- Departments:Business, Business and Technology
- Title:Business Instructor - Adjunct
- Phone:(831) 645-1300 ext. 6003
Douglas holds an Masters Degree in Finance from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, with a graduate certificate in personal financial planning. He is a licensed fee-only Certified Financial Planner™ practitioner. He designs, implements, & monitors investments & financial plans in order to help clients achieve their life goals.
Mr. Roesser has been an adjunct instructor at Monterey Peninsula College since 2005. He teaches the Financial Planning (BUSI-60) and Investments (BUSI-62) classes, where he helps students learn the basics about how markets work, how to analyze investments, and how to make better financial decisions.
He is a former student of MPC, where he took undergraduate business classes in preparation for re-entry into the academic environment. “…It had been 15 years since my undergraduate classes, and I wondered if I was still able to meet the challenges of the academic world. MPC prepared me for continuing success at Golden Gate University….”
Douglas also provides educational workshops conducted in the community. He is a past board member of the Monterey Bay chapter of the Financial Planning Association (FPA).
In the past, Douglas has enjoyed success in both private & public sectors in the fields of technology & management; the last challenge in that career was for the Navy Research facility here in Monterey.
In addition to teaching at MPC, Douglas is a member of a local Financial Planning firm. More may be found at http://fountainstrategiesllc.com
Douglas was born at Ford Ord, CA (now the site of CSUMB), and lives in Monterey.