Name: Ethan Aspin
Major: World Bachelor in Business
Pledge Class; Fall 18
Bio: Ethan Aspin is from South Africa and Belgium but has lived in seven different countries. As a result, he finds it hard to stay in one place over a long time period. He is interested in entering the finance industry, specifically venture capital as it incorporates both investing and entrepreneurship - two fields he is passionate about. He plans to go into investment banking for a couple years in order to gain the skill set that is required by many finance sectors and then potentially switch out into buy side. In his free time, he enjoys playing rugby, spending Saturdays with the boys, and travelling. He would would like to start getting serious about learning Mandarin because he wishes to immerse himself in Asian culture.
Name: May Chen
Major: Business Administration & Psychology
Minor: Applied Analytics
Pledge Class; Spring 17
Name: Jefferson Chang
Major: Business Administration
Pledge Class; Fall 17
Bio: Jefferson is a junior with ambition to venture into entrepreneurship. This past summer, he interned at a boutique investment bank at Clear Capital Advisors. He worked on 2 deals over the summer and was able to sell a business for 13x. Next summer, he will be joining Piper Jaffray Companies as an Investment Banking Summer Analyst Summer Analyst in their Sam Francisco office. From Chino Hills, he is very proud of Chino Hills Highschool’s Lonzo ball, and is passionate about basketball.
Name: Teshya Chow
Pledge Class; Fall 16
Bio: Teshya is a junior from Singapore majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Applied Analytics. She has work experience across a broad range of industries, which led her to explore Venture Capital in Southeast Asia in her most recent internship. At her core, she enjoys solving problems and working in the intersection of business and tech. She now wants to explore the consulting world and will be joining Deloitte Consulting in Los Angeles for her next internship. In her free time she loves trying new food, travelling the world, and hitting the gym.
Name: Casey Chen
Pledge Class; Spring 18
Bio: Casey is a sophomore studying Business Administration and pursuing a minor in Applied Analytics. She is involved with Alpha Kappa Psi as well as Los Angeles Community Impact. This past summer, Casey interned at the Los Angeles Department of Transportation. She hopes that her work will one day make a positive impact on the world. Casey is from San Diego and enjoys spending her free time surfing, snowboarding, and doing aerial yoga. She also loves food.
Name: Zach Davidson
Bio: Zach is a Junior studying Business Administration and Entrepreneurship in the Marshall School of Business. He has internship experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity, and hopes to take his creative and analytical mindset into the startup world after graduation. Zach is also a world-class professional magician, entertaining audiences from all walks of life since age 13.
Name: Jasmine Chen
Bio: Jasmine is from San Marino, CA, the 626 San Gabriel Valley area. She is a sophomore Business Administration major with plans to enter either the finance or consulting industry. On her free time, she enjoys swimming, traveling, eating, napping, and learning how to cook since she no longer has the unlimited meal plan for the spring semester.
Name: Parisa Deokule
Minor: Applied Analytics & Public Relations
Bio: Parisa is a sophomore who plans to work in the fashion industry. On campus, she is the VP of Media for CHAARG, an organization focused on empowering women through fitness and health. This past summer she interned for Professor Nick Vyas, the head of Global Supply Chain Management in Marshall. Parisa is orginally from the Bay Area and enjoys listening to hip hop music, trying new cuisines, and exploring art museums.
Name: Sebastian Di
Bio: Sebastian is a junior from the Philippines currently pursuing a major in Business Administration. He has developed an interest in digital marketing through his experience designing and managing the online campaigns of major Filipino companies. An ardent art enthusiast, Sebastian spends his free time exploring museums and making his own personal masterpieces. He also enjoys showing off his talents on the basketball court, boasting an unstoppable step back jump shot.
Name: Jack Gao
Major: Computer Science & Business Administration
Bio: Jack is a sophomore studying Computer Science and Business Administration with an interest in the aviation industry. He is in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corp and plans to graduate and commission as a naval aviator or explosive ordnance disposal officer. He spent the past summer running operations and exercises with marines and sailors in San Diego, and Jack will continue his training this upcoming summer at the Great Lakes Recruit Training Center. Originally from San Jose, his favorite hobbies include surfing, calisthenics, and listening to John Mayer and Queen.
Name: Cathy Ding
Bio: Cathy is a sophomore majoring in Computer Science Business Administration, with plans to enter the tech industry. Coming from Michigan to study at USC, she enjoys running, writing, music, and fashion. In the future, she hopes to work with front-end development and also has an interest in design.
Name: Allan Goetz
Bio: Allan is a senior pursuing a career in finance. In his free time he likes to do a broad range of activities from working out to reading.
Name: Abisai Espinoza
Major: Public Policy
Bio: Abi is a sophomore interested in entering the healthcare industry. He currently works as a Donor Relations Student Worker with USC Health Sciences Development. Born and raised in Imperial Valley, California, he enjoys EDM & Alt/Rock, hip-hop dance, trying new food and learning other languages.
Name: Varnika Gupta
Bio: Varnika is a senior in the WBB program. She is interested in entrepreneurship and product development. She has experience working in various countries like Brazil, Hong Kong and India. Varnika is an avid traveler and has visited over 15 countries in the last three years.
Name: Nathan Epstein
Bio: Nathan is a freshman in the World Bachelor in Business program. He is very interested in social enterprises as the founder of his own non-profit clothing brand. He has plans to pursue consulting and working in start ups. Raised in Plano, Texas, he loves playing rugby, rap music, creativity in short films, and traveling.
Name: Farrell Hohman
Bio: Farrell is a junior with career interests in software development and design. This past summer she interned at Codazen as a software engineer and this upcoming summer she will be joining Adobe as a full stack web developer. In her free time, she enjoys exploring new locations to shoot photos, trying new foods, and painting.
Name: Chloe Hsu
Bio: Chloe is a sophomore pursuing a career as a consultant.This past summer, she interned as a Sales and Marketing Repsentative for Cosmobeauti Lab. Born and raised in SoCal all her life, Chloe enjoys taking road trips, playing basketball, and attending music festivals.
Name: Jon Hsu
Minor: Applied Analytics & Statistics
Bio: Jon is a junior who plans to enter the space of data analytics and strategy. On campus, Jon is involved with US-China Today and Applied Statistics Club. This past summer, he worked alongside a Caltech professor on his research interests. This spring, he will be working with NBCUniversal's Cable Entertainment Analytics and Insights team. Originally from San Marino, California, he enjoys Mandarin/Japanese/Korean Pop, EDM, R&B, and Indie music, watching Mukbang and ASMR videos, cooking, traveling, and doggos.
Name: Julie Kim
Bio: Julie is currently a sophomore studying Business Administration at the Marshall School of Business. She is currently pursuing the Accounting Industry and is an aspiring Certified Public Accountant, with dreams of working with the Big Four in her future. Originally from the Bay Area, some of Julie's hobbies include eating hotpot, Korean food, and attending music events. She hopes to open her own Korean hotpot restaurant in the future!
Name: Kristen Kim
Bio: Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Kristen is a junior planning to enter the entertainment industry. On campus, Kristen is the associate producer for Korean Culture Night in addition to being involved in AKPsi. She spends her free time with friends exploring new and trendy restaurants and dessert cafes as well as binge watching movies and TV shows.
Name: Joon Lee
Pledge Class; Other
Bio: Joon is a sophomore with ambitions to become a sports broadcaster. He is part of the ROTC at USC to become a future Officer in the US Army. He has served as a Specialist in the US Army for the past 3 years. Upon graduation he will commission as a 2nd Lieutenant. Born in South Korea, he enjoys soccer, singing, and working out.
Name: Rachel Lee
Major: Public Relations
Name: Prince Li
Bio: Prince is a freshman majoring in WBB with plans to go into finance after college. He is involved with Global Investment Society and Marshal Case Competition on campus. He has been investing for his own sake and is knowledgeable about the various investing principles and strategies. He is also interested in hedge fund/alternative investment vehicles. Outside of professional interest, Prince loves outdoors sports as well as soccer and is a passionate poker player. He was born in China but spent most of his early adulthood in the US including Chicago and Nashville.
Name: Carrissa Lo
Minor: Finance & Applied Analytics
Bio: Originally from Hong Kong, Carrissa interned at Bloomberg as a Global Data Summer Analyst this past summer. She enjoys eating all kinds of food, namely dessert, Japanese, and Italian. She also loves to nap.
Name: Jonathan Lu
Major: Business Administration & Economics
Bio: Jonathan is a sophomore from San Diego with a background in entrepreneurship and website development. Last year, he interned at California's 38th State Senate District, where he composed speeches and news publications on behalf of Senator Joel Anderson. Jonathan is also a co-founder of Consult Your Community at USC, a student-run organization that empowers undergraduate students to craft effective strategies for local businesses and nonprofits. In his free time, he enjoys Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, cooking, and watching recommended videos on YouTube.
Name: Bronze Martin
Minor: Web Development
Bio: Bronze is a sophomore that plans to enter the tech sector, specifically in web development. Long term, he is hoping to transition into product management after years of experience in the field. Last summer, he worked as a product management intern at Travel En Vogue.
Name: Brianna Nguyen
Major: Political Economy
Name: Preston Nguyen
Bio: Preston is a junior with plans to enter the finance industry. Next summer, he will be working at Boeing as a Financial Analyst at their location in Seattle. He is originally from Westminster, California and loves EDM, festivals, weightlifting, Piano, Anime, and trying new foods.
Name: Chine Onuegbe
Bio: Chine is junior accounting major. On campus, she is co-director of Nequik Hip hop Dance team and Break Through Hip hop dance team. This past summer he interned with Pricewaterhouse Coopers with their Responsible Business Leadership Team. Next summer, she will be joining them again as a Core Assurance Intern in their San Jose office. Originally from San Jose, California, she enjoys urban dancing and thrifting, music festivals, new foods, and thriller movies.
Name: Letitia So
Minor: Enterprise Information Systems
Bio: Letitia is a junior and aspiring CPA, majoring in Accounting and minoring in Enterprise Information Systems. This past summer, she attended the KPMG Discover program in the San Francisco office and is looking forward to returning to the office in Summer 2019 as a Business Tax Services Intern. In addition, she has worked as a Corporate Tax Intern at Fox Entertainment Group. Her hometown is Rowland Heights. In her free time, she enjoys skincare, visiting cafes, and listening to podcasts.
Name: Kayla Son
Bio: Kayla is a fourth year student born and raised in Hawaii. She is interested in pursuing a career in the legal field. This past summer, she interned at Paul Hastings at their DTLA office. As a Korean, she's passionate about learning and helping to mitigate the effects of the humanitarian crisis in North Korea. Kayla enjoys napping, hot sauce, chubby babies, and fashion.
Name: Elley Song
Bio: Elley is a sophomore interested in finance who is interning at CREO Montminy for investment banking this semester. She was born in Seoul but lived most of her life in Honolulu and loves Kimchi and Poke equally. Passionate about reading and doing jigsaw puzzles.
Name: Alex Tan
Bio: Alex is a junior interested in finance. Currently, he is an investment banking intern at Reynolds Advisory Partners in Los Angeles. He enjoys options trading, weightlifting, spicy foods, movies and sneakers.
Name: Nadia Tayebi
Bio: Nadia is a sophomore with plans to enter the sports industry. On campus, Nadia is involved with the USC Admission Center and Kicks for Kids. This past summer she interned at the Canoe Racing Team, a sector of the New Zealand Olympic Team. Next summer, she is looking to join an internship in a sports related field. Originally from San Diego, California she enjoys hiking, eating, going to farmers markets, and watching shark week.
Name: Michelle Truong
Major: International Relations (Global Business)
Bio: Michelle is a senior planning to attend law school next fall. Her dream job is to be a mediator and independent investigator. In her free time, Michelle enjoys eating, watching TV, hiking, and traveling.
Name: Karina Tsang
Minor: Economics & Applied Analytics
Bio: Karina is a senior majoring in International Relations Global Business and minoring in Economics and Applied Analytics. She interned at Deutsche Bank’s Group Management Consulting division in the past summer and will return as an analyst after graduation. She was born and raised in Hong Kong, so do not hesitate to ask her for local travel tips and recommendations.
Name: Daphney Wang
Name: Derek Wang
Name: Jerry Wang
Bio: Jerry is a sophomore pursuing a career at the intersection of entrepreneurship and technology. He enjoys coding for startups, helping them build their minimum viable products. Originally from Palos Verdes, he enjoys brewing coffee, exploring various food cultures, photography, wabi-sabi design, and cliff diving.
Name: David Yan
Bio: David is a freshman from Northern Virginia majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Sculpture. He plans to pursue finance in the future and is involved with Trojan Investing Society as well as Model United Nations. In his free time, David loves going to concerts/festivals, exploring LA with friends, weightlifting, and reading.
Name: Michelle Yeung
Bio: Michelle is a senior with plans to enter the consulting industry. This past summer, she interned at KMPG as a forensic investigations advisory intern. She will be joining them full-time as an associate in their San Francisco office upon graduation.
Name: Nick Yuh
Bio: Nick is a freshman from Honolulu, Hawaii who wants to pursue a career in public accounting after college. On campus, Nick participates in surf club and photography club in addition to Alpha Kappa Psi. In his free time Nick likes to go on photo shoots, lift weights, play guitar, hike, and play soccer.
Name: Auggie Zhang
Bio: Originally hailing from Wisconsin, there is nothing Auggie loves more than cheese. Also a CSBA major, he is interested in pursuing a career involving the intersection of technology and finance. In addition to being the captain for his intramural basketball team, he is involved in Applied Statistics Club, Sports Business Association, and CASA. On top of dairy-related products, he enjoys playing basketball and watching sitcoms.
Name: Katie Zhang
Minor: Applied Analytics & Consumer Behavior
Bio: Katie is a sophomore majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Applied Analytics and Consumer Behavior. She is interested in digital marketing, particularly in the entertainment industry. Originally from San Diego, she enjoys taking pictures, playing video games, attending concerts and raves, collecting fans, and exploring LA’s food scene.
Name: Richard Zhang
Major: Economics & Philosophy
Bio: Richard is a freshman who aspires to be an entrepreneur in the technology industry. He is from Beijing, China, but has been attending American institutions since age 12. In the past, Richard has interned at China Daily (China's renowned English-language news platform) in their video department and Gaorong Capital (venture capital firm) as an investment analyst. Richard is passionate about athletics, having competed in basketball, American football, crew/rowing, and soccer. He also loves writing literature, mostly in the forms of poetry and personal essays.
Name: Crystal Zheng
Major: Human Biology
Minor: Finance & Performance Clarinet
Bio: Crystal is a junior planning to enter the biotechnology industry. On campus, Crystal is involved with Marshall Healthcare Group and Joint Education Program. This past summer, she interned at Sorrento Therapeutics, a biotechnology company, as a research associate. Next summer, she will be joining Leerink Partners as an investment banking summer analyst in their San Francisco office. She was born and raised in Beijing, China, attended high school in Seattle, Washington. She enjoys trying out all kinds of food, especially spicy foods like hotpot, skiing, traveling with family, golf, and the clarinet.
Name: Jennifer Zhou
Major: Business of Cinematic Arts
Bio: Jennifer is a sophomore with plans to enter the entertainment industry. Originally from Hong Kong, she enjoys watching movies, going to the gym, and hanging out with friends.
Name: Jessica Zhou
Bio: Jessica is a sophomore with plans to enter the consulting industry. Jessica is currently involved with the Marshall Case Team and USC Consulting Club. Last semester, she had the privilege to attend the Sauder Summit Case Competition in Vancouver, Canada where she presented solutions and recommendations to a panel of corporate judges on a live business case. This past summer, she interned at the Alumni Group, a consulting firm in New York City that works closely with Verizon and PSEG. Born and raised in NYC, she loves playing volleyball, watching the New York Knicks, and listening to Kanye West.
Name: Jeff Zhu
Major: Applied Math & Business Administration
Bio: Jeff is a sophomore from Boston interested in finance. Last semester, Jeff interned as a growth equity intern for Arrowroot before starting as a winter analyst for SGVC this January. Jeff enjoys watching NFL football, hiking, and fishing in the Back Bay in his free time.