Faculty

Program Director | Curtis Bailey

MBA, Clark/Atlanta University
BA, Temple University

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, knowledge that they can use to transform themselves into business professionals and be competitive in the marketplace.

Courses taught: 
ACCT 309 | Non-Profit Accounting
ACCT 395 | Accounting Field Experience (Internship)
BUSA 206 | Principles of Management & Leadership
COMM 120 | Public Speaking
ECON 200| Personal Stewardship
ECON 205 | Essentials of Economics
Business Field Experience (Internship)
Entrepreneurship
Principles of Marketing

Michael Brooks

DBA in Accounting, Liberty University (To begin Fall 2017)
MDiv Urban concentration, Biblical Theological Seminary
MBA in Finance, Saint Joseph University
BS in Business Administration, Accounting concentration, Pierce College

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

Milton Keenan

B.S. in Business Administration, the College of New Jersey

Milton Keenan is a professor of accounting specializing in financial and non-profit accounting, and income taxes. After receiving his B.S. in Business Administration from the College of New Jersey, he worked with the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent. Professor Keenan passed the Uniform Certified Public Accounting examination in 1988. Professor Keenan is currently a Senior Loan Officer with Capital Impact Partners. This non-profit corporation is one of the largest community development financial institutions in the United States.

Professor Keenan will motivate students towards excellence in the study of accounting, and assist them to build on their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students can expect to collaborate with their fellow students in a hands-on approach to solving accounting problems.

Courses taught: 
ACCT 107 | Accounting Principles I

Marisol Medina               

Doctorate in Business Administration (in progress), Wilmington University
MBA, Eastern University
BBA, Eastern University

Marisol Medina currently works at TD Bank as a store manager at both the Aramingo and American & Lehigh locations. She has been in the financial services industry for over 14 years and in higher education for the past 2 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