Elaine Hagan is the Executive Director of the Price Center, which oversees teaching, research, extracurricular and executive development programs related to entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson. She has served as the Center’s chief operating officer since 1991, and is also a member of its Board of Advisors. In addition to her responsibilities within the Price Center, Elaine works closely with other centers and external affairs units throughout the school, and serves as a member of the advisory committees for the UCLA Teaching Incubator (based in the California Nanosystems Institute building) and the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) Program consortium of schools. She has also been an advisor to numerous growing companies and entrepreneurial programs around the world. Previously, Elaine worked in Stanford University’s Office of Development, and served on the turnaround management team of a privately-held manufacturing firm in San Diego. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Irvine and her MBA from UCLA Anderson.