Dr. Jennifer Brodmann is an Assistant Professor at California State University, Dominguez Hills teaching undergraduate courses in Business Finance, Financial Institutions Management, and Entrepreneurial Finance. She received her Ph.D. in Financial Economics, M.S. in Financial Economics, and M.B.A. from the University of New Orleans (UNO). Her main research interests are in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurial Finance, where she explores topics relating to corporate governance and access to capital. She is currently researching access to capital for minority and women-owned businesses. She has spoken at multiple events on this topic, which include the Access to Capital 2.0 Conference and on the Economist Panel of the 2019 South Bay Economics Forecast. Dr. Brodmann has presented her research at several conferences, which include the Eastern Finance Association, Southwestern Finance Association, Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Economics and Finance, Western Decision Sciences Institute, the Gulf Research Council, and Financial Management Association. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals, which include the International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Economics and Business, Business Ethics: A European Review, International Journal of Bank Marketing, Journal of Business Accounting and Finance Perspectives, Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and Borsa Istanbul Review. She has served as a committee member for the Southern Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association, Financial Management Association, as a Board Member for the Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance, and as a Reviewer for the Academy of Financial Services, Academy of Economics and Finance Journal, Global Finance Journal, Research in International Business and Finance, and the International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management. She currently serves as a Board Member for the Southwestern Finance Association and the Long Beach Neighborhood Foundation.