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Craig Everett

Assistant Professor of Finance
Director, Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project
Graziadio Business School

 West Los Angeles
 

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate finance
  • Small business finance
  • Entrepreneurial finance
  • Business valuation
  • Crowdfunding

Dr. Craig Everett's teaching and research interests include entrepreneurial finance, private capital markets, business valuation and behavioral corporate finance. He has over twenty years of industry experience in management consulting and the aerospace & defense industry, and he has been involved with multiple startup ventures. 

Dr. Everett is the author of the best-selling children's fantasy novel Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune, which incorporates such financial literacy topics as saving, investing, banking, entrepreneurship, interest rates, return on investment and net worth. He has been quoted in national financial media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.

Dr. Everett in the News

SBA disaster loans — not just for business, Yahoo.com

Small Business Owners Would Hire More Employees If Economy Improved, MainStreet.com

 

Full Bio

Education

  • PhD, Purdue University
  • MBA., George Mason University
  • BA, Tufts University

Research and Scholarship

 

Media Appearances

Dr. Craig Everett is an assistant professor of finance at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management and director of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project. His teaching and research interests include entrepreneurial finance, private capital markets, business valuation and behavioral corporate finance. He has over twenty years of industry experience in management consulting and the aerospace & defense industry. He has also been involved with multiple startup ventures.

Dr. Everett has been actively engaged in children's financial literacy initiatives over the years, being both a classroom (K-12) financial literacy volunteer for Junior Achievement and a member of the curriculum advisory board for the National Financial Educators Council. He is the author of the best-selling children's fantasy novel Toby Gold and the Secret Fortune, which incorporates financial literacy topics as saving, investing, banking, entrepreneurship, interest rates, return on investment and net worth. 

Dr. Everett is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society, Financial Executives International, and the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. He's also a certified mergers & acquisitions advisor (CM&AA) and a registered investment advisor (RIA) with the state of California. He has been quoted in national financial media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal and CNBC.