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.
Contact Leslie at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Contact Molly at email@example.com
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.
Contact Alice at
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.
Contact Margie at firstname.lastname@example.org
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.