John V. Merle, MBA

Professor John V. Merle has been an instructor in the accounting department teaching Financial Accounting for the past 11 years. He has thirty years of experience in progressive financial, operational, and information technology management of manufacturing and consumer packaged goods environments for two Fortune 100 companies. During John’s tenure at Weyerhaeuser (1988 to 2008), he held the positions as lead of Accounting Transition Services for the Fine Paper Business Divesture, lead in SAP Financial Reporting, VP and CFO of Winchester Homes, Inc., and as director of finance for the Personal Care Products Division. He earned a BA from California State University, San Francisco and an MBA with Honors in International Business (Finance) from Golden Gate University.