Leventhal Recent Alumni Board
Mary Pollitt (Chair)
Mary is an Audit Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She started her career in the San Francisco office before relocating to southern California where she has served on clients in the Los Angeles and orange county area.
In San Francisco, she focused on retail and consumer SEC registrants. After graduating from USC in 2014 with a Master of Accounting, she returned to Pricewaterhouse where she now focuses on SEC clients in the Insurance and Technology industry in the orange county area.
Mary is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009.
James is a tax staff at Moss Adams in Los Angeles, California. He started with Moss Adams in October of 2015. He has completed a six month rotation in the audit department as well as worked for a year in the tax department.
James was awarded a Masters of Accounting degree at the University of Southern California in 2015. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Rachel Harris is an Assurance Senior at EY.
Rachel Harris serves as an Assurance Senior in the EY San Diego area office. Rachel joined EY in September 2015. Her work in private and public company audits is primarily related to the following industries: biotechnology, software technology, healthcare, and manufacturing.
Rachel graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting focus. Rachel then graduated from the MAcc program at the University of Southern California in 2015.
Chris works in KPMG's deal advisory practice, specializing in technical accounting. In this role, Chris helps large private and public clients in the manufacturing and consumer products industries undergo accounting change, such as adopting the new revenue recognition standard or converting to IFRS. While at KPMG, Chris has performed a rotation into the audit practice where he assisted on the audit of a multinational IFRS filer. Before KPMG, Chris served as technical staff at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, where he helped author technical memoranda and research current accounting issues. Chris received his Master of Accounting (2014) from the University of Southern California and his Bachelor of Arts with a minor in accounting from the University of California, Irvine. He is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Managerial Accountant. Outside of work, Chris enjoys spending time with his family and pets as well as volunteering for local not-for-profits.
Bonnie is a tax associate at KPMG in Los Angeles, California. She focuses on Federal tax compliance and tax accounting method changes.
Bonnie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree at Rutgers University and a Masters of Business Taxation at the University of Southern California. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
David Flores serves as a Tax Senior Associate for the Financial Services Group in the EY Los Angeles office. David joined EY in September 2016. Prior to joining EY, David specialized in State and Local Tax with PwC in the Houston, TX office. His work is focused on private equity and hedge fund clients within the financial services industry.
Prior to beginning his career in public accounting, David served over four years of active duty with the United States Army as paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division. Additionally, David served over 3 years with the California National Guard as a Human Intelligence Collector for a Military Intelligence unit.
David graduated from the University of Southern California in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting where he served as a board member for the USC Veterans Association and continues to serve the USC Veterans Association through professional workshops and recruiting efforts.
Josh is a Senior Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the firm's M&A Advisory practice; known now as Delivering Deal Value (DDV). He is in his third year of transaction consulting and advises clients on all aspects of M&A deals and private equity transactions with a focus on pre-deal operational, front office, and synergy due diligence; M&A strategy; carve-out planning and separation execution; post-deal integration and synergy realization.
Prior to joining PwC, Josh served over four years of active duty with the United States Marine Corps. While studying at USC, he held the titles of President and Executive Advisor of the USC Veterans Association.
Josh graduated with a B.S. in Business Administration and a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting, respectively.
Adam is an audit senior manager at Deloitte & Touche LLP in Los Angeles, California. He focuses on manufacturing and technology clients ranging from venture-backed emerging growth companies to large multi-national SEC registrants. Adam graduated from USC in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA.
Sarah is an Audit Manager at Ernst & Young in San Diego, California. She has served a multitude of clients ranging from small, non-public entities to large SEC filers, including clients in the real estate, technology, and biotech industries.
Sarah’s areas of focus include technical accounting matters such as leasing, business combinations, fair value, data analytics, and Section 404 compliance.
She graduated from the University of Southern California, with a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy degree as well as a Master of Accounting degree. Sarah is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of California and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Charles is a tax senior at Ernst & Young in Los Angeles, California. Charles works primarily within the Media & Entertainment space for EY, focusing on federal and state tax return compliance, income tax provision preparation and audit, and accounting methods analysis. Charles also serves as a tax recruiting leader for the EY LA office as a primary on-campus champion for USC.
Charles earned his Master of Business Taxation degree (2014) and Bachelor of Science degrees in Accounting & Business Administration (2013) from the University of Southern California. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the AICPA and California Society of Certified Public Accountants.