Laura Yoccabel-Dibble

  • Assistant Director
  • Phone: 619.849.7068


  • B.S. Hotel and Restaurant Management, Northern Arizona University
  • M.B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University


In November 2013, Laura Yoccabel-Dibble assumed the position of Assistant Director of the Fermanian Business & Economic Institute at Point Loma Nazarene University.  She brings over 6 years of experience in the hospitality industry which includes restaurant and meeting space event planning, operations, sales, marketing, guest relations, management, and leadership.  Yoccabel-Dibble’s background also includes regional and national conference planning, travel and lodging coordination, mentoring, and publication assistance.  Prior to her event planning role, she worked in administrative roles, customer service, and human resources positions.

Laura’s involvement in various organizations allows her to continue to foster relationships with those in the business community in San Diego.  Ms. Yoccabel-Dibble holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Point Loma Nazarene University as well as a Bachelors of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management from Northern Arizona University.  In addition to planning, management, and execution of all FBEI events, Ms. Yoccabel-Dibble’s experience with the PLNU MBA program further enhances her role in providing primary support to MBAs in career, project, and field experience placement.

Her participation in the community and different organizations has given her a wide range of relationships and community outreach.  Laura and her husband Ryan moved to San Diego from their hometown of Mesa, Arizona and enjoy the 70 degree weather over the triple digit heat every day.