Advisory Board

 

 

 

Regan Schaffer

Regan Schaffer is a professor of management and director of the nonprofit leadership collaborative at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA. In her role, she teaches a course on servant leadership where students serve as consultants to nonprofit organizations. Additionally, she has partnered with over 700 local nonprofits through her work. Among her research interests are strategic partnerships between the nonprofit sector and higher education and pedagogical models for the integration of faith and learning. Schaffer is a proud Oaks Christian parent to three sons.

 


Gerry Campbell

Gerry Campbell is a veteran business leader. He has served in a broad range of roles, including CEO, global technology executive, entrepreneur and angel investor. His team's products have generated patented technologies used by billions of people, been featured on stage at Apple keynote events and helped pave the way for the early Internet. Over the past 20 years, he has helped transform a leading fitness company, built a $500 million dollar business within a Fortune 500 company and served as global president of one of the world’s largest news and financial information companies. He is patented inventor of search technologies that are used by almost every site, app and device on the planet every day. He’s led more than a billion dollars of profitable product innovation and business creation and participated in a dozen M&A transactions.

 

Irene Neller

Irene Neller is Westmont’s first vice president for Enrollment, Marketing and Communications, having previously served as a vice president at Biola University and Fuller Theological Seminary. A recognized leader in Christian higher education, she previously chaired the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) communication officers commission. Neller has earned national recognition for marketing campaigns by American Marketing Association, the Admissions National Reporting Agency, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, and the Public Relations Society of America. She volunteers time with non-profit organizations and is committed to mentoring girls and women through Cultivating Pearls, where she serves as board member, and started a national annual conference in 2015 with the CCCU for advancing women in leadership to recognize National Women’s History Month each March. She has been married 33 years and has two sons.

 

Steve Randol

Steve Randol is an accomplished business leader. Over his 34 year career with Nestlé, the world's largest food company, he went from an entry level sales representative to vice president of sales responsible for over $22 billion in revenue, the hiring and development of over 700 Nestle employees and over 3,000 third party associates. He has lived in six different markets, held 12 different roles and led several cross operating company synergy projects that delivered both efficiency and effectiveness.  Saving well over $60 million while developing processes, tools and technologies aimed at better enabling the employees under his stewardship. He has been quoted in Franklin Covey's bestselling book, "The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity" and is a firm believer in Servant Leadership. Randol is a proud parent of three Oaks Christian graduates.