Faculty and Staff

Connecting with experts in accounting

Accounting is a licensed profession. We provide advanced degrees and preparation for professional certifications. The faculty in the School of Accountancy are experts in their field that prepare students for careers in public accounting (audit & tax), consulting, private industry, the government & non-profit sector, forensics & fraud investigation, information technology and data analytics.

Our faculty are committed to the success of our students during their education and after graduation. Our faculty often use their professional experiences and connections to provide experiential learning opportunities and engagement with accounting professionals. We are here to customize our students educational experience to pursue their passions and achieve their goals.

Tamara D. Saddler

Tamara D. Saddler

Academic Administrative Assistant II

Dr. Paul A. Ashcroft

Teaching: Auditing; Advance Auditing; Intermediate Accounting I; Intermediate Accounting II

Samuel J. Bass

Teaching: Introduction to Financial Accounting; Intermediate Accounting I; Intermediate Accounting II; Advanced Accounting

Michael R. Hammond

Teaching: Managerial Accounting; Cost Accounting; Honors - Accounting Choices and Methods; Business and Accounting Concepts for Accountants

Dr. Les E. Heitger

Teaching: Advanced Cost Accounting; Fraud Examination; Managerial Accounting; Forensic Accounting: Litigation Support and Expert Witnessing

Dr. Christopher S. Hines

Teaching: Managerial Accounting; Cost Accounting; Controllership and Cost Analytics; Accounting Club/IMA Student Chapter Advisor

Dr. Carl E. Keller

Teaching: Managerial Cost Accounting; Managerial Accounting; Tax Accounting

Dr. J Conrad Naegle

Teaching: Intermediate Accounting; Auditing

Dr. Julie Ravenscraft

Teaching: Professionalism in Accountancy; Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting; Beta Alpha Psi Faculty Advisor

Dr. George D. Schmelzle

Teaching: Introduction to Managerial Accounting; Accounting/Management Information Systems; Managerial Cost Accounting II; Advanced Cost Accounting; Advanced Accounting Information Systems; Data Analytics; Beta Alpha Psi Advisor

Dr. Gregory P. Tapis

Teaching: Data Analytics; Seminar in Accounting Theory; Intermediate Accounting

Dr. Kerri L. Tassin

Teaching: Financial Accounting Topics; Individual Income Tax Preparation

Kristen E. Thornton

Teaching: Intro to Financial Accounting; Intro to Managerial Accounting

Dr. Dick Williams

Teaching: Accounting Theory; Advanced Cost Accounting; Advanced Accounting; Intermediate Accounting

Dr. Olen L. Greer

Teaching: Introduction to Managerial Accounting; Managerial Cost Accounting; Cost Accounting II; Controllership and Communication

Dr. Geanie W. Margavio

Teaching: Intermediate Accounting; Advanced Financial Accounting; Governmental and Not-For-Profit Accounting; Introductory Financial Accounting

Dr. Debra H. Oden

Teaching: Tax Accounting II; Taxation of Business Entities; Advanced Tax Accounting; Tax Research (online); Tax Considerations for Decision Makers