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 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

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