Graziadio School of Business and Management Celebrates Winter Commencement
The Graziadio School of Business and Management held its winter commencement on December 5 at Firestone Fieldhouse on the Malibu campus. Honorary doctorate recipient Jeff Stibel, author, entrepreneur, and brain scientist, and Distinguished Alumnus Don Bailey (MBA ’86), former CEO of Questcor, Inc. (QCOR), a specialty pharmaceutical company, addressed the graduates.
Stibel is the vice chair of Dun & Bradstreet and a founding partner of Bryant Stibel & Co. He currently sits on the boards of various private and public companies, as well as academic boards for Tufts University, Brown University, and the University of Southern California.
Bailey is on the board of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, and chair of its portfolio committee. He was QCOR’s CEO for seven years, during which the stock price of QCOR increased over 200 times, and QCOR was named the number one growth company in the U.S. three times by Forbes and Fortune. He is a Senior Fellow in Entrepreneurship at Pepperdine University, serves on the board of the business school at Chapman University, and is a founding board member of the Institute for Innovation at the University of California, Irvine.