Student Support Ambassador

Support current students on campus in such areas as orientation, resource fairs, student organization activities, judges in the classroom, or provide an Education to Business (E2B) or Education to Community (E2C) project at your company.


Graziadio Alumni Student Advocacy Council

The Graziadio Alumni Student Advocacy Council will provide support and advice, as requested, to enhance the experience of current Pepperdine Graziadio Business School (PGBS) students to make their journey from orientation to graduation remarkable.

Council Members

  • Lori Colleran, MBA '96, Vice President, FP&A and Business Finance at Global Eagle
  • Rob Comeau, MBA PKE 137, CEO, Business Resource Center, Inc. (www.biz-rc.com)
  • Brandie N. Harris, MBA '19
  • Robert Jahncke, EMBA '85, Supply Chain Subject Matter Expert and Consultant,
  • Kelly Javier, BSM, '19, Principal, Digital Marketing and Events, Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • Manivanh Khy, MSML '19, Chief of Staff, www.firstfruit.org
  • Charlotte Law, MSOD ‘11, Owner, High Impact Training & Coaching Systems
  • Michael Lawton, MBA '96, Executive Director, TKLF
  • Carol Lizak, EMBA ‘18, Chief Accounting Officer & SVP Finance, Jaguar Health, Inc.
  • Caroline MacDonald, EMBA '13, Group Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business Performance www.rosewoodhotels.com
  • Eric Ostgarden, EMBA '19, Sr. Director, AvalonBay Communities
  • Joanna Park, MBA ‘19
  • Veronica Raulin, MSML '15, Head of Change Management
  • Meisha Sherman, MBA ‘05, Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate VP, Diversity + Inclusion , Envista Holdings Corporation
  • Michael Sprague, MSOD '16, Director, Organizational Effectiveness, VF Corp 
  • Amy Towner, MBA ‘18, PKE, Chief Executive Officer, Health Care Foundation for Ventura County, Inc.
  • David Grant Trauth, BSM '16 MBA '19, Regional Territory Account Manager, trocglobal.com
  • Stuart Wehofer, MBA ‘01, Finance Emphasis ‘05, Senior System Engineer, Northrop Grumman


Questions? Please contact the Graziadio Alumni Engagement Office at pgbsalumni@pepperdine.edu, to discuss engagement opportunities at the Graziadio Business School.

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