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).

 

Email Me  DerekHorner@live.com

 

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

derekhorner@live.com

 

EDUCATION

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

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

                                               

AT&T External Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

June 2013- August 2013

                                                                               

Intern

  • 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

                                                                               

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Community Outreach Council, Los Angeles, CA           

April 2013-Present

                                               

President

  • 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

                                               

Counselor

  • 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

 

INTERESTS AND SKILLS

  • 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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