DepartmentBusiness and Financial Affairs
Biola AffiliationsEmployee
Office LocationLower Metzger / Accounting Dept.

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Michael Pierce joined the Biola University community in August 2010 as Vice President of Business and Financial Affairs. He arrived at Biola after serving as senior director of finance and administration at the Center for Innovation and Strategic Collaboration, a research and development company within St. Jude Medical, Inc. Mike has established an impressive record in the areas of business and financial management, serving with distinction in a variety of leadership roles. He also spent nearly 20 years in various capacities at the Johnson & Johnson Family of companies, working in such roles as senior accountant, marketing finance manager, finance controller and, ultimately, supply chain group manager. Mike now oversees the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Information Technology. Mike holds a B.S. in accounting from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and an MBA in finance from California State University, Fullerton. He also holds both CPA and CMA licenses in the state of California. He and his wife, Brenda, live in Brea, and have two sons, including one who attends Biola. Favorite Verse: "And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of the Jesus Christ." - Philippians 1:6 (ESV)

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