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SCU Accounting Department Grows

The Accounting Department has welcomed Haoning Richter as an adjunct faculty in Winter 2019.

Haoning Richter joined the accounting department as an adjunct faculty in Winter 2019. She taught ACTG 12 Managerial Accounting in both Winter and Spring 2019.  Starting Fall 2019, Haoning began teaching ACTG 11 Introduction to Financial Accounting for both business majors and non-business majors.

Over the past 20+ years, Haoning has gained international experience in working for Fortune 100 companies in Silicon Valley.  She has held various senior management positions in the following areas:

Internal audit, External Audit, SEC Reporting, Cost Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Sales Operations and Compensation, and Global Process Control Office.

Before Haoning came to the U. S. in 1996, she worked in China as an executive and a board member helping the Chinese joint-venture motorcycle company, Sundiro Holding Ltd. go public in 1994.

Haoning earned both her B. S. degree in Accounting and Management Information Systems and her MBA from San Jose State University. 

In April 2019, Haoning earned a “Database and Data Analytics” certification from UCSC Silicon Valley.

Haoning holds the following active licenses and certifications:

  • CPA – licensed in California since 2002
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) since 2009
  • Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP) since 2015

Haoning has been a board member of the Financial Executives International (FEI) Silicon Valley Chapter. 

Outside of work, Haoning enjoys playing racquetball with her husband and a group of friends, practicing yoga, cycling, and playing board games.  Haoning is a certified AmPro racquetball instructor.  Since 2005, she has been a racquetball player sponsored by several companies including Prince Sports, Ektelon, and ProKennex.


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