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  • Ph.D Applied Management and Decision Sciences,
    Concentration: Information Systems and Knowledge Management
  • MBA Financial Management,
  • B.S. Management Information Systems/ Accounting,

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor/Lecturer - St. Marys College (August 28, 2003 - Present)
    Accounting Information Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Information Systems in Society, Advance Systems Concepts, Database, Introduction to Computer Science, Networks, Auditing, plus Various Seminars including Quality Management, Security, Privacy and Controls, and Ethics.

Professional Experience:

  • Executive Management (Finance and IS) - Computer Sciences Corporation, CA State Lottery, HUD, AmericanExpress, Countrywide Finance, AAA, and others (January 1983 - December 2004)
    Over 5 years of IS/IT Executive Management Experience in the Healthcare and the IT (Software Product Development)Sector. Over 10 years experience in Auditing (Financial Auditing, Internal Auditing, Financial Information Systems, and IT Auditing), Risk Management, and Quality Assurance profession for the Government, Finance (Mortgage, Banking and Investment), and the Insurance Sector.


  • Whos Who in American Women Executives, Whos Who in Global Business Leaders, Leadership Excellence in Education, Women in Science and Technology -
    Certificate of Excellence Leadership excellence to Orinda Union School District 2005 Accomplished Women in Science and Technology Womens Technology Cluster (IT women executive in NC 2004) Whos Who in American Women Executives 1992. Whos Who in Global Business Leaders 1993 and 1995

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Auditor Certifications (CIA, CISA), California Real Estate Brokers License, Finance/Stockbrokers licenses (NASD-series 7, 22, 6, and life insurance) - Information Systems and Audit Association, Internal Audit Association, Department of Real Estate, etc.


Knowledge Management, Information Technology

  • Global Knowledge Management. Bains, Erica (invited, paper)
    Global Sustainability Forum
    Knowledge Management in Virtual Teams: The paper explores the power of collaboration in transferring, creating, and advancing knowledge.
    (July 2007)
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Mailing Address

Saint Mary's College of California
1928 Saint Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94575
(925) 631-4000
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