DEAN, ARGYROS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS, CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
WHY: Oversees one of the top business schools in the county, which celebrated its 20th anniversary of Argyros backing in fall 2019. Named dean in 2017, after working as a Chapman instructor since 1992. Authored numerous published papers on mergers, corporate governance, and compensation.
RECENT: Established founding board and kicked off Master of Science in Real Estate program in the fall.
NOTABLE: “The Argyros family’s generosity has allowed Chapman to offer students a high-quality education, including hiring nationally-known faculty, such as noble prize recipients,” Turk told the Orange Review in 2019.