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Graziadio School of Business and Management Hosts 2017 George Awards

Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management hosted the ninth annual George Awards at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica on Friday, April 7.

Below is the list of this year’s winners:

  • Student Awards

Tamarra Allen

Master of Science in Management and Leadership

Anne Guillebeaux

Fully Employed Master of Business Administration

Michelle Konstantarakis

Executive Master of Business Administration

Jen Oh

Full-Time Master of Business Administration

Shea O'Reilly

Master of Science in Human Resources

Maegan Scott

Master of Science in Organization and Development

  • Corporate Partner Award

Adam Buffum


  • Waves of Service Award

Elizabeth Vilardo

Outstanding Service Award

  • Alumni Award

Darren Pitts

Outstanding Alumnus

  • Faculty Member Award

Nelson Granados

Outstanding Faculty Member

Named in honor of school benefactor and Imperial Bank founder George Graziadio, Jr., the George Award is given to students, alumni, faculty, staff, and business leaders who have demonstrated outstanding business acumen, strong leadership skills, as well as a commitment to serving the community and improving the business world. Recipients exemplify integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, while enriching the ever-changing business world through their superior skills and entrepreneurial spirit.

For additional information about the George Awards, visit the Graziadio School website.