Faculty | Accounting, B.B.A.

Gary Lindblad

  • Dean, Crowell School of Business

  • Ed.D., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.A., State University of New York, College at Fredonia

Gary Lindblad is Dean of the Donald and Suzanne Crowell School of Business at Biola University. He earned a B.A. in English and education from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia; and Master of Arts and Doctor of Education degrees in higher education, work, and organizational change from University of California, Los Angeles. In addition, Gary has a M.A. in Christian...

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David T. Bourgeois

  • Undergraduate Chair
  • Associate Professor of Information Systems
  • Director of Innovation

  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
  • M.S., California State University, Fullerton
  • B.S., Biola University

Dr. David T. Bourgeois worked as an information technology professional for 15 years for companies such as Southern California Edison and Texas Instruments before coming to Biola in 2002 to lead the information systems program. He received his master's degree in management science from Cal State Fullerton in 1994 and his doctorate degree in information systems and technology from Claremont...

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Philip Woodward

  • MPAcc Director
  • Associate Professor of Accounting

  • M.B.A., California State University, Fullerton
  • M.B.T., University of Southern California
  • B.S., University of Southern California
  • CPA, State of California

Philip Woodward began his career in the tax department of Deloitte & Touche (formerly Deloitte Haskins & Sells). He has also been an assistant vice-president for a savings and loan company and helped develop a tax practice for financial planners. He currently consults with a real estate and investment company. He has been a guest speaker for MBA programs and a local radio talk show, and...

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Brian Burnett

  • Associate Professor of Accounting

  • Ph.D., Accounting, University of Colorado at Boulder
  • M.B.A., Pepperdine University
  • B.S., B.A., Accounting, Biola University

Prior to earning his Ph.D., Professor Burnett worked in public accounting as an auditor for Arthur Andersen, KPMG and a boutique firm in Newport Beach, Calif. He was a professor at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, and most recently a professor at the Orfalea School of Business at California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo where he received the Outstanding Faculty in...

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Jeff McHugh

  • Associate Professor

  • C.M.A
  • M.B.A. Finance/Marketing, University of Southern California
  • B.A. Economics, Stanford University

Jeff McHugh’s business experience includes 34 years at Beckman Coulter, a Fortune 500 medical device manufacturer, human resources, manufacturing, finance, marketing, sales and general management. Over the final 15 years of his career at Beckman, McHugh was the Vice President West Zone Commercial Operations, Vice President National Accounts, Vice President Americas Commercial Operations and...

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Les Harman

  • Associate Professor of Marketing

  • M.S., California State University, San Francisco
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology
  • B.S., California State University, San Diego

Professor Harman’s teaching philosophy is to have students engage the local community and learn relational and marketing strategies through real world projects with local clients. For the last 15 years, Harman has run a small business IMG (Integrity Marketing Research Services) that specializes in conducting in-depth interviews, focus groups, and comprehensive survey projects for non-profit...

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