LAA Annual Scholarship Gala

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45th Annual Scholarship Gala
Saturday, March 14, 2020
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

Legacy Award Honoree

Rigo Diaz III ’89, 

Rigo Diaz III ʾ89 is founder and president of Corner Escrow, an independent escrow company with offices throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Diego counties. A graduate of the USC Marshall School of Business, Diaz played football for the Trojans and is a long-time supporter of USC athletics, as well as an alumni member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Prior to Corner Escrow, Diaz was founder of mortgage banking enterprise Four Corners Financial, as well as founder of Belladom Development, focused on single-family residential property development. He is also co-founder of the charitable apparel company Arm the Animals.

An active USC alumnus, Diaz has served on the USC Latino Alumni Association Board of Directors since 2012 and co-chaired the USC Latino Alumni Association Endowment Campaign that raised over $4 million. He also serves on the USC Board of Governors.

He is also the proud father of daughter Isabella, currently attending Fordham University School of Law, and son Dominic, a USC freshman and member of the Trojan Marching Band.

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Presenting Sponsors

Thank you for your interest in sponsoring the 45th Annual Scholarship Gala.  Your support allows us to provide scholarships and professional development programming to undergraduate and graduate students at USC. Sponsorship opportunities are available for individuals, companies, and USC schools.  This is a great way get your message/products out to students, alumni and friends while supporting our students.

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For further questions, please contact the Latino Alumni Association at 213-740-4735.

Our annual Scholarship Gala is our premier fundraising event. It provides an opportunity to network with the who’s who of the Latino business community, alumni and friends.

Every year, we present two awards at our gala. Commemorating the legacy of USC’s eighth president, the Dr. John R. Hubbard Award is presented to an outstanding graduating Latino student for academic achievement, leadership and community service. The Legacy Award is presented to an alumnus/a for his or her contributions to USC and the LAA, professional achievements and philanthropy.