Greif Center Managing Director

Monica DeanMonica Dean
Office: 213-740-0505

At the start of 2021, Monica Dean joined the Greif Center as our new Managing Director. Monica comes to us with extensive experience in entrepreneurship center leadership, serving most recently as Director of the Jill Ker Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center at Smith College and, before that, Administrative Director of the Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship at Baruch College, City University of New York. In these roles, Monica built robust and award-winning programming portfolios encompassing workshops, idea-to-launch pipeline programs, competitions, and more – sometimes within the school itself, often with high profile institutional and corporate partners. Prior to her time at Smith and Baruch, Monica served as a Senior Vice President at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, where her responsibilities included creation and oversight of the National Business School Network. She has also worked in management consulting, as an Associate at Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Monica is a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business (MBA) and Howard University (BS in civil engineering).  Monica is a mentor and E-team reviewer for VentureWell, a member of the Mass Mutual Catalyst Fund Investment Committee, an Advisory Council Member of CNBC Disruptor 2021 and a member of Pipeline Angels.


USC Greif Marshall Incubator

Paul OrlandoPaul Orlando


 Greif Center Manager

Jackie YuJackie Yu


Greif Center Project Specialist
Sunny NaSunny Ku



Greif Center Faculty & Course Support
Jessica SilvaJessica Silva




Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Jill and Frank Fertitta Hall (JFF) 5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90089-3365
Phone: 213-740-0641
Fax: 213-740-2976

Driving Directions

From the Harbor Freeway (110)
Exit on Exposition Blvd. and go one block 2 West. The campus will be on your right.

From the Santa Monica Freeway (10)
Exit on Hoover Street and go south approximately one mile to Jefferson Blvd. The campus will be directly ahead.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Take the Glenn Anderson Freeway (105) east to the Harbor Freeway (110) north. Exit on Exposition Boulevard and go one block west. The campus will be on your right.

Map of USC Campus

Parking Options

  • On-campus pay parking at PSD can be reached via Gate 4 (on Jefferson Blvd., across from the Shrine Auditorium).
  • On-campus pay parking at PSX can be reached through Gate 3 (on Figueroa Blvd., across from the Sizzler).
  • Off-campus pay parking Lot T is next to the Radisson (on Figueroa Blvd.).