Compton College Welcomes New Managers


Compton College is pleased to welcome Janet Baghoomian as the new associate dean of nursing, César Jimenez as the new dean of counseling and guided pathways, and Andree Pacheco as director of student development and athletics.

Photo of Janet BaghoomianJanet Baghoomian, Associate Dean of Nursing
Prior to joining Compton College, Baghoomian was assistant director of the associate degree in nursing program at California Career College and interim director of the online bachelor's and master's degree in nursing programs at Stanbridge University in Irvine, Calif. Her teaching experience includes online nursing classes at Stanbridge University and the University of Southern California, as well as health and business management at Westwood College in Los Angeles. She worked as a registered nurse at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center for 25 years. Baghoomian earned her doctorate degree in education organizational leadership from Pepperdine University, a master's degree in nursing and education from Phoenix University, master's degrees in both business administration and health administration from the University of La Verne, and a bachelor's degree in health administration from the University of La Verne.

Photo of César JimenezCésar Jimenez, Dean of Counseling and Guided Pathways
First Year Experience program, The Opportunity Project (TOP), the RISE Center, the Career, the Transfer Center, and general counseling. In addition, he previously served as director of student development at Morton College in Illinois, where he oversaw the academic advising, counseling, workforce development, and testing departments. Jimenez earned a Ill., a graduate certificate in leadership from Harvard University, and master's and bachelor's degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago. degree in tourism, hospitality, and recreation management from California State University, Northridge. Prior to joining Compton College, Jimenez served as associate dean of counseling and student services at El Camino College where he oversaw the doctorate degree in higher education and organizational change from Benedictine University in Lisle.

Photo of Andree PachecoAndree Pacheco, Director of Student Development and Athletics
Pacheco first joined Compton College in August 2017 as the and since December 2018 has served as the interim director of student development and athletics. Prior to working at Compton College, Pacheco worked as the baseball operations administrator for the Major League Baseball Youth Academy and served as the operations supervisor of student activities at California State University, Northridge. Pacheco earned a master's degree in coaching and athletics administration from Concordia University Irvine, and graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's



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