Faculty

Program Director | Curtis Bailey

MBA, Clark/Atlanta University
BA, Temple University

Professor Curtis Bailey, the Program Director for both the Accounting and Business Administration programs at Esperanza, comes with a wealth of experience. He previously worked for a top ten advertising agency in New York City and Fortunes 100 companies such as DuPont and Pennwalt Corp in addition to operating his own consulting firm. His professional areas of expertise include business consulting and teaching in marketing, management, leadership, and small business development. Prof. Bailey teaches at Esperanza with the goal of providing hope, or “Esperanza,” to his students so that they can leverage that into reality for a better future. Based on his wealth of experience, he offers students the opportunity to see the “real” business world up front and personal right in the classroom. Students can expect Prof. Bailey to transfer knowledge to them, that intellectual capital can be used to transform themselves into business professionals and be competitive in the marketplace.

Courses Taught:

COMM 120 | Public Speaking

ACCT 395 | Accounting Field Experience (Internship)

BUSA 206 | Principles of Management & Leadership

ECON 200 | Personal Stewardship

ECON 205 | Essentials of Economics

ENTR 205 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship

BUSA 202 | Principles of Marketing

ENTR 320 | Social Entrepreneurship

BUSA 395 | Business Field Experience (Internship)

Email cbailey@eastern.edu


Michael Brooks

DBA in Accounting, Liberty University (in progress)
MDiv Urban concentration, Biblical Theological Seminary
MBA in Finance, Saint Joseph University
BS in Business Administration, Accounting concentration, Pierce College

Professor Michael Brooks has 20 years of work experience in governmental and corporate America. He has held various jobs in education and auditing roles including for the Internal Revenue Service of the Treasury Department, as a corporate trainer in the insurance industry, in the Office of Inspector General of the Social Security Administration, and in the financial sector for the Bank of America and Wells Fargo & Co. Professor Brooks believes Esperanza is an awesome school for individuals who desire to learn holistically, where theory, real-world experience, and a Christian worldview meet! 

Courses Taught: 
COMM 120 | Public Speaking
ACCT 107 | Accounting Principles I
ACCT 108 |Accounting Principles II
ACCT 309 | Nonprofit Accounting
ACCT 421 | Concepts in Federal Taxation
CSCI 110 | Computer Literacy
ENTR 205 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship
ENTR 320 | Social Entrepreneurship
BUSA 202 | Principles of Marketing
BUSA 206 | Principals of Management and Leadership

Email - mbrooks4@eastern.edu


Marisol Medina               

DBA (in progress), Wilmington University
MBA, Eastern University
BBA, Eastern University

Professor Marisol Medina currently works at TD Bank as Vice-President Group Manager. She has been in the financial services industry for over 15 years and in higher education for the past 3 years. She mainly teaches business and accounting courses at Esperanza College of Eastern University. Professor Medina prides herself in developing her students with academic knowledge in order to prepare them for the next academic or professional endeavor. She is currently a doctoral student at Wilmington University. 

Courses Taught:

ACCT 107 | Accounting Principles I

ACCT 108 | Accounting Principles II

CSCI 110 | Computer Literacy

COMM 120 | Public Speaking

ENTR 205 | Essentials of Entrepreneurship

ENTR 320 | Social Entrepreneurship

BUSA 202 | Principles of Marketing

BUSA 206 | Principals of Management and Leadership

Email - mmedina@eastern.edu