I have an MBA in International Business with a BS in International Finance.
My accounting classwork includes, so far to date:
Introduction to Accounting 1 and 2
Management Cost Analysis
Managerial Financial Accounting
Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits:
I have an MBA, International Business from CSUN and a BS, International Finance from USC. Each degree required abilities in Mathematics up to, and including, Calculus. In addition, I have experience as an Adjunct Professor at DeVry teaching undergraduate business courses.
I hold an MBA, International Business from California State University, Northridge, as well as a BS, Business Administration, International Finance from the University of Southern California.
I have an MBA, taught undergraduate Economics as an Adjunct Professor, and took Economics classes for both my MBA in International Business and BS in International Finance.
My Economics classwork included:
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Economic Analysis of Business Decisions
Graduate level Economic Topics.
I have an MBA, International Business from CSUN and a BS, International Finance from USC with many years of professional experience in Finance, Accounting, and IT.
My Accounting and Finance coursework includes:
Intro Accounting 1
Intro Accounting 2
Management Cost Analysis
Managerial Financial Accounting
Financial Theory and Policy
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
I have experience with computers in a business environment using Finance/Accounting applications and a creative environment using music and sound applications.
My operating system experience includes Windows, Macintosh, and Ubuntu. My applications experience is varied and includes (but is not limited to) Word, WordPerfect, Excel, Lotus, Filemaker Pro, Access, SQL Server, Visual Basic, PowerPoint, PhotoShop, HTML, Q4BIS, MS Office, Star Office, AppleWorks, Enterprise Software, ESSBASE, Oracle, SAP, Great Plains, Macola, J.D. Edwards, Hyperion, Attachmate, Accpac, PeachTree, Quickbooks, Quicken, Ease, MediaWeb, and Filmtrack.
I currently play trumpet and flugelhorn on a regular basis for the marching band that I direct as well as for my church. I started playing trumpet in junior high school and continued through high school to play with the University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band (USC-TMB) as First Trumpet. My trumpet experience includes the 1984 Olympics (opening/closing ceremonies, and venue bands), Fleetwood Mac ("TUSK", video and in concert), local community theater, merit badge counselor (Music, and Bugling), and Bugler (Taps and other bugle calls). I am also a Marching Band Director for Venture Crew 440 (Canoga Park) and currently perform with my church Chancel Choir, Praise Band, and Bell Choir.
My general music background began at the age of 6 when I started piano lessons and played in a recorder choir at church. I took piano lessons for about 5 years. Starting at 11, I took trumpet lessons for the next 8 eight years through about 3 different instructors. During this time, I was the principal tuba player in my junior high orchestra, and in high school doubled on sousaphone and trumpet. After high school, I played in jazz bands, community orchestras, and ensembles until I graduated from USC. After graduation, I played in the Laker Band, the Olympic Band, USC Alumni Band, and some community theater work. In that time, I picked up the flugelhorn, electric bass, banjo, soprano and alto recorders, melodica, electric keyboards, and harmonica.
Currently, as a regular contributor in the music program at church, I have written and arranged some music. As marching band director, I must be able to read, write, perform, and communicate in addition to leading a group. As a Music and Bugling merit badge counselor, I have to know and have experience in music, music history, music performance, instrument types, and lead songs around a campfire.
Though I am not degreed in music, I feel that studying, playing, and performing music for more than 40 years means that I know a little about music. If you would like to speak with my references or see/hear me perform, please request a reference or next performance venue.
I have many years of experience with Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, and VisiCalc in professional and educational settings. I received 100% on the accreditation test for WyzAnt tutors.
My PowerPoint experience includes professional, job related presentations as well as academic, graduate (MBA) school classes and functioning as a Panel Judge for the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business International Case Competition (USC-MICC).
At home, I use a Macintosh and have MS Windows emulators for compatibility tests. At work, I have experienced mostly MS Windows. On either operating system platform, I recommend free open source as an alternative to MS PowerPoint.
Understanding math at this time helps with understanding and creating formulas, making meaningful spreadsheets, personal budgets, food preparation, growing plants, and even creating hot chocolate recipes.
I have used Quickbooks and Quicken in my professional career on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems. In addition, I can provide exposure to open source and linux based similar software. I hold an MBA as well as a BS in Business Administration.
I have an MBA in International Business and a BS in International Finance.
My Spanish classwork included:
Spanish 2 through 5 - high school
Spanish 1 - college (for review of fundamentals)
Conversational Spanish - college
I have used Spanish in a work setting as well as a casual setting.
I currently play trumpet and flugelhorn on a regular basis for the marching band that I direct as well as for my church. I started playing trumpet in junior high school and continued through high school to play with the University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band (USC-TMB) as First Trumpet. My trumpet experience includes: the 1984 Olympics (opening/closing ceremonies, and venue bands), Fleetwood Mac (video and in concert), local community theater, merit badge counselor (Music, and Bugling), and Bugler (Taps and other bugle calls). I am also a Marching Band Director for Venture Crew 440 (Canoga Park) and currently perform with my church Chancel Choir, Praise Band, and Bell Choir.