Professor Trone's has been teaching full time since 1999. Her accounting career began at Ernst & Young, LLP in Los Angeles where she worked in both audit and tax. She was promoted to audit manager in 1994. During her seven (7) years at Ernst & Young, LLP, she worked with many different companies including companies with SEC reporting requirements. Her clients included companies in health & fitness, entertainment, health care, investment banking, manufacturing, and merchandising industries.
Subsequent to Ernst & Young, LLP, Professor Trone ran her own financial consulting practice serving clients in Orange County with various financial and reporting needs.
Professor Trone holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from CSULA and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Policy and Administration from UCR. She is a co-author of a nationally distributed textbook - Fundamentals of Taxation (editions 1 thru 9 - McGraw Hill). In addition, she is a current member of TACTYC and a former member of the California Society of CPA's and the American Accounting Society.
She enjoys travel, hikes, movies, and practicing yoga. She also loves movies, dogs (especially her two dogs), and spending time with her husband and her children.
Jinhee Trone, CPA, M.Ed.: Trone_Jinhee@sac.edu A-107-9
Professor Mark McCallick, CPA.CGMA graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.
Professor McCallick's career began at Ernst &
Young, LLP (Newport Beach) where he worked in the audit department for
four years. After leaving Ernst & Young, he worked for NBC Television in
various financial positions ending as Manager of Advertising Finance – West Coast
before leaving to start his own CPA firm in 1987. After ten years running his
own practice he merged his practice into a national CPA firm located in Orange
County. In 2004 he started a consulting practice and ran this firm until he
accepted a full time teaching position at Santa Ana College in 2014.
Professor McCallick is a Certified Public Accountant and has
been teaching financial and managerial accounting since 2012. He is a member of
the American Institute of CPAs where he holds designations as Certified
Information Technology Professional (CITP) and Chartered Global Management
Accountant (CGMA). He is also a member of the California Society of CPA's. He
is a certified Quickbooks Pro advisor.
Mark McCallick, CPA, CGMA:
Professor John Strong, CPA graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Masters of Science in Accounting and Information Management.
Born and reared in Texas, John comes to Santa Ana College with 7+ years of experience working in various capacities as a Certified Public Accountant. His professional experience includes working as an accounting clerk (Sears Holding Co), an internal auditor (Bear Stearns), an external auditor (KPMG), a finance associate (Bridgewater Associates) and most recently as a lecturer on accounting (The University of Texas – Pan American). His work has taken him to places as far as Athens Greece, NYC, the Texas/Mexico border & Ecuador and his love for travel has taken him to Peru & the Dominican Republic.
John has a teaching philosophy based upon the core idea that the pursuit of knowledge is one of the most exciting endeavors one can seek. Therefore, he believes an education should be fun and looked to with positive anticipation and expectation. From this view he plans his lectures and course work.
John H.T. Strong, CPA: Strong_John@sac.edu A-107-3
Professor Linda Sung, Esq., CPA graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Northwestern California University School of Law with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.
Professor Sung's career began in the private sector as a CFO for a retail chain for 10 years. Then she decided to switch to government accounting and joined the Internal Revenue Service for 11 years where she worked as a senior auditor in various audit groups and as a team leader in abusive transaction group. While working at the Service, she pursued a JD degree and became a licensed attorney. She began practicing law part-time. She has been teaching at SAC as an adjunct since 2012 where she taught Financial Accounting, Payroll Accounting, Computerized Tax Preparation, Federal and California Tax, and Tax Practice and Procedures. In 2016, she decided to leave the Service and accepted a full time teaching position at Santa Ana College.
Professor Linda Sung is a Certified Public Accountant and an Attorney. She is also a member of the California Society of CPA's and State Bar of California. In her spare time, she volunteers at Public Law Center of Orange, CASA of Orange, and VITA.
Linda Sung, CPA, JD: Sung_Linda@sac.edu A-107-3
Stephen Erlandson: Erlandson_Stephen@sac.edu
David Frost: Frost_David@sac.edu
Thomas Hoekstra: Hoekstra_Thomas@sac.edu
Richard Matheney: Matheney_Richard@sac.edu
Thich Van Phung: Phung_Thich@sac.edu
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