Coby Harmon began his career in public accounting with the firm Arthur Andersen & Co. in Los Angeles and Tulsa before joining Bartlett, Pringle and Wolf in Santa Barbara. He has taught accounting for 28 years at UC Santa Barbara and served in several administrative capacities related to the Accounting Program. In addition to UCSB, he has taught at Westmont since 2009, helping to expand the course offerings to include Cost/Managerial Accounting, Auditing, and Financial Analysis and Earnings Management. His published teaching materials includes supplements for several textbooks. He graduated from UC Santa Barbara and is a certified public accountant.