Continuing Lecturer in Accounting
Technology Building 194
Office Hours: By appointment. Please e-mail
Tom has 34 years of higher education experience in the field of accounting. His specialization has largely been financial accounting and cost accounting. Under the sponsorship of the Internal Revenue Service, he has also administered the Purdue North Central Volunteer income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for five years. Other experience in the personal income tax area includes several years of part-time experience with a commercial tax preparation firm. He also has an interest in pension accounting, and had significant involvement in documenting and facilitating reporting for a higher education pension program. Tom began his teaching career as a high school band director and developed many highly rated competitive groups. He extensively adjudicated district and state music festivals for the Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association for a period of 26 years. He has also taught a wide range of business and computer programming classes at the high school level.
Areas of Expertise
Based on his academic record, the fields of financial and cost accounting are his main expertise. He also has significant personal income tax training and experience.
M.S.A. Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1978
M.M.Ed. Vandercook College of Music, Chicago, 1968
B.S. University of Minnesota, Duluth, 1961
PNC Computer Programming Course Work
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Management Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting, Accounting Principles, Intermediate Accounting, Introduction to Federal Taxation, Advanced Accounting, Auditing, Governmental Accounting, and Introduction to Business
Began at Purdue North Central