The accountancy advisory board helps the department formulate curriculum strategy with a view to insuring its currency, applicability and relevance to the corporate community. Advisory board members also are invited to serve as mentors for undergraduate students and participate in faculty recruitment. In addition, they provide strategic advice on the outreach activities of the department in order to enhance the department's corporate relationships.  Below is a list of professionals who have current service or past service on the advisory board.

We welcome your participation in department advisory boards. If you desire further information, please contact Interim Dean Stafford Johnson via email at johnsons@xavier.edu or by phone at 513-745-3528.

DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTANCY

BOARD OF EXECUTIVE ADVISORS

Name Title Organization
David C. Armour Partner KPMG
Chris Bezold VP Financial Audit Senior ManagerFifth Third Bank
Amy Black Associate Director - Accounting and Finance Procter & Gamble
Dan Borton Audit Managing Director Grant Thornton
Heather Bucher CFO Cassady Schiller & Associates, Inc.
Lee Cassiere Assurance Senior Manager PricewaterhouseCoopers
James E. Creeden, Jr. Partner BKD
Richard Flynn Partner/Owner Flynn & Co., Inc.
Thomas D. Freeman Vice-President, CFO University of Cincinnati Foundation
Dan Greis Treasury Manager Cintas
Thomas J. Groskopf Director Barnes, Dennig & Co.
Robert D. Hesselgesser Partner PricewaterhouseCoopers
Marcy Conklin Kempf Partner Cohen Fund Audit Services
Jonathan N. Koopman Finance Manager, Investor Relations Vantiv, Inc.
Melissa Lueke CFO, Executive Vice-President Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
Steven A. McKinley Nat’l. Tax Exp. Hire & PPD Recruiting Leader Deloitte
Tim Mueller Principal Clark Schaefer Hackett
Benjamin Mulling CFO Tente Casters, Inc.
Hersch Patel Director of Consulting Services Socius
Dennis J. Tepe Partner, Taxation Plante Moran
Kim Lipson Wilson Executive Director - Tax Services EY
Michael B. Wolf Audit Director Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center