Lisa M. Flashner, JD, CPA
Chief Operating Officer
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Lisa is the Chief Operating Officer of the Ellison Institute of USC, the USC Center for Applied Molecular Medicine and the USC Westside Cancer Center. Since she came to the team in 2009, she has put her leadership skills to work to pursue her passion for making a difference in healthcare. Lisa oversees the financial and business operations of the group as well as personnel related matters, donor relations and strategic planning. She received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Illinois, a law degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, and is a certified public accountant. Prior to joining USC, she was a partner at New World Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investments in early stage technology companies. She joined New World from the investment banking group at Robert W. Baird & Co., where she was a lead banker in the information technology and telecommunications industry. Prior to her work in investment banking, Lisa practiced corporate law and was a tax accountant at Arthur Anderson & Co.
1989 Accounting – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
1993 Doctor of Jurisprudence – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
1989 Certified Public Accountant
1993 California Bar Member