MST Taxation, DePaul University
BA Economics, University of Notre Dame
Certified Public Accountant (Illinois)
Lynne is a full-time faculty member for DePaul University's Master of Science in Taxation program and teaches Transactions in Property, Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders, Partnership Taxation and Accounting for Income Taxes in the traditional classroom setting, as well as online for a national CPA firm. In addition to teaching, Lynne has written a chapter on Accounting for Income Taxes for Wiley's Accounting Practitioners' publication, is the faculty advisor for the annual Deloitte FanTaxtic student tax case competition, has participated on panel discussions for the Chicago Tax Club and Tax Executive Institute, and has consulted for a Fortune 500 company.
Prior to teaching full time, Lynne worked in both industry and public accounting for 20 years as a Tax Director and Tax Consultant. She was Director of Tax Planning for Global Hyatt Corporation where she was responsible for analyzing and planning for the tax consequences and financial reporting of mergers, acquisitions, entity restructurings, and overseeing IRS audit defense for the company. As a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche's lead tax services group, her career focus was corporate and partnership taxation where she served as consultant on a number of multi-national clients in the manufacturing, distribution and service industries.
AICPA Tax Section member