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1 E. Jackson Blvd.DePaul Center 6026 Chicago, IL 60604
PhD, Accounting (Finance and Economics minor), University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign MBA, Accounting, Texas Tech UniversityBBA, Accounting, Texas Tech University
CPA/Certified Public Accountant – 1972 Illinois and 1964 Texas CMA/Certified Management Accountant – 1974
Internationally recognized expert in international financial reporting, accounting education, and auditing.
Published in leading journals, including most recently on the subject of strategy and financial characteristics of high performance companies and on the global benchmarking and modeling of professional accounting education.
Lectured and presented at conferences and universities in more than 30 countries.
Served in leadership roles in the major national and international academic and professional accounting organizations.
The Ziegler Companies, Inc.Diversified financial services firm providing investment banking, asset management and retail investment adviceMember, Board of Directors - 2003 to Present
American Accounting Association World's largest academic accounting organizationVice President, Education - 2008 to 2010
Illinois CPA Society5th largest CPA organization in the U.S. with 22,500 membersChair, Board of Directors - 2003 to 2004Member, Board of Directors - 2002 to 2005Member, Board of Directors - CPA Endowment Fund - 1998 to Present
International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER)Global organization that represents accounting academics from more than 60 countries in the international standard setting process in accounting, auditing and education. Many offices, 1987 to present, including President, 1997 to 2002; Immediate Past-President, 2002 to 2006, Co-Chair, Board of Advisors, 2007 to Present
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants330,000 members committed to establishing the highest professional and ethical standards.Council Member - 2002 to 2005
Chicagoland Chamber of CommerceMember, Board of Directors - 2003 to 2005
EY Distinguished Professor of Accountancy