search

Financial Studies

The mission of the Metropolitan Community College Applied Finance Institute is to elevate lives and community with access to relevant financial education. The Applied Finance Institute is committed to increasing the financial literacy skills of our students and community through course offerings and activities

Financial Counseling

Invest in your future... plan your career!

Institute Programs & Initiatives

Through the Applied Finance Institute (AFI), Metropolitan Community College offers many financial educational opportunities leading to certificates and degrees in numerous career fields.

Explore the many financial courses and programs at MCC!

Financial Literacy
Financial Planning - CFP Board-Certified
Finance
Insurance
Real Estate
 

FACULTY

Larry Buland
Larry Buland
M.B.A., B.G.S.
Nebraska Licensed Real Estate Professional
REAL ESTATE/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
COURSES: FINA 1000; REES 1000/2000 level
531-MCC-2668
lbuland@mccneb.edu
Ashley Peters
Ashley Peters
M.B.A., M.S., B.S.
FINANCE/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
COURSES: FINA 1000/2000 level
531-MCC-3886
adpeters1@mccneb.edu
Rita Kleeman
Rita Kleeman
B.A., AA., CPA-State of Nebraska
Nebraska Licensed Real Estate Professional
ACCOUNTING/REAL ESTATE
COURSES: REES 1000/2000 level
531-MCC-1361
RKleeman@mccneb.edu
Seth Woodke
Seth Woodke
M.B.A., M.S., B.S.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
COURSES: FINA 1000; REES 1000/2000 level
531-MCC-3887
swoodke@mccneb.edu

Valyn Beasley
M.B.A., B.S.
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000 level

James Brogan
M.B.A., B.S.
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000 level

Kyran Connor
M.B.A., B.S.
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000 level

Schond Herbert
M.A., B.S., A.A.S.
Real Estate Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: REES 1000/2000 level

Jennifer Murnane-Rainey
Ph.D., M.B.A., B.S.B.A.
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000/2000 level

James Pearson
B.S., Nebraska Licensed Real Estate Professional
Real Estate Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: REES 1000/2000 level

Karen Scott
M.S., B.S., CPA - State of Colorado
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000/2000 level

Christopher Sparks
M.B.A., B.S.
Finance Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: FINA 1000/2000 level

Dean Uhing
B.A., Nebraska Licensed Real Estate Professional
Real Estate Adjunct Faculty
COURSES: REES 1000/2000 level

Advisory Board

Mike Abramson
Partner
Frankel Zacharia, LLC

Arun Agarwal
Chief Executive Office
White Lotus Group

Andy Alloway
President/CEO
Nebraska Realty

C.J. Guenzel, CFP®
Vice President Trust Officer
First Nebraska Trust Company

Bob Harry
Vice President, Client Advocate
Lockton Companies

Bryan Hartman
Senior Vice President
NP Dodge

Rhonda Heineman, CFP®
Owner
Heineman Financial Services

Ralph Kellogg
Vice President Human Services
Centris Federal Credit Union

George Martin
Partner
Baird Holm LLP Attorney at Law

Jim Siemonsma
Vice President, National Accounts
HK Financial Services

Angel Starks
Licensed Realtor
Nebraska Realty

Chad Tettenborn
Assistant Vice President Commercial Portfolio Manager
Mutual of Omaha

Angela Thomas
Financial Advisor
Leyden, Thomas & Associates

Gerry Tomka
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
HK Financial Services

The Metropolitan Community College Applied Finance Institute offers courses and programs that have been evaluated, approved, and certified by a number of external organizations and entities including:

Applied Finance Institute External Organizations and Entities

Metropolitan Community College Business and Accounting degrees are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.