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Alain Gracianette

Program Director, Master of Business Administration Professor of Marketing Department of Master of Business Administration School of Management
Office: Centennial Hall 104 Phone: 503-280-8567
Education: 
D.Mgt, Emphasis on Higher-Education, George Fox University
MBA, Pepperdine University
B.A. Business Administration, Marketing Major, ECCIP/Advancia, Paris, France
Certificate In Fashion Design & Merchandising, UCLA - Small Business International Trade Certificate, PCC - Portland World Trade Center
Background: 

For the past several years, Alain was Chair of the MBA Department at Marylhurst University, an institution where he taught various courses such as Strategic Planning, Capstone/Final Project, International Marketing, Business in China, Strategic Leadership in Sustainable Management and Sustainable Marketing, since 2002.

He has three decades of business experience in multiple industries such as printing, advertising, direct marketing, sporting goods, hi-tech and clinical research, and has held various management positions in sales, merchandising, marketing, corporate strategy and consulting, working for both small and global companies.

On a personal note, Alain has been happily married for 30 years and is blessed with two wonderful sons. He is currently a member of the Saint-Vincent de Paul Society, and spent a decade supporting his sons in countless church, Boy Scouts of America and community-based activities. As a man of many passions, Alain also enjoys art, reading (e.g., historical novels, biographies, strategy, marketing, international business, global affairs...), traveling, sports (most particularly soccer, rugby, cycling, swimming, track & field, and skiing), gardening and cooking. He has traveled to 19 countries for both business and pleasure.

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