David Barrett CPA
Chief Financial Officer
David Barrett currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Trident University International, LLC, a WASC-accredited online university located in Cypress, California. He joined the University in 2013 as the Vice President, Finance and Controller, and has been a financial professional for over 15 years, working in a variety of strategic and financial roles.
Previously, Mr. Barrett served as the Vice President, Controller, of a real estate asset management company with over $2.5 billion in assets under management. Prior to that he worked at KPMG, where he performed M&A advisory services as a Manager of Transaction Services. Mr. Barrett started his career in public accounting with BDO assurance services, where he became a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Barrett received an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, with an emphasis in Finance and Entrepreneurship, and a BS in Accounting from Chapman University.