Faculty and Staff

The Business Transfer Program believes that excellent faculty is at the core of excellent learning. All our faculty have the highest academic and professional qualifications. All have extensive industry experience.

Aron Segal

Aron Segal (Full-Time Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Aron Segal began teaching in 2011 after serving for eight years in public accounting.  His teaching  methodology reflects this experience, bringing real-world casework to the  classroom.  A licensed CPA in Washington State, he earned a BA in Philosophy from Beloit College, and an MBA and an MPAC from Seattle University.


winnie li

Winnie Li (Full-Time Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Xiao (Winnie) Li was a teaching and research assistant in Statistics at California State University at Hayward. She was one of three students out of 230 who won the 2005 George J. Resnikoff Memorial Scholarship. She also won the best TA of the year award in 2001.  She has a MS in Statistics from CSU […]


leslie lum

Leslie Lum (Full-Time Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Leslie is full-time faculty teaching multicultural consulting, statistics, investing, and introduction to business. She has taught at the UW Foster School, in the MBA program at UW Bothell, and sits on the UW Business and Economic Development Center Board. Leslie authored Personal Investing published by South-Western in 2002 and coauthored Multicultural Marketing and Business Consulting  […]


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Judith Paquette (Full-Time Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Judith is full-time faculty with over ten years of accounting industry experience at Motorola, PACCAR, Western Wireless and Gottschalks.  Her industry accounting responsibilities included general and cost accounting, audit, payroll, systems selection and development, department reengineering, TQM, financial planning and training. Judith has a MBA from Golden Gate University and a BS from California State […]


judy woo

Judy Woo PhD (Full-Time Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Judy teaches statistical analysis and business-related topics. On occasion, she has taught at the University of Washington in the area of organizational behavior and management. Her current interests include policy development and working with human resources to develop stronger programs to support culturally diverse adjunct faculty. She also chairs the Board of Cross Cultural Health […]


michael brown

Michael Brown PhD (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Michael practices civil rights law and has taught at WSU, EWU and several community colleges in the area. He has published extensively in history, American Studies, Ethnic studies and law. He received his BA from Whitman, his MA in history from the University of Maine, his JD from Temple University and his PhD in history […]


karrin klotz

Karrin Klotz (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Karrin was in-house counsel for Wall Data, Microsoft, Amdahl, and Apple prior to having her own practice. She teaches courses on intellectual property and legal issues in new technologies at Seattle University and the UW. Karrin received her JD from the University of Wisconsin.


shawn mccord

Shawn McCord (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Shawn worked for Deloitte Touche before starting his own private practice as an accountant. He received his Masters in Accounting from Brigham Young University and holds the CPA designation.


kevin rainge

Kevin Rainge (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Kevin was recently an attorney with Microsoft. He was Assistant Director at Harborview Medical Center Human Resources. He has been an investigation and resolution manager for the University of Washington, a contract attorney and a special deputy prosecutor for King County. Kevin received his JD from the University of Oregon Law School and his BA from the UC Davis.


dan yamasaki

Dan Yamasaki (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Dan has worked as a health care statistician for Swedish Hospital and is currently a statistician at Premera Blue Cross. He holds a MA in Biostatistics from UC Berkeley, MS (Biostatistics) from the University of Washington, and a MBA from City University.


Jeff Wong

Jeff Wong (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Jeff is  currently a cost analyst/system administrator for Valley Medical Center.  Prior to that he worked with the Washington State Auditor’s Office as a auditor and with International Paper as an assistant controller at a facility in  California. If it is anything that touches accounting and finance, Jeff has probably done it at some time […]


joydeep das

Joydeep Das (Adjunct Faculty)


  • Bio:

    Joydeep Das brings with him 18 years of international accounting and finance experience with Coopers, Philips Electronics and Amazon.com. He is a Chartered  Accountant and holds an MBA degree. Joydeep is associated with Bellevue College from October 2008.