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David W. Wright

David WrightAssociate Senior Vice President for Administrative Operations

USC Administrative Operations

David Wright was named associate senior vice president for administrative operations in April 2014.  He is responsible for administering USC programs pertaining to security, environmental health and safety, sustainability, and fire safety and emergency planning.  Wright additionally oversees a shared services model incorporating information technology, human resources, and budget and finance.

Wright joined USC in 2005 as controller of USC Bookstores, and in 2007 became director of finance and accounting for USC Auxiliary Services.  Wright next served as the budget administrator for Biola University, and then returned to USC where he served as assistant vice president for finance and business support.  Before initially coming to USC, Wright served as controller for WEA Manufacturing, Inc. (a division of Time Warner, Inc.), planning manager for Disneyland Resort, and a senior consultant for Deloitte and Touche Consulting Group.

Wright earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from USC and his MBA from UCLA.

Last Updated: 04/01/14