Faculty In Review

Business Department

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Charles F Barrett

Business Department

BS, Stonehill College
MA, San Francisco State University

Prof. Barrett has been teaching at CCSF since 2005

Office Skills--The Finishing Touch, SouthWestern Publishing Company

Also teaching at: The Fashion Institute for Design and Merchandising www.fidm.com

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Karen L Breschi

Business Department

PhD in Psychology from The California Institute of Integral Studies
MS in counseling from San Francisco State University
MFA in ceramics from the California College of the Arts
MA in Sculpture from San Francisco State University
BFA in Ceramics from the California College of the Arts

Prof. Breschi has been teaching at CCSF since 1997

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Stephanie A Chenard

Business Department

MBA in Sustainable Management from Presidio Graduate School
BA in English Literature and Philosophy from Mills College

Prof. Chenard has been teaching at CCSF since 2009

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Franco Cirelli

Business Department

MBA, Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University) & BS, Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley)

Mr. Cirelli has taught at CCSF since 2003 in various part-time capacities.

I prefer to use anecdotes from my years of business experience to educate students. These experiences serve the class in a case study manner. I present an idea, provide an anecdote whenever possible and ask the students to participate in the discussion of the idea or the actual experience. Before discussing the next topic, I highlight the lesson to be learned from each story and integrate feedback from students to enhance the educational experience through inclusion.

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Samuel Armistead Darby

Business Department

B.A., Stanford University
M.B.A. University of California at Berkeley

Professor Darby has been teaching at CCSF since 2001.

He hopes to impart his enthusiasm for the subject to all his classes. Beyond that he hopes that every student who leaves his class knows how to research and solve problems with Microsoft Office applications.

Professor Darby enjoys digital photography.

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Vivian Faustino-Pulliam

Business Department

BSC Economics, Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Teaching at CCSF since 2011
Lecturer, School of Management - University of San Francisco

Volunteer Faculty at Jesuit Commons: Higher Education at the Margins (JC:HEM) Kenya, Africa

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Allen K Fung

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Tanaka V Gaines

Business Department

San Francisco State University, MA in Education with a concentration in Instructional Technologies
CSU Fresno, BA in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting

Prof. Gaines has been teaching at CCSF since 2005

Try, try and try again until you succeed. Practice makes professional!

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Peter G Hughes

Business Department

MBA - Finance, Golden Gate University; BS - Business, Richard Stockton State College

Prof. Hughes has been teaching at CCSF since 2005

Reading, Music, Golf and Skiing

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Keith D. Jones

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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James H Kingsley

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Shuk-Han Lau

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Jamiel H Lemley

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Jean C Liu

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Virginia P Marshall

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Marilyn M McNeal

Business Department


M.A. Media Studies,
New School University, New York, NY 2001

B.A. English Literature / Latin, Cum Laude,
University Scholar
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 1989

Marilyn McNeal has been teaching at CCSF since 2004.

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I am particularly interested in helping students develop cross application digital literacy. By providing a clear conceptual overview followed by step-by-step instruction and materials, I help students develop a strong foundation in digital media production essentials.

To augment this process, I often create instructional materials on the spot, first showing, then typing up the words that convey what was just demonstrated. This is extremely difficult to do but well worth the effort because it offers students a critical bridge between the language they hear, the language they need to repeat to themselves, and the actions associated with the language.

Finally, I emphasize problem solving. I think it is vital that students learn how to figure things out using online resources, experimentation and common sense. Most students will not have the luxury of being in an instructor-led environment all of the time. I speak to that reality and encourage their discovery and research skills from the very first class.


Graphic Design & Desktop Publishing: Photoshop, InDesign, Publisher
Web Production: HTML/CSS, DreamWeaver, Adobe Animate
Cloud Computing: Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms,
Office Productivity: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote
Social Media: Google +, YouTube, Facebook, Tumblr, Pintrest, Yelp
Computer Basics: Intro to Windows, Internet Basics
Audio / Video: Editing Basics in Audacity, Audition, Ableton Live, Garageband, Auria, iMovie


Chantmagick 2017

Spacetime 2016

Collective Understanding 2015

Jazz Apples 2015

Black Unicorn 2015

LoBot Arts Residency - 2014 - 2015

Music Workshops in Russia - June 2014

Festival of American Fiddletunes - July 2013

SF Museum of Modern Art - May 2013

The Making of on KQED - January 2013

Thingamajigs - October 2012

Signal Fire Artist Residency - July 2012

Y2K Livelooping Festival - October 2011

Million Fishes Arts Collective - 2005 - 2012


Alternative Lecture Series @ San Francisco Art Institute - Graduate Center
Social Media & the Alternative Narrative
May 2007


"Crossover: How Artists Build Careers across Commercial, Nonprofit and Community Work." by Ann Markusen, Professor of Planning & Public Policy. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota. 2006


I am a musician and electronic music producer working on experimental roots music, sound art and electronica.

I love making dance music and atmospheric soundtracks that weave together acoustically and digitally generated sounds. I incorporate everything from simple chanting and body rhythm to street noises and digitally synthesized sound.

I studied blues piano at The Community Music Center in San Francisco and privately with Aaron Blumenfeld 2009 - present. I am currently studying fiddle and folk music with violinist, composer, and music educator Kaila Flexer.

As an instrument maker, I am interested in exploring how common materials like cardboard, plastic, tin and wire can create and amplify sound. I like the idea that tuning systems do not have to be fixed and that the instruments I make may change over time.

As a digital explorer, I am curious about how acoustically generated sound can be merged with digitally composed audio. What happens when physical three dimensional elements come into contact with digital tools and tactics? Can the old and the new play well together? If so, how?

My compositional approach incorporates elements that range from simple chanting and body rhythm to field recordings and turntablist iPad apps.

I am particularly inspired by rural black folk music which includes laments, ballads, work songs and spirituals.

Examples of my work can be found online at marilynm.org and youtube.com/user/rootsmusic76/videos and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4NNRFJj1Pgl_XIsm93LAAA

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Dennis D Middleton

Business Department

B.A., San Francisco State University; M.B.A., Golden Gate University

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Jennifer Rosalyn Monroy

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Maria M Monroy

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Shirley B Orille

Business Department

B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.B.A., Golden Gate University

A faculty member in the CCSF Business Department since 1996, Ms. Orille teaches courses in Effective Business Communications, Business English, Keyboarding for Computers, Keyboarding Skill Development, Document Formatting using Microsoft Word, Supervised Training of Computer Applications for Business, and Job Preparation. Her goal is to prepare students to work in new and emerging business environments and to be aware of related career opportunities.

In addition to teaching at CCSF, Ms. Orille provides workforce services through the State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) by leading various workshops on job search strategies. She also has experience in staff development training and marketing systems within state government.

As a Business Instructor and Workforce Development Specialist, she is dedicated to helping students and clients strengthen their skills and achieve their professional goals.

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Rodolfo Padilla

Business Department

A.S. Commercial Aeronautics, College of San Mateo
B.A. Psychology, San Francisco State University
MA, Education (ITEC), San Francisco State University

Business Professor Since 2002.
Business Office Technology Coordinator, DTN-CTR

Educational goals are to continue to provide tuition free student-centered community education to students in need and to infuse an authentic learner-centered approach to instruction where active listening, shared dialog, and unconditional positive regard support the learning process. www.ccsf.edu/dtn

Downtown Center Noncredit Office Technology Coordinator
Small Business Institute (SMBU) Coordinator
Business CTE Coordinator

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Robin E Pugh

Business Department

University of California at Berkeley: BA Chemistry, BA French; San Francisco State University: Single and Multiple Subject Teaching Credentials

Ms. Pugh has been a member of the CCSF faculty since 2004 and has been teaching since 1991. She is currently the Coordinator of CCSF's Small Business Institute.

Her goal in teaching is to offer interesting, meaningful content that helps students succeed personally and professionally.

She spends her spare time with her children and volunteering in SF public schools.

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Arthur W Rose

Business Department

A.B., Rutgers University

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Stephanie Crenshaw Rosenberg

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Irene F Schaefer

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Julian Skolnick

Business Department

University of New Mexico

Prof. Skolnick teaches Business Technology and Business Website Development at CCSF

Prof. Skolnick has been developing Business Website Development Curriculum, and has authored several courses -- Developing Business Websites - Adobe Muse, Business Web Pages - Level I, Business Web Pages - Level II, Business Web Graphics, Building Individual Websites, and Building Business Websites. He is Currently teaching Business Website Development with Adobe Website Development Software - Dreamweaver, Muse, Animate, and Photoshop, as well as WordPress. He has also taught Desktop Publishing I and II for print and web. His teaching focus is on Developing E-Business Websites, creating interactive documents, and integrating graphics and media into a web page.

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Edward Villanueva

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Yvonne Junaita Webb

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Kovak C Williamson

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Margaret M Wilson

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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Jane S Wong

Business Department

A.A., Skyline College; B.S., San Francisco State University M.B.A., Golden Gate University; Ed.D., University of San Francisco

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Oscar Wong

Business Department

A.S., City College of San Francisco; B.A., San Francisco State University

Prof. Wong has been teaching at City College of San Francisco (Engineering Dept., Computer Networking Info Tech Dept., Continuing Education Dept., and Business Dept.) since 1981

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Cynthia D Wuthmann

Business Department

Biography is unavailable at this time.

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