PhD, MSIA, Purdue University; BBA, New Mexico State University
John Boudreau is recognized for breakthrough research on human capital, talent, and sustainable competitive advantage. His research studies the future of the global HR profession, HR measurement and analytics, decision-based HR, executive mobility, HR information systems, and organizational staffing and development. He has published more than 200 books and articles, and his research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, and Business Week. Professor Boudreau serves as Research Director for Marshall's Center for Effective Organizations. He advises numerous organizations, including early-stage companies, global corporations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.
B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; MBA, University of Southern California
George Braunegg is an entrepreneur and management consultant with over 36 years of Consulting and Public Accounting experience heavily focused on the Financial Services and Insurance Industries. During his work with CEOs and Executive Leadership teams George’s areas of specialization included Corporate and Distribution Strategy, Regulatory Compliance/Risk Management and Delivery Model Optimization.
George began his professional career as an Auditor at KPMG. After becoming a CPA George transferred into the firm’s Financial Service Consulting Practice. In 1986, along with two other KPMG colleagues, George Co-Founded CAST Management Consultants (CAST), a highly regarded national, boutique management consulting firm that exclusively focused on the Financial Services and Insurance Industries. George retired from full time consulting in October of 2017 after he and his partners sold the firm.
Currently George is an Advisor and an Investor in a Silicon Valley Fintech Firm and teaches M&A Accounting to MBA’s and Masters of Accounting Students in the Marshall School of Business. In addition, George serves on the Board of Directors of several Not-For-Profits and one publicly traded company.
George has a B.S. from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a MBA from the University of Southern California. He is a CPA in California and Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Institute of CPA’s.
Dr. Christopher Bresnahan is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Management and Organization department at the Marshall School of Business. Dr. Bresnahan teaches at the undergraduate and graduate level. His courses focus on organizational behavior, leadership, and understanding individual differences. His research interests focus on individual differences in the workplace.
MPW - USC
Having started as a newspaper journalist, Holly has forged a career as a writer, editor, and speechwriter. In charge of presidential communications at USC for 12 years, she also oversaw dozens of video productions. She established and led USC’s first unit dedicated to new media and visual communications and taught a USC Freshman Seminar on public speaking.
Holly also founded and leads an award-winning nonprofit, Picture Alternatives, which uses creative media to educate about and advocate for alternatives to violence in both interpersonal and political arenas. She holds a master’s in professional writing from USC and an M.A. in theology.
MRED, University of Southern California; BA, Reed College; B. Arch, Southern California Institute of Architecture
Robert Bridges specializes in real estate feasibility and urban economics. As a consultant, his clients include investment and development firms, and international and domestic investors. His editorials have been published in the Wall Street Journal, and has been cited by the Los Angeles Times and National Public Radio, among other outlets. Professor Bridges received USC's Steven Sample Award for Teaching and Marshall's Award for Community. He is a licensed architect who has received awards from the LA Business Council, the Ray Watt Foundation, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute and the American Institute of Architects.
PhD, UCLA; MBA, Indiana University; BS, Purdue University
Duke Bristow is an expert on corporate finance and corporate governance, particularly in the areas of private equity and director education. He has published papers in economics, engineering, and law journals, and has advised Corporate Board Member magazine and other publications on matters involving corporate governance and director education since 1998. His research and teaching has received support from the National Institutes of Health, the NASDAQ, the four largest international audit firms, and a dozen national law firms. Professor Bristow is a director of Landec Corporation (Nasdaq: LNDC) and is the Faculty Director of the USC Corporate Governance Summit.