2016-17 MGBS Officers | Student Clubs and Organizations | Graziadio | Pepperdine Community

2016-17 MGBS Officers

Jack DeWenter





Gienah Carty

Vice President



Nilufer Lakhani 

Director of Alumni Relations


Nilufer (Nil) Lakhani is a Full-Time MBA student at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management. Nil received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College where she graduated with honors. Prior to starting her MBA, Nil worked at JPMorgan Chase in New York City for eight years in finance in a variety of roles supporting Human Resources, Retail Strategy and Chase Wealth Management. At Pepperdine, Nil is highly involved in a number of clubs including Co-President of Student Ambassadors, Member of Emerging Leaders, Finance Director of Digital Innovation and Alumni Director of MGBS. In her spare time, Nil enjoys traveling, spending time with family and is an avid supporter of Manchester United.

Philip Coan

Director of Finance




 Betsy Valle

Director of Communications


Betsy Valle is a full-time MBA student at Pepperdine University concentrating in Finance and Digital Innovation. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Music (Music Industry Studies Option) from Cal State University Northridge. Her experience includes finance and accounting roles at Universal Music Publishing Group and Hopeless Records as well as development and strategy roles at a local nonprofit organization, which provides free after-school music programs. Ultimately, she plans to pursue a career in corporate strategy. In her free time, Betsy enjoys volunteering as a piano teacher, hiking, Crossfit, and spending time with friends and family.

Christine Feghali

Director of Student Life




Bernice Fernandes

Director of International Student Affairs


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