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Our Team

Leslie Lum

Leslie is faculty in the Business Division of BCC.  She authored Personal Investing published by South-Western in 2002 (click here to see the web book) and coauthored Marketing and Managing in a Multicultural Environment with Thad Spratlen and Michael Verchot of the University of Washington. She has taught at the UW Business School-Seattle and sits on the UW Business and Economic Development Center and was a founding board member of the Bellevue Entrepreneur Center. Leslie has extensive industry experience including strategic planning at a Fortune 100 now part of Citigroup, investment banking with the global bank HSBC, and general management of a retail start-up. She was a manager in a department chosen as one of the ten best in America by the Institute of Internal Auditors and her course on multicultural consulting won a national award in community engagement. She has a MBA in business from Columbia University and a MSW in social work from the University of British Columbia.

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Molly Blume

Molly is faculty in the Business Division of BCC. She has extensive industry experience working for Seafirst Bank (now part of Bank of America) as Assistant Vice President and Senior Marketing Officer for Personal Banking, Product Development and Management in Seattle. She lead product development teams for the Bank’s consumer investment products involving research, strategic planning, advertising, profitability analysis, operation and procedures, IT systems and branch sales training. Ms. Blume has done marketing research for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle on Home Equity Lines of Credit and Old National Bank (Fidelity Mutual Savings Bank). She worked for major Fortune 500 companies as Marketing Manager and Sales Representative. She lectured at University of Puget Sound, Bank Administration Institute, Seattle Ad Club, and Eastern Washington University. She published several articles including “IRA Choices – Sales, Marketing and the Competition,” in Sales and Marketing Update plus the IRA Training Manual and Tax-Deferred Annuity Product Manual for Seafirst Bank. She has served on several boards including: American Marketing Association, Sales and Marketing Executives and United Way Allocation Panel. She holds diplomas from: Northwest Intermediate Banking School; Eastern Washington University, MBA; and Washington State University, BA.

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 Alice Jenkins

Alice Jenkins is faculty in the Business Division of Bellevue Community College. She has been a successful real estate professional with over 27 years in the industry.  She was founder and CEO of Faith Property Management.  She holds a BA in accounting and has worked for Cox and Gracia Accounting firm as well as with the Internal Revenue Service.  She was a second lieutenant in the US Army.  She holds a Master in Family Counseling and a Doctorate in Ministry.  Alice does group coordination, event organizing and motivational speaking.  She writes curriculum for seventy churches throughout the Great Pacific Northwest and is active in several community organizations.

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Margie Biliske


Margie Biliske

Margie Biliske founded and manages State and Local Tax Accounting, a firm that investigates and does audits of Fortune 500 company contracts for city governments. Prior to that she was manager of state and local tax, Puget Sound unit for McGladrey and Pullen the sixth largest national CPA firm. She has been a senior tax analyst for Immunex/Amgen and a senior revenue auditor for the State of Washington, Department of Revenue. She was Board President of the Glacier Highway Electric Association. She has published articles in Internal Auditor Magazine and has spoken at various accounting forums. She holds a BA Summa Cum Laude in Business Administration, BS in Accounting, and a Master of Professional Accountancy Cum Laude from Central Washington University. She holds the CPA designation and is a Certified Fraud Examiner.

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Carmen Aguiar

Carmen Aguiar is an advisor to the program. She founded and is CEO of a financial firms that serves as an advisor to multi-generational families including facilitation related to financial and business issues.  She served on the board of the Federal Home Loan Bank and on the national board of the Small Business Administration. She has been featured in numerous articles including being selected as one of the most prominent business leaders under 40 by the Puget Sound Business Journal. Carmen received her accounting degree at Hunger College. She has a Certified Financial Planner designation and is Series 7 (Broker) and 65 (Investment Advisor Representative) certified. She is also a Certified Public Accountant, was a senior tax accountant at Ernst and Young, and is active in the Washington Society of CPAs.



















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Last updated: 1/12/07