Chancellor, CEO, Brandman University
WHY: Leads 60-year-old nonprofit, part of Chapman University system: 80 programs, 25K students, 25 sites.
RECENT: Grew Walmart partnership offering business education to retail workers for individual cost of $1 day. One of three schools in program; 7.5K students across initiative so far; Walmart expects up to 70K workers over next five years.
QUOTABLE: Program helps “working adults achieve college degrees that accelerate upward mobility.”
FUN FACTS: Favorite musical group as a kid: Boston.