Errol Gerson

Humanities and Sciences


Errol Gerson has been teaching Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management at Art Center for the past 45 years. In that time he has taught over 6100 students and has personally mentored well over 3000 students. Gerson received a BS in Accounting from USC in 1970, and after receiving his MBA from USC in 1971, he spent eight years at a Big 8 public accounting firm. In 1979 he co-founded a CPA Business Management firm with three other USC grads, then sold it in 1992. Gerson co-founded Cow Interactive with four Art Center grads. In 1999 he joined CAA Agency as the Director of New Media. In 2004 he left CAA and became the Principal at the Gerson Group, a Strategic Management Consulting company, where he is in practice today. Errol is a Senior Adviser to the A.I.G.A. and does Entrepreneurship and Marketing workshops and seminars across the country.


  • HENT-300-01: Entrepreneurial Spirit