Gary Mangiofico, Ph.D.
Executive Professor of Leadership and Management
Organizational Theory and Management
Academic Director, (MSOD), Master of Science in Organization Development;
Executive Professor of Leadership and Management;
Organizational Theory and Management;
Chair, Board of Trustees, Organization Development Network (ODN)
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Phone: (310) 568-5557
Dr. Gary L. Mangiofico is recognized as a strategic and iconic thought leader who is “a role model and true believer in change.” In 2012, he was honored with the Strategic Leadership Award from the World HRD & Development Congress at the Global HR/OD Excellence Awards, which recognizes the Best of Best in the HR/OD professionals internationally and serves as a benchmark of achievement in Organization Development practices. Dr. Mangiofico has also received numerous leadership awards at local, state, and federal levels including a “Special Congressional Commendation” from the United States Congress for “Outstanding Leadership” and is an award winning scholar for his work on complexity, co-creation of meaning, and trans- organizational development.
Dr. Mangiofico has led strategic development, operations management and integration, and turnaround operations solving complex challenges as a CEO, COO, and as a general management executive for both start-ups and Fortune 50 companies. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) network, an independent public benefit corporation working to make voluntary, high-quality preschool available to every 4-year-old in Los Angeles County. He is a former vice president for Johnson & Johnson Health Care Services; COO and senior vice president for Pathmakers, an integrated behavioral health practice management group; senior vice president for Apria Healthcare Group; and chief executive officer for CPC Alhambra Hospital.
Dr. Mangiofico joined Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School in 2003 and has held several administrative and faculty leadership appointments over his tenure at the business school including the role of Academic Director for the MSOD. As Associate Dean for fully-employed and executive programs, he oversaw several signature programs including the Executive MBA, Presidents and Key Executives MBA, M.S. in Organizational Development, part-time MBA, MSML, as well as Executive Education non-degree programs. He also was responsible for Marketing & Communications, Admissions, Student Accounts, and Student Services/ Financial Aid for the Graziadio School.
As an Executive Professor of Leadership and Management, in the area of Organizational Theory and Management, Additionally, he serves as the Academic Director for the Master of Science in Organziation Development. Dr. Mangiofico prepares leaders in the art and science of managing strategic change through learning that is applied and practical, values-centered and globally oriented.
Dr. Mangiofico holds a B.A. and M.A. in psychology from Chapman University in Orange, Calif., and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (Alameda/Berkeley). He is an active member of the Academy of Management, where he is on the Board for the Management Consulting Division, the American Psychological Association, and the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Mangiofico is also a member and Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Organizational Development Network. He has been delivering consulting services to corporations, private business, and non-profits since 1989, as well as conducted over 300 workshops and keynote presentations in leadership, healthcare, community health, and healthcare economics.