Brenda Canning
  • Master of Business Administration, Western New England College, Springfield, Mass.
  • Master of Science, Western New England College, Springfield, Mass.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Mass.

Brenda Canning joined the faculty at Springfield College in 2005 after teaching part-time at several area colleges. Canning brings more than 20 years of professional experience to Springfield College, most recently as the chief financial officer of Springfield Day Nursery. In addition to teaching, Canning is the department’s internship coordinator. She also provides financial consulting services to area businesses. She has served as treasurer of the Parent-Teacher Organization and as a member of the Capital Planning Committee in her town.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Business
  • Microeconomics
  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Financial Management
  • Business StatisticsC

Certifications and Memberships

  • IACBE Representative, 2009-present
  • Member Writing Across the Curriculum Discussion Group, 2008
  • Coordinator Junior Achievement Volunteers, 2008-present
  • Academic Advising – Business Management & Undeclared Majors, 2008-present
  • Member Economics Professor Search Committee, 2008
  • Member, PA Ad Hoc Committee, 2009-present
  • Owner, Enhanced Accounting Solutions, 2005-10
  • CFO, Springfield Day Nursery, 2004-05
  • Economic Development Council of Western MA, Inc.
  • Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, Inc., Controller, 1995-2004
  • Financial Reporting Manager, Banknorth, 1991-95
  • Finance Officer, Credit Officer, Bank of New England, 1984-91