Tammy Pao, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Tammy Pao, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Tutorial Assistant Professor


P (310) 529-6969

tammy pao

Tammy Pao’s dynamic teaching style and extensive corporate experience enable her to assist students in achieving their academic goals. She has experience at El Camino College, Loyola Marymount University, and Santa Monica College as both an administrator and professor teaching courses in accounting, finance, mathematics, and computers. She gained extensive tutoring experience at Pepperdine University and in her own private tutoring practice. 

Prior to teaching, Tammy worked in Corporate America in consulting, project management, finance and operations roles for AT&T Broadband, Merrill Lynch, New England Funds, Fidelity Investments, Mattel, Health Net, Harman International, Honeywell, and RJR Nabisco. 

With an MBA from Pepperdine University, a BS in Electrical Engineering from NC State University, and a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics from Chapman University, Tammy has the mix of business, engineering, and mathematics to serve all levels of Brandman University students.

Tammy holds a Ph.D. in Education – Leadership Studies from Chapman University and in her spare time she enjoys working out, going to the beach, and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Competency Based Education B.B.A Program
  • Professional Tutor – Online Writing and Math Community
Chapman University, Orange, CA
Ph.D. – Education – Leadership Studies
Pepperdine University, Malibu, NC
MBA – Emphasis in Finance
N.C. State University, Raleigh, NC
B.S. Electrical Engineering
Scholarly Activities
Member – Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
Chapman University Ph.D. Fellowship
2013 - 2014
Member – American Education Research Association
Professional Experience
El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Interim Associate Dean - Business
Assisted the Dean with the day-to-day operations of the Business Division
El Camino College, Torrance, CA
Adjunct Faculty - Business
Taught Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Business Mathematics and Personal Finance
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
Adjunct Faculty - Business
Taught Operations Management and Introduction to Computers