Mashi Rahmani, PhD, is the CEO and founder of MMC Inc., a leading human resources outsourcing firm serving more than 1,000 clients nationally and globally. Rahmani has also been the driving force behind the Innovative Management Approach (IMA) portfolio of services. The IMATM model allows small and mid-sized companies partnering with MMC to compete in the marketplace with Fortune 500 organizations in order to attract quality talent.

Before developing MMC, Rahmani worked for nearly 10 years as a senior program administrator at NASA, negotiating contracts between the government and private sectors on bringing in key individuals and resources. Building on that experience, he was able to move forward with his own successful endeavor. Rahmani and his company, MMC, have been recognized on numerous occasions by the Los Angeles Business Journal as a “Top 15 Largest Employer” and “Top 20 Largest in Human Resources Services” in the seventh-largest economy in the world.

Rahmani earned his BS degree in air transportation management from the University of Houston/CL. He then attended the UCLA’s Anderson School to receive his MDE, before earning his Global MBA at TRIUM (NYU Stern, London School of Economics, and HEC-Paris). He later earned his PhD from the International School of Management. Rahmani previously served on the board of visitors of the Peter F. Drucker Graduate School of Management, and he serves on the UCLA Human Resources Roundtable. For 25 years, he has also served on the board of the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i Faith of Los Angeles.

Rahmani joined the Claremont Graduate University Board of Trustees in 2006.