Department Chair

Joan Rettinger, Esq.



Angham Yousif



Accounting Faculty


Full-Time Faculty

Christopher O’Byrne
M.S. Financial and Tax Planning, San Diego State University
M.B.A., Lehigh University
B.S. Finance, Lehigh University
B.S. Economics, Lehigh University


Part-Time Faculty

Tracy Branton 
M.B.A., University of Phoenix 
M.S.A. (Master of Science in Accountancy), University of Phoenix


Rachel Farris, CMA   
M.B.A., National University 
M.H.R. (Masters in Human Relations), University of Oklahoma 
B.S. Finance/Accounting, Illinois State


Rick Pacco, CPA 
M.S., San Diego State University


Shawn Spaulding 
LL.M, Master of Laws in Taxation, University of San Diego School of Law 
J.D., Thomas Jefferson School of Law (cum laude) 
B.S. Business Administration, Trident University (cum laude) 
State Bar of California, Certified Tax Law Specialist 
United States District Court – Southern District of California 
United States Tax Court


Al Taccone 
Ph.D., Management and Decision Sciences, Walden University 
M.B.A., Anna Maria College 
B.S. Business Education, Bryant University


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