brenda forde

Accounting is learned through practice, practice, and more practice!

Brenda Forde, MBA, CPA



Brenda Forde is the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and the Master of Accountancy in the Forbes School of Business at Ashford University, where she teaches courses in accounting and auditing. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration from Arizona State University. Before coming to Ashford, Forde served as a Vice President of Finance at American Express. She has many years of experience from working in the corporate world. To her students, Forde says to be persistent. “Accounting is learned through practice, practice, and more practice!” She lives in Phoenix, AZ with her husband and son. They enjoy hiking and staying active together.


Master of Business Administration
Arizona State University

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