Kelli Gassman

Assistant Professor of Business and Marketing



  • B.A. Business & Spanish – Point Loma Nazarene University
  • M.B.A. International Business – Pepperdine University


Professor Gassman is an international business and marketing expert. Her 20 years of professional experience include 13 years with FedEx in global business development and marketing throughout 147 countries. She also served as Communications Manager/Corporate Spokesperson for a retirement living company.

Professor Gassman’s teaching responsibilities focus on her areas of expertise, including international business, marketing, consumer behavior and public relations. Before joining the Corban team as a full-time professor in 2011, she taught for four years as an adjunct professor at the University of Memphis in Tennessee.


Kelli married Dan in 2008, and they have two children, Trevor and Aubrey. She enjoys traveling, learning new languages, volleyball, knitting, and cooking.

Why Corban

“Attending a Christian university was influential in my career preparation and inspired me to want to give back to the next generation. It is exciting to be part of the formation process of developing Christian business leaders who will live out their faith as part of their careers.”