Business Transfer 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 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
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 Hayward and a BS in Computer Science and Engineering from UC Davis.
She has worked as a financial analyst for Clearwire and Microsoft using large databases to do financial modeling. Winnie won the Bellevue College Margin of Excellence Award in 2010.
- Leslie Lum
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 with Thad Spratlen and Michael Verchot of the University of Washington and Detra Montoya of Arizona State University published by the UW Press in 2012. She brought the multicultural consulting course to Bellevue College and founded a program that provided financial education to over 6000 people in the state of Washington, was commended by Governor Gregoire as a model for the nation, and selected as a best practice by the Treasury Department Commission on Financial Education.
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. National awards include manager of internal audit group selected as one of the ten best in America by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Service Learning and Civic Engagement from the Community College National Center for Civic Engagement. She has a MBA from Columbia University and holds the Certified Management Accountant designation. LinkedIn Address
- Judith Paquette
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 University. She holds the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) designation and is active in accountant and teaching organizations. Judith is also the advisor for the Business Leadership Club. Judith won the Margin of Excellence award from the college in 2007 signifying exemplary performance.
- Dr. Judy Woo
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 Care Program in Seattle, a non-profit organization whose mission is to bridge access to health care for underserved, multicultural communities. She received her PhD from the University of Washington with an interdisciplinary focus on organizational behavior and development, health care services, research methodology and managerial accounting.