Julia Plotts is a Professor of Clinical Finance & Business Economics at the USC Marshall School of Business. She has been teaching corporate finance and financial analysis and valuation at USC since 2002. She has received the Golden Apple Award for Teaching Excellence thirteen times and the Evan C. Thompson Teaching & Learning Innovation Award for Teaching (2011) and Mentoring (2012) and the Dean’s Award for Community (2010). She serves as the Academic Director of the Master of Science in Finance program at USC Marshall School of Business. The program is ranked in the top 5 MSF programs in the country.
Prior to joining the faculty at USC, Plotts worked within the investment-banking group of Banc of America Securities LLC, where she was involved in the execution of mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and capital raising via private/public offerings of equity and debt. She has consulted on shareholder value creation initiatives for a variety of firms. She also worked as a lobbyist in the Financial Institutions Group of Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York and was a member of the legislative staff of the United States House of Representatives Committee on Banking and Financial Services, and the Subcommittee on Capital Markets, Securities & Government Sponsored Enterprises during the 104th Congress in Washington, D.C.
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Interview: Julia Plotts on Banking On Girls
Julia Plotts, Professor of Clinical Finance and Business Economics, appears on the Banking On Girls pod to share her career journey from liberal arts student to professor of finance.
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