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The mission of Santa Ana College is to be a leader and partner in meeting the intellectual, cultural, technological, workforce and economic development needs of our diverse community. Santa Ana College prepares students for transfer, employment, careers and lifelong intellectual pursuits in a dynamic learning environment.”


Business Division Mission Statement

The mission of the Business Division is to prepare Santa Ana College students for professional careers in business and to provide a transfer pathway from the Community College to University. The Business Division offers courses and programs of study that emphasize excellence in teaching with content that is rigorous, current, and of greatest benefit to its students and community.


Jinhee Trone                         

Professor Jinhee Trone graduated from California State University of Los Angeles with a bachelors degree in business administration and accounting.
Professor Trone's career began at Ernst & Young, LLP (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 types of industry, including many companies with SEC reporting requirements. Some of those industries included health & fitness, music recording, television animation, health care, investment banking, manufacturing and merchandising.  Prior to teaching, Professor Trone also worked in the Irvine offices of Ernst and Young, LLP & ran her own financial consulting practice before academia. 
Professor Trone is a Certified Public Accountant and has been teaching financial and managerial accounting and individual income taxes since 1997. She serves as the Department Chair.
She is a co-author of Fundamentals of Taxation editions 1 thru 8 (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 loves traveling, skiing, hiking, reading (anything!), movies, dogs, especially her two dogs, and spending time with her husband and her two children.

Jinhee Trone, CPA:

A107-9:  1 (714) 564 - 6762         


Mark McCallick


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:

A107-9:  1 (714) 564 - 6788         



Tommy Strong

​Professor Tommy Stro​ng, CPA graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Masters of Science in Accounting and Information Management. 


Born and reared in Texas, Tommy 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. ​ ​

​Tommy 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.  

When not lecturing, Tommy spends his free time as of late studying the crafts and/or subjects of: coffee bean roasting, wood cabinetry, aluminum & steel machining, sewing, guitar, surfing, and solar electrical systems.  

Tommy Strong, CPA



Linda Sung


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.​




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