About the Graziadio School

Graziadio Executive Center

Accreditation

The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is accredited by the prestigious AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) and the WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges). Click here to learn more about these accrediting bodies.

Leadership Team

In collaboration with faculty and staff, the Leadership Team is responsible for oversight of the school including strategic planning and implementation.

Staff Advisory Council (SAC) 

To promote staff engagement and commitment, the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) serves to facilitate communication between the staff and the leadership team, to vet staff input, to provide feedback on decisions, and to represent all staff across the Graziadio School. Please share your questions and suggestions using this feedback form.

2021 Staff Advisory Council Members

Jack Sherrer

 

Jack Sherrer

Chair

Mike Weaver

 

Mike Weaver

Chair Elect

Kathryn Johnson

 

Kathryn Johnson

Community Coffee Chat Manager

Emily Guetzoian

 

Emily Guetzoian

Community Coffee Chat Manager Elect

Christina LeRubio

 

Christina LeRubio

Events Manager

Wan Song

 

Wan Song

Events Manager Elect

Sangeetha Rao

 

Sangeetha Rao

Operations Manager

Desiree Williams

 

Desiree Williams

Meeting Minutes Manager

Kandace Phyall

 

Kandace Phyall

Valerie Nowacki

 

Valerie Nowacki

Permanent (Non-voting)

Faculty Council

The purposes of the Faculty Council are to assist the development of the Graziadio School; to be the primary body representing faculty governance; to formulate, evaluate, and recommend policies to the Dean and President within the framework of the Graziadio School and Pepperdine University missions; to facilitate communication among the faculty, the Graziadio School administration, and the Pepperdine University administration; and to serve as the forum for expressing faculty opinion on issues of importance. Issues include, but are not limited to, the creation and promotion of ideas, recommendations, policies, and programs designed to be beneficial to students, faculty, the Graziadio School, and Pepperdine University.

2021 Faculty Council Members

James DiLellio

 

Dr. James DiLellio

Chair

Kevin Groves

 

Dr. Kevin Groves

Vice Chair

Zhike Lei

 

Dr. Zhike Lei

Department Chair Representative

Nelson Granados

 

Dr. Nelson Granados

John Mooney

 

Dr. John Mooney

Cristel Russell

 

Dr. Cristel Russell

Richard Walton

 

Dr. Richard Walton

 

 

Diversity Council

Pepperdine University has a strong commitment to diversity and expects the entire University community to uphold this value. Visit this website to learn more about diversity and inclusion at PGBS and the Graziadio Diversity Council.

Board of Visitors

The Graziadio Board of Visitors (BOV) is a high profile business advisory council, founded in 1996, whose primary objectives include four main areas: Reputation, Advice, Resources, and Advocate. 

Degrees and Programs

Click the link above to compare and contrast the part-time and full-time programs, or scroll through the galleries below to review specific programs.