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Allen Morrison, CEO and Director General

Allen Morrison
Chief Executive Officer/Director General

Allen J. Morrison is the Chief Executive Officer and Director General of the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Dr. Morrison previously served as a senior advisor for global management education and executive education initiatives at Arizona State University. Before joining ASU in 2014, Morrison was Professor of Global Management...read more


Sanjeev Khagram director-general and dean of Thunderbird School of Global Management

Sanjeev Khagram
Incoming Dean/Director General

Dr. Khagram is the incoming Dean/Director General of Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU. He is a world-renowned scholar and practitioner in the areas of globalization, transnationalism, leadership, strategic management, entrepreneurship, social enterprise, cross-sector innovation, public-private partnerships, the global political economy, sustainable development....read more


Chelsea Olson, Executive Director, Office of the CEO

Chelsea Olson
Executive Director, Office of the CEO

As Executive Director for the Office of the CEO & Director General, Chelsea Olson supports the CEO in the development and pursuit of Thunderbird’s strategic initiatives while also managing the critical projects and operations of the Office...read more



Patrick McDermott
Chief Engagement Officer

Prior to joining Thunderbird’s Executive Team as Chief Engagement Officer, Patrick worked on a number of special projects for the President’s Office at Arizona State University based in ASU’s Washington Center, including the Transatlantic Higher Education Partnership and the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology. Patrick returned to the US ...read more


Dawn Feldman - Executive Leadership Team

Dawn Feldman
Executive Director + COO

Dawn Feldman is the Executive Director and COO of Executive Education at Thunderbird School of Global Management. Her responsibilities include leading the executive education business, with leadership responsibilities for our partnerships and activities in Glendale, Arizona, plus operational oversight in the Geneva and Moscow offices. ...read more

Jay Thorne
Exec Director & Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

A member of the Thunderbird School of Global Management Executive team since 2015, Jay Thorne came to the school after more than a decade of working as consultant for the president’s office at Arizona State University in a public affairs capacity. In a career that has spanned more than 30 years, Jay’s background is in creating strategy ...read more.


Bronwyn Beabeau
Executive Director, Business Operations


Joseph Carter
Associate Director General and Professor

Joseph Carter is the associate director general of the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He is the Avnet Professor of Supply Chain Management at the W. P. Carey School of Business and is recognized as both a Certified Professional in Supply Management and a Certified Purchasing Manager ...read more