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Joseph Ferrari

  • Adjunct Professor
  • School of Accountancy & MIS
  • (312) 362-8770
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

MST, DePaul University
MBA Finance, DePaul University
BA Political Science, DePaul University

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant​ (Illinois)


Joseph Ferrari has been an adjunct professor in the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University since 2010. He has 40 years of experience in the accounting profession that covers a broad range of experience in both public accounting and industry. For the last 25 years he has developed and managed his own practice, Joseph G. Ferrari CPA, LLC, where he provides a wide range of accounting and tax services to businesses and individuals.  

Mr. Ferrari began his career as an auditor at the accounting firm Topel Forman, LLC. He then went into industry where he gained experience working in and managing various corporate accounting functions including internal audit, internal management reporting, and SEC reporting. This diverse set of accounting experiences led to him managing various accounting functions as an Assistant Controller. He eventually used that set of corporate experiences to start his accounting practice. ​​​