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Jake Aguas

The George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Office Location: Beckman Hall 303Q


Jake Aguas is an organizational consultant, entrepreneur and Professor of Management. With nearly three decades of experience in the banking and market research industries, Jake has held leadership positions with two Fortune 100 companies as well as with one of the country’s top polling firms. He spent 15 years with JPMorgan Chase as a leader in its retail bank division, notably serving as its Human Resource Manager for Talent Acquisition for the Western United States.

Jake speaks regularly on the topics of emotional intelligence, generational differences, cross-cultural leadership, entrepreneurship, change management and current topics impacting organizations. His research explores the mega-trends impacting the global business environment, specifically regarding a multi-generational and changing workforce. Jake consults internationally assisting organizations with leadership strategy, team building, training, coaching and the design and implementation of global human resource management functions.

Jake is bilingual in Spanish and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. He holds a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Biola University and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from UCLA. He has been recognized by the California State Assembly and the City of Los Angeles for his contributions in business and leadership.


  • M.A., Organizational Leadership, Biola University
  • B.A., Economics, University of California, Los Angeles


Undergraduate courses:

  • Management of Organizations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Entrepreneurship

MBA courses:

  • Management in Organizations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Economic Analysis for Business
  • Entrepreneurial Enterprises