Tialei Scanlan was the outstanding graduate from BYU-Hawaii’s accounting program in 2012. She obtained her Global Masters of Business Administration degree with an emphasis in accounting from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business. Tialei began her career in auditing at Deloitte, Honolulu office. Her research interests include academic success for ethnic minorities. Tialei is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is SAP TERP10 certified. She began teaching at BYU-Hawaii (in-class and online) in August 2015. She and her husband have three children Sevahi, Tulu and Troy.