University of Southern California

Breakfast Series Brings Together Business Leaders and USC Marshall Community
January 15, 2007 • by News at Marshall

This spring, USC Marshall School of Business Dean Thomas Gilligan will host the CEOs of some of America's most notable companies during a series of monthly breakfast forums. Together, they will explore a wide array of economic, political and other issues facing the CEOs' companies and the economy.

Featured speakers, and their scheduled appearances, include:

Ronald D. Sugar, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Northrop Grumman Corporation
January 24, Town & Gown on the USC University Park Campus

J. Terrence Lanni, Chairman of the Board and CEO, MGM Mirage
February 13, Omni Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

Alexander L. Cappello, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Cappello Group, Inc.
March 21, Hotel InterContinental in Century City

Bill George, Author and former Chairman and CEO, Medtronic Inc.
April 10, Town & Gown on the USC University Park Campus

The Spring 2007 USC Marshall Dean's Business Breakfast Series is being sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Wells Fargo.

The USC Marshall Dean’s Business Breakfast Series is open to the public, but reservations are required. Each event begins at 7 a.m. with networking, followed by breakfast, a presentation by the featured speaker and Q&A. The gatherings normally end at 9 a.m. For more information or to RSVP, contact the USC Marshall School of Business’ Corporate Relations office at 213-821-5277, or visit

About the USC Marshall School of Business
Consistently ranked among the nation's premier schools, USC Marshall is internationally recognized for its emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation, social responsibility and path-breaking research. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the world's leading business centers and the U.S. gateway to the Pacific Rim, Marshall offers its 5,700-plus undergraduate and graduate students a unique world view and impressive global experiential opportunities. With an alumni community spanning 123 countries, USC Marshall students join a worldwide community of thought leaders who are redefining the way business works.