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Golden Gate University (Accounting)
Golden Gate University (MBA)
Golden Gate University, San Francisco (Master's)
Pragmatic teacher/mentor with sense of humor will explain accounting and finance subjects in "plain English." I do not preach rote memorization or complex formulas, unless the subject requires it; but rather how these things work in the real world. With over 35 years experience, I have literally done everything in accounting and finance; involved in mergers and acquisitions, two IPO's, sales of assets, winding businesses down, tripling revenue growth in one year; you name it, I've done it. My recent projects have involved early-stage start-ups, setting up legal entities, developing accounting systems, capitalization tables, fund-raising, stock options, etc.
Accounting seemed so hard long ago, but now it is more natural to me. My experience and dealing with large companies that are great training grounds for new people to learn the "right" way through time-tested, documented policies and procedures.
As you move forward in your career, chances are you will be moving into smaller companies where you have more impact through a larger scope of responsibility, but most likely lacking in documented policies and procedures. Unless prior companies specifically forbid copying the policies, I'd make sure I make copies and keep them filed for your reference in the future. Pragmatic teacher/mentor with sense of humor will explain accounting and finance subjects in "plain English." I do not preach rote memorization or complex formulas,… Read more
I met Ron for the first time on 2/14/2014 for help on with my financial analysis course project. My class was very confusing for me and tough to follow, which contributed to my lack of knowledge on the project. When I met with Ron I had nothing to go on, the only thing I had were the statements that he had told me to print out. In less than two weeks, Ron helped me break down my project into sections that I not only was able to complete, but also comprehend.
I completed my project right on time and now am ready for my final. This was one of my hardest classes and I could not believe that in less than two weeks I was able to complete a very difficult project. I know that if it was not for Ron I would have not been able to complete it. Ron is an excellent tutor. Thank you Ron for all of your help and I look forward to working with you on my next class!
Ron is a very good tutor. very patient and extremely knowledgeable about computer programs (excel) and a lot of the formatting needed to get excel to work. He is especially good with the formulas. With limited time I was able to get a basic understanding of how excel works.
I would recommend him to anyone with business problems as well as he is very intelligent with a strong business background as well. In addition he helped me with some computer settings to make my laptop run more efficiently.
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I have a BA in Accounting and spent 35 years in the corporate accounting and finance world. I have an MBA in Finance, which I attained while working full time. I am a Certified Management Accountant (C.M.A.). I have mentored at least three of my former colleagues who have attained the position of CFO in both public and private companies.
I have 35 years professional experience in a corporate environment, from large companies to early-stage start-ups.
I managed Human Resources for over 15 years as part of start-up teams. I have hired, fired, promoted, developed and mentored over 100 people.
I worked for free for several years on low-income people's tax returns. Typically I used canned tax programs, but understand rules and regulations behind those.
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