ASPIRE - Leaders Luncheon with Dr. Ilene Bezjian

ASPIRE Leaders Luncheon

Leaders Luncheon

Event Details

  • DATE: Thursday, March 10
  • CHECK-IN: Begins at 11:30 a.m.; lunch served at 11:45 a.m.
  • COST: $10 per person
  • WHERE: Red Lion Hotel
    1820 Hilltop Drive
    Redding, CA 96002

Please note that this event is exclusively for ASPIRE alumni, ASPIRE current students, and prospective ASPIRE students.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Ilene BezjianDr. Ilene Bezjian is a Senior Consultant with The Genysys Group, a company assisting organizations and individuals in the midst of change. Her work focuses on disruptive behaviors in turbulent industries. Dr. Bezjian's background in strategy and marketing brings a unique perspective to casting vision and setting the vision into motion.

She was the Dean of the School of Business and Management at Azusa Pacific University for 14 years and a professor of marketing for 20 years.

  • Read More About Dr. Bezjian

    During her work in higher education, she took part in developing unique programs and opportunities for faculty and students alike, including a global program taking students around the world in one year while earning an MBA. Additional programs include a Masters in Public Accounting, an online MBA and Master of Arts in Management both online and face-to-face. She assisted in the start of a new accounting school and endowed chair funded by an $8.2 million donation received from a friend of the university.

    Currently, she is working as an advisor to Working to Give, a non-profit donating 50% of net profits to charity. Their income is derived from food carts at Downtown Disney. She also advises board members from the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation.

    Prior to her career in higher education, she worked as a consultant in the field of marketing and employee development in government, aerospace, and entertainment industries as well as small business enterprises both nationally and internationally.

    Dr. Bezijan is married to Dr. Vic Bezjian, a USAF Reserves colonel. He is currently deployed to the country of Niger until the end of May.

Event Sponsors

  • Carlton M. Burlison, MD Family Memorial Fund

  • The Trinity Group at Morgan Stanley

  • Caliber Office Furniture
  • Dr. Linda Crawford

  • Sal Azevedo Farmers Insurance
  • Members 1st Credit Union
  • Red Lion Hotel
  • LegalShield