University of Southern California

Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is divided among graduates of the programs, members of the infrastructure, and entrepreneurs at large. Great care is taken to keep a balance of representation by industry.

Lloyd Greif *
Chairman, Advisory Council
Greif & Co.

Scott Adelson*
Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin

Bruce Birkeland*
Birkeland, Cooper & Associates, LLC

Kevin Davis
Bristol Farms, Inc.

Shannon Blake Gans*
New Deal Studios, Inc.

Jonathan Goody*
Community Bank of the Bay

Dr. Fred M. Haney
The Venture Management Co.

Laura Hite*
Cosrich Group, Inc.

Joe Kaplan
Innovative Merchant Solutions, LLC

David LaMontagne*
LaMontagne Investments, Inc.

Thomas J. Leary
O’Melveny & Myers

Mark MacWhirter*
IXIA, Inc.

Paul Orfalea
Founder, Kinko’s Inc.

Alcides Rodriguez
Newhall Laboratories, Inc.

Blair Salisbury
Hospitality Management Services

Michael L. Singer*
Strategic Partners, Inc.

Jim Sowers*
Lexxar Associates

Rob Ukropina*
Founder, Overnite Express

 * University of Southern California alumni

David Belasco*
BC2 Environmental Corp.

Alexander Cappello
Cappello Capital Corp.

Dr. Robert Emmons
Emmons Capital

Anthony Geisler*
LA Boxing

Steven J. Green*
Kibel Green Inc.

James Hart*
Senn Delaney

Barry Hoeven
Westport Properties

Thomas Knapp*
Honolua Surf Co.

Reginald Lathan
Radford Alexander Corp.

Marshall A. Lerner
Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP

Michael Nyman
Bragman, Nyman, Cafarelli

Torin Pavia*
Arbitech, LLC

David Sackman
Lieberman Research Worldwide

Bernard Simonsen
Rocking AC Ranch

Todd Q. Smart*
Insurance Salvage Transport

Larry D. Tashjian*
Provident Investment Counsel