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Student Success Advisement Team

To foster academic success, we believe in a close partnership between advisor and advisee.

   Brent Showerman, Student Success Advisor                                                                                                                                                                

Brent Showerman

Student Success Advisor, MSAA, MSHR & MSML Programs

(424) 346-8823

My educational background is in Psychology, Social Work, and Public Administration. In my free time, I enjoy running, hiking, and playing/watching sports. I am passionate about student affairs and am excited to work with you throughout your academic journey.

 Alex Jaques SSA

Alex Jaques

Student Success Advisor, MBA Program

(310) 340-1374 

My educational background is in Political Science and Environmental Studies. I have a background in Education and Finance. I love spending my time skiing, reading, or doing anything outdoors related. I am an avid reader and enjoy watching and playing pretty much any sport imaginable. I am looking forward to getting to know you and to be sure you are getting the most out of your MBA.


What You Can Expect From Us

  • Timely responses to your inquiries
  • Commitment to your progress and success in your academic program
  • Consistent communication of program policies, updates, announcements and deadlines
  • Professional integrity and sensitivity in our interactions with all students

What We Expect From You

  • Familiarity with PGBS/University references and guides (e.g., Academic Catalog, Student Program  Handbook, Community website) as they relate to your program
  • Consistent monitoring of your University email account for important communication from the Program Office and other departments
  • Timely completion and submission of action items requested by your advisor or other members of the Program Office staff
  • Active engagement in your academic planning and educational experience
  • Respect and courtesy in your interactions with all PGBS and University representatives