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Jacqueline Phelps

Adjunct Faculty Member

Ali Akbari, Ph.D.

Professor, Business Administration
University of Southern California

Gerhard Apfelthaler, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Management
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU) 1997

Timothy Bruer

Visiting Lecturer

Loredana Morra Carson, Ed.D.

Senior Lecturer and Academic Advisor, Master in Public Policy and Administration
California Lutheran University 2020
international student success and engagement, education policy, adult education, community college success

Earle Charles, Ph.D.

Lecturer and Director of the MSIT Program
Berne University 2000
Business Startups; Strategic Business Partner Identification; Business Strategy; Customer Relationship Management; Healthcare Business Management; Healthcare Information Ecosystem; Enterprise Systems Architecture Design, Implementation and Management

Dazhi Chong, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Business Administration
Old Dominion University 2016
Business Analytics, Social Network Analysis, Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Data Mining, Financial Analysis

Jamshid Damooei, Ph.D.

Professor and Director, Economics, Executive Director, Center for Economics of Social Issues
University of Surrey 1981
Economic Analyses of Social Issues, Public Policy Analyses, Economic and Social Impact Assessment, Program Evaluation

Matthew Fienup, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for Economic Research & Forecasting; Associate Professor, Economics
University of California Santa Barbara 2017
Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Economic Policy Analysis, Land Use, Environmental Markets

John Garcia, DBA

Assistant Professor of Finance
Creighton University 2020
Behavioral Finance, Financial Analysis, Financial Distress, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Business Analytics

Virginia Gean, MBA, CMA

Senior Lecturer, Accounting
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA 2002
Virginia Gean has been teaching at CLU for 15 years and she brings her 30+ years of real life business experience to the classroom, to enrich the subjects of Accounting and Finance

Bruce Gillies, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor, School of Management
Alliant International University 2002
Leadership Coaching, Organization Development, Strategic Human Resource Management, Career Counseling, Sports Psychology

Herbert Gooch III, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
University of California Los Angeles

Dan Hamilton, Ph.D.

Director and Associate Professor, MS in Quantitative Economics program and Director, Economics, Center for Economic Research and Forecasting
University of California, Santa Barbara 2002
Forecasting, Time Series Econometrics, Macroeconomic Theory, Input-Output Analysis and Economic Measurement, Business Cycle Analysis

Haco Hoang, Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science
Boston University 2000
Dr. Hoang has a broad range of knowledge on issues involving international/global politics, public policy and advocacy, campaigns/elections, civic engagement and environmental justice.

Virginia Ilie, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Information Technology
University of Central Florida 2005
Data science and machine learning, Data management, IT project management, IT implementations, Intuitive interface design, IT user engagement and workarounds.

Edward Julius, M.S., CPA

Professor, Business Administration
Wharton Graduate School 1975

Sabith Khan, Ph.D., M.P.A., M.A.

Director and Assistant Professor, Master of Public Policy & Administration (MPPA)
Virginia Tech 2015
American philanthropy, International Development, Leadership, Nonprofit organizations, Organizational change and impact of technology.

Kirk Lesh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Economics
University of California Santa Barbara 2013
Applied Microeconomics

Ran Lu-Andrews, Ph.D., CFA

Director and Associate Professor, Business Administration
University of Cincinnati 2011
Corporate Finance, Real Estate

Valeria Makarova, Ph.D., MBA

Director, Teaching Effectiveness, Assistant Professor, Business Administration
Lomonosov Moscow State University

Patrick Manning, CPA, CGMA, MBA

Director and Lecturer, Accounting
California Lutheran University 1992
Over 34 years of professional business experience in public accounting and private industry, adjunct professor of accounting for 20 years.

Kyle McIntosh, CPA, MBA

Program Director, Executive MBA, MBA, and Masters in Management Programs
UCLA Anderson School of Business 2009

Robert Meadows, Ph.D., Ed.D.

Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Claremont Graduate University

Susan Murphy, Ph.D.

Professor, Business Administration
University of Illinois Chicago

Tracy Nickl, MBA

Lecturer, School of Management

Christopher Njunge, Ph.D

Assistant Professor, Organizational Leadership
Claremont Graduate University 2018
Business Analysis industry experience and research in Mobile Banking, Business Intelligence, and Information Systems Management.

Mark Orlando, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Director of Sports Management Program

George J. Owens, MBA

Visiting Lecturer
MBA, Pepperdine University
Marketing, Branding, Market Research, Management, Strategy

Michael Panesis, MBA

Executive Director, Steven Dorfman Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Senior Lecturer, Entrepreneurship
Rutgers University 1989
Entrepreneurship, startups, new venture creation, new venture investment

Renee S. Rock

Senior Lecturer, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship
California State University Northridge
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Communication

Hossein Salehi, Ph.D., CFP®

Assistant Professor, Financial Planning
Texas Tech University

Adrijana Sekulovic, PhD

Lecturer, School of Management
Université Paris Ouest Nanterre

Mary Jo Shane, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Fielding Graduate University 2001

Vlad Vaiman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean and Professor, Interim Program Director, EMBA/MBA/MSM
University of St. Gallen Switzerland 2004
Talent Management, International Management, Human Resources, Business Education

Paul Witman, Ph.D.

Director and Professor, Masters in Information Technology (MSIT)
Claremont Graduate University 2007
Information Security, Social Media, Information Systems, Non-profits

Stephen A Adamu, Ed.D, MBA, MS.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University 2018
Varied interests and expertise in Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Strategy, Organizational Culture and Innovation, Product Development and Pharmaceutical Industries

Laura Azzalina Rigali

Adjunct Faculty Member

Daniel E. Ball, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
UCLA Anderson School of Management 2007
I create products and enhance customer experience, coaching entrepreneurs and students how to innovate

Silvina Bamrungpong, Ph.D., M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Gregory Barnes, M.B.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2004

Christopher L. Beck, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Southwestern Law School 2011
Municipal Law

Thomas Becker, MSEE

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Southern California 1980
Computer Architectures, Electronics, Integrated Circuit Technology, Applications, Signal Processing, Disk Drive Technology

Jared Berman, MSIT

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2017

David Boberg

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Terry L Bradford-Crane, MBA, CFP®

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran Univerisity 2011

Robert Brooks

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jeff Burgh, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Bob Bushnell, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Thomas Cady, M.P.P.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Public Administration, Safety Services and Organizational Change

Suzanne Callender, MS, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1999
Digital Marketing, Sales Management, Analytics, Entrepreneurship

Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE

Adjunct Faculty Member

David W Church, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of California, Los Angeles - Anderson School of Management 2010
Senior Vice President, Bank of America | Non-Profit Board Member | Expertise in project management + process improvement

Meghan B. Clark, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Gonzaga University School of Law 1998

Linda E Clayton, MBA, CFP®, CDFA®

Adjunct Faculty Member

Alan B Cohen, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
MBA, Indiana University 1984
20 years CMO across Marketing, Strategy, Positioning, Digital, Branding, Advertising

K.T. Connor, Ph.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Southern California 1975
PhD in Communication from USC, background in Organization Development, Management, Value Science,Talent and Culture Assessment.

John B. Crenshaw, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Primo D Custodio, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Human Resources, Talent Management, Learning & Development, Labor Relations, Compensation, Benefits, Workers' Compensation

Denise J Danne, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University
Human Resource Management (14 years experience)and Professional Development for Teachers and Administrators

Janet Davis, M.S., CPA, CFP®

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
tax planning and return preparation for professionals as well as for small to mid-size businesses and their owners

Saundra Davis

Adjunct Faculty Member

Nozar T Daylami, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Claremont Graduate University 2004
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Enterprise Applications Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Cloud Computing

Robert R Deuson, PhD, MSHS, MS

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Minnesota 1983
Applied Economics, Industrial Engineering, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Public Health, Statistics

John Dillon, MS

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Computer Science, application design for businesses (especially workflow designs), Notes/Domino expert.

Todd E Dooling, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University

John J Duffy, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Civil Litigator

Timothy Dynice, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Mark Edwards, MBA, CFP®

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Leslie Felding, B.S., M.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Skilled in leadership, business communication, problem solving , goal setting, and gap analysis.

Celia Feramisco, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Marketing, Marketing Communications, and Advertising

Stephen Finch, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2008
Finance, Corporate Management, Behavioral Finance, Investments, Financial Planning, International Finance, Entrepreneurship

Jade Flores-Henderson, M.S.

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 2017

Howard J Fox, JD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Loyola University School of Law 1984
Business Litigation, Automobile Lemon Law, Divorce, Probate Litigation

Mark Garcia, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Gilbert Farrell Gean, Ph.D

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Georgia State University 1981

Keith Gosselin, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
After fifteen years of working for small-to-Fortune 100 companies, I launched KKG Marketing Consultants, targeting start-up and small business operations.

Rajendra Gupta, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Cryptocurrency, Blockchain, Capital Markets and Hedge Funds, Risk Management, and Operating major wall street capital market transaction groups

David J Habib, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Jodi Hill, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University, MBA 2004
Corporate, Brand and Product Marketing, Marketing Communications, Advertising, and Public Relations

Joseph Huggins, M.A, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

James Mike Jay, MSE, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Rutgers University, MBA 1991
Consumer Insights and Analytics, Applied Statistics & Pricing Analytics.

Elizabeth Jetton, CFP®

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Bonnie L Johnson, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University 1995
Economics and Strategy

Kapp L. Johnson, J.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of LaVerne College of Law 1995
Business Ethics and Law

Marin Marinov Kakachev, Executive MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Developing top talent through the development of a strong sense of self, emotional intelligence, enterprise thinking, hands on learning and creative risk taking.

Prof. (FH) Dr. Armin Kammel, LL.M. (London), MBA (CLU)

Adjunct Faculty Member - EMBA in Austria

Hratch J Karakachian, J.D. MBT, CPA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of West Los Angeles 2007
Income Taxation, Estate & Gift Taxation, Estate Planning, Probate

Yayati Kasralikar

Adjunct Faculty Member

Manfred Kohlbach, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Karl Franzens Universitaet Graz 1992
Corporate finance, risk management, general management, financial strategy

Edward William Kramer, MBA, CFP(R), EA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Tax planning for closely-held family business

Amie Krause, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Monica Luechtefeld

Adjunct Faculty Member

Gloria Macri, Ph.D

Adjunct Faculty Member
Dublin City University 2012
Teaching and researching in the fields of intercultural communication; social research methods; race, ethnicity and diaspora studies; cultural identity; and the new media

Michael Martin, MSC, MSM

Adjunct Faculty Member
Agile Product Development, Supply Chain Management, Partner Management, Turnaround Strategy, Internet/Digital Consultant

Richard B. McAndrew, B.S. Finance

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Arizona State University 1971
Global Information Technology, International Sales Management, International Business Management & Human Resource Leadership

Steven McClurg

Adjunct Faculty Member

Tom Means, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
A business expert with experience developing successful teams in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. He holds a special expertise in employee health and welfare plans.

Nanette S. Metz, Ph.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Nebraska at Omaha 2007
e-learning successful outcomes, organizational theory, transportation policy, unmanned aerial vehicles and aviation developments

Sheila Moore, Ph.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Brent Morris, Ed.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Doctor of Education, USC 2013
Retired Law Enforcement Commander that specialized in large scale capital projects, and management of specialized divisions

Gary Stephen Moskovitz, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
broad-based, executive management experience

Scott D. Nelson, CFP(R), MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University

Toly Novik, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Supply Chain Transformation; Operational Turnaround; Data Scientist

Nicholas G. Novosel III, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Kelly E. O'Donnell, JCD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Pontifical University Antonianum, Rome 1992
Business Law, Business Ethics, Canon Law

Carlo Ohanian, MA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Economics and Quantitative Methods

Carl R. Oliver, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Fielding Graduate University 2004
Business ethics; organizational development

Disha Patel

Adjunct Faculty Member

Stefano Pelle, MA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Claudio Perez-Korinko, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Master of Science in Management 1996
Hispanic Marketing Research, Ethnography, Strategic Hispanic Marketing and Advertising, International Marketing, Cultural Branding, Brand Analysis, Brand Management and Brand Extension.

Donald G Perrin, Ph.D.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Per-Olov (P.O.) Pettersson, Ph.D.,

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Institute of Technology 1996
Management Science, Program Management, Image Sensors

Sunil Phabiani, MBA, BE

Adjunct Faculty Member
Global Supply Chain

Adam Pollock, J.D.

Adjunct Factulty Member
Utah State University B.A. 2009
Estate Planning, Probate, Business Advising, and Business Formation

Andrew P Powers, M.P.P.A.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Michael J. Prior, Ph.D., DBA, Ed.D., MBA.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
ISM, Paris, France. Ph.D. 2006
Business Strategy, Marketing, Business Innovation. International Trade & Development. Global Executive Developing Unique Lifestyle Products, Motorsports, Investment Partnerships, Auto Manufacturing, Tourism, Entertainment.and

Michael Puente, M.S.Q.E.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Judith Lynn Richards, MBA

Senior Lecturer, Business Administration
Pepperdine University
Marketing, International Marketing, Marketing Communications, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Elroy Schneider, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Loyola University School of Law 1975
Business Law and Business Ethics

Robert E. Sears, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Executive positions in various public and private companies and not-for-profit entities.

Victoria V Silchenko, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
entrepreneurial finance, financial modeling, feasibility, venture capital, private equity, crowdfunding, royalty financing, Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), IPO, liquidity

Daniel S. Smith, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Global Business Development - Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Operations

Sandy Smith, M.P.P.A.

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Raja Subramoni, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member
Raja has 25+ years as a Marketing Executive across a series of Fortune 50, mid-sized, and startup organizations. A graduate of Brown University (Undergraduate) and Cornell University (M.B.A).

Jonathan Sundberg, Ed.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Pepperdine University 2016

Edgar A. Terry, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Financial Analysis & Agricultural Finance

Teresa Thompson

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Markus Tomaschitz

Adjunct Faculty Member

Adrian Tylim, M.S.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Corporate Sustainability and Renewable Energy Systems

Margarita Vaiman, MBA, MSC

Adjunct Faculty Member

Steven R. Van Hook, PhD

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Broadcast journalist, social worker, educator, international economic development media director.

Charles M. Vance, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member
Management, Human Resources, International Business, Training, Organization Development

Sushma Vasudevan

Adjunct Faculty Member
University of Wales 2006
Technology, Data Science, Product Innovation, Data Visualization, Multi-Cloud Infrastructure, and Marketing Analytics

Ken Watten, CFP, MBA

Adjunct Faculty Member

Timothy L Weaver, MBA

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
California Lutheran University 1979
Organizational Leadership and Finance

Richard M. Weber, MBA, CLU, AEP (Distinguished)

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member
Insurance Fiduciary / fee-only expert on life, disability, long term care and annuity insurance products and agent standards of care

Jeremy D Witbeck, MBA, CFA, CFP®

Senior Adjunct Faculty Member

Gilbert Young

Adjunct Faculty Member

Eric Zackrison

Adjunct Faculty Member