Derek Horner


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Derek Horner


Derek Horner is a Junior at the University of Southern California where he is a Business Administration major with a minor in Law & Society. He hails from Redmond, Washington. He also also active with the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) and Commnity Outreach Council (C.O.C).


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School: University of Southern California

Year: Junior

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Law and Society (undeclared taking units towards it)

Other Organizations: Black Business Student Association, Community Outreach Council

Birthday: March 9, 1993

Hometown: Redmond, WA

Hobbies: Staying active: Playing sports and going to the gym, Watching sports, Reading the news, Listening to music


Position: TBD

Why I Joined:

For the opportunity to perform great service on a respectable platform and continue to grow with my line brothers. Also, to be a part of an organization that elevates one’s status on campus.

Chapter Goals:

Win Chapter of the Year prior to graduation. Have a brother within the chapter win Brother of the Year. Win Student Organization of the Year for the USC Campus.

Special Alpha Events Attended:

2013 Beta Psi Lambda Scholarship Luncheon

Derek Horner



University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business

May 2015 Graduate

Business Administration Major

Law and Society Minor

Dean’s Scholarship Recipient

Relevant Courses: Communication Strategy in Business, Accounting I and II, Business Finance




AT&T External Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

June 2013- August 2013



  • Generated weekly progress reports to monitor 942 total projected Lightspeed Box builds for 2013 and 2014
  • Attended professional meetings with AT&T team to gain more perspective on their 2 billion dollar Velocity IP Project
  • Managed spreadsheets to analyze progression of 91 DWP Lightspeed permits for the city of L.A.
Wimmer Solutions, Los Angeles, CA

November 2011-June 2012


Microsoft Student Partner

  • Promoted 3 Microsoft campaigns involving the Xbox 360, Windows Phone, and Internet Explorer
  • Headed 3 initiatives to increase Dell University Registrations, Windows App creation, and HBO Go usage
  • Presented to Redmond High School about technology development and FIRST Robotics
Hollister Co., Bellevue, WA

June 2010- January 2011

Store Representative

  • Supported sales growth by providing quality customer service
  • Acted as a mentor for 2 new employees



Community Outreach Council, Los Angeles, CA           

April 2013-Present



  • Started the USC student organization to tutor and mentor young students from local high schools
  • Established a $3,000 scholarship program for high students accepted to college
  • Structured weekly workshop schedule covering the college application process and career development
USC Black Business Student Association, Los Angeles, CA

September 2012-Present


Co-Programming Chair 2013-14

  • Contact professionals and alumna to bring to events
  • Create and give budget proposals in order to receive USC funding
  • Helped acquire three additional sponsors to increase sponsorship funds to $2000
USC Transportation and Rec Sports, Los Angeles, CA

October 2012-Present

Campus Cruiser Driver and Intramural Soccer Referee

  • Coordinate calls and drive cruisers to transport students in the area surrounding USC
  • Refereed 31 fraternity league matches
USC Leventhal Summer Leadership Program, Los Angeles, CA

July 7, 2013-July 13, 2013



  • Guided high school minority students through process of making and presenting an original marketing plan
  • Forged a strong mentor relationship with a group of 5 students
Hopelink Food Bank Volunteer, Kirkland, WA

July 2012-August2012


Grocery Transport

  • Delivered an average of 613 pounds of groceries to the main warehouse every week
  • Organized food in appropriate warehouse section and arranged them on designated shelves for family pickup



  • Avid current events follower with keen interest in business and social issues
  • Comfortable with Microsoft Excel
  • Competitive athlete who possesses deep knowledge of the sports world
  • United States Soccer Development Association Alum

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