Graziadio Veteran's Business Society



luisLuis Murillo


Luis Murillo is a full time 20 month MBA candidate at Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School. Prior to MBA school he worked for the Social Security Administration and served 3 years in the U.S. Coast Guard assisting in fishery patrols, drug interdiction, and search and rescue cases. He also served as a Spanish interpreter and a Yeoman Petty Officer which duties involved benefit administration and administrative duties. Luis graduated in 2015 with his Bachelors of Science in Organizational Management from the University of La Verne.


Ash HoppAsh Hopp

Vice President

Ash Hopp is a full time MBA candidate at Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School. Ash served for six years as an active duty US Army medic in the 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Fort Stewart, completing deployments to Central America, supporting SOCSOUTH, and to Africa for OEF-HOA, supporting CJTF-HOA. Ash holds a BA from University of Maryland in criminology (2009), and an ALM from Harvard University Extension School in digital media design (2017). After completing his MBA, Ash will transition to full time employment in the financial services sector.



Justin Renken

Director of Recruitment

Justin Renken is a full-time MBA candidate at Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Management from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2009. Upon graduation, he was commissioned as a field artillery officer in the United States Army and was assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division out of Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. In 2011 he deployed to Afghanistan in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Most recently, he served as the Director of Operations – Swim Team for the non-profit Legacies Alive. Justin is the father of one and enjoys reading, hiking, sports and community service.


chloeChloe Wu

Director of Social Outreach

Chenyuan Wu (Chloe) is currently a student in Master of Science in Global Business (MSGB) with a concentration in Operations Management. She earned her undergraduate degree in International Business and Marketing with a minor of Technology Operations Management. She is currently working as an assistant event planner for weddings with Lifetime Creation. With an interest in improving the work of progress and technology, she hopes to obtain an operations management job in the technology industry.