I have over 15 years of progressive experience in accounting as a general ledger and cost accountant, financial analyst, manager of accounting, controller and CFO for public and private global companies.
I have an extensive accounting knowledge as well as hands on professional experience.
I had 4 semester courses in American history as part of getting a minor in History.
I have over 20 years of global business experience as a professional, manager, and executive with large multinational companies like Litton Computer Services, Varian Inc, Carrier Corporation, Plantronics Inc. and Wattstopper-Legrand Inc.
I am currently an interim CFO for a start up health services and IT organization, Akira Health Inc.
I spent many years developing my career path from from college years to ultimately being a CFO of a global US companies.
Through those years, I also mentored, developed and supported my surbordinates to achieve their own career goals.
I have also volunteered for many years as a career mentor for my alma mater, University of Virginia, recent graduates.
My undergraduate degree is in Finance and I also have worked in a finance function for over 15 years with US global corporations.
My strong academic credentials at University of Virginia and San Jose State University qualify me to tutor GED courses.
I scored high enough in GMAT in order to get into top 15 MBA school at University of Virginia (Darden).
In my business profession, you must have an excellent written and verbal skill sets. You cannot be an effective business professional if you do not have these.
I had 6 years of formal business education which included 6 semester courses in Marketing.
In my business career, I have done over 10 marketing plans for product launches into new markets and channels.
I am very experience and knowledgeable in theoretical and practical product and channel marketing.
Using excel on a daily basis is a core requirement for all accounting and finance professionals. I have over 20 years of experience using excel spreadsheet.
It has always been a great pleasure in teaching young kids how to read. It is a significant milestone in a child's development and I feel that it is an honor to be part in that significant milestone.
I have many years of demonstrated successes in implementing "study skills" throughout my college years and professional years. In order to be successful in my profession, you have to gather a vast amount of data quickly and then analyze and digest them in a systematic and timely manner. Finally, you have to communicate them in a simple manner so that everyone can understand.
In order to be successful, you need to have an effective time management, organizational and study skills.
As a CFO of several small businesses, I prepare taxes for the companies. Currently, I prepare tax forms for my wife's company (LLC).
I also have prepared individual taxes (1040 EZ, 1040A, 1040 forms and all schedules A-D) for over 15 years.
I spent several years on and off teaching Vietnamese nationals in preparation for TOEL test.
I am a native born Vietnamese. Vietnamese is the spoken language in my home. I have been doing business in Vietnam on behalf of several US global firms since 1995.
I am fluent in speaking, writing and reading Vietnamese.
I have over 4 semesters of college education on world history and a minor with honors in Asian History.
I have spent many years improving my English writing skills since English is not my native language. I understand the appropriate method of teaching and learning to write properly and in correct grammar. Writing skill is one of the most important technical skills an individual can acquire and need to be acquired as early as possible. I can help a student to acquire this important skill early on because I have already been through it and have an understanding of how to acquire it properly.