Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff

The Department of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship is comprised of faculty with years of experience in the business sector. They strive to share that experience with their students. Faculty offices are located on the first floor of the Venters Business Building.


Charles "Chip" Campbell

Chairperson Charles "Chip" CampbellDepartment Chair
Assistant Professor of Management
VB 149 | (361) 698-1372
ccampbell13@delmar.edu

Education:
BSBA, Louisiana Tech University
MBA, University of Phoenix
DBA, University of Phoenix



Teaching Areas of Concentration:
Marketing, Ethics, Leadership, Business Communication, Entrepreneurship, Management, Business Principles

Research Interests:
21st Century Soft Skills and Application/Experiential Learning in Education


Audrey Benavidez

Associate Professor of Economics
VB 139 | (361) 698-1344
arice3@delmar.edu

Education:
BS, Economics, Florida State University
MS, Economics, Florida State University

Courses taught:
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics

Certificates and Awards:
Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning, Florida State University


Dolores Huerta

Professor Dolores HuertaProfessor of Accounting
VB 154 | (361) 698-1418 
dhuerta@delmar.edu


Education:
BS, Texas A&I University
MS, Texas A&I University


Courses taught:
ACNT 1178 - Seminar, ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I, ACNT 2268 - Practicum-Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (Capstone), POFT 1301 - Business English, POFT 1321 - Business Math

Professional Organizations:
American Association of University Professors
Texas Community College Teachers Association


Preeti Kulkarni

Instructor of Economics
VB 140 | (361) 698-1113
pkulkarni@delmar.edu



Courses taught:
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics


Bradley Norquist

Bradley NorquistInstructor of Management
VB 158 | (361) 698-1407
bnorquist@delmar.edu


Education:
BBA, Eastern New Mexico University
MS, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
MAcc, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi


Courses Taught:
BMGT 1327 - Principles of Management, BUSI 1301 - Business Principles, HRPO 1302 - Human Resources Training and Development, HRPO 2301 - Human Resources Management


Adelfino Palacios

Professor Adelfino PalaciosProfessor of Accounting
VB 160 | (361) 698-1405 
apalaci@delmar.edu


Education:
AA, Del Mar College
BA, University of Texas
MBA, Corpus Christi State University


Courses taught:
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting, ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting, ACNT 1178 - Seminar, ACNT 1303 - Introduction to Accounting I, ACNT 1331 - Federal Income Tax: Individual, ACNT 1347 - Federal Income Tax for Partnerships and Corporations, ACNT 1391 - Special Topics in Accounting (Capstone), ACNT 2268 - Practicum - Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping (Capstone)

Certificates and Awards:
2015 Recipient, Dr. Aileen Creighton Award for Teaching Excellence

A Little About Me:
I have been employed by Del Mar College since 1981, and am currently a Professor of Accounting in the Business Administration and Entrepreneurship Department. I am a lifelong resident of Corpus Christi, married to Rebecca with 5 children and 12 grandchildren. I enjoy tennis and bowling (I have taught bowling as well). My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the San Antonio Spurs. I am also a Deacon at the Corpus Christi Cathedral. I look forward to seeing you in my class! Thank you! Palacios


Viktoria I. Pierce

Instructor Viktoria PierceInstructor of Economics
VB 156 | (361) 698-1396
vigrova@delmar.edu


Education:
BA, Economics, Kyiv National Economic University (Ukraine)
MA, Economics, Kyiv National Economic University (Ukraine)
MA, Information Control Systems and Technologies, European University at Kyiv (Ukraine)



Courses taught:
ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics, ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics

A Little About Me:
I was the former Managing Director of the Ukrainian branch of a Boston-based software company, and also spent some years in banking and manufacturing. I have been with Del Mar College since Summer of 2011, and my teaching interests include Macroeconomics.


Teri Samo

Instructor Teri SamoInstructor of Management
VB 141 | (361) 698-1409
tsamo@delmar.edu 


Education:
AS, Accounting, Miami-Dade Community College
BS, Accounting, Lake Superior State University
MBA, International Business, Texas A & M University


Courses taught:
ACCT 2302 - Principles of Managerial Accounting, ACNT 1329 - Payroll and Business Tax Accounting, BMGT 1301 - Supervision, BUSI 1301 - Business Principles, HRPO 1311 - Human Relations


Gregory Sanchez

Greg SanchezInstructor of Management
VB 151 | (361) 698-1189 
gsanchez8@delmar.edu


Education:
AA, Business Administration, Del Mar College
BS, Paralegal Studies, Purdue University Global
MBA, Business Administration, Purdue University Global


Courses taught:
BMGT 2305 - Advanced Communications, BMGT 2309 - Leadership, BUSI 1301 - Business Principles, IBUS 1305 - International Business, LGLA 1317 - Law Office Technology, LGLA 2307 Law Office Management


Adria Vasquez

Instructor Adria VasquezInstructor of Accounting
VB 144 | (361) 698-1333
avasquez184@delmar.edu


Education:
BBA, University of Texas
MPA, University of Texas


Courses taught:
ACCT 2301 - Principles of Financial Accounting, ACNT 1311 - Introduction to Computerized Accounting, ACNT 1313 - Computerized Accounting Applications, ACNT 1391 - Special Topics in Accounting

Certificates and Awards:
Corpus Christi 40 Under 40 "Person of the Year" 2015
Texas Society of CPA's Distinguished Public Service Award 2014
Texas A&M-Kingsville College of Business Administration Distinguished Educator of the Year Award 2014
Texas Society of CPA's Outstanding Accounting Educator Award 2013
Texas Society of CPA's Rising Star Award 2013
Texas A&M-Kingsville College of Business Administration Outstanding Lecturer Teaching Award "The Students' Choice" 2013
Texas A&M System Teaching Excellence Award 2009, 2010, 2011

Professional Organizations:
Texas Society of CPA's Member, 2010 - Present
Texas A&M-Kingsville Accounting Society Advisor, 2011 - 2016
Texas A&M-Kingsville Assurance of Learning Committee Member, 2013 - 2016
Texas Society of CPA's State Committee Board Member on Educational Relations, 2011-2015
Texas Society of CPA's Corpus Christi Chapter Board Member, 2011-2013

A Little About Me:
I was born and raised in Corpus Christi, TX and graduated from Richard King High School. I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors in Business Administration and a Masters in Professional Accounting. I interned at Exxon and worked at KPMG (an international accounting firm). I am a partner in a CPA firm locally and do tax returns, tax consulting, and financial statements. I taught freshman business classes at the University of Texas at Austin and have taught various accounting classes at the University of Incarnate Word, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University - Kingsville and Del Mar College. I am married with 2 kids (2 & 4 years old) and enjoy reading, going to the movies and traveling.


Patricia A. Jones

Patricia JonesLab Assistant/Web Content Manager
VB 237 | (361) 698-1496 
pjones@delmar.edu

Education:
AAS, MicroComputers for Business, Del Mar College
BAAS, University of the Incarnate Word


Leslie L. Harrison

Administrative Assistant
VB 149 | (361) 698-1372
lharrison1@delmar.edu

 

Page last updated June 17, 2022.