University of Southern California

 

USC Office of Cultural Relations and University Events

Contacting Us

To contact our office directly you can reach us by telephoning our main line at (213) 740-6786 during normal business hours as indicated in the panel on the right hand side.

 

The Cultural Relations and University Events Team

Boasting a rare blend of event planning experience, business savvy, creative insight and Hollywood know-how, the Cultural Relations and University Events team has the resources to bring your event to life, and is uniquely equipped to make your event as professional and memorable as possible.

 

 

Adam Rosen

Adam Rosen
Assistant Vice President
Office of Cultural Relations and University Events

As the head of Cultural Relations and University Events, Adam is responsible for the direction, production and management of more than 200 USC events a year on campus, across Southern California and around the world. He is charged with bringing a strategic and distinct USC branding to events, programs and productions that connect USC's academic community to the outside world. Also under his purview are USC Visions & Voices, The Arts and Humanities Initiative and Arts and Culture at USC. In addition, Adam works to expand USC’s visibility within Los Angeles' vibrant cultural community and enrich the university’s relationship with Southern California’s vast array of arts organizations.

Adam is an award-winning event and marketing producer whose creative branding solutions have been seen on television, in major print and online publications and by live audiences. Prior to coming to USC, he produced events while working at Warner Bros., Mattel, Enlighten Creative Marketing Group and Grand Central Marketing. He has broad experience in event planning and production, ranging from small, high-end gatherings to large-scale productions. His affinity for events is rooted in a deep love for the arts, which began in high school theater productions and progressed through his film studies at USC. Away from the office, Adam is an avid softball player and organic gardener.

(adamr@usc.edu)

 

Jennifer Carver

Jennifer Carver
Managing Director,
University Events

As Managing Director of University Events, Jennifer is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the events team, providing strategic guidance and creative direction for all events produced through the Office of University Events to ensure all events meet the presidential standard of hospitality. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Jennifer served as Assistant Director of University Events and the Co-Director, 75th Anniversary Marketing and Strategy at Pepperdine University. Jennifer is a native of Southern California and earned Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Mass Media Communications from the University of San Diego and her MBA at Pepperdine University.

(carverj@usc.edu)

Caroline LettCaroline Lett
Director,
Campaign Events

 

(clett@usc.edu)

Leigh Anne MartoranaLeigh Anne Martorana
Assistant Director, Events and Global Conferencing

Leigh Anne is an alumnus of The Pennsylvania State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Park and Tourism Management. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Leigh Anne worked for Park Hyatt Hotels and for a third party meeting planning company based in Los Angeles.

(laharvey@president.usc.edu)
     

Meghan Mainwaring

Meghan Mainwaring
Event Manager,
Campaign Events

As event coordinator for Campaign Events, Meghan is responsible for designing and producing events to support and advance the Campaign for the University of Southern California. An alumnus of the University of Southern California, she holds a bachelor's degree in public relations and was a two-sport varsity athlete for four years in cross country and track.

(mainwaring@usc.edu)

Tiffany Chatelain

Tiffany Norris
Event Manager

Tiffany is an alumna of Chapman University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in Communications. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Tiffany worked as an Event Manager for Preferred Hotel Group, planning meetings and events both domestically and internationally, and for Grant Associates, a boutique event planning company, specializing in events in the non-profit sector.

(chatelai@usc.edu)

Boneshia PerriBoneshia Perri
Event Manager

Boneshia is an alumna of Luther College where she received a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Boneshia worked for the Getty Center in Los Angeles as an Event Specialist.

(bperri@usc.edu)

     

Diana HanburyDiana Hanbury
Reservation Services Coordinator

Diana is a graduate of USC, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. Prior to joining the office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Diana lived in Sydney, Australia where she produced events for financial services and infrastructure membership organizations.

(diana.hanbury@usc.edu)

Adelaide Rowe

Adelaide Rowe
Event Registration Manager

As the event registration manager, Adelaide manages the reservation and check-in processes for general CRUE events. Prior to holding the position of registration manager, Adelaide worked at Cultural Relations and University Events as a student coordinator while earning her bachelor of science in Environmental Studies at the University of Southern California.

(adelaidr@usc.edu)

Samuel Trevino

Samuel Trevino
Reservation Services Coordinator

Sam works in the reservations office assisting with general events. He is a USC alum with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Archaeology from the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, he worked as a coordinator for undergraduate student research in the USC Archaeology Research Center.

(sbtrevin@usc.edu)

Victoria Rizo

Victoria Rizo
Event Manager,
Academic Events

As the event manager for academic events, Victoria is responsible for the production of the university's Commencement and Homecoming festivities, as well as the annual Academic Honors Convocation. After working in guest relations at the Los Angeles Music Center, she returned to the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events in 2009. She is an alumna of the University of Southern California where she received her undergraduate degrees in Communication and Sociology.

(vrizo@usc.edu)

Rochelle Sakado

Rochelle Sakado
Senior Business Manager

Rochelle joined the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events in 2004. She is responsible for managing all financial aspects of the department as well as managing our ecommerce service. She is an alumna of the University of Southern California where she received her bachelor's degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, she was in retail management at Macy's West.

(sakado@usc.edu)

Juvi Segura

Juvi Segura
Director, Audio Visual Services

Juvi is a graduate of the LACC Theatre Academy and a former Marine. His professional production experience Spans over 15 years of working in Theatre, Television, Film, Radio, and Musical Concerts. Some of Juvi’s work includes Projects with NBC, CBS, FOX, Univision, KCET, Americas Theatre Arts Foundation, Quetzal, Kiis fm, KPFK, KJazz, and KZLA. He first joined USC in 1999 with the School of Cinematic Arts in the IMS department. As A/V Director Juvi is responsible for the Audio Visual operations of the Office Cultural Relations and University Events.

(seguraj@usc.edu)
 
     

Steve Lin

Steve Lin
Webmaster

Steve joined the Office of Cultural Relations and University events in July, 2010. Prior to coming to USC, he was a web developer for Biola University and worked in the financial industry as an information systems manager. As the webmaster, Steve is involved in the design and data management of the web and information systems for the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events and Visions and Voices.

(slin2@usc.edu)

Jan Thompson

Jan Thompson
Executive Assistant to the Associate Senior Vice President

Jan provides administrative support to the Associate Senior Vice President and on special projects. Prior to joining the Office of Cultural Relations and University Events, Jan worked as a manager for a designer clothing company. Jan is a graduate of USC with a bachelor of science degree in Dental Hygiene. She has been an active alumna and volunteer for USC. She comes from a multigenerational Trojan Family, including her husband, parents, siblings and three children.

(janthomp@usc.edu)

Chris Mayorga

Chris Mayorga
Budget Specialist

(mayorga@usc.edu)

 

     

 

 

 

 

USC Office of Cultural Relations and University Events - Phone: 213-740-6786 - Fax: 213-740-5934
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