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 or by phone at 513-745-3528.




Name                            Title                                                                 Organization


David C. Armour            Partner                                                             KPMG


Chris Bezold                  VP Financial Audit Senior Manager                 Fifth 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

                                     Senior Manager/Talent Acquisition and Mobility


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