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Executive Leadership

Jim Gash - Pepperdine University

Jim Gash (JD '93)
President and Chief Executive Officer

Rick Marrs - Pepperdine University

Rick Marrs
Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Lauren Cosentino - Pepperdine University

Lauren W. Cosentino ('97, MBA '12)
Vice President for Advancement and Chief Development Officer

Danny DeWalt - Pepperdine University

Danny DeWalt
Vice President and Chief of Staff

Rick Gibson - Pepperdine University

Marc P. Goodman
General Counsel

Gary Hanson - Pepperdine University

Gary A. Hanson (JD '80)
Executive Vice President

Connie Horton - Pepperdine University

Connie Horton ('82)
Vice President for Student Affairs

Lee Kats - Pepperdine University

Lee Kats
Vice Provost

Matthew Midura - Pepperdine University

Matthew J. Midura ('97, MA '05)
Associate Vice President for Integrated Marketing Communications and Acting Chief Marketing Officer 

Tim Perrin - Pepperdine University

Tim Perrin
Senior Vice President for Strategic Implementation

Phil Phillips - Pepperdine University

Phil Phillips ('88, JD '92)
Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer

Jeff Pippin - Pepperdine University

Jeff Pippin (MBA '83)
Senior Vice President for Investments and Chief Investment Officer

Greg Ramirez - Pepperdine University

Greg G. Ramirez ('03)
Chief Financial Officer

Nicole Taylor studio headshot

Nicolle Taylor ('98, JD '02)
Vice President and Chief Business Officer

Academic Deans

Michael Feltner - Pepperdine University

Michael E. Feltner
Dean, Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Paul Caron - Pepperdine University

Paul L. Caron
Duane and Kelly Roberts Dean, Caruso School of Law

Deryck J. van Rensburg - Pepperdine University

Deryck J. van Rensburg
Dean, Graziadio Business School

Helen E. Williams - Pepperdine University

Helen E. Williams
Dean, Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Pete Peterson - Pepperdine University

Pete Peterson (MPP '07)
Dean, Braun Family Dean's Chair, School of Public Policy

Mark Roosa - Pepperdine University

Mark S. Roosa
Dean of Libraries