The Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management hosted the summer 2016 commencement ceremony at Firestone Fieldhouse on the Malibu campus on August 6. The event honored Cindy Ayloush (BSM ’80, MBA ’13) as the recipient of this year’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.
Ayloush is president, CEO, CFO, co-chair, and second-generation member of Hydraflow, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing engineered component parts for the aerospace industry since 1961. Prior to joining Hydraflow in 1979, she worked in the retail industry as a department manager for Robinson’s Department Store.
Currently Ayloush is a member of the Graziadio School Board of Visitors, the Center for Family Business at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), and the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at CSUF and the Orange County Advisory Board for City National Bank.