Director of Operations and Finance
Lisa Andaleon is the Director of Operations and Finance at the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. In her role, Andaleon is responsible for operations, finance, contract compliance, reporting and marketing and communications.
Andaleon has more than 25 years of experience in finance and business administration in the non-profit and for-profit sectors. She brings an extensive background in technology transfer, finance, business development, strategic planning, and contract negotiation and administration.
Prior to joining USC, Andaleon worked at Life Technologies Corporation where she assisted the Corporate Development group with audits of major licensing relationships. Andaleon was previously Manager of Technology Transfer at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in La Jolla, California where for 12 years she was responsible for all of the accounting, financial planning and analysis, contract compliance, alliance management, commercial grants and licensing for their Office of Technology Management and Commercialization.
Andaleon earned a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the University of San Diego and a Bachelor of Arts in Math and Economics from Claremont McKenna College. She is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES) and the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).