A position of involvement, support, and commitment to educational excellence.

The purpose of the Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) is to serve as a bridge between the business community and the Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy (the School).  The specific objectives of the LAB are to:

  • Promote opportunities for students to enrich their education through interactions with business professionals, internships, as well as facilitate job-seeking activities;
  • Provide guidance on curriculum and academic programs;
  • Support the solicitation and cultivation of private philanthropic support for the School;
  • Connect faculty with the business community to increase the impact of their research and teaching; and
  • Provide input on the continuous strategic planning of the School and how the School can enhance its impact on various stakeholder groups
BrownellSStephen J. Brownell
Lindsay & Brownell, CPAs
Founding Partner
'85 MSA
Thomas DarcyThomas Darcy
Tocagen Inc., Director
Executive VP & CFO
'73 Accounting
Scott FarberScott Farber
Grant Thornton, LLP
Managing Partner
'81 Accounting
Mark FisherMark A. Fisher, CPA
Diocese of San Diego
Finance Officer
'82 Accounting, '92 MBA
Ken GerstelKen Gerstel
Deloitte LLP
Partner
Victor GonzalesVictor Gonzales
Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP
Partner
'89 Accounting
James LevinsonJames Levinson
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Partner, State and Local Tax
'84 Accounting
James NakagawaJames Nakagawa
Excel Trust
Chief Financial Officer
'88 Accounting
Chris RobertsChris Roberts
West Rhode & Roberts
Partner
'92 Finance
Michael SchneiderMichael Schneider
SoCalGas and SDG&E
VP, Customer Operations
Judy ThomsonJudy Thomson
Judy Thomson & Associates
'93 Psychology

Leslie LevinsonChris Craft
Managing Director
KPMG LLP

Lee DuranLee Duran
BDO Seidman, LLP
Assurance Services Partner
'82 Accounting
Damon M. FlemingDamon M. Fleming, Ph.D.
Charles W. Lamden School of Accountancy
William E. Cole Director
Jim GivensJim Givens
Ernst & Young LLP
Partner
'90 Accounting
Mike HowardMike Howard
Ernst & Young LLP
Partner, Assurance & Advisory Business Services
'96 Accounting
Leslie LevinsonLeslie Levinson, CPA
SDSU Research Foundation
Chief Financial Officer
'90 Accounting
Sam MascarenoSam Mascareno
RSM US LLP
Managing Partner - West Region
'92 Accounting, '93 MST
Laura RoosLaura Roos
Moss Adams LLP, Not-for-profit Services Group
Partner
'91 Accounting
Leslie LevinsonG Patrick Sammon
Vice President, Global Tax
ResMed
Rick RosasRick Rosas
PwC
Tax Partner
'87 Accounting
Leslie LevinsonPeter R. Wall
Vice President, Controller, and Chief Accounting Officer
Sempra Energy