Dr. Maggie Bailey most recently served as the President, Pacific Educational Resources, which is committed to supporting Christian education institutions by providing support services dedicated to the integration of faith and equipping post-traditional learners in reaching their educational aspirations.
Previously, Dr. Bailey served as the Provost and Chief Academic Officer, St. Katherine College in San Marcos, California. She also worked twenty years at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) where she retired in August 2015, as the Vice Provost.
Before PLNU she taught finance, strategy, economics, and international business at the University of Southern California, Loyola Marymount University, and the University of Redlands. She earned her doctorate in business strategy at the University of Southern California and master’s degree in business finance and economics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Before her academic career, she was a financial analyst for the Southern California Edison Corporation. Prior to Edison she served 11 years as an officer in the United States Navy. During her Navy service she was assigned to the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, followed by a tour of duty in the Pentagon on the personal staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, and then attached to the U.S. Senate. During Gulf War I she was recalled to active duty as a Commander and deployed with the Military Sealift Command in Yokohama, Japan.
Dr. Bailey has served on several non-profit boards. She lives in Temecula, California with her husband David who is a retired US Marine and Riverside Deputy Sheriff.