Michael Manahan

Title: Lecturer
 Accounting and Finance
Email: mmanahan@csudh.edu
(310) 243-2701

Contact Preference: Email

Areas of Expertise

Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance, Access to Capital, Start-ups, Accounting, Finance, Careers

Professional Background

Michael Manahan is an author, financial strategist, consultant, and professor. He has been featured and quoted on the financial websites Yahoo Finance, WalletHub, Money Geek, Money TV and The Motley Fool for his advice on personal finance and his work with the Polk Institute, and he was the host of the Biz Rap Radio show. He is the co-founder of the Polk Institute Foundation. His publications include “The Secrets to Raising Capital,” “The Key to Landing a Job – The Interview” and “The Secrets to Job Success.” Mr. Manahan served as chief financial officer for three publicly traded companies, has started and owned seven small businesses, and as an advisor has worked with more than 150 management teams. As a teacher of finance and accounting at California State University Dominguez Hills, Mr. Manahan is educating the CEOs and CFOs of the future.


Ed.D. (ABD), Organization Change, Pepperdine University

MBA, Pepperdine University

Financial Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology

CPA: Non-Active

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Michael Manahan, Author, Educator and Co-Founder of The Polk Institute Foundation is Providing Training and Mentorship to Minority Entrepreneurs, Yahoo! Finance, 2021

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Biz Rap Radio, 2017