Paul Brazina, Assistant Professor
- MBA – Pennsylvania State University, 1967
- BS – Pennsylvania State University, 1973
- Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania
- Certified in Financial Forensics, AICPA
- Chartered Global Management Accountant, AICPA
- Former Dean, La Salle School of Business 2005-2013
- Former employment: Price Waterhouse & Co., Coopers & Lybrand
- Military Service: U.S. Naval Officer, Lieutenant
- Shareholder, Rosenfelt, Siegel & Goldberg, CPA's, Bala Cynwyd, PA
- Recognized Expert Witness: City of Philadelphia, Montgomery County (PA) and Delaware County (PA)
- Former CFO, National Media Corporation (NYSE)
- Former CFO, DirectAmerica, Oxnard, CA
- Former CFO, CPC Associates, Bala Cynwyd, PA
- Publishing: various practitioner publications
In which online MBA program do you teach?
What do you want students to take away from your classes? What do you want them to learn?
My goal is to combine accounting theory with cutting edge professional practice tools and techniques.
What is the value of an MBA?
An MBA should be the rock-solid foundation that a student can use to launch a successful and meaningful career.
Why did you start teaching?
I love to be able to merge my significant work experience with research into the dynamics of accounting theory.
What advice would you give to those considering the online MBA program?
Students should immerse themselves into the reading materials, course discussions, and developing creative solutions to relevant case studies.
What qualities make someone particularly successful in business?
Having a strong foundation with the ability to ask relevant questions will lead MBA students to solutions to complicated business problems.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow.
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students may not know.
I enjoy taking day long rides on my bicycle around the Philadelphia region.