USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Derrick Harris is a non-profit management professional with over 10 years of experience in fundraising, board development and programming. He currently is the Director of Corporate Relations for USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences where he is responsible for developing mutually beneficial relationships between key corporate partners and university leadership and faculty. Prior to joining USC, Derrick worked at UCLA Engineering where he was instrumental and developing the school’s first school-wide corporate giving and stewardship program. He also served in a dual corporate and alumni role where he developed alumni content to promote holistic corporate engagement and drive annual giving through matching gift opportunities. In addition, Derrick has served as a grants writer and program developer for non-profits throughout the Los Angeles and Bay Area. He received a Master of Public Administration from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Science in Health Education from San Francisco State University.