Brett Shahian

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Marketing Program Manager, 

UCI Division of Continuing Education, Business Programs Unit


UC Irvine – 2009, B.A., political science

Brett Shahian is Marketing Program Manager for the UCI Division of Continuing Education, Business Programs Unit. Brett joined the staff of UCI in 2015 and since then has developed and managed the strategic marketing plan a number of academic programs across a wide range of communication channels.

Brett began his career as an Aquatics Director for Waterworks Aquatics where he built training, customer service, and marketing programs for the burgeoning private swim school. During his tenure at the company, he moved into a regional management role as they opened over 25 locations across California, Colorado, and Texas.

While at UCI, Brett was President of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, a SPOP Staffer, and member of the UCI Ice Hockey Team.

In his spare time he attempts to stay outdoors as much as possible by backpacking and exploring our beautiful state. He also serves as the Chairman of the Young Professional's Board of a local non-profit organization The Raise Foundation.