CMA (Certified Management Accountant), Institute of Certified Management Accountants, 1995
CCM (Certified Cash Manager), Association for Financial Professionals, 1989
CPA, Iowa Board of Accountancy, 1984
Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.
Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Member Institute of Management Accountants
Member Iowa Society of CPAs
Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.
Seven years of experience with McGladrey & Pullen (national public accounting firm) and 2 years of experience with McGrath Automotive Group as Vice President of Finance. First teaching experience was with the University of Iowa beginning in 1984.
Mostly happily married (Jean) with 10 children, 50% of which are still in the nest. Attempting to home school, the final success rate to be determined. "The proof is in the pudding" as my father used to say.
Taught internationally in China (seven times), Canada, South Africa, Thailand, and Indonesia (internship coordinator). Special affinity to China as our five adopted children are from China.
Active member of Christ PCA and the Vander Plaats extend our hearty welcome to all students who are interested in attending.