Senior Leadership Team

Strong leadership and visionary thinking have helped Marymount grow from a small, private, two-year Catholic college into a strong, successful, multi-site University offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just a few years’ time. Our senior leadership team sets the strategic direction of the University and supports our mission and passion for education, which includes meeting each student where they are and providing the most advantageous learning environment possible.

Our Senior Leadership Team

MCU President Brian Marcotte

Brian Marcotte
President

MCU EVP & CFO Kathleen Ruiz

Kathleen Ruiz
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Ariane Schauer, Provost & EVP at Marymount California University

Ariane Schauer, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr Ryan Alcantara, VP Student Affairs, MCU

Ryan Alcantara, PhD
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Jinny Quinones, Dean of Development, Marymount California University

Jinny Quinones
Associate Dean, Development

About Marymount

Marymount California University has two distinct campuses in Los Angeles County, each offering a unique set of learning opportunities.

  • Oceanview Academic Campus, Palos Verdes
  • The Villas Residential Campus, San Pedro