Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business and Management Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Clynton Yarter, MBA

Faculty Mentor, School of Education

Areas of Interest and Expertise
Mathematics, business information systems

Clynton Yarter is a United States Air Force Veteran with background in electronic countermeasures and deception. After his service, he earned his BA in Physics from the University of California Irvine and his MBA in Finance from Chapman University of Orange.

Clynton worked for Siemens Corporation in the development of early versions of floppy disk drives and controllers and later for Hochiki Corporation in the fire alarm panel and detector industry as Director of Research and Development. He then worked as a professor of Mathematics and Computer Programming at Vanguard University of Southern California we he taught Mathcad, Basic Business mathematics and C++ computer programming to adult education and undergraduate students. He later started his own research company dealing with properties of materials sensors and medical applications. His current position as Mentor at California Southern University is a welcome change from teaching at a traditional university because he feels the online format allows him to give each of his students equal time and the attention needed to prepare them for their success.

Educational Background

MBA Chapman University, California; BA Physics, University of California, Irvine

Courses Taught
  • FIN 2403 - Money, Banking, and Finance
  • FIN 2405 - Principles of Lending
  • MATH 1105 - Mathematics for Business
  • MATH 1110 - College Mathematics
  • MATH 1115 - Pre-Calculus
  • MATH 1200 - Algebra
  • MATH 1215 - Calculus
  • MGT 2325 - Business Information Systems
  • TECH 2100 - Engineering and Technology
  • TECH 2110 - Emerging & Strategic Technological Innovations
  • TECH 2120 - Alternative Energy Solutions and Systems


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