University of Southern California

Marshall Voices

My father died when I was very young and my mother raised our family by herself.
My parents were Holocaust survivors who arrived here with high school diplomas and a desire to start a new life.
I have traveled millions of miles to reach my destination.
Today I will walk across a stage, receive my diploma.
The story of my love of entrepreneurship begins with my parents.
You go to a different USC than I did.
My wife Denise and I were in the "Death Zone" on Mt. Everest at 28,500 feet.
Today I will have the privilege of being installed as the inaugural holder of the Robert G. Kirby Chair in Behavioral Finance.
My daughters and I play a game called "Two Truths and a Lie."
As Chairman of Marshall Partners, I keep having the same experience over and over.