Accountancy Executive Advisory Council (AEAC)

Our Accountancy Executive Advisory Council (AEAC) is committed to the following objectives:

  • Provide guidance for undergraduate and graduate programs.
  • Assist in reviewing the department's mission statement and objectives.
  • Provide input on other issues important to retaining the department's AACSB accreditation.
  • Assist in review of courses to make sure they are relevant and appropriate in terms of content and skill development.
  • Provide opportunities for faculty to develop relevant practical experience.
  • Serve as contacts at firms and corporations.
Name Company
Ashley Barsema CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Greg Bergmann Deloitte
Michael Bingham U.S. Government Accountability Office
Dave Eisner Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd.
Julie Figueras Grant Thornton LLP
Rick Franklin Warady & Davis LLP
Tony Fuller Grant Thornton LLP
Matt Garling Global Brass & Copper, Inc
Gordy Gruszka Power Packaging (a DHL Company)
Steve Hajdukovic KPMG LLP
Julie Hansberry Cincinnati Tool Steel Company
Kevin Hovorka Crowe Horwath LLP
John Jasinski Caterpillar, Inc.
Terry Jimenez Tribune Publishing
Joe Joyce Joyce & Associates LLC
Tim King Tighe, Kress, & Orr, P.C.
Mark Kramer The Xcel Group
George Krull Grant Thornton LLP (retired)
Brandt Kucharski GrubHub
Allison Lausas SunCoke Energy, Inc.
Jessica Macklin Wipfli LLP
Jeff Markert KPMG LLP
Maureen McBeth College of DuPage
Jeff Mowery Mowery & Schoenfeld LLC
Somya Munjal CPA for the People LLP
Ian Nelson PwC LLP
Michael Orchowski Ryan LLC
Adam Regelbrugge Deloitte
Todd Richards Crowe LLP
Brian Rick BDO USA LLP
Michelle Serna Wintrust Financial Corporation
Barry Shaw Wolf & Co. LLP (retired)
Lance Smith Ernst & Young LLP
John Stomper CohnReznick LLP
Don Wagner Caterpillar, Inc. (retired)
Matt Ward PwC LLP
Jim Wong Brilliant Financial Search
Teresa Zagar RSM US LLP
Robb Zerfass Sikich LLP

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Department of Accountancy
Barsema Hall
740 Garden Road
DeKalb, IL 60115

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