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Orfalea College of Business

Dan Banfield

Dan Banfield

Office 03-405
Phone 805-756-7335


Dan Banfield

Dan Banfield is an adjunct faculty member for the Orfalea College of Business. Banfield joined the campus in January 2015 as the controller of Cal Poly Corporation. He is the lead accounting officer for the corporation, with management responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day financial operations. Banfield brings 10 years of experience in public accounting, working primarily in the southern California markets. As an auditor, he has served a variety of organizations in various industries, including the California State University System.

Banfield has held management and leadership positions throughout his career. In these positions, he has directed and overseen the delivery of professional accounting services to a variety of organizations. He is well versed in the preparation of annual financial reports, budgets, audit activities, and other types of financial reporting.

Banfield is a native to the Central Coast. He holds a Master of Science degree in accounting from Brigham Young University, and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.


  • B.S. and M.S. in Accounting, 2005, Brigham Young University
  • Certified Public Account, 2010


  • Controller, Cal Poly Corporation
  • Inspections Specialist, PCAOB
  • Audit Manager, KPMG LLP

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