Sport Management
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Charles Faas

Adjunct Professor

Mr. Faas teaches Accounting & Budgeting in Sports. Charles managed all financial accounting and business operations of the San Jose Sharks (NHL), Worcester Sharks (AHL), and HP Pavilion at San Jose (concerts, family shows, and other events). He was also responsible for overseeing the financial matters SSE Merchandise & Publishing, SAP Open (Tennis), Sharks Ice Skating/Hockey facilities in San Jose, Oakland and Fremont. As well as the SSE's China initiatives (Chinese National Hockey Team and the China Sharks). Prior to joining the Sharks, Charles spent 20 years in various financial management positions with IBM, Cadence Design Systems and Pharsight.

Charles is active on two non-profit boards; the San Jose Sports Authority (sports marketing arm for the City of San Jose) and San Jose After School AllStars (founding San Jose Board Chairman for Arnold Schwarzenegger's national foundation). Charles has also completed the Executive Education program at UCLA's Anderson School. In November 2008, Faas received the "CFO of the Year" Award from the Silicon Valley Business Journal, in the private business category.



Education

B.B.A., Siena College Major in Accounting, Executive Education Program at the University of Los Angeles