Anna Terzyan is a Doctoral Candidate of Economics at Claremont Graduate University specializing in the field of International Money and Finance. She has over 10 years experience in the development and delivery of a variety of economics, statistics, business and financial management courses at some of the most distinguished universities and colleges in California including Loyola Marymount University, California State University, Los Angeles, California University of Management Sciences, and Santa Monica College.
In addition to her academic experience, she has worked in the area of economic development and financial services for over 8 years. As the Director of Business Assistance at the Valley Economic Alliance, a prominent non-profit economic development firm in the City of Los Angeles, Ms. Terzyan was responsible for overseeing the strategic development of business assistance program that sought to help troubled businesses in Los Angeles. During this time Ms. Terzyan consulted with approximately 100 businesses on topics ranging from hiring strategy, tax credits, training opportunities, and financial planning strategies to help business out of the 2008 financial crisis.
Anna is an active member of the American Economic Association (AEA) and the Western Economic Association International (WEAI).