Teresa  Thompson

Faculty, Accounting

Teresa Thompson started her education at the community college level and after taking a financial accounting class at West Valley College in Saratoga, was completely hooked on the subject. She transferred to the University of California, Riverside where she earned her bachelor's degree in business administration with an accounting concentration. After graduation she went to work in public accounting with midsize firm Windes & McClaughry Accountancy Corporation where she specialized in taxation.

After earning her CPA license, she went to work at the national headquarters for Hyundai Motor America. There she specialized in financial accounting and later moved into financial forecasting, planning and analysis for the international company. During this time she returned to school to earn her master's degree in business administration with an entrepreneurship concentration from the University of California, Irvine.

Teresa enthusiastically returned to the education field and has taught a variety of accounting and taxation courses over the past seven years and is currently full-time faculty at Mission College.


University of California, Riverside, B.S. in Business Administration
University of California, Irvine, M.B.A Entrepreneurship

Courses Taught / Syllabi

ACCTG1A MW Section 37761 Fall 2014

ACCTG1A TTH Section 37771 Fall 2014

ACCTG1B TTH Section 37779 Fall 2014

ACCTG1B MW Section 37780 Fall 2014


Professor Thompson's Fall 2014 Schedule

Fast Facts

Loves coffee and is always well-caffeinated!  Enjoys dancing and reading in her spare time.  As well as spending time with her amazing husband and adorable daughter!

Favorite Quotes

 "Hey you, work harder!"

"Today is gone.  Today was fun.  Tomorrow is another one"  -Dr. Seuss



Teresa Thompson

Teresa Thompson
phone: 408-855-5349
email: teresa.thompson@wvm.edu
office: GC-321C

Accounting Department