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Alumnus Peter Montgomery - Pepperdine University

Peter Montgomery

California Government Relations
British Petroleum
Sacramento, California

MPP, Pepperdine University, 1999
Specialization: Economics

BA, Political Science,
University of California, Davis, 1993

My professional and personal horizons were greatly expanded when I made the leap of faith and joined the inaugural class of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy. I received a world-class education, made great friends, and developed a network which has enabled my success post-graduation. I chose the economics specialization in order to add a strong quantitative background to complement my experience in government and politics.

As the director of California government relations for one of the world's largest energy companies, I find myself utilizing, on a daily basis, the tools provided me by the public policy faculty - whether it be statistics, labor economics, or organizational behavior. I would not be where I am today without Pepperdine and the School of Public Policy.