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Pat Boulard '90 (MBA '92)
Patrick (Pat) Boulard was born, raised and educated in France where he graduated with degrees in mathematics and physics, business administration, and marketing. Pat headed to California in 1989 for what was supposed to be a one-year abroad experience as part of an exchange program with Chapman. But in the end, Chapman had a much more profound impact on Pat’s life than anyone could have anticipated. Pat graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1990 and stayed on to get an MBA in 1992 at Chapman. As an MBA student, Pat took an entrepreneurship class that would later prove decisive in his professional life. He also met his Chapman sweetheart and now wife, fellow Chapman graduate Lori (Guirior), (B.A. finance ’91).
Following graduation, Pat started his career in maritime operations, and became involved with information systems after realizing the positive impact technology could have on productivity and business performance. Moving from container ships to retail, and from California to New Jersey, Pat joined Toys R Us International where for nine years he directed teams of operations and technology professionals in Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia and implemented operations and systems improvements that enabled Toys R Us countries to operate more efficiently and profitably. In 2004, Pat transitioned from toys to women's apparel to lead a business transformation initiative as CIO for Urban Brands (now known as "The New Ashley Stewart") and in 2007, the whole family happily moved back to California when Pat was recruited to become the first Global CIO for Quiksilver in Huntington Beach.
Over the years, Pat has developed a passion for energizing business performance through innovative and culturally relevant solutions that make people more productive, processes more efficient, and companies more profitable. As co-founder and managing partner of Axellium, Pat combines his cross-industry, cross-functional and cross-cultural expertise with a set of unique tools and methods to deliver transformative and lasting value to his clients. Pat now lives in Irvine, Calif. with Lori and their two children, Chloe and Ian.
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Dona Constantine '84
After passing the exam for the Registered Nursing State Boards and becoming licensed to practice as a nurse in 1967, Dona continued her education at Chapman, receiving a bachelor’s degree in health sciences in 1984.
During her years at Chapman, Dona was able to explore various subjects such as Victorian literature, British history and oceanography, along with the required courses for her major. These classes filled her with a sense of wonder, fulfillment and an appreciation for a broad based education. Her years at Chapman were thought provoking and life changing. She will be forever grateful for her experience at Chapman and now feels it is time to give not only resources, but time back to her alma mater.
Currently, Dona works as a senior risk and patient safety specialist for the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. She and her husband, Paul, have two adult sons, Jason and Paul-Abram.
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Adam Coughran '04 (M.A. '10)
As an Orange County native, Chapman University seemed like the obvious choice for Adam. While attending Chapman as an undergraduate student, Adam participated in several programs including the Orange County Internship Program, where he was a law clerk for the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Upon graduating, he became a member of the Southern California law enforcement community. Adam returned to Chapman in 2008 to pursue a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and a Graduate Certificate in the Administration and Leadership of Criminal Justice Organizations.
Adam is an adjunct faculty member at several local higher education institutions and a professional trainer and consultant for a number of businesses and private universities. He also serves on several association boards in both the public and private sector and is a member of Chapman’s 1861 Club, Alumni Legacy, President’s Circle and the Charles C. Chapman Heritage Society.
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Justin Diemert (MBA '08)
Justin graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 2003 with a B.A. in journalism. While at CSULB, he worked for the school newspaper, The Daily 49er, as reporter and editor. He also served as president of the campus charter club the Society of Professional Journalists and his chapter received a distinguished club award for excellence from the national organization.
To remain competitive and sharpen his business skills Justin pursued an MBA from Chapman, graduating in 2008. Since then he's been working as a product manager at CoreLogic (CLGX), an Irvine-based international data and analytics corporation. In addition, he also is currently the vice president at the CoreLogic Toastmasters Club.
An Orange native, when he's not applying his skills to his day job, you can find him outdoors playing sports and enjoying all Southern California has to offer.
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Roger Douglas '02 (JD '07)
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Karlie Harstad '09
Karlie Harstad graduated from Chapman in 2009 with a B.A in Art History summa cum laude and Grey Key recipient. After working abroad in France and Singapore for nearly four years, she returned to Orange County and reconnected with Chapman. As an executive member of the Chapman Young Alumni Society, she is dedicated to engaging young alumni by facilitating networking and volunteer opportunities.
Karlie currently works as a Clinical Core Labs Analyst for a global medical device company where she is a member of their “Strengthen Our Community” committee. Her free time is spent travelling and tutoring French.
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Kelly Hart (M.S. '13)
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Marc Hickman '06
Marc is an account executive for Aon Risk Services, Inc. the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human resources solutions and outsourcing services. In his role he is responsible for managing Aon’s resources and all aspects of the client relationship. His book of business includes global 100, private equity, large retail and service industry clients including Toyota North America, The Irvine Company and The Gores Group, LLC.
He is also a member of Chapman50.
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Alyssa Lahham (MBA '13)
Alyssa Lahham is currently a Marketing Program Manager at Ingram Micro Cloud, where she oversees marketing initiatives for cloud vendors including Microsoft, Dropbox, Cisco, and more. Independently, she is a digital marketing consultant and works on projects ranging from research and strategy to campaign execution and analysis. She is also a principal at Axellium, a "special ops" project delivery team, and co-founder of STAFFR, a start-up online staffing company.
In addition to serving on the Chapman Alumni Associate Board of Directors, Alyssa is a Chapman50 member. She also serves as the co-executive director for Forge 54, a non-profit that does pro-bono marketing for other non-profits.
Alyssa graduated with her MBA from Chapman University in 2013. Prior to attending Chapman, she graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a B.A. in communications. She lives in Newport Beach with her husband, Sam, and their Boston Terrier, Maya. Outside of work and Chapman activities, Alyssa enjoys hiking, cooking, and traveling.
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Michael Milhiser '69
G. Michael Milhiser is the chief administrative officer for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians’ Tribal Government Administration and Enterprises. Prior to assuming his current position, he served as the Interim Executive Director of the multi-million dollar Tri-City Mental Health Center in Pomona. In addition to his B.A. in government from Chapman University, Michael holds of Master of Public Administration degree from Claremont Graduate University.
Michael’s commitment to the community is demonstrated through his service and participation in several community organizations. He is the past chair of the Mt. Baldy Region of the United Way and distinguished past president of the Montclair Kiwanis Club. He also serves on the boards of the James L. White Foundation, the George Chaffey Trust, the West End YMCA, and is a past board member of the Corporate Board of the Los Angeles United Way and the Chaffey College Foundation.
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Margaret Moodian '03
Dr. Margaret Moodian moved from Mercer Island, Wash. to attend Chapman University. While at Chapman, she was involved in Panhellenic, served in several positions in the Delta Gamma Fraternity, and participated in many other clubs on campus. These experiences, combined with her two study excursions to Europe, made for a well-rounded college experience.
After graduating from Chapman, she earned a master’s degree in psychology and a doctorate in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University. She is currently an adjunct professor at Chapman and Brandman universities and co-directs the tutoring center at Brandman University.
Margaret maintains community involvement with the nonprofit groups Court Appointed Special Advocates, Tias Arms and the World Affairs Council of Orange County.
She and her husband, Dr. Michael Moodian, live in South Orange County with their rescue dog, Manny, and chinchilla, Marshall.
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Barbara Parker '64
After beginning her Chapman education in 1949 and having three sons, Barbara won the senior award in 1964 for taking the longest to graduate. After receiving her degree, she taught school (both full time and as a substitute), tutored in reading and participated in the university reading clinic. Barbara also owned and operated an interior design business.
Barbara is active on campus as a member (and past-president) of Town & Gown. She also takes classes through the Chapman Alumni Lifelong Learning program and serves on the American Celebration Opening night committee. Outside of Chapman, Barbara is on the board of Orange Republican Women, Federated and is a graduate of Leadership Orange.
Barbara and her husband Bill (a 1952 alumnus) live in Orange. They have a grandson and granddaughter who attended Chapman.
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Justin Poulsen '14
While attending Chapman, Justin was a member of the Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and an active member of the Inter-Fraternity Council, eventually serving as the Council president from 2012 to 2013. He was also involved in various student film productions in a variety of roles, including a role as co-producer of the documentary short film 'I Run While Talking to God', funded by a grant from Chapman University and the Sikhlens Film Festival.
Justin currently works as a coordinator in content operations and strategy at Lionsgate in Santa Monica, Calif. He enjoys running and hiking around Los Angeles, cooking and trying new restaurants, and watching and analyzing film and television content.
photo of Rob  Selway '07 (MBA '09)
Rob Selway '07 (MBA '09)
Rob is a double alumnus of Chapman University and the former center of the Panther basketball team from 2003 to 2007. He completed his master's degree in the full-time program, at night, while working full-time during the day, over a two year period. He has been in the full-time workforce for seven years and the part-time consulting business for 11 years. His experience is financial sales: equipment, real estate, and business lines of credit.
Rob is the assistant vice president relationship manager and portfolio manager at Citizens Business Bank’s Spectrum Center. Citizens Business Bank is a pure business bank that solely focuses on privately held middle market businesses. Their clients are manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, and professional service companies with annual revenues usually between $2 million to $400 million.
Rob is Orange County born and bred, but loves to travel. In his spare time, he utilizes his CA Notary Public license and does historic site management consulting. He is very competitive as he came from a collegiate sports background and is the oldest of four boys. Rob is used to the responsibility of working and leading in a team environment. He is detail oriented, organized, persistent in solving problems, and self-motivated.
photo of Vasily Shorokhov '00 (MBA '12)
Vasily Shorokhov '00 (MBA '12)
A native of Moscow, Russia, Vasily came to the United States to fulfill his dream of getting an American education. After graduating from Chapman with a B.A. in business administration, he started his career in the field of Financial Services with First American Title.
After close to ten years with the company, Vasily returned to Chapman to pursue an MBA, which he completed in 2012. Currently, Vasily works at Wells Fargo with their Business Banking Unit. Most recently, he served as Vice President with Lender Processing Services.
Vasily is involved with the Big Brother Big Sister program of Orange County and also serves on the board of the Chapman University MBA Alumni Association.
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Sophia Silva '11
Sophia Silva is a positive psychology coach and speaker who created www.sophiasilva.org to promote a positive way of life in which people can thrive. She also has a YouTube channel where she streams her "videoblog" with tips and advice, as well as interviews with leading figures.
Sophia has been featured on Univision, The Huffington Post, the Orange County Register and the Dr. Drew Podcast. Being from South American descent, she is fully bilingual and has received international attention as a columnist for Unoticias, Monte Carlo TV and Vision Canaria TV Digital. Her latest project, What the Flow!, interviews experts on topics related to health, happiness and how to overcome life’s challenges. It can be found on www.sophiasilva.org, YouTube, iTunes and Stitcher.
Sophia graduated Magna Cum Laude with Departmental Honors from Chapman University. She received her MBA and MA in Positive Psychology from Claremont Graduate University, and she is a member of The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Pi.
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Faheem Tukhi
B.A. legal studies '05
During his time at Chapman, Faheem was a competing member of the Mock Trial team, where he won the Best Witness award at a regional competition, and participated in the Orange County Internship Program. Faheem returned to Chapman in 2013 to pursue a J.D. at the Fowler School of Law, anticipating completion of his degree in 2015. He serves as a Student Ambassador for the law school, and also assists with the Public/Private Partnership for Justice Reform in Afghanistan, which is facilitated by the Fowler School of Law.
Faheem’s brother, Mir Tukhi, graduated from Chapman in 1998 with a degree in broadcast journalism. The “Mir Tukhi-Chris Harris Broadcast Journalism Award” is named after him, and awarded by the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at the annual Cecil Awards.
Faheem lives in Santiago Hills with his wife, and they strive to eat at every new (and old) restaurant in the Orange Plaza.

Board Liaisons

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Mike Brown '06
Chapman50 Liaison
Before Mike Brown graduated from Chapman University in 2006 with a degree in business administration, he co-founded ModBargains.com at 19 years old when he became passionate about cars and noticed there was a need for easier access to automotive enhancements and aftermarket products. After encountering a great deal of problems locating car parts to modify his BMW 3 series, Mike realized an opportunity to capitalize on a growing market. While a student at Chapman, Brown co-founded and operated ModBargains.com, a retailer of aftermarket car parts including wheels, exterior accessories, performance parts, and interior accessories. Shortly after its inception, ModBargains.com had earned over one million dollars in revenue and was shipping over 4,000 parts to 49 countries. Brown’s entrepreneurial endeavor won him first place in the 2006 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards. Starting a business in college was risky for Brown. Growing his company while maintaining a high GPA, took discipline, time-management skills, and passion. Refusing to compromise his individual or professional ethics, Brown has made ModBargains.com a place to find high-quality products and excellent customer service.
Brown's purpose statement is to use his leadership strengths to create love, happiness, and prosperity. As a mentor at the Chapman University Entrepreneurship Village, he advises aspiring entrepreneurs to do what they are passionate about rather than what will earn the most money. “Ultimately, you are going to be pouring your entire life into your business, so you better enjoy what you are doing." Matching passion for the business along with solving a problem in the marketplace, leading to revenues, is Brown's focus & what he advises start-up entrepreneurs to focus on. Nine years later, Brown's La Habra business has grown from him working on orders on his laptop between classes at Chapman to 26 employees and a 13,000-square-foot building with offices, a warehouse and an installation shop. The company really began to grow after it started keeping car products in stock and performing installations on vehicles with the parts it sold. ModBargains has processed over 100,000 orders to more than 160 countries.
Mike is involved with many organizations including: SEMA Young Executive Network, SEMA Professional Restylers Organization, Chapman University Chapman50, Chapman University eVillage, and has been featured in the Orange County Register, OC Metro 40 under 40, Young Money magazine, Yahoo Finance, and other publications. For more information on ModBargains, please visit http://www.modbargains.com
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Alex Hayden '95
Chapman50 Liaison
Mr. Hayden has been a real estate professional based in Southern California since 1995. Mr. Hayden specializes in Multi Market Corporate Real Estate Advisory Services. He has conducted transaction and consulting assignments in excess of 10 million square feet and specializes in portfolio planning and site acquisition transactions on behalf of financial institutions, professional services firms, major logistics organizations, Restaurant industry, and the Engineering industry.
Mr. Hayden was recognized at Cushman & Wakefield as an Executive Director. Along with his partners, Mr. Hayden was recruited to Cushman & Wakefield from their practice at CBRE where they were celebrated as the top tenant representation team in Orange County and where Mr. Hayden was a key leader in the development of strategic planning for corporate clients. In the past seven years, Mr. Hayden has been involved in numerous aspects of the business, including: acquisition, disposition, lease, build-to-suits, and sale of real estate valued at over $1.5 billion. Alex Hayden was recently promoted as Executive Vice President of CBRE, the world's largest commercial real estate services firm serving owners, investors and occupiers.
Mr. Hayden is a member of the Advisory Board for the Roger C. Hobbs Institute for Real Estate, Law and Environmental Studies at Chapman University. Additionally, Mr. Hayden serves as a member of the Board of Directors for YMCA of Orange County and a member of The Ferrari Club of America. Mr. Hayden graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. Mr. Hayden and his wife Lori live in San Juan Capistrano, California and have two children, Charlie and Caroline.