Gohar Palanjian is the Senior Associate Director of Graduate AlumniInitiatives in the Office of the Senior Vice Dean for Academic Programs in the USC Marshall School of Business. In this role, Gohar is committed to engaging alumni with the academic mission of Marshall’s graduate programs. Gohar’s focus is on developing thriving connections between Marshall’s alumni, students, and programs, and enhancing and advancing the learning experience for students. Gohar has worked for the USC Marshall School of Business in a variety of roles, including supporting Marshall's largest comprehensive fundraising campaign in the Marshall Office of External Relations and managing the development of the School's strategic plan and working on its implementation in the Office of the Dean. Gohar has held marketing, operations and management positions at Ticketmaster Media Group, A&E Television Networks and the History Channel. Gohar has a BS from Marshall’s Undergraduate Program, an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, and a certificate in public relations from NYU’s School of Continuing Education.