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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 is a successful real estate professional with over 10 years in the industry including as founder and CEO of a property management company. Alice has a BA in accounting, a masters in family counseling and a doctorate in the ministry. She was an officer in the military police. Alice is active in a number of community organizations.

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Debi Griggs

Debra Griggs spent nearly 20 years in the banking industry before joining the faculty of Bellevue Community College in 1996. Her career includes branch operations, auditing, commercial lending, technical support, personnel, and training. She served as the Area Operations Manager for both the Tacoma/Pierce County and the Snohomish County areas for Old National Bank and as Vice President and Manager of the Information Technology and Training Department for Washington Corporate Banking at U.S. Bank. Ms. Griggs has held the presidency of the Institute of Internal Auditors, Puget Sound Chapter and was a board member of the American Institute of Banking. She holds several banking diplomas, a BA from the University of Puget Sound, and an MBA from City University. In addition to a broad range of classes at BCC, Ms. Griggs has taught banking classes at U.S. Bank and the American Institute of Banking and business classes at City University’s Trencin, Slovakia campus. She has won the Margin of Excellence award for exemplary performance at BCC.

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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: 10/21/06