Upcoming Alumni & Marshall Partners Events (one week)

Event IconCTM: "Silicon Beach @USC"
Wed, 07 Oct 2015
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Event IconMP OC and Marshall Alumni OC Health Leaders Affinity Group Event: "An Evening with CHOC Children's"
Wed, 07 Oct 2015
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Event IconFamily Business Forum - "The Key to Creating Successful Multi-Generational Family Businesses"
Thu, 08 Oct 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Event IconUSC Marshall, USC Gould, and Harvard Business/Law Alumni Mixer - Los Angeles
Thu, 08 Oct 2015
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Event IconMarshall Alumni Lunch - Downtown San DiegoRecurring Event
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Event IconMarshall Alumni Lunch - TustinRecurring Event
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Event IconMarshall Alumni Lunch - Santa MonicaRecurring Event
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Event IconMarshall Alumni Lunch - PasadenaRecurring Event
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Event IconMarshall Partners Bay Area Casino Night
Fri, 09 Oct 2015
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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USC Marshall Alumni Association

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USC Marshall Alumni Association - San Diego

Marshall Alumni Association, San Diego…..we’re here for you!

Our Mission:

The mission of the Marshall Alumni Association in San Diego is to provide a forum for connecting alumni with each other, to help create alumni affinity with USC Marshall and USC Leventhal, and to enhance the quality, reputation and visibility of our alma mater in the San Diego County business community and beyond. 

If you have specific questions or suggestions for activities that will help to benefit the local Trojan community, please contact our chapter president, Ed Ong at


We look forward to seeing you soon at one of our events or follow us on Social Media – #FightOn!

View the Alumni & Marshall Partners Events Calendar for all of our upcoming events.


In conjunction with USC Alumni Association, 
The USC Marshall Alumni Association presents a 

Special SCignature Series with fellow Trojan, Chris Van Gorder, President & CEO of Scripps Health 

April 8th at Fisher & Phillips LLP - 4747 Executive Drive  #1000  San Diego, CA 92121

Join Us for a special SCignature Series speaker with a fellow Trojan, Chris Van Gorder President & CEO of Scripps Health AND a Fellow Trojan!

As president and CEO of Scripps Health since 2000, Chris Van Gorder has been instrumental in positioning Scripps among the nation’s foremost health care institutions. Now he is leading the restructure of the $2.6 billion, integrated health system to bestprepare for the changes of health care reform.

Modern Healthcare magazine recently named Van Gorder one of the nation’s “100 Most Influential in Health Care,” his sixth time on the illustrious list. His first book – The Front-Line Leader: Building a High Performance Organization from the Ground Up – was published last November.

7:30-8:00am  - Registration, Light Breakfast & Networking
8:00-9:00am  - Program
9:00-9:30am  - Q&A, book signing & networking


Our Networking Lunches are in full swing....

USC MARSHALL Downtown Lunch
2nd Friday of ever month
Next event: Friday April 10th

USC Marchal Del Mar Lunch
3rd Friday of every month
Next event: Friday April 17th (a special Entrepreneur seminar)


Your USC MAA, San Diego Board is changing faces, check us out below and welcome our new members.  We are all here to help, please feel free to reach out and contact us.  If you are interested in participating as a board member, or in a commitee or just general participation, contact anyone of us for more information.  


Board of Directors

President President


Marketing & 
Social Media

Ed Ong, San Diego Marshall Alumni Association Paul Bergman, San Diego Marshall Alumni Association   Stevan Vela, San Diego Marshall Alumni Association
Ed Ong  Sean Benfield Paul Bergman TBD Stevan Vela
Marshall B.S. '02  Marshall MBA '11 Marshall MBA '04    Marshall MBA '13
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  General Board Member General Board Member General Board Member  
  Lisa Marie Ardagna, Marshall Alumni Association Mark Sensano, USC MAA San Diego  
  Lisa Marie Ardagna Matt Beckman  Mark Sensano  
  Marshall MBA '14 Marshall MBA '14 Marshall MBA '12  
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Lunch Leader
   David Lizerbram      
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Chapter/Region/Program Directory

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Join the Trojan Family for the Holiday Bowl Weekend Festivities!

2014 Football Weekenders

The USC vs. Nebraska game kicks off at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 27, in San Diego, and we invite you to join us at the game and for these great events beforehand!

Here are some great ways that you can join the USC Trojan Family.  Show your SC spirit by coming to these events, which are open to the public!

  • On TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, welcome the team to town by gathering at the team hotel, the Hilton Bayfront on Harbor Drive, across from Petco Park.  Dress in SC attire and cheer the team off the bus!  Estimated arrival time is 4:30pm, subject to change.  Trojans must pay for parking-plan on arriving early! 
  • On DECEMBER 24 & 25, the Trojans will spend the day at Sea World and the Zoo, doing one park each day.  You can purchase a ticket to the parks and tag along behind the team!  Please note the Zoo has free parking, Sea World does not.  Time and day for each park TBA.
  • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26 is the HOLIDAY BOWL BIG BAY BALLOON PARADE.  It will begin at 3:00pm, and you can show your spirit by wearing SC attire and marching in the parade behind the best Band in the world, the Spirit of Troy! 
  • On Friday night, December 26, at 5:00 p.m. (after the Big Bay Balloon Parade), come on over to the Fox Sports Grill at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront for a mixer presented by the USC Alumni Club of San Diego County and the Trojan Club of San Diego. 
  • Then, on game day December 27, USC Athletics invites you to the USC Pre-Game Party from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Section L of the Qualcomm Stadium parking lot. You'll enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch buffet, hosted bar and games, as well as entertainment from special guests Traveler, the USC Song Girls and the USC Trojan Marching Band. Tickets must be purchased no later than Friday, December 19. You can get your tickets and more information here.

And for Holiday Bowl game tickets and all your travel needs, visit USC Athletics Bowl Central today or for more information can also be found at the Holiday Bowl website, sandiegobowlgames.com

Fight On!



The Business of Baseball and the New Direction of the San Diego Padres

USC and the Marshall Alumni Association are pleased to partner with the San Diego Pardes for a special spring event on Wednesday, May 21st to learn more about the recent changes and the future of the Padres organization. Join us at Petco Park for an inside look at business and baseball that culminates as the Padres take on the Minnesota Twins @ 6:10PM. Exclusive pre-game activities include a private ballpark tour and a sit-down chat with Padres front-office executives to talk about the business of baseball and the new direction of the organization.

Your interactive experience includes:

3:00 PM: Guests arrive at the park and check-in at the Western Metal Building

3:15 – 4:15PM: Ballpark tour begins

4:15 – 4:30PM: Group convenes in Petco Park Auditorium

4:30 – 5:30PM: Interactive discussion with Padres Front Office Executives, “The Business of Baseball and the New Direction of the Padres Baseball Club”

5:30 – 6:10PM: Guests move to Skyline Patio for food, drinks and networking (all you can eat – ballpark cuisine)

6:10PM – First pitch vs. the Minnesota Twins (service of food and drinks will continue through the fifth