University of Southern California

Corporate Advisory Board

The USC Marshall Corporate Advisory Board (CAB) is comprised of senior level executives from major corporations from around the world. Their purpose is to support the research and education mission at Marshall. The CAB serves as a crucial link between the school and the international corporate business community and provides input on the strategic direction of the school.

Roster of Members, May, 2016

Mr. Michael Babikian (Mike)
Chief Executive Officer
Legacy Shield

Mr. Paul T. Bader (Paul)
Americas Director of Strategy
Ernst & Young, LLP

Mr. George E. Borst (George)
Former Executive Advisor
Toyota Financial Services

Mr. James Calhoun (Jim)
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Charles Cargile (Chuck)
Chief Financial Officer
Newport Corporation

Mr. Eduardo F. Cepeda (Eduardo)
Managing Director and Senior Country Officer

Mr. Robert Chapman (Bob)
Senior Partner

Mr. John Devine
Senior Vice President

Mr. James Ellis (Jim)
Marshall School of Business

Mr. Kevin Farr (Kevin)
Chief Financial Officer
Mattel, Inc.

Mr. Jeff Fleeher
Executive Vice President
NBC Universal

Mr. Mark Flournoy
Vice President and CAO

Mr. Patrick J. Ford (Pat)

Mr. Richard Geraffo (Rich)
Senior Vice President, North America Technology, Hardware and Public Sector

Mr. Frank Gibeau (Frank)

Mr. JC Gonzalez-Mendez
Former Senior Vice President, Global CSR, Sustainability & Philanthropy
McDonald’s Corporation

Mr. Reginald G. Harpur (Reg)
Senior Vice President, Controller
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Ms. Paige Hayes
Regional Advisory Leader

Ms. Doreen Ida (Doreen)
Former President, Confections & Snacks Division
Nestle, USA

Mr. Chatchaval Jiaravanon (Chatchaval)
President and CEO
TRUE Corporation

Ms. Sue Klug
Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer
Unified Grocers, Inc.

Mr. Partha Kundu (Partha)
SVP, Global Operations
Premier Nutrition/Post Cereal

Ms. Melissa Lora (Melissa)
President, International
Taco Bell Corp.

Mr. Bruce Manson (Bruce)
Global Head, Valuation Services

Mr. Alan May (Alan)
Executive Vice President, Human Resources
Hewlett Packard

Mr. Steve Milovich (Steve)
Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Disney/ABC Television Group

Mr. John Murphy (John)
Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Mr. Patrick J. Niemann (Pat)
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young, LLP

Mr. William Petmecky (Tres)
Vice President & Treasurer
Southern California Edison

Mr. John Reddy (Pat)
Chief Financial Officer
Spectra Energy Corporation

Mr. John Renfro (John)
Executive Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
The Capitol Group

Mr. George Rose (George)
Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Mr. Todd Stevens (Todd)
President & CEO
California Resources Corporation

Mr. Paul Suchman (Paul)
Chief Marketing Officer

Mr. Harlan H. Thompson (Harlan)
Holly Street Advisors

Joni Topper
President, Public Sector
JPMorgan Chase

Mr. Christopher Warmuth (Chris)
City National Bank

Mr. Timothy Wennes (Tim)
Vice Chairman
Union Bank

Mr. Gregory Woodson (Greg)
Former Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer Colgate-Palmolive Company

How to contact us

Scott Franey
Executive Director
Corporate Relations

Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Citigroup Center
Los Angeles, CA 90089-8201
Tel: 213-740-9750
Fax: 213-821-9348