The Accounting Circle Board; a professional network of more than twenty members, the board includes successful and visionary leaders. Members are financial experts, partners within the big-four accounting firms, entrepreneurs, industry exectutives, and accomplished professionals from a wide array of backgrounds. Most importantly, the Accounting Circle Board is a major contributor in generating global awareness about the USC Marshall School of Business and Leventhal School of Accounting.
Mission: USC Accounting Circle Board, the academic support group for the USC Leventhal School of Accounting, makes a meaningful difference by providing philanthropic support to advance academic excellence. For more than 20 years, the board has helped fund a wide variety of programs, including faculty research, scholarships, and technology enhancement. The Accounting Circle Board shares a commitment to academic acheivement and to furthering the excellence and growth of the USC Leventhal School of Accounting.
The Board will be active and act as ambassadors, advocates, and supporters for the USC Marshall Partners, the premier support group to USC Marshall and USC Leventhal. This support group, in collaboration with the Accounting Circle Board, will act as the driving force in recruiting and connecting alumni, faculty, and friends gloabally to the School.
Furthering Academic Excellence: The USC Accounting Circle Board leadership shares the same fundamental mission of USC and helps keep members of the Trojan Family connected to the USC Marshall School of Business, Leventhal School of Accounting (Marshall's only school-within-a-school) and the University. The Accounting Circle Board will embrace and support six major strategic priorities for the USC Leventhal School of Accounting:
Faculty recruitment, research, and retention
Mentoring and career coaching programs
The Accounting Circle Board will assist in reaching success for the six strategic priorities through support, participation, and recruitment to the Leventhal Holiday Celebration dinner, the premier USC Leventhal event, the Leventhal Annual Scholarship dinner, and the USC Marshall Partners.