University of Southern California

About USC

Albert R. Checcio


Senior Vice President, University Advancement

University Advancement

Albert R. Checcio was appointed senior vice president for university advancement effective August 23, 2010. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the university’s overall advancement efforts on both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses and for building partnerships with all of USC’s philanthropic and volunteer communities, including prominent individual supporters, charitable foundations, corporate donors, alumni and friends. He reports directly to the president and works closely with the provost and the deans in developing advancement plans and infrastructure to fulfill the university’s potential and support its continued academic ascent. He also staffs the Development Committee and the Alumni Affairs Committee of the USC Board of Trustees.

Upon his arrival at USC, Checcio played an instrumental role in designing and implementing the $6 billion Campaign for the University of Southern California, the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the university’s history and one of the largest ever in higher education.

Checcio is a nationally recognized development leader with 40 years’ experience at a range of institutions in higher education and health care.

He is a graduate of Drexel University.

Senior Staff

David M. Carrera
Vice President for Health Sciences Development

Tracey L. Vranich
Vice President for Advancement Services

Patrick Auerbach
Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations

Doug Byers
Associate Senior Vice President for Development Operations

Last Updated: 8/5/14