Tony Aaron is currently serving as an Adjunct Professor in the Leventhal School of Accounting at the University of Southern California. Professor Aaron has also been appointed as Director of the USC SEC and Financial Reporting Institute. He has spent over 40 years in financial analysis with the majority of his career taking place at Ernst & Young LLP. Prior to EY, he served as a securities analyst with a Southern California-based Registered Investment Advisory Firm. Tony has served as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Appraisal Foundation, as well as in many other roles with the ASA, the AICPA and the Appraisal Foundation. He received his BS from USC and his MBA from UCLA.