Faculty / School of Business

Brandon F. Shamim

Adjunct Faculty

Brandon  is  an  award  winning  strategist,  executive  coach,  and  business  advisor  with  over  20  years  of leadership,  business  process  improvement  and  managerial  excellence   experience  working  with diverse multinational corporations, government agencies, hospitals, utilities and universities.  During his career,  he has managed an independent management consulting firm and served as director for a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative responsible for $48 million in capital assistance.  He currently heads a regional  consortium  promoting  career  pathways  for  the  global  trade  and  supply  chain  industry.  He has  also established  small  business  incubators  and  accelerators  at  area  colleges  and  is  a  faculty instructor  for  the Goldman  Sachs  10,000  Small  Business  Initiative  in  conjunction  with  Babson  College (#1  Entrepreneurship MBA).  He  has  also  evaluated  social  enterprise  competitions  for  the LA  Mayor’s Office  and  Pepperdine University.  Active in civic affairs, he has served for nine years as the Chair of the Small Business Council for the LA Area Chamber of Commerce and as an appointed LA City Commissioner by Mayor Eric Garcetti. He also has served on boards of over 8 nonprofit organizations and incubated several nonprofit organizations.

He  is  recipient  of  the  Volunteer  Leadership  Award  by  the  LA  Chamber  of  Commerce, and recognized as a Forward Thinker by California Forward.


Master of Science, Leadership & Management
University of LaVerne, Bachelor of Science- Political Science and International Relations
University of Southern California

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