Director of Recruitment and Advising, Part Time Programs
Pepperdine University, Graziadio Business School
Shany Mahalu leads the recruitment efforts of the Part Time MBA and BSM programs at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. She is a passionate leader who inspires individuals, teams, and organizations to reach higher, dream bigger, and achieve greater goals. Shany is a graduate and the former recruiter of the top ranked Master of Science in Organization Development (MSOD) program. Shany is known for consistently exceeding her enrollment targets, working effectively with executives and top talent of fortune 100 companies across industries and geographic regions as well as internal and external stakeholders. Shany began her professional career as Director of Security Operations at the Israeli Airlines, El Al, where she managed complex operations. She further developed her passion for people in her first role at Pepperdine University while serving as a Career Development and Corporate Relations Manager. In this role, she provided career counseling, assessment and resume assistance, and facilitated career workshops and sessions to students and alumni of the full-time MBA programs. She is the recipient of Pepperdine University 2016 Staff Excellence Recognition Award for Innovation, 2017 Above and Beyond Award, and 2017 Top Performance Recruitment Award. In 2018, Shany began teaching a Cross-Cultural Management course at Pepperdine's FT programs. She finds true joy in helping others grow as they fulfill their professional aspirations and personal goals.