For the past 30 years, Audrena Goodie-Mahone has provided excellent service and support to over 50 Faculty, working in close coordination with Deans, Vice Deans and Senior Administrators at the University of Southern California’s Leventhal School of Accounting. Within her 30+ tenure of employment, she has held positions such as Administrative Assistant II, Executive Coordinator for the USC Leventhal Summer Leadership Program (SLP), Supervisor to Student Staff, and Coordinator for the Accounting Research Forums.
Audrena has proven to be indispensable in building community and providing resources. She has unwavering strengths and passions for infusing fair and equitable cultural expectations for all. She has gained notoriety for her support for under-represented minority youth pipeline and student mentorship programs. Serving under the tutelage of Emeritus Professor Kendall Simmonds, Director, she was instrumental in the formation of the Summer Leadership Program for high school students. Prior to the birth of SLP, Audrena served as campus Liaison to the Accounting Career Awareness Program hosted by USC. Audrena considers herself to be a trailblazing catalyst for change for upcoming generations.
She was recently promoted to Program Specialist, joining the Marshall School of Business, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Her recent accomplishments include being awarded the USC Marshall School of Business 2022 Staff of the Year for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and the Dean’s CommunityAward for 2023.
Audrena is married and has one daughter.