Department of Business Administration and Economics
I have a story most students can relate to. Having started my private sector career at Costco Wholesale as a part-time employee while being a full-time Long Beach City College student in 2004, I moved into management for the warehouse giant upon my graduation in 2008 from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. While being in management at Costco, I earned my MBA from California State University, Fullerton. Prior to becoming an Associate Professor at LBCC, I was also a member of the adjunct faculty at LBCC, Cerritos College as well as El Camino College. I have taught many different business subjects; but, currently I teach General Business, Digital and Social Media, and Personal Financial Management. I am also co-adviser to the LBCC Business Club.
In order to provide the highest quality education for my students I do a variety of professional development and speaking activities. Such highlights include:
Speaker for Cengage Engagement Tech Conference, Top Hat Engage 2020, High School Outreach
Currently serving on multiple Educational Advisory Board Committees
Google Analytics Certified
Hubspot Social Media Certified
LinkedIn Learning Champion/Partner
Twitter Flight School Certified
Regular attendee to Bixel Exchange LA Tech Talent Pipeline Roundtable discussions with tech industry professionals from the largest social media companies in the world.
I consider LBCC a second home. My grandmother worked at LBCC. My father and mother met on campus. All three of my siblings have attended LBCC and as a student at LBCC I was a member of the President's Ambassadors.
Outside of the classroom I am married, have 2 amazing children and my Bordoodle Rubble that are everything to me. Having a wife that is also an alumni of USC, you will see our family on Saturdays watching the Men of Troy dominate the gridiron. Besides Trojan football, I enjoy attending Cottonwood Church, watching the Lakers and the Angels, singing karaoke, binge-ing on Netflix, as well as tuning into anything and everything Marvel related! As a millenial, I am glued to social media feeds (mainly Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube) so I am always up to date on the current social, political and financial trends dominating the internet.
To reach me either drop by my office, call, or email and I would love to hear your story!