Board of Leaders


Our distinguished Board of Leaders guide the USC Marshall School of Business and advise the senior leadership team on matters of strategic importance. Our board members bring a wealth of expertise in their fields and their combined knowledge helps assure that our strategic direction is informed by best practice and reflective of the needs of the people and organizations we serve. They provide guidance on emerging trends of the global business environment to assure continuing development and delivery of the highest quality management education programs in the world.

We gratefully acknowledge the extraordinary contributions of the esteemed members of USC Marshall's Board of Leaders.

Mr. Scott Adelson
Houlihan Lokey


Mr. Mohamed (Mike) Ahmar
Chairman of the Board
Partners Bank of California


Mr. Dann V. Angeloff
Founder and President
The Angeloff Company


Mr. William Barkett
Merjan Corporation


Mr. Thomas J. Barrack, Jr.
Founder, Chairman and CEO
Colony Capital, LLC.


Mr. Robert K. Barth
Black Equities Group


Mr. John Bendheim
Bendheim Enterprises


Mr. Marc Benioff
Chairman and CEO


Mr. Jess E. [Jay] Benton III
Annjay Associates


Mr. David Berman
Senior Managing Director
Macquarie Capital (USA) Inc.


Mr. Elliot Broidy
Chairman & CEO
Broidy Capital


Mr. Alexander Cappello
Chairman and CEO
Cappello Capital Corp.


Mr. Joseph Carroll
Triad Partners, Inc.


Mr. Alan Casden
Chairman and CEO
Casden Properties LLC


Mr. Kwok-Yin (KY) Cheng
Executive Vice President
Director of Strategic Markets
East West Bank


Mr. Timothy Coleman
Senior Managing Director
The Blackstone Group


Mr. Peter M. Comisar
Vice Chairman
Guggenheim Securities, LLC


Mr. Richard Cook
The Cook Company


Gary Cypres
Chairman of the Board
Banner Holding Co.
Founder & Owner
Sports Museum of LA


Mr. James (Jim) Dal Pozzo
Chairman & CEO
The Jacmar Companies


Steven Dietz
Upfront Ventures


Mr. Dan Genter
President, CEO and Chairman
RNC Genter Capital Management


Mr. George Getz
Director, President and Co-CEO
Globe Corporation


Mr. Scott Gilmore
Hill Farrer & Burrill LLP


Gregg Goldman
Senior Vice President, Business Affairs & CFO
University of Arizona


Mrs. Lisa Goldman
Lisa and Doug Goldman Fund


Mr. Mark Goldston


Mr. Lloyd Greif
President and CEO
Greif & Company


Mr. Peter Griffith
Global Vice Chair,
Corporate Development
Ernst & Young Global Limited


Mr. Mark Gudis
Managing Director
Gatehouse Capital Management Partners, LLC


Mr. John Hagestad
Managing Director
Sares-Regis Group


Mr. Dean Hallett
Executive Vice President
Fox Filmed Entertainment


Mr. Fred Harman
Managing Partner
Oak Investment Partners


Mr. Don Herrema
BlackSterling Partners, LLC


Mrs. Cinda Cree Hicks


Mr. Thomas O. Hicks
Chairman and CEO
Hicks Holdings, LLC


Mr. Gregory Hillgren


Mr. Brad Hintz
Adjunct Professor
NYU-Stern School of Business


Mr. Roger Hobbs
RC Hobbs Co.


Mr. Eric Holoman
Magic Johnson Enterprises


Ms. Teena Hostovich
Executive Vice President
Lockton Companies


Mr. Charles Huebner
Chief Executive Officer


Mr. William H. Hurt
Chairman of the Board
Capital Strategy Research, Inc.


George Isaac, III
President & Chief Executive Officer
GAI Capital Ltd


Arthur Jacobson


Mr. Jon Jaffe
Chief Operating Officer
Lennar Corp


Mr. Warren Jenson
Jenson Co.


Dr. Sabrina Kay
Chancellor and CEO
Freemont College


Ms. Michelle Kerrick
Managing Partner
Deloitte & Touche LLP


Paul Kinscherff
Chief Financial Officer, International Finance
The Boeing Company.


Mr. Miguel Koenig
Chief Financial Officer
Koenig Investment Management


Dr. Chris Krubert
Advent International Global Private Equity

Mr. Gerald (Jerry) Kohlenberger
Founding Member
Blu Venture Investors


Mr. Walter Kortschak
Managing Director
Summit Partners


Mr. Charles R. Lande
The Chadmar Group


Mr. Gary Lauer
Chairman, President, CEO
eHealth, Inc


Mr. David SK Lee
Chief Executive Officer
Hing Wa Lee Jewelers


Stephen J. Liguori
Founder and CEO
Liguori Innovation


Mr. Sri Manchala
President & CEO


Mr. Mark McKinley


Mr. Dennis K. Metzler
Metzler Enterprises Inc.


Mr. Jeffrey (Jeff) Morris
The Jeffrey A. Morris Group


Mr. Jon Muller
The Muller Company


Mr. Donald B. Murray
Resources Global Professionals


Ms. Catherine C. Nicholas
Nicholas Investment Partners


Mr. Thomas E. O'Hern
Senior Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer
The Macerich Company


Mr. Paul J. Orfalea
Orfalea Family Foundation


Mr. Michael C. Palmer
Founding Partner and CPA
Parks, Palmer, Turner & Yemenidjian, LLP


Mr. John Paloian
Chief Operating Officer (retired)
R.R. Donnelly & Sons


Mr. James (Jim) R. Parks
Managing Partner
Parks, Palmer, Turner & Yemenidjian, LLP and
Executive Director


Mr. J. Kristoffer Popovich
Hoffman Foundation


Mr. Fred Price
Managing Principal
Sandler O'Neill & Partners, LP.


Mr. Gregory Probert
Chief Executive Officer
Nature's Sunshine Products


Mr. Blake Quinn
Chairman, President and CEO
Quinn Group, Inc.


D. Hunt Ramsbottom


Mr. William C. Reinsch
Founder and Chairman
Transpo International Ltd.


Mr. Robin Richards
Chairman and CEO


Mr. Robert (Rob) Rodin
Chairman and CEO
RDN Group


Mr. Robert Rollo
Partner, Board and CEO Practice
Heidrick & Struggles


Mr. Richard Rosenblatt
Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO
Demand Media


Mr. Edward Roski, Jr.
Chairman and CEO
Majestic Realty Company


Ms. (Patricia) Reon Roski
Managing Director
Majestic Realty Company


Mr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
Rose Investments, LLC


Mr. David St. Jean
Centerview Partners, LLC


Mr. Lenny Sands
Founding Partner and Chairman
Alchemy Worldwide, LLC


Mr. James Sarni CFA,
Managing Principal
Payden & Rygel Investment Management


Mr. Matthew (Matt) H. Scanlan


Mr. William (Bill) J. Schoen
Chairman of the Board
Health Management Associates


Mr. Jamie Shepherdson
Steadfast Capital Markets Group, LLC


Mr. John C. Siciliano
Avondale Strategies, LLC


Ms. Sue Siegel
GE Ventures & Healthymagination


Mr. Stephen R. Silk
Senior Managing Director
Eastdil Secured


Mr. Craig Smith


Mr. Rollie Sturm


Mr. Frank Suryan
Lyon Capital Ventures


Mr. Andrew Tavakoli
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Tavaco Properties LLC


Ms. Michelle Taylor
M Taylor Associates


Mr. David M. Tehle


Cynthia Van Eck


Jan Van Eck


Mr. Paul R. Walker
Sidley Austin LLP


Mr. J. Scott Watt
President and CEO
The Watt Group


Ms. Nadine Watt
Watt Companies


Ms. Sandra Wijnberg
Deputy Head of Mission
Office of the Quartel Representative


Mr. Alex Yemenidjian
Chairman and CEO
Tropicana Las Vegas