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Alumnus Thomas Magnuson Joins Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Board

May 14, 2021  | 1 min read

Thomas MagnusonAlumnus Thomas Magnuson (MBA ‘89) and co-founder of Magnuson Hotels, joins the Graziadio Board. Magnuson founded Magnuson Hotels with his wife Melissa in 2003. Today Magnuson Hotels is a global hotel chain representing more than 65,000 hotels and 700 airlines across its booking platform. Prior to co-founding Magnuson Hotels, Magnuson was a professional drummer in Boston and Los Angeles.

“Acceptance at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School was one of the most pivotal moments for positive change in my entire life,” states Magnuson. “It will be a privilege and honor to serve on the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School board, and to be able to help students realize their true potential.”