USC Marshall Alumni Association

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Your Los Angeles Chapter is a great way to connect with the Marshall School if you just graduated or are well into your career. We have events and programs to keep you connected to what is happening at Marshall.

We invite you to get involved with our LA Chapter. We have many opportunities where you can share your talents with planning events, outreach to alumni and students or publicity.

Email us at


We’re grateful to Thuzio Executive Club for their generous sponsorship!

Thuzio, Our 2016-2017 Annual Sponsor Thuzio Executive Club provides the most high-powered and memorable business events you’ve experienced. You’ll enjoy a unique, up-close-and-personal connection to top athletes, celebrities and other giants from the worlds of sports and entertainment. Our VIP events feature behind-the-scenes stories, fascinating conversations, and question and answer sessions with past and current legends. Thuzio Executive Club Los Angeles speakers include Steven Gerrard, Chris Hemsworth, Pete Rose and Eric Dickerson.

 Become a member, or introduce Thuzio to your company to be part of our exclusive, but welcoming executive club community.

 Learn more at [Click our "Watch The Video" link] And see upcoming LA Events:


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Upcoming Events

USC Marshall Alumni Presents Marshall Los Angeles USC Business Summer Social and Wine Tasting -- Malibu... (SAT, MAY 20)

What's better than summer in Malibu? Summer in Malibu on a beautiful night with your fellow Trojans and a glass of wine -- or other tasty beverage -- in your hand. Join us on this relaxing evening and enjoy good food, great company, and Southern California as it's meant to be enjoyed.

Admission includes:
* Food provided by Lemonade
* Wine flight

Parking and drop offs are no longer allowed on Mulholland Highway on weekends.
Parking options include:
* VALET: SoCal Valet will be offering valet parking in our main lot for $14 per car (cash-only).
* SHUTTLE LOT: A complimentary shuttle lot will be provided at 32111 Mulholland Highway, 1/2 mile from Malibu Wines tasting room. A free shuttle runs every 15 minutes.

For more information and tickets, please check out the link here.

Monthly Re-occurring Events

Lunches: Network with your local alums throughout Los Angeles in 7 locations.  Lunches meet monthly on Fridays. To register for an event, click the link below and then select the date you want to attend:


Business Networking Events:  Our popular networking Happy Hours at four of Los Angeles' trendy locations.  Events are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. 

  • Takami Sushi & Robata in Downtown
  • Bodega Wine Bar in Pasadena
  • Sonoma Wine Garden in Santa Monica

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

If you're looking to get involved and volunteer with the organization (USC MAA LA), please email us at

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

Board of Directors

President   Vice President / Operations   Vice President / Engagement   Controller   Marketing
Justin Gaynor                   Los Angeles Chapter Controller Brent Byrd       Chris Cabrera

Justin Gaynor

  Matthew Raggio
  Alexander Fadil
  Brent Byrd   Chris Cabrera
Marshall '06   Marshall MBA '14    Marshall '   Marshall '76   Marshall '00
email   email   email   email   email 

LA Regional Board Rep
Golf Tournament Chair

  Reoccuring Lunch Chair   Business Networking Co-Chair   Business Networking Co-Chair  

Marshall Partners Liaison
Immediate Past President

David Lustig   Thomas Fitzgerald
  Chris Kidder

Lei Liu

  Elyse Klein
Marshall '88    Marshall '   Marshall '   Marshall '
  Marshall MBA '05
email   email   email   email   email
Business Breakfast Chair   Operations Chair   Advisory / Speakers   LAMBA Rep   Special Events
Leader Law Affinity Group
            Los Angeles Chapter Alumni-Student Relations Lance Eliot            

Justin Lacey

  Max Simon

Lance Eliot 

  Melinda Gagyor
Marshall '11    Marshall MBA '14   Marshall '85   Marshall '    Marshall '06
email     email   email   TBD    email
Special Events  

Special Events

  Special Events   Special Events   Special Advisor
                  Michelle Nguyen      
 Marc Godt    Michal Simon   Suzanne Guy   Michelle Nguyen      Cody Charfauros
 Marshall '92    Marshall '    Marshall '    Marshall '     Marshall '07
email    email    email    email   email
Relations Chair
  Leader Digital Medial Affinity
  Leader Business Owner /
Entrepreneurs Affinity
Vicki Huang   Calixto Meraz   Brian Anderson   Josh Bashioum    
Marshall '18   Marshall '09   Marshall '   Marshall '    
email   email   email   email    


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Past Events


  • Spring Social Events
  • Casino Night Benefiting USC Marshall School of Business


  • A Private Tour of Downtown Los Angeles led by Hal Bastian from DCBID
  • Summer Social Events
  • Marshall Open House & Leadership Recruitment Event


  • Key Note Event - Mobile Apps
  • Business of Wine
  • All B-School Mixer Partnered with Berkeley Haas Alumni - Joint Event


  • USC Marshall Holiday Party with Marshall Partners

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