Charmaine Alexander Ph.D., CMA, CPA

SCHOOL OF Business and Professional Studies

Charmaine Alexander, Ph.D., CMA, CPA

Associate Professor of Accounting



Charmaine Felder Ph.D. CPA


Charmaine Felder, Ph.D., is a full-time faculty with University of Massachusetts Global in the School of Business and Professional Studies. She began her career in public accounting, working for PricewaterhouseCoopers as an auditor. There, she had the opportunity to work with companies in various industries including entertainment, aerospace, and manufacturing. From there, Dr. Felder transitioned into private industry, working for Paramount Pictures (now CBS Corporation) as a financial analyst. Dr. Felder also worked as an accountant and financial analyst at a small R&D company where she acquired hands-on experience in the following areas: general ledger accounting, payroll processing, audit preparation, financial statement preparation, budgeting and forecasting, and other various areas of managerial accounting.

Dr. Felder has extensive experience in tutoring and mentoring middle and high school students as well as adult learners. Since 2006, she has conducted tax workshops for international students at Santa Monica College and more recently Ventura College. Dr. Felder has also been a visiting professor at other universities teaching various accounting courses; she also provides financial management consulting services for start-up and developing businesses.



  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Financial Management


Ph.D. in Applied Management and Decision Sciences

Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

Dissertation: “The potential role of business intelligence in church organizations”

Master of Accounting

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

B.S. in Business Administration

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Scholarly Activities

Member, Institute of Management Accountants

Certified Management Accountant (Candidate)

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Experiences

Accounting and Finance Consultant

Thickness Fitness, Los Angeles, CA

Provided consulting services for a start-up fitness company.


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